Software Security Testing and Quality Assurance
- April 01, 2010
Open source software adoption is rising creating some unforseen challenges in how to effectively manage this software. As OSS acceptance grows, improvements are being made along the way. Software companies are using OSS for portfolio management, ...
- March 08, 2010
For many software development teams, unit testing has become somewhat of a niche expertise and easily overlooked. Author Roy Osherove feels those who neglect unit testing only do so because of previous oversights. He is a firm advocate for unit ...
- January 13, 2009
Continuous integration practices can give your development organization a head start on increasing agility, but adoption is still not widespread.
- January 07, 2009
Quality assurance pros may never have it easy, but the proper tools and methodologies can ease the burden for QA and testing organizations.
- January 06, 2009
Many software pros think unit testing is a waste of time. Think again -- proper unit testing can actually increase overall productivity.
- December 01, 2008
Developers who don't do unit tests might say they don't know about unit testing or that unit tests are hard to write. But they must get past that way of thinking and make unit testing a priority.
- March 07, 2008
According to a recent Info-Tech report, six types of functional tests can be used to ensure the quality of the end product. Those tests are unit tests, functional tests, systems tests, regression tests, system integration tests and acceptance tests.
- November 28, 2007
In order for software projects to succeed, development teams need a comprehensive infrastructure and adequate processes, says Parasoft CEO Adam Kolawa.
- September 20, 2007
Alberto Savoia, CTO of Agitar Software, is on a mission to get developers to successfully unit test their own code. In this interview, he talks about the effects of bad software and the benefits of testing.
- September 03, 2007
With the release of AgitarOne 4.2, Agitar is helping to relieve the task of unit testing Java code. Out of the box, the company says with AgitarOne development teams can generate a basic set of unit tests that provide 80% code coverage across the ...
- July 25, 2007
By doing unit testing, programmers can catch bugs early before they cause significant problems or delays. It's important, however, that programmers feel comfortable testing and not be scared off by extreme testing practices. Alberto Savoia explains ...
- April 03, 2007
The Parasoft C++test 7.0 developer toolkit has been released as plugins for Eclipse and Microsoft Visual Studio. Developers can write code, test code, review errors and debug test cases from a single environment.
- February 20, 2007
Software testing is uselss if it isn't complete. Statement and branch coverage can uncover glaring problems in unexecuted blocks of code, but they often miss bugs in the logic of your code. Path coverage, however, is a more comprehensive technique ...
- October 01, 2006
Software testing and validation hasn't advanced much recently, although test-driven development (TDD) has made software more testable. However, one innovation, model-based testing, is making waves.
- July 27, 2006
Test-driven development (TDD) is becoming more popular with developers. But is unit testing truly compatible with TDD? Can the VSTS tool improve the process?