• January 21, 2010 21 Jan'10

    Sauce Labs adds business value to Selenium testing with IDE

    New functionality has been added to Selenium for open source testers provided by startup Sauce Labs. Sauce Labs has added a record and playback testability feature that doesn't require code writing to use and can test applications across multiple ...

  • January 20, 2010 20 Jan'10

    Strategies for software configuration testing

    IBM Rational's Quality Manager and other software industry experts describe the multiple, interlocking challenges of configuration testing. Web application compatibility, expenses and time management isses will continue to plague testers as new ...

  • January 18, 2010 18 Jan'10

    Running, debugging and analyzing load tests using JMeter

    In a recent tip series, resident site expert Mike Kelly explored JMeter, a popular and free -- open source load testing tool. He uses JMeter frequently because of its easy of use and supports ...

  • January 15, 2010 15 Jan'10

    Capturing feedback during sprint reviews

    After sitting in a number of different sprint review meetings, with a number of teams, I've noticed that not all teams have a formal way of capturing feedback obtained in sprint review. Feedback ...

  • January 11, 2010 11 Jan'10

    Rapid prototyping for faster collaboration

    This weekend, I was building houses for developers. As we were framing the first house, I suggested that the location of the door might be improved if it were shifted from where the original plans ...

  • January 11, 2010 11 Jan'10

    Testing estimates in Scrum, taking it one story at a time

    I really enjoy like doing small projects where I get to put hands on a keyboard and execute tests. Ideally for me when I'm doing this, I'm either doing exploratory testing or performance testing. ...

  • January 04, 2010 04 Jan'10

    Top Agile development tips of 2009

    In 2009, tips about Agile got more traffic than expert advice on any other topic on SearchSoftwareQuality. That didn't surprise our editors, because our surveys showed double-digit increases in our ...

  • December 23, 2009 23 Dec'09

    Waters Corp. meets rigorous compliance demands with requirements management

    Pharmaceutical, food industry service provider Waters Corp, boasts admiration on recent requirements additions to IBM's Rational software, which has allowed them to go paperless.

  • December 22, 2009 22 Dec'09

    Why you don't need to buy a testing tool, except when you do

    I consult with a lot of teams that think they need expensive tools. Some teams do need the features offered by expensive test tools. But most teams I've worked with don't, they just think they do. ...

  • December 15, 2009 15 Dec'09

    IBM Rational Team Concert gets more 'social'

    IBM Rational Concert, developers and testers gain access to collaboration, social networking tools and blogs thanks to IBM Lotus Connections software, beneficial for agile teams needing to be in constant communication to keep track of iterations and...

  • December 15, 2009 15 Dec'09

    Automation Anywhere tackles automated testing

    Automation Anywhere, a provider of automation software solutions has entered the software testing market with its new offering, Test Anywhere. Test Anywhere uses SMART Web and object recorders to optimize and monitor software testing processes and ...

  • December 10, 2009 10 Dec'09

    Adam Goucher, Mike Kelly look inside "Beautiful Testing"

    A little over a month ago O'Reilly released the book Beautiful Testing: Leading Professionals Reveal How They Improve Software. The book offers 23 essays on software testing, with 27 different ...

  • December 07, 2009 07 Dec'09

    Fix expensive Web security weaknesses at a lower cost

    Fortify's new Fortify on Demand service offers penetration and static testing of binary code with an introductory price smaller than the 360 full service. On Demand is essentially the first half of ...

  • December 07, 2009 07 Dec'09

    Excluding certain elements while recording JMeter tests

    In a recent article on JMeter, I related some tips for recording JMeter tests using the proxy recorder. Sometimes when you're recording tests, you want to exclude certain transactions like images, ...

  • December 07, 2009 07 Dec'09

    Application life cycle management has found a place in the IT lexicon

    Software applications are increasing in complexity making the need for an application lifecycle management tools more obvious. One company used ALM to handle its PM concerns and achieved promising results from their vendor.