• March 13, 2007 13 Mar'07

    How to evaluate testing software and tools

    Selecting the right testing software that meet's the testing organization's long-term and short-term goals can be challenging. But by following a few simple guidelines and using common sense, you can successfully implement the appropriate tool and ...  Continue Reading

  • March 13, 2007 13 Mar'07

    Mix of IT, business skills pays off for IT workers

    Compensation is rising for IT workers who have a mix of IT skills and business skills. The top paying certified skill is Web development, while the top noncertified skill is knowledge of enterprise business applications, according to Foote Partners ...  Continue Reading

  • March 13, 2007 13 Mar'07

    SPI Dynamics revamps Web application security management tool

    SPI Dynamics has released a new version of its Web application security management tool, Assessment Management Platform (AMP). AMP 3.0, which assesses and manages application security risk across the enterprise and throughout the software ...  Continue Reading

  • March 13, 2007 13 Mar'07

    Acceptable application response times vs. industry standard

    Rather than asking what the industry standard response time for an application is, ask what response time will your users find acceptable. Using a faulty industry standard could lead to the development of frustrating applications, testing expert ...  Continue Reading

  • March 08, 2007 08 Mar'07

    white box (white box testing)

    A white box or clear box is a device, program or system whose internal workings are well understood. White box testing, also called white box analysis, clear box testing or clear box analysis, is a strategy for software debugging in which the tester...  Continue Reading

  • March 08, 2007 08 Mar'07

    collaboration diagram

    A collaboration diagram, also called a communication diagram or interaction diagram, is an illustration of the relationships and interactions among software objects in the Unified Modeling Language (UML). The concept is more than a decade old ...  Continue Reading

  • March 08, 2007 08 Mar'07

    New automated software testing tool from Seapine Software

    Seapine Software has completely rewritten its QA Wizard automated software testing tool. The new tool was designed to make it easy for companies to test more of an application, test it more thoroughly and test it faster.  Continue Reading

  • March 07, 2007 07 Mar'07

    mock object

    In object-oriented programming, a mock object is a simulated object that mimics the behavior of the smallest testable parts of an application in controlled ways.  Continue Reading

  • March 07, 2007 07 Mar'07

    User acceptance testing and test cases

    User acceptance testing is essential to creating quality software. Expert Scott Barber discusses how to implement user acceptance testing and the role of test cases.  Continue Reading

  • March 07, 2007 07 Mar'07

    Software development dreams, nightmares

    Work on a software development project long enough and you start to have dreams (or nightmares) about code. In his recent book, Dreaming in Code, Scott Rosenberg witnessed firsthand the struggles and successes of Chandler, a next-generation personal...  Continue Reading

  • March 06, 2007 06 Mar'07

    Web application testing: The difference between black, gray and white box testing

    Security is critical when operating a Web application. Black, gray and white box tests are three tests you can conduct to ensure an attacker can't get to your application. Learn what the differences are in this tip from Denim Group's Dan Cornell.  Continue Reading

  • March 06, 2007 06 Mar'07

    The software tester's role in standards compliance

    Software testers and QA/test consultants are often asked to address the challenge of standards compliance. Not only do they have to conduct the appropriate tests, but they also have to provide an audit trail. In this article David W. Johnson ...  Continue Reading

  • March 06, 2007 06 Mar'07

    How source code analysis improves application security

    New application vulnerabilities are disclosed daily. Many of them, however, can be discovered and resolved through source code analysis. Learn how in this podcast with Denim Group's Dan Cornell.  Continue Reading

  • March 05, 2007 05 Mar'07

    Java secure, but developers introduce vulnerabilities, report finds

    Although Java has been found to be more secure than other languages, a report from Fortify Software's Java Open Review Project warns that developers may inadvertently introduce vulnerabilities into their own code by using the sample code and ...  Continue Reading

  • March 01, 2007 01 Mar'07


    In computer hardware and software product development, documentation is the information that describes the product to its users. It consists of the product technical manuals and online information (including online versions of the technical ...  Continue Reading

  • March 01, 2007 01 Mar'07

    spiral model (spiral lifecycle model)

    The spiral model, also known as the spiral lifecycle model, is a systems development method (SDM) used in information technology (IT). This model of development combines the features of the prototyping model and the systems development life cycle (...  Continue Reading

  • March 01, 2007 01 Mar'07


    In computing, a program is a specific set of ordered operations for a computer to perform.  Continue Reading