Software Quality Insights

February 2009

  • Better security through better visualization

    Mike Kelly - DeveloperTown 26 Feb 2009
  • I'm always excited when I stumble across an area which is an intersection of two of my favorite topics. Recently, I started reading Applied Security Visualization by Raffael Marty. In the book, ...

  • Agile testers: The value of whole team commitment

    Mike Kelly - DeveloperTown 25 Feb 2009
  • Earlier this month Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory, authors of Agile Testing: A Practical Guide for Testers and Agile Teams, published an article called "Testers: The Hidden Resource." While the ...

  • HP Performance Center 9.5 and the suite life

    Jan Stafford - Features Writer 24 Feb 2009
  • HP’s addition of some hefty features to its new HP Performance Center 9.5 release, announced today, is further evidence that HP has done the right things with the acquired Mercury software testing ...

  • PCI compliance and how PI affects your testing

    Mike Kelly - DeveloperTown 20 Feb 2009
  • In a recent E-Commerce Times article titled "Beyond the Audit: Maintaining a PCI-Compliant Environment," Dave Shackleford lays out the basics for ongoing compliance fundamentals. In the article, he ...

  • Aragon nabs Krugle's cool code search technology

    Jan Stafford - Features Writer 18 Feb 2009
  • In 2007 Krugle was a startup with a code-finding appliance, and I blogged about it, asking ”Will Krugle be cool?” Obviously, San Mateo, Calif.-based Aragon Consulting Group does think Krugle’s ...

  • Thinking like a hacker

    Mike Kelly - DeveloperTown 18 Feb 2009
  • Jeff Feinman recently published a great article in SD Times titled "Think like a hacker." The article collects statements about security testing from several vendors and ties them together around ...

  • Book gives managers a software testing reality check

    Jan Stafford - Features Writer 09 Feb 2009
  • Software testers and quality assurance managers know that perfect software doesn’t exist. Unfortunately their project managers, company executives and legal teams often don’t, and these people have ...

  • Finding some performance testing wisdom

    Mike Kelly - DeveloperTown 09 Feb 2009
  • Last week O'Reilly's 97 Things Every Software Architect Should Know: Collective Wisdom from the Experts was released. In a recent excerpt published by Sara Peyton, Thoughtworks CTO Rebecca Parsons ...