Automated Software Testing

  • February 04, 2011 04 Feb'11

    Automation, continuous integration and continuous improvement in Agile ALM -- Part 2

    Advice on automation in application lifecycle management is given by Agile ALM author, Michael Hüttermann in this second part of an interview with site editor, Yvette Francino. In this Q&A, Hüttermann answers questions about programming skills ...

  • February 04, 2011 04 Feb'11

    Automation in Agile ALM: Interview with author Michael Hüttermann -- Part 1

    Agile ALM author Michael Hüttermann talks about how automation is being used in application lifecycle management. Various types of automation are explored, including the controversial use of capture and playback tools for user interface (UI) testing...

  • November 18, 2010 18 Nov'10

    Agile techniques: Benefits of test-driven development - Part 2

    Test-Driven JavaScript Development author Christian Johansen describes the benefits and the time required as well as answering some tough questions about how to ensure the quality of the tests themselves.

  • April 22, 2010 22 Apr'10

    Auto insurer uses APM to improve testing, optimize online processing

    SafeAuto Insurance used application performance managment tools to help catch bugs, but needed a cultural change to get the most out of their testing efforts.

  • March 30, 2010 30 Mar'10

    Test automation: Business agility requires disposable test assets

    While test automation is hardly a new choice for software development teams, it is often scrutinized by a perceived high-level of maintenance. Despite test automation complexity and initial costs, advocates still preach that value, and streamlining ...

  • February 01, 2010 01 Feb'10

    Choosing automated software testing tools: Open source vs. proprietary

    Software testers explain why they choose open source automated testing tools over proprietary vendors tools, and when they use both. Also, get details on why automation is absolutely necessary and what automated testing tool criteria should be ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 01, 2009 01 Dec'09

    Agility and automation mark new application development and QA tools

    Survey new software test automation, business process management (BPM) and agile development tools from Klockwork, OutSystems and others. These tools assist in doing rapid iteration development, modeling, testing and review and other software ...

  • November 09, 2009 09 Nov'09

    ThoughtWorks Studios' Mingle captures "murmers" and "waves" around project

    Thoughtworks Studio's adds new functionality features to its software project reporting and program management tool, Mingle. Mingle 3.0 allows for multiple software tool integration including Google Wave and Tasktop Pro.

  • October 29, 2009 29 Oct'09

    Accelerating Agile testing with computer assistance

    According to test pro Matt Heusser full test automation is not completely possible, testers can not always rely on a test tool to find all possible issues. Though test tools will often catch the most allusive issues one should never dillute the ...

  • October 29, 2009 29 Oct'09

    Improving software testing productivity using record-playback

    Test pro describes the benefits and shortcomings of record-playback software testing tools, and offers recommendations in this podcast.

  • October 13, 2009 13 Oct'09

    Software consortium seeks standard quality metrics

    Consortium for IT Software Quality (CISQ) a new company is pushing for standardization of measurement and metrics in the software industry. Director and co-founder Dr. Bill Curtis says one of the major failures of the software industry is ignorance ...

  • October 09, 2009 09 Oct'09

    Software testers facing six big challenges today, StarWest keynoter says

    Software testing guru lists top concerns testers face from managing their test staff to adding quality through monitoring the test phase.