Software Testing Methodologies

  • February 24, 2011 24 Feb'11

    Belgium Testing Days: A look at a conference outside of the U.S.

    Well-known author and Agile expert Lisa Crispin attends her share of conferences around the globe. In this story she reports back on her experience of attending Belgium Testing Days in February 2011. Crispin talks about some of the cultural ...

  • 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 ...

  • November 18, 2010 18 Nov'10

    Agile techniques: TDD explained by author Christian Johansen -- Part 1

    'Test-Driven JavaScript Development' author Christian Johansen shares his thoughts on how to properly execute TDD in part 1 of this interview. Johansen describes TDD and compares the technique to traditional white-box unit testing and model based ...

  • 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.

  • October 18, 2010 18 Oct'10

    Hacking for Dummies: Ethical hacking to expose security vulnerabilities

    'Hacking for Dummies,' by Kevin Beaver gives detailed information about how to ethically hack into your systems to expose security vulnerabilities. In this interview with SearchSoftwareQuality, Beaver discusses the book, methods of security testing...

  • October 07, 2010 07 Oct'10

    How uTest quarterly bug battles operate: Interview with Matt Johnston, Part 2

    Crowdsource testing is still proving effective in finding bugs in some of the world's largest applications. In this second part of a two-part interview, uTest VP Matt Johnston explains how the uTest quarterly Bug Battle operates.

  • October 05, 2010 05 Oct'10

    Crowdsource test competitions with uTest: Interview with Matt Johnston, Part 1 interviews uTest VP of Marketing and Community Matt Johnston about their recent bug battle, "Clash of the Career Sites." This is the eighth of uTest's quarterly bug battles. Johnston answers questions about bug battles, how...

  • March 22, 2010 22 Mar'10

    Open Source: Not your father's testing tools

    There are numerous factors to explain why open source testing tools are gaining popularity, from agile's influence on development to increasing vendor tool costs. Read what analysts and expert's are saying about open source tools and how they will ...

  • March 15, 2010 15 Mar'10

    How new Web application platforms put dev/test pros' careers at risk

    Rapid changes in web application development platforms, such as Ajax and Visual Studio, are causing a skills gap. Veteran software developers and testers are struggling to keep up with emerging development platform technologies that don't capitalize...

  • 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 ...

  • August 17, 2009 17 Aug'09

    Oracle VM Template Builder aims to speed deployment of VMs

    Oracle VM Template Builder, an open source tool that will make Oracle Enterprise Linux more accessible with graphically driven template designs is also geared to drive down costs while addressing improved project consolidation throughout software ...

  • July 20, 2009 20 Jul'09

    Conformiq taps multi-core power for automated test case design

    California based automated software test design company, Conformiq, examined cloud and grid platform in building their Qtronic software. Qtronic has been been updated with a variety of new tools and features enabling it to now make the most of ...

  • July 06, 2009 06 Jul'09

    Configuration testing: QA pros discuss 10 things you may not know

    Application QA pros discuss the effects that changes in hardware and browsers can cause in configuration testing of products. High profile industry leaders in QA explain how small changes can largely effect how configuration testing is performed.

  • May 19, 2009 19 May'09

    Software Testing: Assessing risk and scope

    During a software project, there will always be more features to test than time you have to test them. So, how do you determine how much testing you'll do and how much risk is involved in setting limits?

  • January 07, 2009 07 Jan'09

    Tools, standards address persistent quality assurance (QA) issues

    Quality assurance pros may never have it easy, but the proper tools and methodologies can ease the burden for QA and testing organizations.