Software Testing Tools and Frameworks

  • April 27, 2011 27 Apr'11

    Agile testing success with Janet Gregory

    How has Agile testing changed over the past 10 years and what are the most important skills for an Agile tester? These are two of the questions that are explored in this interview between Lisa Crispin and Janet Gregory, co-authors of, "Agile Testing...

  • April 27, 2011 27 Apr'11

    STAREAST: An interview about Test Centers of Excellence with Tom Delmonte

    What exactly is a Test Center of Excellence (TCoE) and how do quality organizations go about putting one together? In this interview with STAREAST presenter and quality advocate Tom Delmonte, we find out more about TCoEs and how they can be ...

  • April 26, 2011 26 Apr'11

    Building an Agile test practice: Q&A with advocates for quality

    What does it take to add a test practice on top of a high-functioning Agile team? The task at Menlo Innovations was to incorporate QA into their practices. How did they do it? Matt Heusser interviews two quality advocates from Menlo Innovations to ...

  • April 20, 2011 20 Apr'11

    STAREAST: Software testing with fuzzing and fault modeling -- Interview with Shmuel Gershon

    The real world isn't always like a test environment. How do we test for the unexpected problems such as system faults or malicious attacks? SSQ contributor Matt Heusser talks to Shmuel Gershon, presenter at STAREAST with a talk titled, "Fuzzing and ...

  • April 18, 2011 18 Apr'11

    STAREAST: Testing with FitNesse and Selenium -- Q&A with Dawn Cannan

    Dawn Cannan, a presenter at the STAREAST conference, speaks with SSQ contributor Chris McMahon about her presentation titled, "Creating Executable Specifications and Tests with FitNesse and Selenium." Cannan gives some specific examples of the use ...

  • March 02, 2011 02 Mar'11

    "Near-shore" expansion of SQS software testing facility in Belfast

    Outsourcing testing services to "offshore" sites such as India or China is a popular model for many US or European organizations. However, there's been an increased demand for "near-shore" testing, according to Rob McConnell, SQS Regional Director ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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.

  • April 09, 2010 09 Apr'10

    Open source options expanding for Microsoft world

    Microsoft has expanded tool options for open source developers and testers working on Microsoft applications and .NET based platforms. Hear what users, consultants and analysts have to say about Microsoft's recent activism in driving open source ...

  • April 01, 2010 01 Apr'10

    Managing the use of open source software

    Open source software adoption is rising creating some unforseen challenges in how to effectively manage this software. As OSS acceptance grows, improvements are being made along the way. Software companies are using OSS for portfolio management, ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • October 28, 2009 28 Oct'09

    New IBM Rational, Tivoli integrated tools pair development with IT

    IBM's new integrated versions of nine Rational and Tivoli tools can foster closer collaboration between software development and IT teams throughout the application life cycle. IBM has integrated software test and development tools with IT ...

  • October 23, 2009 23 Oct'09

    STPCon: Do reality checks on performance test products, panelists advise

    At STPcon a panel of top experts in the software performance industry touch on performance testing tool issues, dealing with vendors and what to expect.