Software Testing and QA Fundamentals
- January 05, 2009
Read expert predictions on what's in store this year for software development lifecycle practices and who will best weather the economic storm.
- December 15, 2008
HP announced updates to its HP Quality Center software that will make the product easier to manage and provision.
- November 05, 2008
Using business process testing and subject matter experts to test unchanging SOA applications complements work done by quality assurance engineers.
- October 30, 2008
This special report takes a look at the challenges of testing SOA applications, as well as blind spots to be aware of. It also provides tips on how to test SOA applications.
- August 22, 2008
In a software organization, QA professionals need to embody both the technical "doer" and theoretical "thinker" mentality in order to be well-rounded and successful.
- August 05, 2008
Exploratory testing and its use of checklists is superior to scripted testing. It gives you better tests and testers, said noted software tester Cem Kaner at the recent Conference of the Association for Software Testing.
- July 23, 2008
Software testing, already essential, is becoming even more critical as environments become more complex, according to a recent Burton Group report.
- July 09, 2008
HP Service Test and Service Test Management software target service-oriented architectures. One medical industry user says the software supports testing earlier in the SDLC, when server software may be ready but waiting for client software ...
- June 25, 2008
The quality assurance (QA) department needs to be involved with software and Infrastructure changes to ensure the functionality, security, and performance.
- June 24, 2008
An effort involving the Department of Homeland Security, Stanford University and software maker Coverity has resulted in fewer defects in open source software, including Perl, PHP and Python.
- May 21, 2008
Software testing certification has been a contentious issue for many years. Recently, this debate has been reignited by a damning blog post from a noted tester.
- May 14, 2008
Agile testing is full of perils, but if you are aware of them and watch for them you can prevent them from becoming problems. Consultant Janet Gregory explains what to look out for and how to handle situations should they occur.
- May 08, 2008
Testing late in development and without software artifacts such as the design, architecture and code, makes it difficult to catch and repair bugs and ensure quality software.
- April 11, 2008
Not properly signing off on a software project's requirements limits the quality assurance (QA) team's ability to ensure that the software does as it's intended.
- March 07, 2008
According to a recent Info-Tech report, six types of functional tests can be used to ensure the quality of the end product. Those tests are unit tests, functional tests, systems tests, regression tests, system integration tests and acceptance tests.