Unit Integration and Functional Software Testing

  • July 12, 2013 12 Jul'13

    New software testing interest group in Boston shows promise

    The new Greater Boston Software Testing Interest Group serves software quality professionals from around the Boston metro area.

  • May 07, 2013 07 May'13

    Quality control plan: Zero in on error messages

    Keynotes at STAREAST 2013 discuss planning for quality control and getting a handle on error messages.

  • April 16, 2012 16 Apr'12

    Overcoming mobile testing challenges: Functional testing in a mobile world

    Mobile testing may seem overwhelming to many testers, as the mobile space is rapidly growing and new challenges arise every day. Independent consultant Karen Johnson offers some tips for approaching these challenges and gives a preview of what she ...

  • July 15, 2011 15 Jul'11

    Developers testing software: Q&A with Agile guru Elisabeth Hendrickson

    Agile guru Elisabeth Hendrickson explains her thoughts on programmers who test their own code and also explains more about her roles on Entaggle and the Agile Alliance Functional Test Tools efforts.

  • 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 2011: News and interviews from

    SSQ editors and contributors attended this conference May 1-6, and offer insight into the latest innovations in software testing. Check here for stories, tips, interviews and videos featuring many of the industry's greatest thinkers.

  • 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 ...

  • 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 ...

  • 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 08, 2010 08 Mar'10

    Software test expert: Why Agile teams' unit tests often fail

    For many software development teams, unit testing has become somewhat of a niche expertise and easily overlooked. Author Roy Osherove feels those who neglect unit testing only do so because of previous oversights. He is a firm advocate for unit ...

  • 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 02, 2009 02 Dec'09

    APM plus load testing a winning equation for Raymond James

    A change in application performance management tools and practices helped Raymond James Financial improve delivery of services. Using APM products LoadRunner and Precise Transaction Performance Management, the company reduced software and databases ...

  • 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.