Unit Integration and Functional Software Testing

  • September 20, 2007 20 Sep'07

    Alberto Savoia sings the praises of software testing

    Alberto Savoia, CTO of Agitar Software, is on a mission to get developers to successfully unit test their own code. In this interview, he talks about the effects of bad software and the benefits of testing.

  • September 03, 2007 03 Sep'07

    AgitarOne facilitates unit testing of Java code

    With the release of AgitarOne 4.2, Agitar is helping to relieve the task of unit testing Java code. Out of the box, the company says with AgitarOne development teams can generate a basic set of unit tests that provide 80% code coverage across the ...

  • July 25, 2007 25 Jul'07

    Unit testing critical for improving software quality

    By doing unit testing, programmers can catch bugs early before they cause significant problems or delays. It's important, however, that programmers feel comfortable testing and not be scared off by extreme testing practices. Alberto Savoia explains ...

  • April 16, 2007 16 Apr'07

    Brief: New automated testing tool available from Seapine Software

    Software testing tool QA Wizard Pro 2007 is available from application security vendor Seapine Software.

  • April 03, 2007 03 Apr'07

    Parasoft C++test developer toolkit integrated into IDEs

    The Parasoft C++test 7.0 developer toolkit has been released as plugins for Eclipse and Microsoft Visual Studio. Developers can write code, test code, review errors and debug test cases from a single environment.

  • February 20, 2007 20 Feb'07

    Find software bugs, defects using code coverage

    Software testing is uselss if it isn't complete. Statement and branch coverage can uncover glaring problems in unexecuted blocks of code, but they often miss bugs in the logic of your code. Path coverage, however, is a more comprehensive technique ...

  • October 01, 2006 01 Oct'06

    Is software becoming more testable?

    Software testing and validation hasn't advanced much recently, although test-driven development (TDD) has made software more testable. However, one innovation, model-based testing, is making waves.

  • July 27, 2006 27 Jul'06

    VSTS and testing today, Part 3 - Are your tests test-driven?

    Test-driven development (TDD) is becoming more popular with developers. But is unit testing truly compatible with TDD? Can the VSTS tool improve the process?

  • June 30, 2006 30 Jun'06

    VSTS and testing today, Part 2 - Capabilities and plug-ins

    Integration of testing and development, test aggregation and test automation are just a few of the capabilities of VSTS. However, some don't believe these capabilities necessarily make software testing and development easier.

  • June 13, 2006 13 Jun'06

    VSTS and testing today, Part 1 - Revenge of the unit

    Unit testing is very popular among developers, and open source tools such as NUnit have aided in its adoption. Now, Microsoft's Visual Studio Team System is available to support unit testing in an integrated environment.

  • February 15, 2006 15 Feb'06

    Tips on performance testing and optimization

    These are very basic tips on scalability testing, load testing, performance testing and functional testing, among others.