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October 28, 2016
If you want to up your game as a test manager, you'll need to listen and offer to serve others. Expert Jennifer Lent has spot-on career advice for software test managers.
March 31, 2016
According to a new survey from NGINX, our apps are performing very badly indeed. And perhaps what's worse news is that a whole lot of companies really aren't doing anything about it. NGINX did an ...
February 04, 2016
Finally, there's a Super Bowl survey developers should care about. It turns out we'll be using our mobile and Web apps a lot during the big game, so performance matters.
February 09, 2015
DeveloperWeek 2015 is one of the largest tech events in the country. Find out the latest news from the show.
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Don't get trapped in a white or black box -- or the gray area in between. Here's why functional and non-functional app testing are complementary ways to ensure end user satisfaction. Continue Reading
System testing, also referred to as system-level tests or system-integration testing, is the process in which a quality assurance (QA) team evaluates how the various components of an application interact together in the full, integrated system or ... Continue Reading
Soak testing is a type of performance evaluation that gauges how an application handles a growing number of users or increasingly taxing tasks over an extended period of time. Continue Reading
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Load testing is critical to ensure that apps will not malfunction on customers. Assess the leading products for application development in this comprehensive guide. Continue Reading
What does a nuclear power plant or government team of epidemiologists have to teach software engineers? Quite a lot, if your aim is not just better apps, but more resilient ones. Continue Reading
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Unlike other types of tests, performance tests gauge how well an application works -- not whether it fails. Testers must pay close attention to these metrics to keep end users happy. Continue Reading
Testers don't have time to fully evaluate apps before deployment. But poor-quality code simply isn't an option. Enter shift right and APM, two tasks testers must be ready to accept. Continue Reading
Beware the QA threats of software release management automation, warns Brian Kirsch. Application release automation enables fast deployment, but be sure to catch bugs first. Continue Reading
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Many enterprises think software isn't perfect unless they eliminate minor defects. However, this approach won't prevent major disasters, and it hinders the practices that would. Continue Reading
DevOps teams use chaos engineering, but at what cost? Learn how this testing method secures applications in ways that traditional testing can't. Continue Reading
When legacy application performance monitoring tools took too long to identify root causes of slowdowns, RWE Supply & Trading's Marcel Lichter turned to a comprehensive APM suite. Continue Reading