With most enterprises realizing the importance of connecting with customers using apps, app developers are kept busy. However, testing apps can be cumbersome. Now, Neotys has launched its Team Server 2.0 that is aimed at simplifying app testing.
Enterprises and app developers working to develop apps for mobile devices need to test the apps on a variety of devices, OS version, manufacturers, model number, and more. SOASTA now offers the TouchTest functional test automation solution for Apple iOS and Google Android smart phones and tablets as well.
Enterprises building apps for customers and internal use need to use tests to ensure that they will perform as expected and without loss of security. However, existing legacy tests for apps are slow and do not provide for a complete and seamless testing of complex apps that use HTML5 and AJAX client-side code.
When developing public APIs for web applications, one common problem that is encountered is that of undocumented REST APIs. REST APIs are undocumented and there is no description of the available requests and expected responses. These APIs have partially disclosed or totally undisclosed functionality. SmartBear, provider of tools that ensure the quality and performance of APIs is now making SoapUI 5.0 generally available to deal with these problems of undocumented REST APIs.
BlazeMeter, a mobile and web load testing platform provider, has announced that it will offer free load testing support for startups. The company provides JMeter based load testing on the cloud for enterprises.
There are many questions and posts that i have been through on if testers role has diminished with agile mode of delivery coming into play and if agile teams should be capable of not just developing but testing their code. While this may sound great in theory, my experience working with developers and software testers tells me testing is a skill and cannot be left to a team of developers to test their code.
One tool does not fit the requirements of all the enterprises. Froglogic Squish GUI Tester and Telerik Test Studio are two tools that I have looked into closely at ToolsJournal, more so because they are our sponsors. I take this opportunity to highlight some of the outstanding features of the two tools and you can best decide what suits your specific requirements.
A lot of automated functional testing tools support Data Driven Test Automation, let’s take a deeper dive into what it is and how does Telerik Test Studio facilitate it, for a stronger grip on the subject.
Our spotlight turns its focus to Inflectra corporation, provider of ALM tools to discuss testing trends and its impact on enterprises. Inflectra is a privately held software company dedicated to helping our customers - large corporations, small businesses, professional services firms, government agencies and individual developers – with the means to effectively and affordably manage their software development lifecycles, so as to decrease the time to market and increase return on investment.
SilkTest the complete web and app test automation solution from Borland has released version 13.5. The major highlights of the release are the support for testing of Windows 8 Apps and enhanced support for Web 2.0 testing capabilities with support for latest version of Chrome including version 19, 20 and 21, Firefox including version 12,13 and 14 and IE 10. Improvements in the UI makes Silk Test easier to use in comparison to the previous releases.