Continuous testing can prove to be important tool in delivery of Quality software. Continuous Testing provides a quantitative assessment of risk and produces actionable tasks that mitigate these risks before progressing to the next stage of the SDLC.
Zephyr which offers free community edition for upto 10 users is now releasing major release with lots of new features. This comes after release of Zephyr for Jira, available on Atlassian marketplace. Let us dive into few of the new features and enhancement to existing features
Quality assurance professionals live in fear of that one major disaster that results in a significant setback for the business and shines a harsh light on the missteps made during the testing process. Such incidents can adversely affect any organization regardless of industry, causing far-reaching problems that may take years to properly address and overcome.
It's a big call to redesign your product or service to its core to create something of much bigger value. This is exactly what LoadStorm has done and has created its next generation load testing product which is enterprise grade, cloud based, economical and lean.
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.