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.
|Written by Preetam Kaushik | Sunday, 20 April 2014|
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.
|Written by Preetam Kaushik | Tuesday, 15 April 2014|
Enterprises that need to test new applications now have to deal with the reality of BYOD or bring your own device. This makes testing an application using plug ins time consuming and cumbersome as sometimes individual plug ins have to be added to a single device. To meet this challenge and simplify web and application testing DevExpress has launched its TestCafe v14.1.
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.
|Written by Preetam Kaushik | Friday, 11 April 2014|
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.
|Written by Preetam Kaushik | Thursday, 10 April 2014|
Most organizations focus on ensuring and testing security of their cyber networks and perimeters. However, studies have shown that application software that contains personal information, intellectual property, and financial records are extremely vulnerable to attacks. With this in mind regulators have now mandated that security testing should be incorporated into the application development cycle.
|Written by Preetam Kaushik | Tuesday, 08 April 2014|
With a plethora of mobile apps, websites, and apps being built regularly, Load Impact has now released a cloud based performance testing solution for them. The Software as a Services model of tests can simulate traffic from a variety of mobile devices and over a range of networks such as 3G, GSM, and LTE. The testing will also include many browsers and OS to ensure that it replicates real life situations.
|Written by Preetam Kaushik | Monday, 24 March 2014|
TechExcel, which provides application lifecycle management products, has announced the launch of its DevSuite 9.3. This product has been designed after taking into consideration the requirements of customers to ensure that it meets their needs.
|Written by Preetam Kaushik | Thursday, 20 March 2014|
Testing is a key driver of IT systems delivery and even under the cloud and the mobile-based paradigm, firms need to test their applications running on the cloud and mobile. Therefore, it is no surprise that leading vendors like HP (Hewlett Packard) have launched products that target these applications.
|Written by Sudheer Raju | Friday, 07 March 2014|
Performance testing as everyone acknowledges, should no longer be an optional or an after release activity. The enterprises I have worked through have definitely realized this but still seem to commit some basic mistakes surrounding baselines, timing of planning for performance test and many others. LoadStorm team have joined us to air out few common mistakes that enterprises commit doing their performance test of their products or applications.