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Regression Automation is all over the map today. The software testing world is way more varied than people think. Some organizations have thousands of tests constantly running on all kinds of VMs taking multiple days to execute, while others have no test automation at all. Any hope of Continuous Delivery or Pipeline Automation makes this current state unsustainable.
Watch This Webinar Now: Oftentimes companies forego hiring large professional test teams and opt instead to use individuals from the business to perform testing. As a test lead, leading a team of business testers can be a different and unique challenge.
STP Webinar: Upskilling requires unlearning followed by learning attitude for any individual. And also before transforming to anything, one needs to understand the importance in terms of “Why should I be upskilling and why should I care?”
Security testing is a huge topic. In this webinar, Ken will discuss his experience working for small companies where security testing is a requirement, but often gets overlooked. Ken will explore some of the basic things a software development professionals should know about web application security, such as the resources available from OWASP.
Are you looking for a simple, meaningful approach to gather and report defect metrics? Want to make your project defects more visible? Wondering how to report defects to management and show value? With an ever-increasing demand to show the business value of your testing, David Bialek explores a simple step-by-step method for metric management of issues.
Production deployment starts with the first line of code: an application should be built to work in production infrastructure, could be deployed using existing process, be it CD or manual update and handle load expected in production. Even in almost ideal CD process with wide use of automation where it is possible, some human interaction might be required when it comes to changes to DB, build scripts or infrastructure with new release.
In today’s Agile world the time to market is becoming increasingly shorter. There is a constant desire to release new features to keep ahead of the competition. Because of this, we have a shorter amount of time to do exploratory and manual testing. Especially, when you have to account for all the different combinations of OS’s, languages, orientations, and resolutions your mobile app supports.
Appium, a popular tool relying on Selenium for mobile testing, has its shortcomings. We explore other automated testing tools that make a viable alternative to it.
Testing as a practice has evolved over many years. We have had many experts who are popular today. We have many styles, schools and approaches to testing. A lot of complex problems have been solved. Yet – there remains a bunch of problems that are fundamental that have remained unsolved.