My TestBash Hangover Remedy – A Recap

I've returned from TestBash 3, a “one day affordable software testing conference in Brighton on Friday March 28th 2014.” I have to say it was, without a doubt, the highest quality, content rich, energetic, lively, best attended, most educational and fun one day testing event … [Read more...]

Breaking it Down with Scott Barber: How Ellen Degeneres Broke Twitter

Welcome to Breaking It  Down with Scott Barber. Each month we will  recap a software quality issue that broke our apps and made the news. Performance expert Scott Barber dissects the incident and provides some important insights on how you can prevent the same issue from … [Read more...]

AQtime 8.2: Improved Sampling Profiler, Windows 8.1 Integration, and Licensing on Hyper-V Servers

AQtime 8.2 Today, SmartBear is pleased to announce the immediate availability of AQtime version 8.2 - a minor release that includes profiler and platform updates as well as a number of bug fixes. We hope these changes will help you more efficiently optimize your … [Read more...]

GeekSpeak with Scott Barber: Rob Sabourin [Special Edition]

People always seem to be asking me if I still learn things at software events after having attended over a hundred in the past decade. And they almost always seem surprised to hear that I do still get things from sessions (though admittedly, very often it’s not what the … [Read more...]

GeekSpeak with Scott Barber: Alan Page

People always seem to be asking me if I still learn things at software events after having attended over a hundred in the past decade. And they almost always seem surprised to hear that I do still get things from sessions (though admittedly, very often it’s not what the … [Read more...]

GeekSpeak with Scott Barber: Rosie Sherry

People always seem to be asking me if I still learn things at software events after having attended over a hundred in the past decade. And they almost always seem surprised to hear that I do still get things from sessions (though admittedly, very often it’s not what the … [Read more...]

GeekSpeak with Scott Barber: Ole Lensmar

People always seem to be asking me if I still learn things at software events after having attended over a hundred in the past decade. And they almost always seem surprised to hear that I do still get things from sessions (though admittedly, very often it’s not what the … [Read more...]

GeekSpeak with Scott Barber: Paul Holland

People always seem to be asking me if I still learn things at software events after having attended over a hundred in the past decade. And they almost always seem surprised to hear that I do still get things from sessions (though admittedly, very often it’s not what the … [Read more...]

Confused about Cloud Confusion

I am forever running into people who are confused about what “the cloud” is. Sadly, some of these are the same people who are promoting and using “the cloud” or “cloud-based services”. What has always confused me is the fact that people who work in IT are confused about the … [Read more...]

Performance Testing: The “External Content” Challenge

About a dozen years ago, I had an argument with a client. Actually, that is an understatement. It was an all-out fight that nearly came to blows. For those of you who know me, this may not surprise you overmuch. What is somewhat surprising (or at least disappointing) is what … [Read more...]