STAREAST Recap: Dot Graham on Test Automation Patterns, Testing Challenges, and Zombie Tests

We had the privilege to catch up with Dorothy (Dot) Graham at this year’s STAREAST Software Testing Conference. With more than 40 years of experience in the software testing industry, Dot has a deep understanding of the challenges and opportunities that exist for software … [Read more...]

STAREAST Recap: The Road to DevOps: Data, Environment, and Test Automation

Last week, SmartBear Software had the privilege of joining hundreds of other software testing professionals at the STAREAST Software Testing Conference in Orlando, Florida. At the event, we had the chance to connect with a number of speakers who presented on different … [Read more...]

CrossBrowserTesting Joins SmartBear Family

Today, after weeks of keeping the news a secret, we are excited to announce that SmartBear Software has acquired CrossBrowserTesting. The challenge The rapid development of mobile and other digital technologies has necessitated an Agile and DevOps process. In such an … [Read more...]

Managing Test Flakiness: How to Make Tests Stable, Scalable, & Maintainable

Building and maintaining automated tests can often be challenging and cumbersome. In fact, the term “flaky” is often associated with tests — especially tests created at the UI layer. Even the smallest amount of changes in the UI can cause automated tests created at the … [Read more...]

Bringing Dev & Test Together to Resolve Common Selenium Testing Challenges [Infographic]

At the start of 2016, SmartBear Software held a special web testing webinar: Web Testing & Selenium: The Current State and Future Possibilities. More than 640 people showed up to learn about using Selenium for web testing in 2016. During the webinar, we surveyed … [Read more...]

Better Web Testing with Selenium

Ten years after its introduction, Selenium is arguably the most popular open source testing tool, and for good reason. Not only is it free and open, Selenium is also fully feature and browser-neutral. Change a single variable in the code, and the same Selenium code that … [Read more...]

Introducing TestLeft: Giving Developers the Power to Test Within Standard IDEs

Organizations are increasingly adopting an Agile development approach to shorten the product delivery cycle and release high quality applications in a predictable fashion. Testing in these short Agile iterations often necessitates a “shift left” approach What does it … [Read more...]

A Closer Look at the Current State & Future Possibilities for Web Testing and Selenium

Web is undergoing dramatic changes which continue to alter the way automated tests are created and maintained. An example of the intricate nature of web is the increased usage of Web Components (Templates, Shadow DOM, and Custom Elements), which are often leveraged while … [Read more...]

Why Organizations Need to Bridge the Gap Between Dev and QA

Over the years we’ve seen a push in the software industry for tighter release schedules and a more agile development process. As a result, departments that used to function independently in a waterfall development environment are now working more closely together in an … [Read more...]

How to Make Your UI Tests Stable, Scalable, and Maintainable

Building and maintaining automated UI tests can often be challenging and cumbersome. In fact, the term “flaky” is often associated with tests created at the UI layer. Even the smallest of changes in the UI can cause automated tests created at the UI level to break, … [Read more...]