Simplify Risk Based Testing: Keep it RIL

Risk Based Testing (RBT) can sound intimidating, but the underlying concept is quite simple. RBT helps prioritize testing to obtain a higher level of quality. Sure you can create some complex equation to rank your tests, but that leaves room for error. I don’t know about … [Read more...]

What Should The Software Testing Industry Watch For as the HPE–Micro Focus Merger Plays Out?

With HPE’s decision to spin off and sell its software assets, Micro Focus has continued on its consolidation spree and built upon where it left off with the acquisition of Serena Software in March 2016. The transaction is particularly interesting to keep an eye for from a … [Read more...]

Selenium in 2016: What Testers Need to Know About the Current State and Future of Selenium

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

3 Resources to Help You Become a Better Tester in 2016

Software testers have a lot on their plate in 2016. Today, testers need to test applications across multiple platforms. They need to ensure they are meeting the high standards being set by consumers and app stores. And they need to run an increasing number of tests — … [Read more...]

5 Trends Software Testers Should Keep an Eye on in 2016

Software testers had a lot to keep up with in 2015. And as you may expect, 2016 won’t be any different. As we start the New Year, we wanted to share five predictions for new trends and developments in the world of software testing in 2016. 1. Python will continue to grow … [Read more...]

13 Experts Share Their 2016 Software Industry Predictions [SlideShare]

It’s never easy to predict the future. But if you want to plan for the future, you need to keep an eye on what’s coming next. This month, we reached out to people from different areas of the software industry to get their thoughts on what to expect in 2016. From DevOps … [Read more...]

Understanding the Difference Between Performance and Functional Testers

I remember when I was introduced to the idea of performance testing, and even the performance tester as a role. Our company had one person whose sole focus was discovering performance and load-related information. My work, on the other hand, was with a team of seven … [Read more...]

LoadUI NG Pro + Amazon EC2: Calculate, Automate, Validate

API load testing just got a big upgrade. Before I get to the geeky details, let’s zoom out a bit. Have you ever run a load test? I mean a serious one, not just a checkbox before a release or as a backlog item to that cool thing you’re shipping. The world doesn’t … [Read more...]

Scale Testing Using Modern Scripting Languages and SCM Integrations In TC 11

Today, we released a new version of TestComplete. The focus of this release has been to allow organizations to easily scale their testing efforts by making it easier for them to bring QA teams having different skill sets together. With release cycles getting shortened, … [Read more...]

White Box Testing Vs. Black Box Testing

A casual analysis of software testing tends to break it down into main categories -- black box testing and white box testing. This distinction a bit strange though. Does it really exist? Do we really need it? White Box and Black Box Testing Seem Opposite White box … [Read more...]