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The Software Tester’s Easter Egg Hunt

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I recently came across a video clip of Paul Holland that was published last December by the Association of Software Testing. In the video (above), Holland makes the connection between a software tester's day-to-day work and a good ol' fashioned Easter egg hunt. What … [Read more...]

TestComplete Enters the Dojo – White Belt Edition

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If you’ve checked out the API Testing Dojo at SoapUI.Org recently, then chances are you may have taken a swing at the Testing Katas. The testing katas are a great way to become familiar with processes in software testing - some basic and some more defined. Whether you’re … [Read more...]

Expressing Value in Software Testing

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The constant struggle of software testing teams being forced to (or feeling the need to) prove their worth to the stakeholders of a project is an issue that has been at the forefront of this industry for decades. Last week I had the privilege of sitting down with Keith … [Read more...]

Testing iOS Applications

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Developing applications for iOS is not like developing applications for Android OS. Google is much more open to what can submit to the Google Play store, whereas Apple has strict guidelines that could stop your development efforts in their tracks; this will become a … [Read more...]

TestComplete 10.1 Released with Real-Device Support for iOS

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To meet the demand of our users and to increase mobile test coverage across multiple platforms, SmartBear is happy to announce iOS support as part of our award-winning TestComplete product. The new TestComplete 10.1 release now supports real-device test automation for iOS … [Read more...]

Most Influential People in Software Testing

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Throughout my career in software testing there have been many obstacles that I've had to overcome to get to where I am today. Earlier on I struggled with testing effectively; however, through trial and error I was able to become more efficient. On my first testing job, it … [Read more...]

Introducing Automated Mobile Testing in TestComplete eBook – Android Edition

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The studies are sprinkled across the internet and they all suggest the future of technology is moving into the mobile realm and eventually into wearables. As the mobile app industry continues to evolve, development teams will have to keep up with technological advancements. … [Read more...]

Your Guide to Data-Driven Testing

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Quite simply, data-driven testing is taking a test, parameterizing it and then running that test with varying data. This allows you to run the same test case with many varying inputs, therefore increasing coverage from a single test. In addition to increasing test coverage, … [Read more...]

Automating Gameplay with TestComplete

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The recent Pokemon experiment on Twitch.Tv has been a blast to follow. If you haven’t been keeping up with the madness, basically Pokemon is being streamed via Twitch.Tv and the game is played by subscribers typing commands into the chat menu. The problem here, as with most … [Read more...]

Creative Software Testing in Agile Environments | Iain McCowatt

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And here we have it… the final installment of the Creativity in Testing series. The last interview in the series is with none other than Iain McCowatt, Director at Barclays. With more than 20 years of software testing experience and a strong presence in the testing … [Read more...]