The Rise and Rise of Python: September Testing Webinar

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Python continues to get attraction worldwide. A September 2014 report from Dice lists Python as one of the fastest-growing skills based on increased job opportunities. What this means for testers and developers? The growth in Python jobs as well as associated salary means … [Read more...]

Verification and Validation: The Difference

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I’ve been asked several times recently about the difference between Verification and Validation in automated testing and for some advice on applying and documenting each kind of testing. Let me first take a minute to define these terms. Verification Vs. … [Read more...]

Test Automation Pitfalls: Don’t Get Trapped!

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Automation has been around for a long time now, at least since the 1950s. At the insistence of management at every software company I've worked with, I've been trying to make it useful for the past decade.  That game is a tricky one. One common strategy, for example, is to … [Read more...]

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

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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...]

How Testing Changes in Component Based Architectures

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What Is Component Based Architecture? Imagine building your software like it was ordering furniture from Ikea. You pick out a desk, add a corner piece, raise it up to be a standing desk with some props for the legs, and add small things like organizers to better fit how … [Read more...]

Software IQ Test: Software Testing Crossword [Interactive Puzzle]

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Consider yourself a software testing expert? Put your knowledge to the test in this interactive crossword puzzle. Take the Software Testing Crossword Challenge! This edition’s theme is software testing. Try to complete the crossword puzzle and make sure to share your … [Read more...]

Windows 10 Isn’t Really Free for Software Testers

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Over the past year, we have had many articles suggesting how Window 10 would be free for anyone who signed up to test it. Well, it turns out that some terms and conditions govern who gets a new Windows 10 license for free. In fact, what you do with your current subscription … [Read more...]

White Box Testing Vs. Black Box Testing

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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...]

Moonsoft and SmartBear Announce Partnership to Grow Software Quality Market in Scandinavia

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SmartBear Software, the leader in software quality tools for the connected world, is partnering with Moonsoft, one of the leading computer software consultative sales and related software services companies serving Finland, Norway, Denmark and Sweden. “Moonsoft is happy … [Read more...]

M & F Engineering is Helping SmartBear Grow in the Swiss Testing Market

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Since becoming a partner in July 2014, M & F Engineering has helped SmartBear gain momentum in the Swiss testing market. M & F Engineering is organizing the first TestComplete User Group in Switzerland for professionals who want to take their TestComplete skills to … [Read more...]