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How to Take Advantage of Semantic Search: A Guide for Developers

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Semantic search is the most disruptive trend we have seen across the Web since the Web itself. But for developers it represents a unique opportunity to increase the visibility of their projects and to make significant wins for their clients. The essence of semantic search … [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...]

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...]

SoapUI 201: Beyond the Basics

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In my previous article, Getting Started with SoapUI, I went over the basic functionality of SoapUI and the structure of a SoapUI project. Once you’ve set up test cases for SOAP, REST, JMS, JDBC or AMF APIs, and after you’ve added some assertions to validate your tests, you … [Read more...]

GOTO (Still) Considered Harmful

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Seriously Apple? Seriously? GOTOs? In your Secure-Socket Layer implementation? What were they thinking? Apple, Apple! When Ed Post wrote in 1983 that Real Programmers aren’t afraid to use GOTOs he was kidding! No one should ever use go-to statements in any program. As … [Read more...]

Spring is Near for SoapUI

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As the harsh winter gives way and the sun starts to bring life back to the world around us, the SoapUI team in Stockholm is thawing out and preparing for some big things in the upcoming season. Here are a few projects we've been working on over the last few months, as well … [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...]

Google on Mindfulness: How the Company Implements its Motto, ‘Don’t Be Evil’

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It’s a happy thing that Mindfulness – a state of active, open attention on the present – has lately attracted a lot of attention, especially in technology circles. Among the companies embracing mindfullness is Google, which had an unusual opportunity to demonstrate its … [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...]

State of Mobile Testing 2014 [Upcoming Webinar]

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If you or your company has decided that you need to start developing mobile apps, you’re not alone. According to new research by SmartBear, 89% of software professionals are already involved in deploying apps or plan to in 2014. We’re all focused on mobile. Even those who … [Read more...]