Experts’ Insight: Why Testing Matters

SmartBear recently asked you to consider “Why Testing Matters”. From Apple’s iOS11 autocorrect failure to a revealing Facebook bug, there are plenty of everyday examples that pop-up to prove why software testing matters. Whether it’s a loss in revenue, a hit to your … [Read more...]

The 8 Must-Have Non-Technical Skills in Software Development

  Whether you work in Software Testing, DevOps, Engineering, IT, or any other technological role, there were probably a few universal requirements for obtaining your hard-earned Computer Science degree. When trying to keep up with the skills that make you … [Read more...]

6 Ways to Speed Up Your Testing Cycles

In the battle between speed vs quality, teams that practice test automation know that there’s a practical way to aim for both. However, while testing inherently places value on precise observation and careful consideration over making mistakes for the benefit of speed, how … [Read more...]

Software Testers’ Greatest Fears on Halloween

As Halloween approaches, everyone is searching for the scariest costume to outdo their peers at parties and work events. But software testers aren’t haunted by typical ghosts, witches, and vampires. So, what are software testers’ greatest fears? What really frightens them … [Read more...]

From 0 to 100: How to Get Into Automated Testing as a Manual Tester

Test automation is all the rage these days, but breaking into the role of an automation engineer is challenging, and sometimes it might seem like more trouble than it’s worth. When there’s still a clear need for manual testing, what’s the point of you uprooting your current … [Read more...]

Join CrossBrowserTesting & Ministry of Testing for SmartBear Academy LIVE

Have you learned everything there is to know about cross-browser testing? If you answered “No”, you’re with the majority of the population that struggles with creating an efficient browser testing strategy that the whole team can get on board with. If you answered “Yes”, you … [Read more...]

Debunking 6 Automated Testing Myths

Automated testing has been the answer for many teams who wanted to speed up and increase their testing efforts, but misconceptions surrounding automation mean that testers don’t always get the most out of their tools. In an attempt to correct frequent misunderstandings, … [Read more...]

Speed vs. Quality- Which is Preferred?

Speed and quality -- they’re debatably the two most sought-after exploits to participants in the software development lifecycle. Unfortunately, having one often comes at the cost of the other, leaving professionals to make a decision on which is more important. Of course, … [Read more...]

Eight Of The Most Common Challenges Testers Face with Selenium

Selenium automates the browser to mimic real user actions on the web. As the web gets more complex, using Selenium to test has become increasingly popular. Although it has made web testing far easier for many teams and organizations across the world, it still has its fair … [Read more...]

SmartBear Employees Get Their Hands Dirty Volunteering with the Mystic River Watershed Association

A group of twenty SmartBear employees started off their week by loading up on sunscreen and taking a fleet of canoes for a ride, but they weren’t skipping work. Instead, they were volunteering to clean up the Arlington Reservoir with the Mystic River Watershed … [Read more...]