Join us for a Record Year at StarEast 2018!

Two weeks from now, we’re headed down to Orlando, Florida, to join hundreds of other testers and developers at StarEast, the premiere testing conference for quality assurance (QA) professionals. StarEast is one of the industry’s longest-running QA conferences that … [Read more...]

The State of UI Testing

The vast majority of end users focus on the aesthetics of the software they use and are often blind (to our dismay) to the underlying elements – APIs, code - that make the product functional. Usability is assumed. Whether it’s a mobile device, tablet, desktop application, … [Read more...]

It’s Not You, It’s HPE…or Micro Focus

Last year, Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co.’s (HPE) decision to spin off and sell its software assets in an $8.8 billion deal to U.K.-based company Micro Focus came to fruition, making Micro Focus one of the world’s largest ‘pure-play’ software vendors in the … [Read more...]

Top 5 Habits Automation Engineers Need to Break This Year

The emergence of methodologies like Agile and DevOps have spun the world of software testing into chaos. In the 90’s, tech was still emerging and the use of personal computers and mobile devices was a novel concept. Software development since then had been fairly simple - a … [Read more...]

A Top-Down Approach to End-to-End Testing

Everyone wants to feel confident their application is bug-free before the next release. Software that is bug-free means happy customers and a de-stressed development team.  However, as the technology landscape changes and expands to include new platforms and devices, so does … [Read more...]

SmartBear Heads to STC 2017

Next week, from December 7th through the 8th, SmartBear will be headed to Bangalore, India, to attend STC 2017!  Organized by Quality Assurance International (QAI), the Software Testing Conferences (STC) have been a hub for software professionals to network, discuss the … [Read more...]

SmartBear Heads Down Under for Second Annual Australian Testing Days Conference

On Monday, October 30th, SmartBear is headed down under to attended Australian Testing Days in Sydney for the first time.  Organized by the Test Engineering Alliance of Melbourne, the conference is a two-day event focused on enabling the Australian software quality community … [Read more...]

Laying the Foundation for Enduring Success: A SmartBear Webinar Series

1.     Part 1: Elements of a Test Framework 2.     Part 2: Elements of a UI Automation Framework 3.     Part 3: The Growing Trend of Open Source Testing Frameworks Testing frameworks are essential to the success of any software delivery process. They can reduce test … [Read more...]

EuroStar 2017: Celebrating 25 Years of Software Testing

How do you test machine learning systems? Is DevOps killing test automation? How are robots being used for mobile testing? These are just a few of the vast number of topics being covered at EuroStar this year. As a fellow tester, I’m sure you’re familiar with the show. If … [Read more...]

It’s time to Start Monkeying Around…

… with software testing. Yes, we’re serious. All those years you were told to stop messing around on the computer are finally going to pay off. Monkey testing is an ad-hoc technique in software testing used to check the behavior of an application by inputting sets of … [Read more...]