Top 5 Reasons to Use TestComplete According to Our Users

Are you considering making the switch to automated testing? We know that it can be challenging to make this transition. You’ll have to figure out how much your organization will benefit from automation, what tool to use, and more. Then why deal with the hassle? Take a … [Read more...]

SmartBear Study Hall: An Inside Look at TestComplete 201

Hello SmartBear Study Hall readers! I am excited for this week’s topic; a preview to our SmartBear Academy TestComplete 201 class which you can attend on Wednesday the 15th. Our 201 classes are focused on more advanced topics and this quarter we’re covering Frameworks. … [Read more...]

HPE Software Testing Customers Face Unanswered Questions, Five Months after $8.8 Billion Deal

Micro Focus has continued to work on rolling testing assets of HP Enterprise (HPE) software division into its portfolio, thereby tripling its current size and becoming a pure-play software vendor with revenues of around $4.5 billion. And while that is taking place, HPE’s … [Read more...]

3 Resources to Help You Become a Better Tester in 2016

Software testers have a lot on their plate in 2016. Today, testers need to test applications across multiple platforms. They need to ensure they are meeting the high standards being set by consumers and app stores. And they need to run an increasing number of tests — … [Read more...]

5 Trends Software Testers Should Keep an Eye on in 2016

Software testers had a lot to keep up with in 2015. And as you may expect, 2016 won’t be any different. As we start the New Year, we wanted to share five predictions for new trends and developments in the world of software testing in 2016. 1. Python will continue to grow … [Read more...]

13 Experts Share Their 2016 Software Industry Predictions [SlideShare]

It’s never easy to predict the future. But if you want to plan for the future, you need to keep an eye on what’s coming next. This month, we reached out to people from different areas of the software industry to get their thoughts on what to expect in 2016. From DevOps … [Read more...]

Understanding the Difference Between Performance and Functional Testers

I remember when I was introduced to the idea of performance testing, and even the performance tester as a role. Our company had one person whose sole focus was discovering performance and load-related information. My work, on the other hand, was with a team of seven … [Read more...]

How Software Testers Can Teach, Share and Play with Others

Put yourself in my place: The midst of a typical performance review. My manager was talking about what I had accomplished in the past year and where I wanted to take things. My answer was more responsibility and a corresponding raise. It's no huge surprise that young, … [Read more...]

Test Automation Pitfalls: Don’t Get Trapped!

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

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...]