Best of Breed vs. Platform Solutions: Which Should You Choose?

Testing tools come in a variety of different forms, which can make deciding on new tools for your team daunting. There are many different things to consider, not the least of which being whether to invest in many specialized products, or one suite of tools designed to fit … [Read more...]

Why Testing Matters

It can be easy to dismiss software testing as an unnecessary investment of time and money. One or two little bugs couldn't possibly hurt anyone, right? But for many organizations, one little bug spiraled out of control. Embarrassing software glitches in your product might … [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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

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...]

The State of Testing 2017: Why Cutting Edge Teams Need a Test Management Tool

Plenty of ink has been spilled by folks in the software quality world writing about the profound impact that emerging trends, such as Agile and DevOps, have had on the way companies develop, test and deploy applications to their customers – internal and external. For anybody … [Read more...]

SmartBear, StarWest & a Nintendo Switch

In early October, we’re headed out to Anaheim, California, to attend StarWest 2017, one of the world’s premiere testing conferences for quality assurance professionals. Last year, we got to join the bustle of hundreds of other testers, developers, vendors, and industry … [Read more...]