Mad About March Madness? Performance Issues off the Court

One hour before March Madness is about to begin, the CBS Sports app crashes. Per Twitter, college basketball fans across the country are freaking out, trying to get their last minute bracket changes completed before the first game begins. Millions of fans around the world … [Read more...]

HP Abandons Testing Tools Market: What You Should Do Next

Hewlett Packard Enterprise Co. (HPE) has neglected its software testing products for years and recently decided to spin-off and sell its software assets entirely to Micro Focus. The list of tools being spun off and merged includes HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), Quality … [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...]

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...]

This Holiday Season Help Your Website Achieve Peak Performance – Part 2

In part one of this blog series, I touched upon the enormous opportunity holiday season presents for any internet retailer. While this all sounds like great news for e-retailers, the holiday season comes with its own set of challenges. Even though customer spend and traffic … [Read more...]