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Rainforest launches new testing product into GA

Rainforest launches new testing product into GA

Tuesday, March 14, 2017 by

Rainforest QA announced that Rainforest QA Exploratory is available to all customers. The new product leverages Rainforest’s unique crowdsourcing model to employ an elite, vetted tester army of thousands to perform exploratory tests in a fraction of the time and at a fraction of the cost of competitors.Bug discovery and building test coverage are two of the most time-co...

Mozilla partners with BrowserStack to test mobile websites

Mozilla partners with BrowserStack to test mobile websites

Friday, March 03, 2017 by

Mozilla, the maker of Firefox, and a pioneer and advocate for the Web for more than 15 years has announced a partnership with BrowserStack to enable developers to test mobile websites on both iOS and Android devices to ensure sites run flawlessly in Firefox.BrowserStack is a mobile and web testing platform that is trusted by more than 36,000 companies globally including...

Test automation usage on the rise

Test automation usage on the rise

Wednesday, February 08, 2017 by

A study conducted by Wipro Limited, a consulting and business process services company, has found an 85% jump in Test Automation across industries to keep pace with the evolving technology landscape. The study, titled ‘State of Quality 2016’ was conducted over a period of nine months by Wipro’s Testing Services practice using analytical tools, with the objective of iden...

Mobile automation testing tips

Mobile automation testing tips

Tuesday, February 07, 2017 by

As mobile application development matures, the range of features increases, but so does the effort required to test for regressions before shipping updates. A robust automation testing strategy can help in this situation but it is important to look at some key factors when setting up test suite infrastructure. An automated UI test suite can quickly run through all ...

Optimizing your app server performance really matters

Optimizing your app server performance really matters

Friday, February 03, 2017 by

As people are becoming more and more likely to turn to software as a means for entertainment, computer utility solutions, and everything in between, the load on a healthy business's servers can quickly max out. This can cause some major issues, i.e. leaving your customers suffering from horrible load times or even completely dead in the water. That's why a intuitiv...

Checkmarx opens beta support for Scala programming language

Checkmarx opens beta support for Scala programming language

Wednesday, February 01, 2017 by

Checkmarx, an application security testing company, has announced open beta support of the Scala programming language. The new capability adds the ability to analyze and remediate security risks and vulnerabilities exposed in projects written using Scala code.The added capability not only allows the detection of vulnerabilities within Scala code, but also the ability to...

Bugsee emerges from stealth to make finding bugs in mobile apps easier

Bugsee emerges from stealth to make finding bugs in mobile apps easier

Tuesday, January 24, 2017 by

New bug fixing tool allows app developers to spend more time improving functionality and user experience and less time logging, explaining and fixing buggy apps.Bugsee announced its corporate launch and the general availability of its bug reporting and crash analytics tool for mobile app developers. Bugsee is the only bug reporting solution that continuously captures vi...

App intelligence with bad performance destroys engagement

App intelligence with bad performance destroys engagement

Thursday, January 19, 2017 by

Application intelligence is a given in todays digital world. App consumers have come to expect that Netflix will fill the post-binge void with insightful viewing recommendations, Facebook will never run out of friend suggestions, banks will alert them to unusual credit card activity, and Pandora will always know the perfect song to play next.But while users may have the...

Extreme Networks to be Super Bowl LI's wi-fi analytics provider

Extreme Networks to be Super Bowl LI's wi-fi analytics provider

Tuesday, December 13, 2016 by

Extreme Networks, Inc. announced an agreement with the National Football League (NFL) to become the Official Wi-Fi and Wi-Fi Analytics provider of Super Bowl LI. This announcement follows wired and wireless deployment at Super Bowl LI Stadium in Houston, Texas and marks the first time that Extreme has implemented its wired and wireless solution at a stadium hosting the ...

ClusterHQ uncovers that most developers spend half their day debugging errors

ClusterHQ uncovers that most developers spend half their day debugging errors

Wednesday, December 07, 2016 by

A recent study from ClusterHQ uncovered that 60% of developer team members spend up to half their day debugging errors, instead of developing new features – proving that debugging is a huge resource drain for DevOps team. To visualize the impact of ineffective application testing, ClusterHQ created an that shows the "silent resource drain" of constantly debugging y...

Stopping the crashes inside your app

Stopping the crashes inside your app

Wednesday, December 07, 2016 by

If you are a mobile app developer (and we'll take a wild guess and say you probably are, or are at least linked to the industry in some way), then your apps have most likely been downloaded, used a bit – crashed – and then users deleted it.We can confidently say this is the norm for many apps because:Various market studies (like this one from Crittercism) ha...

Undo talks about better debugging tools for your app

Undo talks about better debugging tools for your app

Tuesday, December 06, 2016 by

Undo is a software development company that is looking to help arm developers with the power of rewind for their many debugging struggles. They have created tools that allow developers to record, rewind, and replay application scenarios so that debugging is more efficient and effective. Located in Cambridge, United Kingdom, and born out of the founder's shed, Undo ...

Centralized or Siloed? Considering two test automation approaches

Centralized or Siloed? Considering two test automation approaches

Wednesday, October 26, 2016 by

Today, software testing is undergoing a major shift. More and more teams are moving from a manual process to a fully automated approach that requires a  more technical skill setNo two development environments are exactly alike and there is no cookie cutter approach to software delivery. But there are many standard approaches and methodologies to automated testing. ...

Qualitia's test automation software now supports Selenium 3.0

Qualitia's test automation software now supports Selenium 3.0

Wednesday, October 19, 2016 by

Qualitia has unveiled the new 3.12 release of it's script-less test automation software. The highlight of the new release is the support for the latest version of Selenium, version 3.0.  With the new release, Selenium 3.0 has been launched as “a tool for user-focused automation of mobile and web apps”. They have completely dropped the RC support and has forced...

New Index from Perfecto provides intel for building our testing plans

New Index from Perfecto provides intel for building our testing plans

Tuesday, October 11, 2016 by

A new index released from Perfecto Mobile provides critical intel for developers building testing plans. It's a tell-all index that maps out exactly what developers need to be testing for in certain markets - popular apps that users will likely be running, what OS's are being used on different devices, etc.This is the first time that App Annie rankings have been include...

Find common web page display problems on mobile phones with Mobile1st

Find common web page display problems on mobile phones with Mobile1st

Wednesday, October 05, 2016 by

Mobile1st has announced the launch of a new product to give web professionals and marketers a new tool for improving mobile user experience and conversion opportunities on mobile devices. Mobilizer delivers an instant, side-by-side snapshot of what customers actually see on 14 of the most popular mobile devices such as the new iPhone7 Curre...

Accenture forms alliance with Applause to better testing services

Accenture forms alliance with Applause to better testing services

Tuesday, October 04, 2016 by

Accenture has formed an alliance with Applause to strengthen the capabilities and geographic scope of its own testing services. With an initial focus on digital application testing, the new alliance provides organizations with access to crowdsourcing services as part of their broader testing program, in order to accelerate software releases and ensure more seamless cust...

Control Downtime with Application Dependency Maps

Control Downtime with Application Dependency Maps

Thursday, September 22, 2016 by

Application downtime is an enterprise’s worst nightmare. On top of that, it’s fairly common. According to a survey conducted by Dun & Bradstreet, 59 percent of Fortune 500 companies experience a minimum of 1.6 hours of downtime per week. Each time a business application fails, the IT admins have a herculean task ahead of them. They must figure out the root caus...

A Cloud-Based App's Performance Depends on More Than the Code

A Cloud-Based App's Performance Depends on More Than the Code

Wednesday, September 21, 2016 by

Slow application performance, errors and outages are the bane of a development team’s day. When such issues occur, developers have traditionally combed through their code, often with the aid of an Application Performance Monitoring(APM) tool, to identify the bug causing the problem. Yet, for applications running on cloud platforms like Amazon Web Services (AWS), de...

HPE AppPulse Web Released to Help You With User Experience Problems

HPE AppPulse Web Released to Help You With User Experience Problems

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 by

Hewlett Packard Enterprise just released HPE AppPulse Web, a new web-based module for HPE’s Application Performance Monitoring (APM) software solution - HPE AppPulse Suite.HPE AppPulse Web helps developers quickly analyze, identify, and correct problematic areas of the user experience by providing them with a holistic view of key performance monitoring analyti...

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