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Finding-bugs-in-code-through-better-QA

Finding bugs in code through better QA


Monday, January 7, 2019 by

Let’s face it, smartphone apps have raised the bar for all of us. Ever since Apple released the first iPhone a little over a decade ago, there’s been a huge emphasis on creating software that is clean, elegant and easy to use. Consumer apps and websites have created much higher expectations for all software, and these days even business applications are expe...


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Common mobile app testing mistakes to avoid


Friday, December 7, 2018 by

Consumers downloaded more than 175 billion mobile apps in 2017. The cost of developing a mobile app can exceed $1 million, with the median cost falling in the range of $100,000 to $500,000. Multiply those numbers together and it’s apparent that a startling amount of resources are spent yearly on mobile app development. The bad news? Most of those resources are ...


Reporting-bugs-just-got-a-little-easier

Reporting bugs just got a little easier


Tuesday, September 4, 2018 by

Filing bugs is a critical component of the QA process, but it can be time-consuming and cumbersome. Teams are often sidetracked into performing important yet tedious tasks including: screenshotting software issues, annotating them with details, downloading them into a separate Jira or Trello board and manually logging them for others to be able to reproduce the bug and ...


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Rethinking your mobile app testing tools


Friday, February 9, 2018 by

Using mobile app testing tools, or software QA tools usually tells developers something they don't want to hear - their software is broken somewhere. Over the years, testing apps and software has become more laborious than is should be, but a necessary evil when targeting multiple platforms and devices in today's dizzying world of mobile hardware.Rainforest is on a miss...


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Veracode announced two new key integrations


Friday, August 11, 2017 by

Veracode, a software security company acquired by CA Technologies, has announced the Veracode HPE Application Lifecycle Manager (ALM) Flaw Synchronizer Plug-in, which empowers development and QA/release engineers to fix security vulnerabilities early in the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC). The company also announced an enhanced integration to the Veracode Applicat...


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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...


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Sencha Test 2.0 launches for comprehensive testing of Ext JS apps


Wednesday, February 1, 2017 by

Organizations are under increasing pressure to deliver applications to market quickly without compromising quality. With competition only growing more fierce by the day, the necessity for expedients that help produce well written programs is apparent. But lets be honest, there are a lot of hurdles to jump to get the best possible ROI. Perhaps most important of these hur...


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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. ...


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Appvance Releases Software Quality Assurance Test Automation Solution


Sunday, May 22, 2016 by

Appvance has introduced Appvance UTP an DevOps friendly software quality assurance (SQA) automation solution for enterprise software and application testing.The UTP platform unifies all quality assurance (QA) automation with the Appvance write-once methodology to advance continuous integration and delivery of applications. It streamlines QA and expand collaboration and ...


Your-App-is-Your-Greatest-Brand-Ambassador

Your App is Your Greatest Brand Ambassador


Saturday, March 19, 2016 by

As the mobile experience rapidly evolves, brands are folding apps into broader digital strategies including the web, in-car experiences, TVs and wearables. Companies that want to compete in this new "digital experience" paradigm are creating omni-channel strategies that manage customer expectations and create user experiences that reflect their brand. Mistakes at a...


Tinder-Outage-and-Key-Takeaways-for-Mobile-Marketers-and-Developers

Tinder Outage and Key Takeaways for Mobile Marketers and Developers


Friday, March 18, 2016 by

You probably heard that popular dating app Tinder had an outage recently that prevented some (but not all) of its lovelorn customers from logging in or seeing their existing matches and messages. What a shame. And not only because potential love connections are now lost, but from a marketing perspective, a high-profile outage can be a real heartbreaker for a wildly...


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Adopting Agile Development and Implementing Agile are Not the Same Thing


Wednesday, February 17, 2016 by

I am probably dating myself but I remember in the early 90’s when I worked at a fortune 500 company and the term “out of the box” thinking was all the rage. We’d have meetings about how to think out of the box, but whenever someone (including me) came up with what we thought was an out of the box idea, it didn’t seem to ever fit our corporate structure.I think there mig...


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Improving Composite Application Performance with Best Practices for Web Services Testing


Thursday, May 28, 2015 by

Composite applications, which may rely upon hundreds or even thousands of third-party services to perform their functions, are becoming ubiquitous for application development in many industries. As they take control, they are causing an entire generation of conventional testers a world of headaches. One aspect of composite app testing in particular that is especially tr...


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Pre Production App Monitoring as a Quality Assurance Tool


Friday, April 24, 2015 by

With the increasing complexity of mobile/web applications and their service-oriented architectures, the elevation of user expectations to levels that were unimaginable only a few years ago, software development teams are more challenged than ever before. Budgets and release cycles are tight, and everyone from finance managers to marketing and sales staff want high-quali...


Bringing-Development-and-Quality-Assurance-Teams-Together

Bringing Development and Quality Assurance Teams Together


Thursday, January 8, 2015 by

With the proliferation of mobile apps and their criticality to work and play, pressure to update apps with new features is relentless, yet corporate expectations regarding development budgets and policies often remain entrenched. Poor app ratings can literally impact corporate reputations, yet the rush to market makes it difficult to test adequately. One area where...


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NT OBJECTives Offers New On Demand Mobile Security Testing


Friday, April 18, 2014 by

NT OBJECTives, a provider of automated web application security solutions, is now offering the NTOMobile On-Demand platform powered by NTOSpider, a new security service specifically designed for mobile application testing, including mobile client native code and back-end web services. The platform delivers a way for security teams to complete comprehensive mobile a...


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Parasoft API Testing Enhances Automation for Mobile API Testing


Tuesday, March 11, 2014 by

Parasoft has released the latest edition of its API testing solution which introduces enhanced support for testing RESTful APIs for mobile transactions.The latest release of Parasoft's enterprise-grade API Testing solution addresses the ongoing shift from XML/SOAP to JSON/REST focusing on ensuring that rich regression suites for JSON can be more rapidly constr...


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Orasi to Host Two Free Webinars in February for Enterprise App Developers


Wednesday, January 29, 2014 by

Orasi has announced two free webinars in February to help enterprises better understand how to leverage their ALM tools for their SAP environment and to increase testing efficiencies. Leveraging Your ALM Tools for Your SAP Environment – Feb 5Overview - Functional testing is a key piece of any SAP implementation and a piece that is often omitted due to time and...


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Increase Your App Rating, One Mobile Test at a Time


Wednesday, October 16, 2013 by

There’s nothing worse than taking the time to develop your mobile app for release, only to discover that it is not loading, has bugs, or even worse - crashes. The result of these failures in a mobile-centric, get-it-now world can be catastrophic to an enterprise mobile business. Developing mobile apps is extremely expensive and quality is often sidestepped due to the ...