Visual regression tool Sauce Visual streamlines UI testing
Thursday, November 30, 2023 by Richard Harris
Sauce Labs, a provider of continuous testing software and quality assurance solutions, announced Sauce Visual, adding native visual regression capabilities to its robust testing platform. Sauce Visual helps QA teams and software engineers catch more bugs with less code, simplify test creation and maintenance, and run visual and functional tests in parallel. In lab ...
AI software testing explained by Perforce
Thursday, November 30, 2023 by Richard Harris
Stephen Feloney from Perforce explains the strategies and techniques for providing test data within an agile shift-left approach, how to identify and address bottlenecks in the testing process, the biggest opportunities for AI to impact on software testing, how AI generates data faster and makes testing more through, how BlazeMeter is helping testing teams provision and...
Runtime code review from AppMap enhances productivity
Tuesday, November 14, 2023 by Richard Harris
AppMap has announced its innovative Runtime Code Review solution that will transform software quality and the developer experience. AppMap's mission is to deliver actionable insights to developers where they work, and AppMap continues to deliver on the promise with its latest release for the GitHub Marketplace.
Unexpected runtime defects account fo...
Sustainable home design app from Powerhaus
Tuesday, November 7, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
In a move towards sustainable housing, Powerhaus Engineering recently unveiled Australia's first energy-efficiency home design app at the 2023 Australian Architecture Conference. This revolutionary app will allow architects and designers to configure the energy rating of their building plans with real-time performance feedback, making sustainable design for new hous...
Improve software quality and release speed with Katalon
Thursday, October 26, 2023 by Richard Harris
Katalon, the quality management platform, and Deloitte Canada announced a new initiative to foster improvement in software quality and expedite software release velocity. Globally recognized for its leadership in quality engineering, Deloitte will work with Katalon to roll out strategic co-innovation initiatives to help mutual clients optimize their testing practices, l...
AI that can understand developer code
Tuesday, October 24, 2023 by Richard Harris
Bito has launched AI that can understand a developer’s code. The new super-personalized functionality helps developers write, refactor, and explain their code. It also helps them with debugging and generating test cases.
AI, like ChatGPT, only provides generic answers or answers based on limited information that the user provides. Bito’s AI acts like a pe...
Custom AI builder HumanFirst forms alliance with Google Cloud
Thursday, August 31, 2023 by Richard Harris
HumanFirst announced a new alliance with Google Cloud to aid enterprises globally in effortlessly transforming unstructured text-based data into actionable insights and robust artificial intelligence applications. HumanFirst is designed as a collaborative platform, to assist teams in data experimentation, the discovery of insights, as well as AI and prompt performa...
Accelerate development environments by 10x with AI
Friday, August 25, 2023 by Richard Harris
We recently caught up with Rod Cope from Perforce and chatted about the 10x environment mindset for AI and how new AI tools like generative AI are increasing the efficiency and speed of developers and improving visual effects for animation pros. Even more, he explains how Perforce came up with the 10x concept, the opportunities that exist for incorpo...
Integrated API developer suite from SmartBear
Tuesday, August 15, 2023 by Richard Harris
SmartBear released SwaggerHub Portal, SwaggerHub’s new feature to customize consumer-facing documentation that drives the adoption of APIs. The developer-centric tool allows API providers to create customizable landing pages, providing consumers with comprehensive resources for easy implementation. Portal is integrated with SwaggerHub, the popular API design and d...
AI app testing automation from Applitools and Preflight
Monday, July 3, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Applitools announced the acquisition of Preflight, a cutting-edge test automation platform specializing in low-code test automation. With this strategic acquisition, Applitools expands its platform and strengthens its position as the testing platform of the future, infusing AI into key parts of the testing lifecycle.
With Preflight’s low-code testing solution, ...
Digital concierge app powered by GPT redefines luxury lifestyles
Monday, June 26, 2023 by Brittany Hainzinger
Perfect.Live announced that they raised $650,000 in a recent investment round. The funding is used to further develop and enhance their innovative GPT-powered concierge service, catering to individuals who seek access to exclusive services, and eliminating the time-consuming manual tasks like phone calls and emails, which are often hindered by the lack of available...
visionOS SDK and what devs should know
Thursday, June 22, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Apple announced that the visionOS SDK is now available to developers, allowing them to get started on creating innovative app experiences on the Vision Pro. Developers can get access to the SDK through the Apple Developer Program which includes the visionOS SDK, Xcode 15 beta 2, Reality Composer Pro, and the Simulator. Apple is offering dev kits to t...
Developers invited to Epson US Innovation Challenge
Wednesday, June 21, 2023 by Richard Harris
Offering an attractive ecosystem of over tens of millions of printers and scanners sold across more than 150 countries, Epson announced it will be hosting its second U.S.-based "Epson Innovation Challenge," offering developers a unique opportunity to partner with a trusted brand with global reach. Held in San Francisco, San Jose and remotely from July 12-...
Standalone 5G network rolled out from Cellcom and Parallel Wireless
Friday, May 5, 2023 by Richard Harris
Cellcom and Parallel Wireless announced the launch of their first-of-a-kind pilot, which will demonstrate the deployment of autonomous 5G SA core sites in Israel. This launch follows January's direct announcements of Cellcom's plans to establish a cloud-based 5G SA network.
Cellcom, the leading cellular provider in Israel, and Parallel Wireless have chosen to...
BPM self contained apps to improve agility and competitiveness
Tuesday, April 18, 2023 by Pablo Alonso de Linaje
The needs and objectives of business evolve fast, and continuously, in a competitive environment. This places a heavy demand on enterprise IT teams to develop and deliver and change business applications rapidly.
BPM self-contained applications offer a new approach to business process management (BPM) process-based applications. This approach aims to simpli...
Machine learning operations boosted by Alteryx
Monday, April 17, 2023 by Freeman Lightner
Alteryx, the Analytics Cloud Platform company announced a strategic investment in Fiddler, a pioneer in Model Performance Management (MPM), to augment Alteryx Machine Learning within the Alteryx Analytics Cloud Platform. With this investment from Alteryx Ventures, joint customers will be able to better operationalize how they build enterprise-level machine learning pipe...
GPT 3 cognitive test results from Max Planck Institute
Thursday, March 16, 2023 by Richard Harris
Researchers at the Max Planck Institute for Biological Cybernetics in Tubingen have examined the general intelligence of the language model GPT-3, a powerful AI tool. Using psychological tests, they studied competencies such as causal reasoning and deliberation and compared the results with the abilities of humans. Their findings, now published in the journal Proceeding...
6 ways to overcome DevOps complexity and prepare for 2023
Thursday, March 9, 2023 by Prashanth Nanjundappa
As we venture into 2023, the DevOps community finds itself in a whole new world of complexity. So many modern application deployments have moved from on-premise to the cloud and to the edge with devices like set-up boxes, train signaling equipment, cameras, POS, and self-driven vehicles with data being available at blazing 5G speeds.
Remote employees use business app...
Over 40 percent of DeFi token pairs may be fraudulent
Tuesday, December 27, 2022 by Richard Harris
Rome Blockchain Labs (RBL) has released new research showing that many token pairs on decentralized exchanges (DEXs) may be fraudulent or duplicates. Using its data service, RBL Net, the team analyzed data on over 1,000,000 pairs on Uniswap (ETH) and PancakeSwap (BNB).
In light of the many marketplace crashes and burgeoning fear in the marketplace, due to scandals li...
EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference 2023 speaker lineup
Monday, December 19, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
The EuroSTAR Software Testing Conference, created in 1993, has grown to be Europe's largest gathering of software testers. Thirty editions of the EuroSTAR conference have been hosted in 16 different cities. In 2023 it will be held at Flanders Convention Center, Antwerp Zoo in Belgium, 13-16 June 2023.
Software Development is a Social Activity is the theme for Eur...
Game of Chains launches from Cosmos
Monday, November 28, 2022 by Richard Harris
The Interchain Foundation (ICF), a Swiss non-profit that funds, stewards, and advances the Cosmos Ecosystem has announced the details of Game of Chains, the third public incentivized testnet in the history of Cosmos, following Game of Stakes and Game of Zones. A global community effort set to help validators develop confidence around Interchain Security and provide a pu...
Open Bug Bounty has fixed 1 million vulnerabilities
Monday, November 7, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Open Bug Bounty is an open, disintermediated, cost-free, and community-driven Bug Bounty platform for coordinated, responsible, and ISO 29147 compatible vulnerability disclosure. It passed the milestone on 27 October of fixing over 1,000,000 web security vulnerabilities.
The Open Bug Bounty project enables website owners to receive advice and support from&n...
How eSIM iPhone 14 could be a disaster for unprepared carriers
Monday, September 12, 2022 by Richard Harris
The news that Apple has launched an eSIM-only iPhone 14 model in the US is an eSIM turning point in the mobile carrier industry, essentially signaling the start of a new era of digital connectivity competition, says GlobalData.
According to the leading data and analytics company, the consequences are many and varied, as the eSIM-only smartphone model represents myria...
Secrets revealed from developers with over 20 mobile game hits
Monday, September 5, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
My Little Universe, Squad Alpha, Johnny Trigger, Jelly Shift, and Knife Hit are just a few of the successful mobile games created by Baltic game developer Estoty. The company is known for more than 20 hit mobile games that have attracted a total of 2 billion players. So what are the key ingredients for a successful mobile game? Estoty’s experts name the following ...
Provar Manager general availability released
Friday, September 2, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
Provar, the test solution provider, has released Provar Manager into general availability. Provar Manager, the latest addition to the Provar Quality Cloud’s suite of offerings, is a 100% Salesforce-native test management solution that helps delivery teams organize, analyze and optimize all of their end-to-end and holistic testing activities, within Salesforce...
Developer led visibility practices advance at SmartBear
Thursday, September 1, 2022 by Richard Harris
SmartBear, a provider of software development and visibility tools, has hired world-class artificial intelligence (AI) leader Jim Wu as VP of AI and Data Science working in the SmartBear Innovation Labs and product management leader Anthony Bryce as VP of Product Management. Both are supporting the company’s strategy to provide critically-needed visibility for dev...
Java developer skills you should learn
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 by Richard Harris
Mark Little, the technical direction, research, and development for Red Hat JBoss Middleware talks about skills Java developers need, how Java stands the test of time, and how to optimize Java development for Kubernetes. Little also covers if there are any gaps in what Java can deliver given the pace of business with containers and microservices, and some tools develope...
Keeping startups agile and pivoting with MVPs
Wednesday, August 24, 2022 by Yasser Jilani
With low budgets and little time, startups need to react with speed and agility to launch products. Our product sat (and still sits) in the global online e-learning market, sized at approximately 250 billion US dollars in 2020, with the US contributing to 47% growth. The market was fierce and competitive, especially for new startups entering the market.
Crossword game Test Express Word Adventure launches
Tuesday, August 23, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
GameHouse has announced Text Express: Word Adventure, a vast and challenging emergent crossword puzzle game with an exciting and visual adventure narrative and huge variety in gameplay; spanning 3,500 levels, 37 destinations, over 95 speaking characters, and thousands of unique crossword puzzles. This beautiful and unique puzzle game is packed with rich environments to ...
The metaverse dominance race has begun
Monday, August 22, 2022 by Richard Harris
In a metaverse, everything is connected. Every corner of the internet is reachable and each individual user is represented by an avatar. The metaverse is a place where the physical and digital worlds collide, and it's quickly becoming the dominant platform for human interaction. This shift has huge implications for businesses, governments, and individuals. In a meta...
UI and UX testing report from Applitools
Friday, August 5, 2022 by Richard Harris
Applitools announced the 2022 State of UI/UX Testing Report. Testers, developers, QA managers, and UI/UX designers from nearly 1,000 companies were surveyed.
As the first-ever industry report on the user interface (UI) and user experience (UX) testing, the data shows that most organizations' current testing techniques are unable to meet the quality engineering de...
MachineWare RISC-V simulator for software developers
Wednesday, June 29, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
MachineWare is set to revolutionize semiconductor design with its high-speed functional RISC-V simulator, SIM-V.
SIM-V, the company’s flagship product, combines unprecedented simulation performance with exceptional customizability for applications ranging from the tiniest embedded devices to warehouse-scale supercomputers. SIM-V enables software developers to t...
Web testing on BitBar
Thursday, June 23, 2022 by Brittany Hainzinger
SmartBear is answering developers’ call for an all-in-one web and native mobile app testing solution with the release of web testing on BitBar. The company has added web browser testing capabilities into its next-gen mobile app testing platform, BitBar, for the most reliable and streamlined cloud-based testing available with instant access to all the latest browse...
Kubernetes performance benchmarking from Speedscale
Thursday, June 2, 2022 by Freeman Lightner
Speedscale achieves expertise as part of Google’s Partner Advantage Program, helping SaaS companies optimize cloud price-performance ratio while scaling quality Speedscale, the Kubernetes traffic replay company that can simulate production conditions, announces it has successfully achieved expertise in cloud-native application development as part of Google’s...
Automate mobile app testing with Native Mobile Grid
Wednesday, April 27, 2022 by Richard Harris
Applitools announced the general availability of Native Mobile Grid. It presents the next-generation mobile device cloud that allows mobile developers, Test Automation engineers, and QA engineers to instantly automate the testing of mobile apps across iOS and Android devices in the market.
As the latest expansion of Applitools Ultrafast Test Cloud, Native Mobil...