Topic: behavior driven development

SmartBear introduces native support for BDD in TestComplete 14.0

SmartBear, the innovator behind the industry’s highest impact tools to build, test, and monitor great software, announced TestComplete 14.0, which features native support for Behavior-Driven Development (BDD), bridging the gap between technical and non-technical users. This release also includes a seamless integration with HipTest, the only native BDD collaborative platform to define test cases and … continue reading

Overcoming the challenges of adopting Behavior-Driven Development in the enterprise

Behavior-driven development (BDD) is a software development process that attempts to solve the problem of implementing poorly defined requirements. It seeks to leverage the domain expertise of business and QA professionals to ensure that developers build the correct software. Let’s begin by describing the evolutionary process that has prompted many organizations to explore BDD. At … continue reading

SmartBear acquires test management solution provider Zephyr

SmartBear is bolstering its test management portfolio with a newly announced acquisition. The company has revealed it is acquiring software testing company Zephyr. Zephyr is known for its software test management solutions as well as its work with DevOps and continuous testing. Together, SmartBear plans to build “the most comprehensive set of test management solutions … continue reading

Variations on test-driven development

Despite the invention of so many different types of software testing methodologies, many in the industry are still sticking to the tried-and-true method of test-driven development, or at least some form of it. “Like any other methodology, I think there seems to be some pretty significant variations between TDD as it’s described in books and … continue reading

QASymphony releases qTest 9 with new test automation and BDD tools

QASymphony is releasing two new solutions as part of its software testing platform, qTest. With the release of qTest 9, the company has introduced qTest Launch for test automation management and qTest Scenario Enterprise for behavior-driven development (BDD). “We have been collecting feedback from global enterprises over the last several years, and what they have … continue reading

Parasoft announces latest release of Parasoft SOAtest and Virtualize

Parasoft has announced the latest release of Parasoft SOAtest and Virtualize, which has extended support for continuous integration platforms. New plug-ins allow users to parse test results back into common CI platforms, including Bamboo, Jenkins, Microsoft VSTS, and Team City. The new release extends support for organizations that leverage Behavior Driven Development, which will pave … continue reading

Hindsight Software updates BehavePro for agile behavior-driven development

The biggest cause of defects in software is related to problems with requirements. According to Hindsight Software founder Alan Parkinson, more than 54 percent of defects can be traced to miscommunication of requirements. The company last week released an update to its BehavePro editor, an add-on to Atlassian’s JIRA defect-tracking tool, that gives product owners, … continue reading

Guest View: Overcoming agile barriers for testers

On balance, the agile movement has been positive for software teams. Increased project success and stakeholder satisfaction, along with productivity and quality improvements, have been gained by organizations adopting agile. The goals of agile are noble ones: to be more responsive to changing business needs and to deliver software faster. Developers love agile because they … continue reading

SD Times news digest: August 7, 2014—Facebook’s Linux network plans, OpenSSL fixes, Cucumber behavior-driven development, and Apache Cordova for Android

Facebook plans Linux network upgrade to rival FreeBSD Facebook has designs on drastically improving the Linux kernel network stack, and is hiring a software engineer specifically for that purpose. A recent Facebook job listing seeks a software engineer for Facebook’s kernel team with a primary focus on the networking subsystem. The goal over the next … continue reading

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