Parasoft looks to simplify microservice testing with new releases

Parasoft has released new versions of its automated software testing solutions for microservices, which include Parasoft SOAtest and Parasoft Virtualize. The company also announced new improvements to its continuous testing platform to meet the needs of microservices. “Microservices enable the speed and flexibility required to support many of today’s agile development projects – but without … continue reading

SD Times GitHub Project of the Week: StackBlitz

Fed up with the time it takes to download and initialize development projects for testing locally, developer at GoThinker Eric Simons decided it was time for something better. That’s why him and his team set out to make this week’s project of the week — StackBlitz, an onlineVS Code  IDE that allows you to live … continue reading

The two big traps of code test coverage

Measurement of code coverage is one of those things that always catches my attention. On the one hand, I often find that organizations don’t necessarily know how much code they are covering during testing — which is really surprising! At the other end of the coverage spectrum, there are organizations for whom the number is … continue reading

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Report: Companies plan to spend more on automated testing this year

With Agile and DevOps adoption on the rise, more companies are looking to boost their automated testing portfolios. The cloud-based continuous testing provider Sauce Labs’ released survey results today from its annual Testing Trends in 2018: A Survey of Development and Testing Professionals. According to the report, 45 percent of respondents plan to increase their … continue reading

Guest View: Use this approach to catch the most bugs

You are trying to break the software, testing each and every corner case to find bugs to add to your bucket. Once development is complete and your build is deployed, you start testing to find potential issues. After you find bugs you try to add enough information on the defect report to show that the … continue reading

Panaya Launches Panaya Test Center 2.0 to Drive Innovation by Accelerating and Standardizing Enterprise Application Testing

Panaya, the leader in SaaS-based testing and continuous delivery solutions announced today the availability of Panaya Test Center 2.0 (PTC), a test acceleration platform that helps organizations drive innovation by accelerating and standardizing enterprise application testing. PTC 2.0 introduces machine learning capabilities that automatically create real-life test cases based on actual usage, improving testing relevance and … continue reading

Rainforest QA raises $25 million in funding

Rainforest QA today announced it has raised $25 million in a second round of capitalization that it plans to invest in product development and growth. The funding brings the total the company has raised to $41.2 million. Rainforest QA has a platform for crowdsourcing QA, and founder and CEO Fred Stevens-Smith told SD Times that … continue reading

Testing catches up to the pace of development

In the past, testing has been an afterthought. These days, as development cycles get shorter and shorter, there has been a push to test earlier in the development process. There are many types of testing out there, but the ones that really held a presence this year were those related to DevOps: continuous, automated, and … continue reading

SmartBear State of Testing 2017: The future of software testing for developers, QA

SmartBear Software is gearing up to release its flagship testing survey tomorrow, and this year’s results paint the picture of the testing industry from end-to-end. The company shared its findings with SD Times in advance, and we dove into the results to learn how the disruption of software development is impacting testers, developers, and operations … continue reading

Almotive driving

Game engine-based simulation set to outshine real-world testing for self-driving

The race is officially on to market seamless autonomous driving technology within the shortest possible timeframe. One of the biggest challenges, however, lies in preparing autonomous vehicles to navigate the many unforeseen and unexpected obstacles that face drivers on any given journey. Real-world testing, while ideal, of course, falls short of producing enough quality, representative, … continue reading

Perfecto brings automation to voice apps and virtual assistants

Chatbots are one area of innovation that is driving and changing engagement for digital experiences, and a number of customers and others in the software market are adopting and embedding chatbots within their applications. Like other emerging technologies, chatbots add complexity to applications, which is why companies like Perfecto are trying to knock down that … continue reading

Fuzz testing finds industries left vulnerable by unsecured software

There are potential zero day exploits in the open source protocols and common file formats across six specific industries, according to Synopsys’ State of Fuzzing 2017 report. This includes the automotive, finance, industrial control systems, Internet of Things (IoT), government, and medical fields. The report stems from more than 4.8 billion fuzz tests conducted by Synopsys’ customers … continue reading

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