Revolutionizing API testing with artificial intelligence

Recently, a simple conversation I had analyzing the current challenges associated with software testing in the modern era led to a key realization: the tools in the software testing industry have not been focused on simplicity for the Agile world. Agile is primarily a development-focused activity. In its most basic terms, Agile is a software … continue reading

Parasoft releases AI-powered API testing solution

Automated software testing solution provider Parasoft announced the release of Parasoft SOAtest Smart API Test Generator today, an AI-powered utility that aims to make the adoption of API testing simpler for organizations by reducing the technical skill required. According to Parasoft, up to 80 percent of time spent testing is taken up by manual UI … continue reading

New debugging, visualization and database tools in N|Solid 3.1

Real-time application performance monitoring company NodeSource announced the release of N|Solid 3.1 today, bringing a new debugging tool to their Node.js application development, management, security and analysis platform, alongside other new features. NodeSource says the new tool, which utilizes cross-process snapshot diffing, can help teams spot memory leaks more quickly. While the technique has been … continue reading

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Testplant rebrands itself after acquiring NCC Group’s Web Performance Division

Testplant has acquired NCC Group’s Web Performance Division, bringing a SaaS-based user-centric application platform and a team of testing, monitoring, and data science experts to the company. As part of the acquisition, Testplant is rebranding the combined company to Eggplant. Eggplant is the name of the company’s flagship product designed for user-centric, end-to-end test automation … continue reading

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

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

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