Topic: testing

Accessibility testing

One area in which test automation can deliver big value to organizations is in accessibility. Accessibility is all about the user experience, and is especially important for users with disabilities. Automated end-to-end testing helps answer the question of how easy or difficult it is for users to engage with the software. “If the software is … continue reading

The human side of automation: Reclaiming work-life balance

In the fast-paced world of software development, achieving an ideal work-life balance has become a distant aspiration for many with burnout and fatigue common realities. The constant pressure to meet deadlines, tackle complex problems, and handle an ever-increasing workload often leaves little room for personal time, whether that’s a great nap (my favorite), a workout, … continue reading

Simplify security testing from end-to-end

As companies across the globe race to fortify their cybersecurity defenses, they’re increasingly finding themselves navigating a complex maze when it comes to security testing. The past decade of innovation has produced an ecosystem now booming with countless tools, yet aligning these tools together, and avoiding tool sprawl, is proving to have its own set of … continue reading

Sonar’s new SAST tool includes support for thousands of open-source libraries

The developer security company Sonar has announced an update to its platform, which will make it even easier for developers to write what Sonar calls “Clean Code,” or code that is “easy to read, maintain, understand and change through structure and consistency yet remains robust and secure to withstand performance demands.” The company has added … continue reading

Quality engineering should be an enterprise-wide endeavor

Everyone, it seems, wants to shift all the steps required to produce and deliver quality, performant software to the left. The assumption is that by asking developers to take on a greater role in quality assurance and security, the cost to remediate problems is lowered by discovering those issues earlier.  The downside of this is … continue reading

Generative AI and software testing: Here’s what our experiments with generative AI and software testing found

Amid the cacophony of noise about generative AI and software development, we haven’t seen much thoughtful discussion about software testing specifically. We’ve been experimenting with ChatGPT’s test writing capabilities and wanted to share our findings. In short: we conclude that ChatGPT is only somewhat useful for writing tests today, but we expect that to change … continue reading

Mabl’s load testing offering provides increased insight into app performance

Low-code intelligence automation company mabl today announced its new load testing offering geared at allowing engineering teams to assess how their application will perform under production load. This capability integrates into mabl’s SaaS platform so that users can enhance the value of existing functional tests, move performance testing to an earlier phase of the development … continue reading

The four stages of mobile software testing maturity

If you’re like most organizations that develop mobile apps, you have some kind of systematic mobile software testing in place. You might even be using automation frameworks to execute your tests, and you might be testing across a high number of devices, browsers and operating system versions. But if you think that makes you a … continue reading

Quality assurance assures great user experiences

The user experience has become critically important in today’s digital world, even as organizations struggle to align testing with the speed of delivery. Functional tests, performance tests and UI tests, among others, can reveal if an application isn’t behaving or performing as expected. But on their own, they can’t tell you if your user is … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Touca

Touca is a continuous regression testing tool that provides engineering teams with a real-time visual comparison of their software’s performance and behavior against a previous trusted version. This can help them identify any unintended side effects of their daily code changes. “It is still too difficult and time-consuming for software engineers to gain confidence in … continue reading

Speed – and other stuff – drives the need for test automation

It started with working from home. That’s what fired off the rocket of digital transformation. People who converted to virtual interactions with their customers did well, and those who didn’t suffered. But to do so, and keep up with those virtual competitors, often meant exposing things before they were ready, or even fully thought out. … continue reading

Tricentis extends Testim platform to mobile devices

Tricentis is attempting to meet the growing demand for high quality mobile applications by releasing Testim Mobile, a mobile extension to its testing platform Testim. According to Tricentis, testing for mobile applications can pose a lot of challenges, because unlike browsers, phones and tablets can vary widely in performance, size, and operating system.  With Testim … continue reading

DMCA.com Protection Status