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Cybersecurity Predictions for 2020

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Just like New Year’s resolutions, a lot of people make predictions — but not everyone follows up on them. Last year, we looked into the 2019 crystal ball and tried to predict the trends concerning cybersecurity for that year. Now that it’s 2020, let’s review those predictions to see how well we did, and make some new …

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Testing with Feature Flags to Improve Developer Productivity

Thursday, July 02, 2020

Feature Flags can improve your continuous integration process in a number of ways. This post will focus on how CloudBees Feature Flags can help improve your developer productivity and shorten the feedback loop with the Flag Override view for frontend validation.  It includes Javascript in examples, but the override view can be used in all available platforms. The flag …

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Latest Version of CodeSonar Improves on Functional Safety, MISRA Support, C++ Parsing and Visualization

Thursday, June 25, 2020

The latest version of GrammaTech CodeSonar, Version 5.3, continues our commitment to being the go-to provider for static application security testing (SAST) and the static analysis tool of choice for improving software safety, security and quality. This release has several new features as well as compatibility updates, and other improvements. This release of CodeSonar includes improvements …

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API Performance Testing with LoadUI Pro: The Why, the How, and the Measures of Success

Thursday, June 18, 2020

This post is the first in a series on API performance testing, and covers why performance testing is critical to API and company success Speed. Performance. Reliability. These are the characteristics we strive for when developing a truly powerful application. These are also the characteristics our customers use to judge that application. But in today’s …

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Case Study : Complex UI Testing

Thursday, June 11, 2020

This post was originally posted at https://blog.ndepend.com/case-study-complex-ui-testing/. Author: Patrick Smacchia In the previous post Case Study: 2 Simple Principles to achieve High Code Maintainability I explained that the principles layered code + high coverage ratio by test are 2 simple principles that can be objectively applied, validated and measured. When these 2 principles are applied they lead to High …

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Cybersecurity: How Safe are Voice Assistants?

Thursday, June 04, 2020

This new age in Artificial Intelligence is fascinating- and terrifying too. From ubiquitous digital assistants like Siri and Alexa to usage on factory floors, the impact of AI is by all means dizzying. Your cell phone mostly features a voice assistant. At best, Apple’s Siri- for instance- may seem like a “naïve” helper that can check weather …

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Try These Hacks to Speed Up Your Manual UI Tests

Thursday, May 28, 2020

User interface testing, or UI testing, is an integral part of the software development process. While unit and integration tests ensure that things work on a code level, UI tests are the only way to ensure an optimal experience from the user standpoint. The only downside is that these tests can be time-consuming to create …

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Kiuwan Release Announcement – May 12, 2020

Thursday, May 21, 2020

We are pleased to announce that on May 12, 2020 we rolled out a new Kiuwan release! We have made some changes in the way Kiuwan handles delivery analyses, we have added some REST API enhancements, and rolled out all of the latest changes to Kiuwan On-Premises. Read more details about this Kiuwan release below. …

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10 Do’s of DevOps Webinar with Gene Kim: Key Technical Practices

Thursday, May 14, 2020

This blog post was originally posted at https://electric-cloud.com/blog/technical-practices-devops/ This month we hosted Gene Kim, co-author of The Phoenix Project and other great DevOps books, and our own Anders Wallgren, CTO of Electric Cloud, for a webinar discussion focused on key technical practices for DevOps. But why focus on technical practices? DevOps isn’t about tools – it’s about …

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Case Study: 2 Simple Principles to achieve High Code Maintainability

Monday, May 04, 2020

High Code Maintainability is the key to make both the management and the developers happy: Maintainability lets a product evolves naturally at a sustained pace with controlled cost. Maintainability lets developers add new features and improve existing ones without spending most of their time refactoring old dusty code and fixing bugs. After 16 years of …