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Checklist of Load Testing Metrics

Friday, December 20, 2019

Most people know they need to set goals to improve some part of their life. It helps you avoid wasting energy and make measurable progress. While this is common knowledge, most of us still don’t take the time to set goals or measure their progress toward them over time. The result is missed opportunities. Same …

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How to Overcome Common Regression Testing Challenges

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Many stakeholders see software development as a linear process — the software is written, tests are run, and the code is deployed. On the other hand, many developers know that seemingly benign changes to a piece of code can have a ripple effect across the application. Regression testing is the only reliable way to make …

What is New In CodeSonar 5.2

What is New in CodeSonar 5.2

Thursday, December 05, 2019

GrammaTech’s recent release of CodeSonar, version 5.2, increases the coverage of industry coding standards, improved compiler support, further support for open standards and support for Power Architecture in our binary analysis. We have also revised our support for JuliaSoft for the latest release of their Java/C# analysis. Let’s look at these new features in a …

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Checklist of Test Data Creation Strategies

Monday, November 25, 2019

Most developers and test engineers know that unit tests should include both happy and sad paths. For example, you might test an email validation method with several different correctly and incorrectly formatted email addresses. The goal is to ensure the code works in many different scenarios rather than just testing a single correct email address. …

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TestComplete Furthers UI Innovation and Automation with Version 14.3

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

TestComplete is finishing out 2019 on a high note, following previous releases that included AI-powered visual recognition, integration with Zephyr for Jira, support for Shadow DOM, tight integration with Azure DevOps, PDF testing, and major enhancements in performance and stability of the platform. We also introduced native support for BDD-style Gherkin syntax through our integration with Hiptest, part of the SmartBear BDD portfolio that also …

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CodeSonar Binary Code Analysis for Power Architecture

Sunday, November 10, 2019

GrammaTech is expanding support for CodeSonar for Binaries to include support for the Power architecture in addition to the existing support for x86 and ARM architectures. Power architecture is popular in many deeply embedded devices, especially with devices that use the Freescale family of PowerPC (PPC) based processors and MCUs. These processors and MPUs are …

CodeSonar to Evaluate Software for the 2019 CWE Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors

Using CodeSonar to Evaluate Software for the 2019 CWE Top 25 Most Dangerous Software Errors

Friday, November 01, 2019

The Common Weakness Enumeration (CWE) Top 25 most dangerous software errors, a.k.a., the CWE Top 25 is a list of the most common weaknesses that lead to security vulnerabilities. It is published on a regular basis by MITRE, as of this post, the most recent coming out in September 2019.  The CWE lists are based …

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SOAR: The Future of IT Security

Friday, October 25, 2019

We are in an era of data explosion. At the same time, threats are multiplying. As a result, the day-to-day efforts of securing data could overwhelm your Security Operations Center (SOC) team. A smart tool could help ensure that your security efforts are both effective and sustainable. One such tool is SOAR. What Is SOAR? SOAR …

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Announcing LoadNinja Updates: Improved UI!

Sunday, October 20, 2019

If you haven’t heard, we are the official and exclusive sponsor of Joe Colantonio’s TestGuild Performance and SRE Podcast! Check out the first few episodes now. We’re also excited to highlight some new enhancements and features that have been added to LoadNinja over the past several weeks! Maximize VU Inspector You can maximize the VU inspector so …

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How to Reduce the Cost of Your Testing & Automation

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Most development teams appreciate the value of testing and test automation, but there’s always a push-and-pull when it comes to the time and costs associated with it. It’s important to understand the costs and benefits of testing and test automation in order to decide what level of coverage is appropriate for a given project. At …