benefits of test management

Understanding the benefits of test management and BDD

Thursday, December 24, 2020

Teams have been testing software for as long as software has existed. With the increased adoption of continuous integration and delivery, automated tests are becoming essential. Behaviour-driven development (BDD) is a modern approach to developing software that grew out of Agile and test-driven development. Most teams/organisations can benefit from test management and BDD, but BDD …

Cloudbees software delivery management

CloudBees Launches Two New Software Delivery Management Modules

Thursday, December 17, 2020

During DevOps World 2020, attendees heard about CloudBees Software Delivery Management and its upcoming availability. Well, today we make good on that promise. CloudBees is excited to launch two new Software Delivery Management capabilities that help engineers balance their team’s time to maximize software delivery speed, predictability and overall health. CloudBees Software Delivery Management has removed the headache of …

Code City by Richard Wettel

Visualize Code with Software Architecture Diagrams

Thursday, December 10, 2020

The source code is the design. This famous motto means that no matter how many diagrams you draw and discuss with your colleagues, what matters is how the existing source code is actually structured. The need for visualizing code It is important to distinguish between the static view of code (how classes depend on each other in …

SAST and DevSecOps

The Role of SAST in DevSecOps

Thursday, December 03, 2020

Most people involved in the process of creating and deploying software applications today are familiar with DevSecOps, which integrates security and operations into the software development process. In figurative terms, we think of the software development lifecycle as a timeline, starting with the design on the left and the deployment (and post-deployment activities) on the right. …

software modularity

Modularity Parable and Software

Thursday, November 26, 2020

In his seminal book, The Sciences of the Artificial, Herb Simon describes the parable of watchmakers named Hora and Tempus. They built watches out of 1000 parts. The watches were of the highest quality – as a result, they were often interrupted by customers calling up to place orders. However, they built watches using different techniques. Tempus …

Grammatech binary code analysis tool

Open-source Tools for Binary Analysis and Rewriting

Thursday, November 19, 2020

Unfortunately binary-only software is unavoidable; dependencies of active software projects, firmware and applications distributed without source access, or simply old software whose developers are no longer drawing pay checks (or drawing breath). Consequently binary analysis and rewriting are topics of perennial interest to security and software engineering researchers and practitioners. Binary analysis enables the review of …

MethodInterceptorAspect Class Inheritance Diagram

When your brain can’t handle the complexity: NDepend and PostSharp

Thursday, November 12, 2020

The size and complexity of codebases have exploded in the last decade. What can you do when your codebase no longer fits your brain? In this article I’ll suggest two completely different tools: NDepend to visualize the code, and PostSharp to reduce its complexity. Since PostSharp is itself a complex codebase, we’ll use NDepend to …

Firmware vulnerabilities

What Makes Firmware Vulnerabilities So Deadly?

Tuesday, November 03, 2020

Simply put, firmware is low-level software usually stored in a near-silicon form (ROM, EEPROM, or flash memory) that is used during the initial steps of bootstrapping and starting up a computer, printer, or some other kind of electronic device. Alternatively, firmware may serve to drive device-level communications with other components in a computer or other …

Lexington Soft teams with TestYantra Software Testing Services

Lexington Soft Teams With TestYantra to Offer Comprehensive Software Testing Services and Solutions

Tuesday, October 27, 2020

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India:  Lexington Soft, a provider of enterprise software solutions for Software Development, Testing & Quality has partnered with TestYantra, a global Software Testing Company providing independent software testing services to its clients. The partnership will enable the clients seeking to automate software testing, with comprehensive solutions through a combination of industry leading Test Automation & Performance Testing …

lexington soft defensecode partnership

Lexington Soft Partners With DefenseCode to Bridge the Gap Between Security and DevOps

Thursday, October 22, 2020

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India:  Lexington Soft Pvt. Ltd., has been appointed as a best-in-class enterprise software products and software development tools, to represent DefenseCode across South East Asia. DefenseCode offers two licensed solutions: Its flagship product, ThunderScan® is a SAST (Static Application Security Testing, WhiteBox Testing) solution for performing deep and extensive security analysis of …