Shifting everywhere: The importance of continuous testing in the software development life cycle

Wednesday, December 06, 2023

“Shifting left” is the philosophy of pushing security testing as early as possible in the development process. When the idea was first popularized, the only viable tool-based option was to run static analysis during coding, and then perform penetration testing before the application went live. Today “shifting everywhere” means automated, continuous testing throughout the software …

Shifting Up​: Achieving Progressive Delivery with both shift-left and shift-right approaches​

Thursday, June 02, 2022

Make Progressive Delivery Happen – Whether Shift-Left or Shift-Right There’s a transformation happening in software development: Progressive Delivery. It lets you rapidly release updated apps while still maintaining quality and control. Better still, it can have a big impact on the job satisfaction and day-to-day experience of developers. At SmartBear, we’re in a unique position …

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DevOps and Testing Software Architecture

Thursday, March 05, 2020

Forbes Magazine famously wrote that “Every Company is a Software Company.” Your company must become more responsive and agile using software and technology. And if the software doesn’t work or gives customers a bad experience, it can lead to lost revenue. This has led to the DevOps phenomenon, which is speeding up deployment of software …