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Test Management 101: Traceability

Thursday, January 13, 2022

Why do we test? Testing proves that our application works properly. Traceability, or being able to trace requirements to test cases, forms the foundation of your testing strategy. Test traceability is the ability to link a test to a set of requirements and verify that the application works as expected. Traceability matters as your product …

SAST and Unit Testing are a Perfect Match: CodeSonar and VectorCAST Integration

Thursday, September 23, 2021

VectorCAST is an embedded software testing platform from Vector Informatik that supports the creation and management of test assets to help software developers validate software requirements. VectorCAST measures code coverage with automated regression testing and standards-compliant report generation with execution on host, simulator and embedded target systems. Unit Test Automation Automation is a critical to …

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What is Code Review? Guidelines and Best Practices

Thursday, July 22, 2021

Code review is the process of mandating systematically one or several developers to review the code written by another developer in other to detects defect and to improve it. Code review is more often performed by an experienced developer considering the various aspects including the quality and security of code, sharing the knowledge, enabling better …

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The Importance of Synthetic Monitoring for Mobile Apps

Thursday, May 06, 2021

The usage of mobile apps has exploded, and given the global nature of most user bases of any mobile app, there is increasingly little-to-no downtime. At any given point, your mobile app is being used by hundreds or thousands or more users who expect rich, robust functionality. Companies literally cannot afford to deliver a subpar mobile app experience.  …

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Benefits of Continuous Integration: 8 Things for Devs to Love

Thursday, April 01, 2021

The following is a guest post written by Michiel Mulders You may have a great product but if you don’t release often, it won’t be easy to keep up with your competition. If you want to speed up software delivery, continuous integration (CI) can help you become more efficient. At its essence, CI helps you to …

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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 …

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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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GrammaTech Bug-Injector Research Receives IEEE SCAM 2019 Distinguished Paper

Friday, March 27, 2020

During the International Working Conference on Source Code Analysis & Manipulation (SCAM), a GrammaTech research publication was awarded the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) Computer Society TCSE (Technical Council on Software Engineering) Distinguished Paper Award. The paper, “Automated Customized Bug-Benchmark Generation,” describes Bug-Injector, a system that automatically creates benchmarks for customized evaluation of static analysis tools. This work …

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Make the most of the C/C++ static analysis tools

Thursday, March 19, 2020

Static code analysis is the process of detecting flaws in software’s source code.  The static analysis tools are useful to detect common coding mistakes; here are some benefits from using them: Make the code source more readable and maintainable. Prevent unexpected behavior in execution. Optimize the execution. Make the code more secure. Many C/C++ static analysis …