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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 …

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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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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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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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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 …

Motivation for Software Architecture Refactoring

Wednesday, January 15, 2020

Refactoring is commonly applied to code, but refactoring can also be applied to other development artifacts like databases, UML models, and software architecture. Refactoring software architecture is particularly relevant because during development the architecture is constantly changing (sometimes for the worse; see our blog post on Architectural Erosion) and expanding. Software architecture refactoring should happen regularly …

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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 …

Software developers at work testing software

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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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 …

SmartBear Further Strengthens Leadership Position by Bringing New Test Automation Capabilities to the Atlassian Ecosystem

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

SmartBear Announces New Product Integrations and Functionality to Streamline Development by Bringing Together the Power of Test Automation and Test Management with Native Jira Experience.