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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 …

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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 …

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Explore a flexible C/C++ SonarQube plugin based on CppDepend.

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Both CppDepend and SonarQube are static analyzers that offer a rule-based system to detect problems in C/C++ code. However, the CppDepend default Rules-Set has very few overlaps with the SonarQube rules. Basically, the SonarQube rules are good at analyzing what is happening inside a method, the code flow while the CppDepend code model, on which the …

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 …

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 …