July 31st, 2018
Someone on Quora asked the expansive question - "What are examples of automated testing?". When I read this question, it made me think - that is such as vast question, since it can encompass so many different types of testing (hardware, software, network, security, performance, compatibility), all of which can be done automatically or manually depending on the situation. However I thought it might be useful to describe some different examples...Read More
July 30th, 2018
We recently hosted another free webinar - this time on The Role of Exploratory Testing.
This webinar was first presented at DevGeekWeek 2018 by Inflectra's Technical Director - Adam Sandman.
Don't worry if you missed the webinar, we have a recording available.Read More
July 23rd, 2018
We recently had a webinar that demonstrated the similarities and differences between Selenium Page Object vs Rapise Object Repository. Don't worry if you missed the webinar, we have a recording available.
This webinar was first presented at DevGeekWeek 2018 by Inflectra's senior software engineer - Alexey Grinevich.Read More
July 23rd, 2018
When a software developer likely hears that delivery cycle times are getting smaller, the first reaction is probably one of understandable panic and frustration. Will quality suffer? How can we meet deadlines if we don’t have the time? How will the budget be affected? There are tons of thoughts that will race through the mind of a software developer met with this new decision, but this can turn into a positive thing.
There are many ways a shortened delivery cycle can impact software teams, and if it is framed in the right way, it can mean good things for the whole team. Read on for eight ways a shortened delivery cycle can positively impact software teams.Read More
July 20th, 2018
We are please to share with you the recording of our recent webinar on Using REST & UI Testing To Test An Ajax Web Application.
The webinar is based on a talk by Adam Sandman, first presented at STPCon Spring 2018.Read More
July 18th, 2018
Would you like to have a realistic, full production-like data set available in your test management suite? Having all the exceptions, pollution and human or system made data entry errors available before an application or release goes life is a major quality assurance advantage. Just read the news and learn about some of the recent IT failures due to data migration or testing without a realistic set of sample data.
Imagine the reduction of the amount of rework when you have a professional test data solution directly available in SpiraTest and in your test and acceptance environments. Moreover, adding realistic automated test data to Rapise would rapidly increase the value & quality of your data-driven automated regression testing.Read More
July 17th, 2018
JUnit 5 is the next generation of JUnit. The goal was to create an up-to-date foundation for developer-side testing on the JVM. This included focusing on Java 8 and above, as well as enabling many different styles of testing. JUnit 5 is the result of these efforts, and at Inflectra we already have JUnit 5 available for integration with SpiraTest, SpiraTeam, or SpiraPlan.Read More
July 16th, 2018
Thank you for joining our July 5th webinar on Addressing The Challenges Of Web UI Test Automation Using Rapise. The webinar recording and slides are offered below for those who had to miss it.Read More
July 5th, 2018
When it comes to project management strategies, most people think of development teams.
Whether they’re focused software, websites, inventory, or any number of items, the intricacies of successfully developing a viable product require stringent tracking. There are many phases between brainstorming and product launch, most of which generally consist of numerous smaller tasks, which can be broken down into several more specific tasks. With so many hands in the honey pot, disorganization quickly leads to sticky situations.
This post, however, is not about development teams. It’s about introducing project management to the rest of your company to help clear up and prevent sticky situations.Read More
July 3rd, 2018
Robotic process automation (RPA) software is designed to quickly automate business tasks in applications such as Microsoft Office, Web application, Microsoft Windows client/server applications, or even Legacy AS400 applications without coding or programming. Unlike API automation tools, RPA tools connect to the user interface of the applications, simulating the user actions to complete the business tasks.Read More
July 2nd, 2018
The past two weeks have been a bit of a blur for #teamInflectra, we had the great fortune to attend two conferences back to back - DevGeekWeek/QAGeekWeek in Israel, and the first ever Agile Testing Days USA in Boston, MA. During that time we learned a lot, met great people, and also got to help out with the Software Testing World Cup (STWC).Read More