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Rocks stacked on the beach Building Levels of Testing in Software Development

Quality is now considered everyone's responsibility, and many developers are acquiring testing skills to validate their code before it gets to dedicated quality engineers. But where should you start? Consider beginning with unit tests that help you write better code, then building to integration tests and E2E testing.

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Jennifer Robison
A feature branching strategy Feature Branching Is Not Evil

Some people believe branching and pull requests are inherently bad. True, branching done poorly can slow down a team, but advocating for avoiding branching altogether can lead you to ignore the more important goal of an agile process: rapid integration of changes. First, make sure you're considering the right metrics.

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Steve Berczuk
facets The Changing Facets of Integration Testing

In the current dynamics of product development and confirming quality in the agile world, the definition (both narrow and broad), significance, and scope of integration testing have increased manifold. Rajini Padmanaban highlights the changing facets of integration testing that teams need to make note of.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Pipelines, photo by Bernard Hermant Testing Your DevOps Is Just as Important as Testing Your Software

Many DevOps engineers fail to test their automation code in the same way they test the software they deploy. It's crucial for software to have tests, and this should apply to infrastructure-as-code software too, if we plan to change and improve this code with no worries about breaking automation in our DevOps pipeline.

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Alan Crouch
Integration testing Why Integration Testing Is Crucial for Mobile Apps

When customers use a mobile app you built, they expect seamless integration. Performing integration testing is essential due to the need to sync these apps with all the other devices and interfaces. With so many products in the mobile and IoT ecosystems, it is important for testers to think like their users.

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Raj Subrameyer
When Does Choosing a Mediocre Technology Make Sense?

The technology world is obsessed with the latest and greatest. This doesn't come as a surprise. After all, we're all about innovation and building something better today than we built yesterday. Are there times when choosing a mediocre option—or even the worst option—makes sense?

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Rick Scott
Microsoft Goes All In with Skype

Mergers and acquisitions are interesting to keep track of, especially when it comes to how merged and acquired brands perform a few years down the line. Rajini Bharath looks at what happens internally from a quality standpoint to prepare for a transition to an acquired brand.

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Rajini Padmanaban
Is Cyber Monday Turning into a Software Release for Testers?

With every passing year, Cyber Monday continues to grow in prominence as one of the busiest online shopping days. With critical tests needed in functionality, performance, security, content, integration, and accessibility, Cyber Monday seems to be turning into a release of its own for testers.

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Rajini Padmanaban