test automation

Three Core DevOps Values for Testers to Know

With DevOps, modern software teams of all shapes and sizes are aiming to deliver a high-quality software production early and often. Shifting testing earlier into your development lifecycle and smartly using test automation to reduce bottlenecks can create a more seamless, collaborative business.

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Josiah Renaudin
Binoculars over cityscape Keeping Your Software Testing Abilities Relevant Today, Tomorrow, and Beyond

Development and product teams have embraced agile and DevOps. What can testers do to keep up with their development peers? Here are some ideas about what testers can learn, what skills we can add, and what processes we can start doing in order to continue delivering quality today, tomorrow, and further into the future.

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Sunil Sehgal
Padlock Make Your Security Testing More Agile

Security practices traditionally have followed a waterfall model, adding security testing on at the end. Organizations need to coach their security programs and testers to prioritize analysis and risk, much like we do with agile stories, to better incorporate security defects with other feature work along the way.

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Alan Crouch
Test Automation Can You Over-Automate Your Testing?

It’s a pipe dream if you think you can just flip a switch and automate entire swaths of testing without lifting a finger. Automation is integral to today’s agile and DevOps world, but it’s easy to fall in love with it and lose track of what should and shouldn’t be automated.

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Josiah Renaudin
laptop with app icons The Difference between Software Testing and Hardware Testing

Hardware and software have become a necessary part of virtually every company and household, and the vendors that serve these audiences must ensure that their products work as they should. Sanjay Zalavadia looks at the difference between software testing and hardware testing.

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Sanjay Zalavadia
Exploratory testing 3 Reasons Exploratory Testing Is Great for Agile Teams

Specification-based testing is critical for determining whether a user story is “done done.” But that doesn’t ensure a positive user experience. Coherence, comprehension, and usability are beyond the scope of automated functional testing. Here are three reasons agile teams should embrace exploratory testing.

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Ingo Philipp
Mobile app security testing 3 Essential Components to Building a Security Testing Practice

Most mobile app development teams lack a security testing practice, or if they do have one, it lacks the maturity to be effective. But the great security practices are not necessarily those that spend the most money or have the most engineers. It’s the ones that have adopted these three fundamental concepts.

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Alan Crouch
Start here Where to Begin with Test Automation

Most test teams want to try automation for some tasks in order to be more efficient, but it can be daunting. If you are wondering where to start automating, the answer is usually as close to the code as you can possibly get. The farther you get from the code, the more you expose yourself to issues.

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Justin Rohrman