Load Testing with Visual Studio Online

Published November 17th, 2014 Under Performance Testing | Leave a Comment

Most development teams realize that they should do load testing but can’t because of time or resource constraints. ?Now, with Visual Studio Online, load testing has never been easier. We’ve introduced a simplified, browser-based authoring and configuration experience that lets you quickly create a load test and execute it at scale, using the power of the cloud. Read more

Software Testing and Release Engineering at Google

Published November 13th, 2014 Under Continuous Integration, Software Testing | Leave a Comment

Get a peek into iOS development, from making sure our apps and policies stay in compliance with Appstore development restrictions, to understanding the interesting points of being a large company that occupies the AppStore alongside individual developers. This explores the release process for Chrome for iOS, including an overview of our product development strategy, automated testing frameworks, and manual testing processes. Read more

Achieve Self-Testing Code

Published November 10th, 2014 Under Software Testing | Leave a Comment

Self-testing code, or code that can evaluate its own health and tell you if it has problems, is the goal of many software teams who spend effort in testing. How can you achieve that goal? The talk covers team practices, the types and amount of tests you need in your repertoire, and technical practices to help you get closer to it. Read more

The Sbt Scala Interactive Build Tool

Published November 6th, 2014 Under Configuration Management | Leave a Comment

sbt” is an open source Scala-oriented build tool. Unlike most other general build tools, “sbt” is targeted to support only Scala and Java projects. Read more

Load Testing with Microsoft Azure

Published November 3rd, 2014 Under Performance Testing | Leave a Comment

This video demonstrates creating an on-premises load test and then take it to the cloud with Windows Azure. The presentation starts by creating a test in Visual Studio and then recording web traffic using the Web Recorder and Internet Explorer. It also walks through using the Load Test Wizard to generate your load tests. Read more

Applying Agile in Test Automation

Published October 27th, 2014 Under Functional Testing | Comments Off

What are the challenges to build test automation framework and automated regression test suite for Barclays’ Equity trading business? Are a geographically dispersed team in different time zones and a fast moving regulatory environment the only problems? This presentation shares some experience when applying Agile methodology for this type of project. Read more

Acceptance Tests with SpecFlow

Published October 24th, 2014 Under Functional Testing | Comments Off

SpecFlow is open source behavior-driven development tool for the .NET environment that is part of the Cucumber family and uses the official Gherkin parser. It is a tool to write user acceptance tests in a pragmatic, business-friendly language. It is much more than that, however. Read more


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