Moving Away from Legacy Code with BDD

Published June 29th, 2015 Under Functional Testing | Leave a Comment

Greenfield projects are awesome – you can develop highest quality application using best practices on the market. But what if your bread actually is Legacy projects? Does it mean that you need to descend into darkness of QA absence? Does it mean that you can’t use Agile or modern communication practices like BDD? Read more

How to Make Testers Love Developers

Published June 23rd, 2015 Under Software Testing | Leave a Comment

Want tighter collaboration and better working rapport between testers and developers? Enough of the antagonistic images and comments of the tester and developer relationship, sure testers find code issues and point out the flaws of developer’s work but testers are also “helpmates” to developers. This presentation identifies seven specific areas to build collaboration during development and testing of a product. She also explains how having an empathic approach can improve relationships between testers and developers. Read more

Behat v3! Behavioral-Driven-De­velopment, Functional Tests and Selenium

Published June 17th, 2015 Under Functional Testing | Leave a Comment

Testing our applications is something we all do. Ahem, rather, it’s something we all *wish* we did. In this chat, I’ll introduce you to Behat version 3: a behavior-driven-development (BDD) library that allows you to write functional tests against your application just by writing human-readable sentences/scenarios. Read more

Test Cases Are Not Software Testing

Published June 8th, 2015 Under Software Testing | Comments Off on Test Cases Are Not Software Testing

Software testing means evaluating a product by learning about it through experimentation. This is a dynamic, exploratory process. Although we might script parts of it, and even reduce some of it to programmatic fact checks, testing itself is a live performance. In fact, all technical work is a live performance. Read more

Essential Skills for Test Automation

Published June 2nd, 2015 Under Performance Testing | Comments Off on Essential Skills for Test Automation

Alex Siminiuc is a freelance tester that shares his thoughts on the skills needed for test automation and load testing. Learning test automation and load testing is always a challenge for manual testers. Read more

Hacker-proof your App Using Functional Tests

Published May 26th, 2015 Under Functional Testing | Comments Off on Hacker-proof your App Using Functional Tests

Many Functional Testing/QA Engineers don’t have insights into Security vulnerabilities. Usually an enterprise has a separate security testing team solely for that task and functional testers have to rely on them for the security audit. Read more

Security Testing for Test Professionals

Published May 18th, 2015 Under Functional Testing | Comments Off on Security Testing for Test Professionals

Coveros CEO Jeff Payne goes into detail about his upcoming STARWEST tutorial, the importance of software testing in the mobile age, the most common types of breaches, and how he would have handled some security issues that Twitter encountered. Read more


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