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Continuous Testing and New Tools for Automation
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Learn how you can create a full continuous integration solution entirely in the cloud using GitHub, Selenium, Sauce Labs, and Travis CI. Michael Redman will show you how to take...

Michael Redman, Sauce Labs
Continuous Mobile Testing Using Jenkins – A How-To Guide
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Mobile developers are moving from the traditional testing environment toward more agile testing practices with many teams adopting continuous integration to speed and streamline their...

Joe Lewis, Keynote
The Power of an Individual Tester: The HealthCare.gov Experience
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Like millions of other Americans, Ben Simo visited HealthCare.gov in search of health insurance and found a frustratingly buggy website that was failing to fulfill its purpose―to educate people on the new health insurance law and help them purchase health insurance. After failing to create...

Ben Simo, eBay, Inc.
Introduction to Selenium and WebDriver
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Selenium is an open source automation tool for test driving browser-based applications. WebDriver, the newly-introduced API for Selenium against which tests are written in Java, contains classes including ChromeDriver, AndroidDriver, and iPhoneDriver. Sometimes test authors...

 

Alan Richardson, Compendium Developments
Test Automation Patterns: Issues and Solutions
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Automating system level test execution can result in many problems. It is surprising to find that many people encounter the same problems yet are unaware of common solutions that worked well for others. These problem/solution pairs are called “patterns.” Seretta Gamba recognized the...

Seretta Gamba, Steria Mummert ISS GmbH, and Mark Fewster, Grove Software Testing Ltd.
The Challenges of BIG Testing: Automation, Virtualization, Outsourcing, and More
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Large-scale and complex testing projects can stress the testing and automation practices we have learned through the years, resulting in less than optimal outcomes. However, a number of innovative ideas and concepts are emerging to better support industrial-strength testing for big...

Hans Buwalda, LogiGear
Speed Up Testing with Monitoring Tools
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The software development lifecycle is a pretty complex process in many organizations. However, by using monitoring tools and methodologies, you can accelerate testing and release higher quality code―the cornerstone of rapid software delivery. These tools provide immediate feedback...

Jim Hirschauer, AppDynamics
Innovation Thinking: Evolve and Expand Your Capabilities
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Innovation is a word tossed around frequently in organizations today. The...

Jennifer Bonine, tap|QA, Inc.
Build Your Mobile Testing Expertise
Slideshow

Are you overwhelmed by the number of mobile devices you need to test? The device market is large and new devices become available almost weekly. Karen Johnson discusses three key mobile testing challenges—device selection, user interface, and device and application settings...

Karen N. Johnson, Software Test Management, Inc.
It’s All Fun and Games: Using Play to Improve Tester Creativity
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The number of software test tools keeps expanding, and individual tools are continuously becoming more advanced. However, there is no doubt that a tester’s most important—yet often neglected and underused—tool is the mind. As testers, we need to employ our intelligence, imagination, and...

Christin Wiedemann, Professional Quality Assurance Ltd.

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