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Continuous Testing and New Tools for Automation
Video

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 Testing: A Key Component of Continuous Delivery
Video

In a DevOps approach to software development, extending agile and lean practices across the delivery lifecycle is important to releasing software faster. Delivering software to market quickly is certainly important, but releasing software of low quality can hurt. Delivering higher quality...

Al Wagner, IBM
Achieving Test Automation Critical Mass with Action Based Testing
Video

Despite advances in testing, the reality is that companies often automate less than 30 percent of their functional tests. By practicing Action Based Testing (ABT) you can take your...

John Kane
Take a Test Drive: Acceptance Test-Driven Development
Slideshow

The practice of agile software development requires a clear understanding of business needs. Misunderstanding requirements causes waste, slipped schedules, and mistrust within the organization. Jared Richardson shows how good acceptance tests can reduce misunderstanding of requirements...

Jared Richardson, Agile Artisans
Getting Started with Risk-Based Testing
Slideshow

Whether you are new to testing or looking for a better way to organize your test practices, understanding risk is essential to successful testing. Dale Perry describes a general risk-based framework—applicable to any development lifecycle model—to help you make critical testing decisions...

Dale Perry, Software Quality Engineering
A Path through the Jungle: Validating a Test Automation System for the FDA
Slideshow

Test automation is difficult to get right. Working under FDA regulation presents its own challenges. Combining the two is a scary proposition because the FDA requires—and will scrutinize—the validation of any test automation used. Despite this, working in a regulated environment only...

Chris Crapo, Boston Scientific Neuromodulation, and David Nelson, Boston Scientific Neuromodulation
Test Improvement in Our Rapidly Changing World
Slideshow

In organizations adopting the newest development approaches, classical test process improvement models no longer fit. A more flexible approach is required today. Solutions like SOA, virtualization, web technology, cloud computing, mobile, and the application of social media have changed...

Martin Pol, Polteq Testing Services BV
Making Your Test Automation Transparent
Slideshow

Business analysts, developers, and testers are sometimes not on the same page when it comes to test automation. When there is no transparency in test cases, execution, coverage, and data, review of automation by all stakeholders is difficult. Making automation scripts easily readable and...

Subodh Parulekar, AFour Technologies, Inc.
Introduction to Selenium and WebDriver
Slideshow

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
Top Ten Attacks to Break Mobile Apps
Slideshow

To aid development in the mobile and smartphone app world, testers must do more than simply test against requirements; they should include attack-based testing to find common errors. In the tradition of James Whittaker’s How to Break Software books, Jon Hagar applies the testing...

Jon Hagar, Grand Software Testing

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