Can’t-miss sessions for AWS Summit Chicago


You’ll walk away with a more solid grasp on how to broaden your serverless knowledge to include cloud-side development, CloudFormation, the management of dev/test/prod processes, and monitoring of your professional serverless apps. AWS Summit Chicago on the horizon, and while there’s no explicit serverless track, there are some amazing sessions to check out.

Is Manual Testing Needed?

Henrik Warne

For the past few years, I have heard many people advocating using only automatic tests. For example, if all the automatic tests pass, then the code should automatically be deployed to production. I have always performed a bit of manual testing before feeling confident about my code.

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Developer Testing

Henrik Warne

I recently found out about the book Developer Testing – Building Quality Into Software by Alexander Tarlinder , and I immediately wanted to read it. Even though I am a developer at heart, I have always been interested in software testing (I even worked as a tester for two years).

Quality pattern 2: Automate your acceptance tests


In this blog, we will take a further look at these test cases and why it is important to automate these acceptance tests. The post Quality pattern 2: Automate your acceptance tests appeared first on Xebia Blog.

Business Agile: A Roadmap for Transforming Your Management & Adapting to the VUCA Environment

Speaker: Peter Taylor, Speaker/Author, The Lazy Project Manager

Businesses everywhere are trying to “get business agile”—but it’s not easy to adapt to becoming this adaptive. How can conventional organizations succeed in this transformation? In this webinar, Peter Taylor will walk through the change process step by step, and look at a tried and tested transformation roadmap: benefits are outlined, solutions to common challenges offered, and tried and tested methods and tools provided. It will be a guide towards a decentralized and management style that offers more successful decision making through collaboration.

Testing Domain Probes

Martin Fowler

Now he's shown you the basic idea, Pete shows how using domain probes makes it much easier to test observability behavior. more…. skip-home-page


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Test Driving and Unit Testing Thread Safety

Agile Alliance

If you've confronted test driving for thread-safety this session is for you. Technology tdd unit testThis session shows how to use TDD to drive the design of a multithreaded code.

Autonomous Testing’s Role in Agile DevOps

DevOps testing, as an Agile methodology, is key to delivering testing and integration on a continuous basis, including continuous feedback, to enable better collaboration and quality. The post Autonomous Testing’s Role in Agile DevOps appeared first on

Add User Tests to Your Agile Process: Reduce Risk in Shipping New Products

Agile has become the go-to methodology for companies that want to reduce the risk involved in shipping new products. But how do you prevent building items nobody wants? If you wait to get user feedback until after development, then you’ve waited too long.

Top Testing Types to Use in Automation Testing

Dzone - DevOps

Planning automated tests. For any organization, the overall testing culture is influenced by the prevailing testing approach, apart from how they envision the test automation and how are they planning to collaborate beyond the development teams.

Why Integration Tests won’t save you… or your software


Today I will tell you my story about Integration Tests; it came after another knowledge share lunch with my pal Kenny. By this definition an Integration Test is (…) the phase in software testing in which individual software modules are combined and tested as a group.

How product quality is affected by the test automator role


The post How product quality is affected by the test automator role appeared first on Xebia Blog. Software Development quality test automation TestingWhat is happening to product quality? Throughout my career as a quality engineer, I have developed a deep passion for quality.

Nordic Testing Days Tallinn 2019

Henrik Warne

At the end of May I attended Nordic Testing Days in Tallinn, Estonia. Why Should Exploratory Testing Even Be the Subject of a Keynote? These heuristics are really useful, and you can start using them in your own testing right away. Testing conference testing

Challenges, Lessons Learned, and Strategies for Modernizing Software

Speaker: Prem Chandrasekaran

A few years ago, Barclays embarked on a journey to migrate its legacy services to a modern tech stack with the objective of achieving a high level of scale, resilience, and reliability. During the incremental, iterative move towards an ecosystem of focused, distributed services, it’s fair to say that the company discovered the challenges of distributing objects. Join us for an episode you can’t miss if you’re finding it a lot harder to architect in practice than in theory, and learn how you can manage the same challenges.

How Can You Reduce the Cost of Software Testing?

Abstracta - Software Development

Ways to optimize and control the cost of software testing without sacrificing quality Due to the novel coronavirus and the impact it’s having on the global economy, my. The post How Can You Reduce the Cost of Software Testing? appeared first on Abstracta Software Testing Services.

Agile and DevOps Success Needs Continuous Testing

One of the central ways to progress an agile transformation is to introduce continuous testing. The Testing Bit […]. The post Agile and DevOps Success Needs Continuous Testing appeared first on

Contract Tests Ensure Faithful Doubles

Martin Fowler

Our approach to integration testing avoids hitting real services in order to make testing easier and faster. But then a question rears up - how do we know the test doubles for our integration tests are true doubles of the collaborating service? Ham answers this question by discussing Contract Tests and showing the role they play in his example application.

Compuware Shifts Mainframe App Testing Left

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How to Package and Price Embedded Analytics

be able to capture in a proposed price, and it’s a good test. HOW TO PACKAGE & PRICE EMBEDDED ANALYTICS. Practical Frameworks to Monetize Embedded Analytics Table of Contents Embedding Analytics to Lift Value and Revenue. 1 Customize to Monetize: The Strategic Way to Create Tiered Offerings.

TDD, Unit Testing and the Mainframe

Unit testing is like exercise: Companies know it’s good for you and you should do it, but given their druthers, they’d rather avoid the effort and just get to the benefit. After all, making unit testing a standard practice in a company’s software development process is probably the […].

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Test automation?—?From basics to advanced


This article answers the following questions: What are the prerequisites for test automation? What do you achieve by automating tests? What steps do you take to get test automation in place? You’ve decided you need test automation. You’ve read what considerations to keep in mind when creating a successful automated testing […]. The post Test automation?—?From

Why Your Test Automation Is Failing

If you have been investing in test automation, but it’s not getting you where you think it should, it could be that you approached it superficially. The post Why Your Test Automation Is Failing appeared first on

Sauce Labs Acquires Screener Visual Testing Tool

At the SauceCon 2019 conference, Sauce Labs today revealed it has acquired Screener to add a visual testing tool to its portfolio of automated testing tools. The post Sauce Labs Acquires Screener Visual Testing Tool appeared first on

The Science of High-Impact Experimentation

Speaker: Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach, H2R Product Science

Too many product teams don't know what to test, which leads to poorly designed experiments and unclear results. How can a product manager be certain they’re making effective decisions when it comes to experimentation? Join Holly Hester-Reilly, Founder and Product Management Coach at H2R Product Science, as she walks us through the entire experimentation process, from deciding what to test to sharing the results with stakeholders, to illustrate what strong testing practices look like and how they can be implemented in every organization.

How AI is Transforming Testing Today

One of the technology’s key benefits lies in its power to transform traditional approaches to app development and software testing. The post How AI is Transforming Testing Today appeared first on

DevOps Institute Cert Exams Now Available for Open Testing

DevOps Institute recently announced a new Open Testing program that removes the requirement of formal training to take one of its extensive portfolio of DevOps certifications. The post DevOps Institute Cert Exams Now Available for Open Testing appeared first on

DevOps Places Software Testing in the Crosshairs

To keep up with the pace of innovation, testing must play a larger role in the software development life cycle The speed of digital transformation is already staggering, and it’s only going to increase. The post DevOps Places Software Testing in the Crosshairs appeared first on

Integration Tests in the Pyramid

Martin Fowler

People find the notion of integration tests confusing, since they are ill-defined even by the standards of testing terminology. So they are a great topic for Ham's example application and explanation.

How to Design Strong Experiments

Speaker: Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy, and Tendayi Viki, Associate Partner, Strategyzer

When testing new business and product ideas, choosing the right experiment is just the beginning. After we have chosen our experiment, it’s important that we spend some time designing it well. Join Tendayi Viki, corporate innovation expert and associate partner at Strategyzer, and Franziska Beeler, Head of Cloud Academy at Strategyzer, as they walk us through the three key elements that help you design stronger experiments and come away with the evidence you need to advance your idea.

Choosing Test Recorders for Web Automated Tests: Part 1 – Capabilities

Modus Create

When you already have a team of manual QAs or you do not want to hire test automation engineers, you may be tempted to use test recorders for automated web testing. In the first part of this two part series we will focus on the capabilities of test recorders.

Unit Tests in the Pyramid

Martin Fowler

Ham now starts looking at the pyramid in earnest, beginning with the foundation of the pyramid - unit tests.

Serving and testing models in CD4ML

Martin Fowler

This installment looks at model serving, testing, and quality. My colleagues continue their discussion of the technical components of Continuous Delivery for Machine Learning. more…. skip-home-page

Get Testing Bottlenecks Out of Your Pipelines

I first learned the term “deployment pipeline” when I read “Continuous Delivery: Reliable Software Releases through Build, Test and Deployment Automation,” by Jez Humble and David Farley back in 2009.

How User Acceptance Testing Can Save You Time and Money

Speaker: J.B. Siegel, VP of Client Services, Seamgen

Before a new product or feature goes into development, you have to gauge whether it will be a worthwhile investment. But what’s the best way to do so - and how can you get honest insights from your end users? Join J.B. Siegel, VP of Client Services at Seamgen, as he explores how to use wireframes and clickable prototypes to validate your product. He’ll discuss how user testing allows you to really understand your users - and how to use the insights to inform your product strategy.

How Continuous Testing Advances Your Business Goals

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