Testing and the CI/CD Process In the post, Continuous Testing: Required But Not Enough, our CTO Kevin Surace explored the necessity of Continuous Testing, but also its shortcomings. As he covered there, continuous testing requires a range of automated testing approaches, covering unit tests, API and integration tests, as well as more complete end-to-end tests.
This is the second #BestPractices blog post of a series, by Kevin Parker. Introduction Developers and quality assurance teams must collaborate to succeed in today’s fast-paced software development industry. By working together from the beginning, Dev and QA can incorporate best practices that make test automation easy and efficient, thereby accelerating release cycles and improving
The High Bar Set for Load Testing Today What are the criteria for a capable load testing tool that meets the needs of an app today, living in the Cloud, built with a microservices architecture, linking to external resource? What should it include to ensure your dev team delivers a reliable, high-performance app that meets
My first programming job after college was for a garment maker in Slough, in the United Kingdom. We were a small team, and everyone had to do everything. My programming by day tasks were complemented by being “on call” one night per week and one weekend day per month. Arriving at the data center in
As business becomes increasingly digitized, it’s critical for teams to produce better quality, even as the complexity of applications to run your business on increases. And now do so in an hour or less. And in fact, you are going to have to be 800 times more productive (from a QA standpoint) if you want