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SauceCon 2018 Speaker Profile - Meet Corina Pip
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Do you struggle with a lack of reliability in your Selenium tests? Earlier in her career, Corina Pip did too--but now is passionate about helping the testing community overcome that very problem. A 10-year veteran of the testing industry, Corina has experience with both manual and automated testing in navigation, mobile devices and online gaming. She now focuses on both back- and front-end [...]

Key Considerations for Testing Financial Apps
Posted by Michael Churchman in Guest Blog PostsQASoftware Development & Testing

Not all applications are alike. Different types of software may require different kinds of design, different methods of implementation, and different types of testing, depending on the market for the application, its function, and its target users. In this post, we'll take a look at some of the things you should keep in mind when laying out a strategy for testing financial software. Financial [...]

Testing Applications Thoroughly Without Slowing Software Delivery
Posted by Scott Fitzpatrick in Software Development & Testing

These days the speed of software delivery is of the utmost importance in most development shops. However, these same development shops are unwilling, as they should be, to sacrifice quality in the process. This forces the DevOps team to ask the following question: How can we thoroughly test the product we are building without slowing the pace of software delivery? The goal of maintaining a [...]

Sauce Labs and TestObject: One Year Later
Posted by Rebecca Cramer in MobileMobile Development & Testing

Time flies! It was just one year ago that we acquired TestObject, a real device mobile app testing platform, to offer the industry’s most comprehensive cloud-based testing platform. With the addition of TestObject, only Sauce Labs offers automated and live (manual) testing coverage across desktops, emulators, simulators and real devices for mobile, web, hybrid and native apps. And a busy [...]

10 Reasons Your Team Needs to Budget for Automated Testing
Posted by Mike Mackrory in AutomationBest PracticesSoftware Development & Testing

If you found this article, you’ve probably already been sold on the benefits of automated testing. Automated testing is something that can offer virtually every organization tremendous benefits. However, it requires an upfront investment to implement it correctly. Like most other things in life that are worth doing, automated testing requires some setup to do it the right way. In [...]

Cultural Changes to Enable Better Testing and Automation
Posted by Twain Taylor in DevOpsQA

QA is central to DevOps transformation. If DevOps is about bridging gaps in culture between teams, then QA does this best by being the common denominator across both Dev and Ops teams. As new technologies and features make their way into the application architecture, major changes are required at every level of the application stack. This includes code refactoring, ensuring backward compatibility [...]

Speakers Confirmed for SauceCon 2018
Posted by Rebecca Cramer

Want to hear who’s speaking at SauceCon, coming up March 1-2, 2018 in San Francisco? Wait no more! SauceCon attendees will hear from test and development experts representing the largest names in business, media and technology, including Salesforce, Oath (Yahoo+AOL), Buzzfeed, Twitter, USA Today, Buzzfeed, Uber and GitHub. We are excited about the lineup for next year’s event and [...]

Functional Testing for Container-Based Applications
Posted by Chris Riley in Software Development & Testing

The way in which applications are deployed, and the infrastructure that runs in production, both shape the way applications are tested. In some cases, such as when you are migrating from the private to the public cloud, there is little to no impact. In others, however, the consequences are significant. Perhaps the greatest example of a new trend that is reshaping application testing is the rise [...]

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