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Best Practices for Shifting Performance Testing Left

When following the Agile model for development, work flows from left to right. On the left, there's requirements gathering, design, and development. On the right, meanwhile, there is testing and production. The further right the development cycle moves, the more it costs to fix a bug. It costs $1 to fix bugs in the requirements gathering phase, almost $100 in development, and upwards of $10,000 [...]

Speedo - Your Sauce Performance Sidekick
Posted by Christian Bromann in Performance TestingSauce Product Info

As part of the launch of Sauce Performance, a single solution for both front-end functional and front-end performance metrics, we developed Speedo. A tool that enables Sauce Performance to integrate with any CI/CD system. In our research, we found one of the biggest obstacles to getting started with shifting performance testing left was the lack of proper tooling and guides for best practices on [...]

New Sauce Performance Offers Actionable Insights to Improve User Experience and Speed Delivery

Today, we’re happy to officially introduce Sauce Performance: a single solution for both front-end functional and front-end performance metrics that gives developers a more complete view of test environments without having to create new scripts or deploy new infrastructure. No third-party tools required, either!Sauce Performance uses root-cause analysis as part of front-end functional tests [...]

Front-End Performance Testing: Challenges and How to Solve Them
Posted by Michael Churchman in Performance Testing

Front-end performance testing can be challenging. There's no question about that. And it should be a major part of the testing regime for any browser-based application or service. There's no question about that, either. The real questions are: How do you meet these challenges? And how can you successfully incorporate your approach into your test regime? In this post, we'll take a closer look at [...]

The Many Flavors of Software Testing

“Did you test your code?” It’s a simple question, and one that may seem to have a simple answer. But in practice, the answer is not simple. Software testing takes many forms, it should occur at multiple stages in a development project, and it varies in its activities. In fact, it has evolved into modern practices of test-driven development (where you define how to test before [...]

Pounds (and Dollars) of Prevention ... Cross Browser & Load Testing Before The Holiday Shopping Season

The holiday season is approaching (hurray!) and that means that the online shopping season is also coming up. The peaks of this season are Black Friday and Cyber Monday, to take place this year on November 25th and 28th, 2016, respectively. The trend to online sales is noticeable and here to stay, with almost 50% of holiday shopping done online, and mobile now plays a huge part of the mix. In [...]

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