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SauceCon Speaker Profile - Meet Ashley Hunsberger
Posted by Rebecca Cramer

Quality architect Ashley Hunsberger is passionate about a few things: traveling with her family, quilting... and transforming culture through DevOps. Ashley believes that although culture is one of the hardest things to change in an organization, it can be transformed by focusing on some key DevOps principles. At SauceCon, coming up March 1-2 in San Francisco, she will dive into how educational [...]

Shift-Left Continuous Testing: Eliminating Risk Through Agile Testing Practices
Posted by Scott Fitzpatrick in Continuous TestingQuality AssuranceSoftware Development & Testing

What do you get when you combine shift-left testing and continuous testing? You get shift-left continuous testing, of course. What does shift-left continuous testing actually mean? This blog post explains shift-left testing, then offers tips on how organizations can leverage shift-left continuous testing to improve the speed and quality of their software delivery processes. What Is Shift-Left [...]

Nightwatch.js Makes Software Test Scripts Fun and Easy
Posted by Greg Sypolt in Guest Blog PostsSelenium ResourcesSoftware Development & Testing

Nightwatch.js is a Selenium wrapper that provides several out-of-the-box commands and assertions for performing various operations on the page. The commands and assertions are clean and straightforward, enabling you to develop tests very quickly using Javascript (specifically, Node.js). It allows you to create custom helpers to increase your testing capabilities. In this article, we’ll [...]

Overcoming Hurdles to Mobile Test Automation

Whether you're developing native apps for mobile devices, hybrid apps, or browser-based applications which will run on the mobile web, you need to do thorough testing on all of the key mobile platforms. That's a given. And you already know that automated testing saves money, reduces test time by one or more orders of magnitude, and allows you to extend the depth and range of your testing far [...]

SauceCon Speaker Profile - Meet Julian Harty
Posted by Rebecca Cramer

There is a sea of data available to improve mobile app testing--once you know what to look for and how to apply relevant data. In his upcoming talk at SauceCon March 1-2 in San Francisco, testing industry veteran Julian Harty will share his practical experience and cutting-edge research on how to improve your approach to testing by incorporating various sources of data and feedback, including [...]

Best Practices for Customer-Centric CD
Posted by Michael Churchman in Continuous Delivery

Along with software updates, there is one thing you should always be delivering as part of your continuous delivery chain, and that is customer satisfaction. To put it bluntly, if you are in the business of developing or maintaining software that people will use (or that they will interact with in some way), then you need to take into account what those people like or dislike about your software, [...]

The Return of the Browser Wars? Firefox Quantum vs. Chrome
Posted by Scott Fitzpatrick in Cross Browser TestingSoftware Development & Testing

Throughout the mid-to-late 1990s, the entirety of the 2000s, and even into the 2010s, web browsers have competed vehemently for the majority of market share. However, as the 2010s have progressed, Google Chrome has established dominance in the browser market and staked its claim to an estimated 55% of the market share across all platforms, as reported by StatCounter in November 2017. But change [...]

Appium and the Fallacy of the Zero Sum Game
Posted by Jonathan Lipps in AppiumGuest Blog PostsLoad TestingMobile Development & Testing

Let me begin this post by throwing out some buzzwords: DevOps! Continuous Delivery! Agile! There. Now that we’ve dispensed with SEO pleasantries we can have an honest chat. There are a lot of choices when it comes to setting up your mobile testing framework and environment. Chief among these choices is what to rely on as your automation engine: Appium, XCUITest, Espresso, Earl Grey, [...]

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