Letter from the Editor – December 2015

Every year, LogiGear Magazine devotes one full issue to Test Automation. We could do more than one, and perhaps even that would not be enough. The problems around automation have become increasingly complex. And now, automation is much more integrated into the software development process. For over a decade teams have been faced with “do …

Testing Agility in the Cloud: The 4Cs Framework

Application development and delivery teams are under constant pressure to release quality features as quickly as possible. CIOs rate delivering applications faster, with higher quality and with strong control on application development as their key priorities. What’s more, supporting this type of agile environment is particularly complex to IT teams that are also tasked with supporting …

Why Is Test Automation the Backbone of Continuous Delivery?

The path to continuous delivery leads through automation Software testing and verification needs a careful and diligent process of impersonating an end user, trying various usages and input scenarios, comparing and asserting expected behaviours. Directly, the words “careful and diligent” invoke the idea of letting a computer program do the job. Automating certain programmable aspects …

Get Automated Testing “Done”

How to fit automated testing into scrum, and keep testers in sync with other teams One of the benefits of the approaches of agile projects is their friendliness towards testing. The testing activities, and the testers with it, are integrated into the teams, and testing and quality are redefined as team responsibilities. Automation nowadays is a must-have …

Cruise Control: Automation in Performance Testing

When it comes to performance testing, be smart about what and how you automate Listen closely to the background hum of any agile shop, and you’ll likely hear this ongoing chant: Automate! Automate! Automate! While automation can be incredibly valuable to the agile process, there are some key things to keep in mind when it …

Calendar of Events

Upcoming software test-related conferences Software Quality Days January 18-21 Vienna, Austria Europe’s leading conference on Software Quality European Testing Conference 2016 February 11-12 Bucharest, Romania A conference about getting experts and practitioners together to talk, learn and practice the art of testing. Looks into advanced new methods of making testing more effective, and enriching understanding …