Testing Smoke Detectors

People rely on software more every year, so it’s critical to test it. But one thing that gets overlooked (that should be tested regularly) are smoke detectors. As the relatively young field of software quality engineering matures with all its emerging trends and terminology, software engineers often overlook that the software they test has parallels …

TestArchitect Corner: Capture Screens of Application Under Test during Automation Execution

Trying to understand why fails, errors, or warnings occur in your automated tests can be quite frustrating. TestArchitect relieves this pain.  Debugging blindly can be tedious work—especially when your test tool does most of its work through the user interface (UI). Moreover, bugs can sometimes be hard to replicate when single-stepping through a test procedure. …

In the News – March 2019

PNC Bank is Testing E-Ink CVV Shifting Credit Cards in 90-Day Trial To prevent credit card fraud, PNC Bank is testing out Dynamic CVV2 credit cards that are developed by VISA and Idemia. The cards will change their CVV (card verification value) every 60 minutes by implementing an algorithm supplied by VISA. PNC Bank will …

Glossary: Test Methods & Test Essentials

Check out the glossary for definitions on testing essentials, and DevOps related terms. Action Based Testing (ABT) A modular-design and action-driven test method that provides a systematic approach to increase the success of automated testing. Modular-design addresses the challenges of test planning and test case management through efficient test organization. Action-driven test development eliminates the …