Updated Glossary July 2020

Alexa Voice Service (AVS): Amazon’s service offering for a voice-controlled AI assistant. Offered in different products. Source: https://whatis.techtarget.com/definition/Alexa-Voice-Services-AVS Autopilot Short for “automatic pilot,” a device for keeping an aircraft on a set course without the intervention of the pilot. Source: https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/us/automatic_pilot Blockchain Infrastructure: A complex, decentralized architecture that orchestrates many systems running asynchronously over the …

Gondola Manifesto

Gondola by TestArchitect is a low-code Test Automation solution for End-to-End Testing across Web, API, and Mobile Applications. Gondola builds upon the TestArchitect family’s already-powerful testing capabilities in many ways, including faster mobile and web testing as well as heightened support for mobile application testing. LogiGear Product Manager Thuc Nguyen delves into why LogiGear created …

Letter From The Editor – June 2020

Continuous Testing… what is it? When we first decided to do a magazine issue dedicated to the DevOps practice of Continuous Testing, I joked with someone: “It’s about testing continuously.” And their reply was: “Yeah. What else would it be?” I was joking, but clearly the joke didn’t land. Continuous Testing is about testing continuously, …

5 Best Practices for Continuous Testing

What is Continuous Testing? In today’s high-tech, modern world, innovation is driven by 3 things: speed, efficiency, and quality. This rings true across essentially every industry, and the Software Testing industry is no different. In order to stay competitive in a growing marketplace, software companies need to release their products faster, at a higher-quality, and …

Book Review: Continuous Testing for DevOps Professionals

For this month’s book review, I read Continuous Testing for DevOps Professionals: A Practical Guide from Industry Experts, by various authors and edited by Eran Kinsbruner. The book is divided into 4 sections: Fundamentals of Continuous Testing, Continuous Testing for Web Apps, Continuous Testing for Mobile Apps, and The Future of Continuous Testing. The Fundamentals …

Continuous Delivery: Everything You Need to Know

Disclaimer: This article was originally published in the LogiGear Magazine, but has been updated for the June 2020 issue. Leading an organization into Continuous Delivery is a daunting task that usually takes software development teams months if not years. This guide covers the main points that organizations need to consider to increase their chance of …

Continuous Testing in the Retail Industry

In today’s retail marketplace, digital channels hold a prominent and often central position. Modern software practices emphasize the need for rapid development and deployment. The retail world is no exception to this need for speed. Continuous Testing is a great strategy for getting increasing velocity.