TestArchitect Corner: How to Automate Software Testing on Custom Hardware

When configured with a Python harness, TestArchitect can be used to automate testing on software for custom hardware Unlike other proprietary and open source tools, that are able to automate only desktop, or mobile, TestArchitect (TA) has the ability to test the software that runs on hardware in the following ways: 1. TA can validate …

The 4-Wheeled Monster

5 roadblocks in vehicular autonomy that complicate Software Testing Experts in the field have previously referred to air travel as somewhat of a gold standard for autonomous vehicle safety, but after Boeing’s two tragedies, that analogy can no longer be used when talking about self-driving cars. This was after Boeing’s 737 MAX Jets have found …

HMI – A Tester’s Unique Entrée Into Testing The Software Car

The growing complexity of the Human-Machine Interface (HMI) in cars offers traditional testers an opportunity to capitalize on their strengths. The human-machine interface (HMI) is nothing new. Any user interface including a graphical user interface (GUI) falls under the category of human-machine interface. HMI is more commonly being used to mean a view into the …

Shift-Left Your UI Testing

How lagging automotive design principles adversely affect final products. Cars are integrating more and more software with every model year. The ginormous screen introduced by Tesla in their flagship Model S a few years ago was seemingly unrivaled at the time. Nowadays, screens of this size are not only commonplace in vehicles such as the …

The Beginner’s Guide to Blockchain and Ethereum Smart Contract Testing

What is Ethereum Smart Contract Testing? What are its challenges? If you’re new to Smart Contract Testing, this in-depth guide will prepare you on how to test smart contracts successfully. Blockchain stands out due to its enormous implications. Everyone has heard of it, but few people know what the ramifications are for testers or how …