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At Agile2014 in Orlando. Good to be back!

07.28.2014 · Posted in News by David Vydra

The last time I attended the Agile Conference was in 2008 when I presented a workshop on Build/Test Grids and Selective Testing. I am happy that in the last few years there has been a lot of development in this space. For example, Solano Labs has a compelling offering that works both as SaaS and […] ...

Lessons Learned from the October 2013 SF Selenium Meetup

10.05.2013 · Posted in Advisories, Blogosphere, Continuous Integration, Links, News by David Vydra

Lesson 1: When creating single-page applications in JS, its really worth it to do a thorough job of unit testing, because the same tests can be used to test the compatibility of your code across various browsers. http://www.slideshare.net/alan_parkinson/cross-browser-testing-java-script Lesson 2: Don’t fall into the pitfall of a slow build. Design your infrastructure and your tests […] ...

Setting up Jenkins, Git and Gerrit with help from an AirPair

09.22.2013 · Posted in News by David Vydra

On my recent client engagement, I proposed to implement a pre-submit build so developers can get some confidence in their change before they ‘push to master’ (git speak). My manager asked me if I could prototype the solution, but there was one problem: I was not well versed with the particular technologies they were using, […] ...

Speeding up Grails Selenium Test Development

10.24.2012 · Posted in News

A big part of achieving Continuous Delivery is taking care of your developers by giving them the best tools possible. On my current project we encountered just such a situation. ...

White box tester. Java/Remote/US Only

05.31.2011 · Posted in Jobs

I’ve never posted a job ad here, but this is a position I would be interested in if I was looking and also to help a friend out. They are ...

@Cukefy

04.29.2011 · Posted in News

I just had the privilege to participate in the Agile Testing class presented by Elisabeth Hendrickson and Dale Emery at the Agilistry studio in Pleasanton, CA. An important component of ...

European http://weekendtesting.com session

04.24.2011 · Posted in News

On April 23rd, 2011 I participated in the European Weekend Testers online group testing session. We tested some boundaries of the Skype test chat. While the session was facilitated from ...

Programmer/Tester collaboration example

04.14.2011 · Posted in Articles

Most testers of enterprise applications have some programming background, some even have degrees in computer science, but most of them would not qualify as professional programmers and that is the ...

Cyber Monday Web Site Exceptions

11.29.2010 · Posted in News

The so called Cyber Monday stresses many online store site to the breaking point. Here is one that I got this morning: XmlPackage Exception: Exception=Last Trace Point=[]. An error occurred ...

Writing Testable Code

04.26.2010 · Posted in Links

This article presents practices to write more testable code with many examples in java, going a step further than just TDD. link ...

Ivonna 2.1 is released

04.15.2010 · Posted in News

Ivonna is an Asp.Net testing tool that allows writing unit tests for your Asp.Net applications. What makes it different is that Ivonna runs in the same process as the test ...

SmartInspect 3.3 logging tool released

04.15.2010 · Posted in News

Gurock Software just announced version 3.3 of its popular logging tool SmartInspect. SmartInspect is a tool for .NET, Java and Delphi developers to debug and monitor software applications and to ...

Setting up LiquidTest with Maven

04.15.2010 · Posted in Blogosphere

Given Maven is a popular tool we decided to put together an integration doc for its use with LiquidTest. The integration was planned to go out with our website refresh ...

TestRail Test Management Software released

02.27.2010 · Posted in News

Gurock Software just released its new test management solution TestRail. TestRail is a web-based test case management software that helps software development teams and QA departments to efficiently manage, track ...