• .NET

    How to integrate OpenAccess ORM with NAnt

    August 27, 2013 Share
    In this short tutorial you will find out how to integrate the OpenAccess ORM Enhancer, injecting the change tracking functionality, in your NAnt build process.
  • .NET Testing & ALM

    Remote Test Execution Demonstration

    August 26, 2013 Share
    Greetings, fellow testers. Last month, Jared wrote excellent article on the new remote execution engine. Remote test execution is an extremely powerful tool for your development and testing team, especially when using multiple servers and when scheduled on a nightly basis. There are a few components involved: A storage service, which is connected to a SQL Server database. A scheduling service, which maintains a list of all the execution servers and a connection to the storage service. You can think of this as the manager of remote execution. One or more remote execution servers, and of course The Test ...
  • .NET Testing & ALM

    Telerik Positioned as “Visionary” in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Test Studio

    August 21, 2013 Share
    If you aren’t familiar with Telerik Test Studio, now’s the time to get acquainted. The solution has just landed in the “Visionary” quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites. Gartner says the companies placed in the Visionary quadrant are those most likely to deliver disruptive innovation or to support new technologies in a particular part of the software quality process.  We’re excited about the Gartner report, and it’s a recognition that is hard-earned. Behind the scenes our software engineers and product managers exert significant effort to keep Telerik on the forefront of a rapidly changing ...
  • .NET Testing & ALM

    The Test Studio 2013 R1 Release Webinar is Live

    August 21, 2013 Share
    On August 15th, Steven Vore and myself presented the goals and new features of the latest release of Test Studio 2013 R1 in a comprehensive webinar.  We discussed why you should consider Test Studio, and called out the new features that will help you improve your testing practices. In particular, we gave demonstrations illustrating the following new or changed features: - New learning tools that will make you productive as quickly as possible, including an integrating getting started video and demo application. - Cross-browser record and playback.  In addition to being able to emulate traffic from different browsers ...
  • .NET Testing & ALM

    Why You Should Care About Distributed Load Testing

    Load testing used to be the practice of large testing organizations with dedicated performance engineers, for mission-essential applications expecting thousands or even hundreds of thousands of users.  But as web applications become more ubiquitous and more important to the organization’s business, more and more testing teams are finding value in understanding the characteristics of their application under load. And the failure point, while important, is the least of those characteristics.  Testers also want to know things like how system resources are being used, which parts of the application seem to stress fastest, and how response time varies with the number ...