• .NET Testing & ALM

    Top Five Pain Points: Dealing With Time Constraints

    March 01, 2013 Share
    Too much work, not enough time and experienced people to do it in. Heard that before? Been there, done that? Living it now? One of the top five pain points our customers listed when getting started with Test Studio was the difficulty of dealing with time constraints—the challenges of adding new testing approaches to their project. In this post I’ll try to lay out a few approaches to addressing time constraints, but be clear with your expectations: entire books have been written on project time constraints, so I’m only hitting a few of the high points I’ve focused on in ...
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    Top Five Pain Points Getting Started With Test Studio

    February 27, 2013 Share
    We recently asked current users of Test Studio what their top five challenges getting started with Test Studio software testing tools were. I think that list is an awesome starting point for a series targeted to help people get past these same problems! Here are the top five items called out by our customers: Time Constraints Timing Issues (Asynchronous events such as AJAX, JQuery) Find Expressions TFS Integration Build Process / Continuous Integration If you’ve worked in other automation domains (unit or integration testing, UI testing with tools other than Test Studio), then you’ll notice these same problems spanning all ...
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    Service Pack Two is Live!

    February 20, 2013 Share
    We’re happy to announce Service Pack 2 for Test Studio 2012 R2. This service pack is 100% bug fixes; no new features were incorporated in this release. Much of the focus for this service pack has been around load and performance. We’ve cleaned up issues with cookies, data binding, redirects, and a number of other related fixes. We’ve also addressed problems with recording in Silverlight/WPF applications, and improved handling in IE10. You’ll also be happy to hear we’ve continued extending integration around Telerik’s Rad controls. You can read the complete release notes for more information. About the author Jim Holmes Jim ...
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    Migrating Your Test Project Between VS/Standalone

    February 19, 2013 Share
    Lately some of Test Studio's users have been trying to use both the Visual Studio plugin and the Standalone edition in unison. To put it a different way - some of our users want to be able to migrate their test project from VS to Standalone and vice versa freely. This is completely doable but our users need to be aware of some limitations. Here's some more info: Limitations on migration between Express and Standalone A Test Project in Visual Studio has a specific format that is native to Visual Studio. It can hold a Test Studio test (tstest extension) ...
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    How Scorpion Software Saved $100k a Year with Telerik Test Studio?

    February 11, 2013 Share
    Scorpion Software is a Canadian based software security specialist that helps SMBs reduce their business liability, gain staff accountability and increase productivity with software that monitors and strengthens access to information on premise and in the Cloud. System quality is especially important for a vendor of security software. With three product lines and multiple platforms to support, the QA requirement was becoming increasingly hard for Scorpion Software’s existing testing system to meet. Scorpion Software made Telerik Test Studio the heart of their automated test management platform, leveraging Test Studio’s extensibility to create a custom solution meeting their unique needs. As a result, ...