• .NET Testing & ALM

    Top 13 Reasons to Love Automated Testing as We Leave 2013

    As 2013 is closed out and we move into the new year, it’s worthwhile going back a year and taking a look at some of the advances we’ve made in automated testing with Test Studio.  Here are  thirteen things that were noteworthy about Test Studio in 2013: We let you capture HTTP traffic directly with Fiddler, and bring that into Test Studio as an important part of your test scripts.  We continue to develop Fiddler to provide testers and other IT professionals with the best tools for capturing, analyzing, and using HTTP traffic. Colleague Jim Holmes presents five things ...
    January 02, 2014
  • .NET Testing & ALM

    How Many Virtual Users Per Machine?

    One of the more common questions we hear from load testers is how many virtual users can be run from one load test generating computer.  For testers wanting to exercise their web application with thousands, tens of thousands, or even hundreds of thousands of virtual users, understanding how many test generators are needed helps them appropriately plan for load testing activities. The implications of using too few load test generators can be significant.  If the processors are too slow or the machines don’t have enough memory, it could prevent the test from accurately creating and measuring load on the application.  ...
    December 18, 2013
  • .NET Testing & ALM

    Keeping a Browser Window Open

    Greetings, testers. There's a question I see fairly frequently in the community forums and in the support channels, and it often looks something like this: "How can I keep my browser from closing when a test is done?" What it usually boils down to is that the person asking the question is really trying to do one of two things, at different times during their testing process. Test Creation "I want to be able to execute the test, leave the browser open when it completes, and the continue recording the next steps." That's a very normal way of building tests, ...
    December 17, 2013
  • .NET Testing & ALM

    Dusting off my keyboard to introduce the New Test Studio

    It’s been 2 years, 4 months, and 28 days since my last blog post – so I figured this one had better be good. Over the past several years, the team at Telerik has shipped countless new features evolving Test Studio from an automated testing tool to an end-to-end testing solution. While the focus has always been and will remain on end to end testing – we’ve decided to split our offering into two solutions – one focused on functional test automation, and one focused on load testing. For those who want it all – fear not, we will continue ...
    December 10, 2013
  • .NET Testing & ALM

    Test Studio 2013 R2 is Being Released Today

    Today we're happy to announce Test Studio R2 2013. This release brings changes to licensing and packaging, introducing our new monthly and annual subscriptions, as well as separate Functional and Load testing product bundles, making it easier for you to purchase just the product best suited for your project needs; Dan has a complete blog post on that. We're also bringing you several new features and enhancements: Earlier this year Test Studio introduced the new Test Recording surface - a JavaScript, KendoUI-based recording engine which enabled creation of tests using Chrome, FireFox and Safari. This release adds cross-browser improvements to ...
    December 10, 2013