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    How Many Virtual Users Per Machine?

    December 18, 2013 Share
    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.  ...
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    Keeping a Browser Window Open

    December 17, 2013 Share
    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, ...
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    30 Days of TDD – Day 30 – Conclusion

    December 13, 2013 Share
    I hope you’ve enjoyed this series and have found the information in it helpful in your development as a practitioner of Test Driven Development. This series may be over, but that doesn’t mean this is the last post about TDD that you’ll see on this blog. As time goes by I’ll be publishing posts to help bolster your TDD knowledge and keep your practice of TDD going.
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    The TeamPulse Roadmap for 2014

    December 12, 2013 Share
    As 2013 is almost over, I thought I'd share details about some of our plans for 2014. With our first release for the year we will provide project managers and development managers with a high level view of product releases and features, so they can manage them more effectively. Then, we will focus our efforts on providing teams with features that will help them do more work with less effort. Below is a brief summary of some of the key features we will be releasing next year: R1 2014 Releases Management Scheduled for the middle of Q1 2014, this new ...
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    30 Days of TDD – Day 29 – Reader Question #5

    December 11, 2013 Share
    Brent Eritou asks How do I best communicate the benefits of TDD to my non-technical manager?