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    Cloudy with a Chance of Testing

    November 08, 2013 Share
    Greetings, Testers. Over the past several weeks, we've been talking about four technology trends that have been identified as disruptive, and Peter & I discussed them in our recent webinar. For example, there's the cloud, "a colloquial expression used to describe a variety of different types of computing concepts that involve a large number of computers connected through a real-time communication network such as the Internet." [wikipedia's description] In real terms, for us that means one or more virtual systems that we can use to host our data or applications without adding IT staff or hardware in ...
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    2 Quick Agile Myths- Busted?

    November 07, 2013 Share
    Agile Projects don’t use Project Managers It is true Scrum doesn’t discuss Project Managers – it focuses on the Product Owner, Scrum Master, and the Development Team. Scrum is only one implementation of the agile principles (albeit probably the most well-known). Even though Scrum doesn’t call out the role of Project Management in its literature, it never states that you can’t have one. Project Managers typically have different responsibilities, such as budgeting, reporting, and portfolio management. These are all extremely important, especially in larger organizations, and experience project managers excel at these tasks. Project Managers are also a vital link ...
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    30 Days of TDD – Day 18 – Refactoring Revisited Pt. 1

    November 06, 2013 Share
    If you’ve been following this series you are not doubt familiar with the TDD Store example that we’ve been using to demonstrate the concepts of TDD. In this post we’ll take a break from creating new tests and use our current suite of tests to help us refactor our code to keep is readable and maintainable.

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    Three Improvements to Cross-Browser Test Recording and Editing

    November 05, 2013 Share
    Earlier this year, Test Studio 2013 brought recording to Chrome and Firefox. That was a start, and now it's time to take the next step. R2 2103, scheduled to be released in December, brings some changes to the ribbon and more flexibility to running and recording tests. First of all, we've simplified the toolbar - bringing the controls for recording and running tests together in the first section of the ribbon, now labeled Recorder/Run. Instead of selecting a browser in one section, then searching for the Record button in a different ribbon section, you now can choose ...
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    [Infographic] Why you should manage your Git or GitHub projects with TeamPulse?

    November 04, 2013 Share
    Do you find it hard to track how development work in your Git or GitHub project is progressing? Is the development team tired of having to leave their IDEs to update their status of work? Planning and tracking your Git projects should be simpler than that. That is why we introduced TeamPulse R3 and integration with Git and GitHub repositories. Leveraging the integration with TeamPulse, you are now able to: Track code changes associated with TeamPulse work items Update TeamPulse work item status and log time through the Git commit comments And here is an awesome visual representation of the ...