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    Manual Testing - the Next Step

    June 03, 2013 Share
    Greetings, fellow testers. A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about Manual Testing using Test Studio. As I pointed out, brining your existing manual tests into Test Studio is a great way to get started, and provides a better platform for reporting results over time than simple spreadsheets normally do. Your next step might be to take advantage of Test Studio's automation to ease your way through actually performing the manual tests. You probably have many tests that begin with the same set of instructions - log on, navigate to a particular page, perhaps creating some data - before ...
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    Coming Soon

    May 31, 2013 Share
    Wondering what's next with Test Studio? We've given you some ideas of what's planned, and over the next few weeks we'll be giving you some chances to peek through the curtain. For starters... disclaimer: this is still a work in progress; this screenshot  may or may not accurately reflect the final product as it will ship. About the Author Steven Vore Steven Vore is an Evangelist for Telerik's Test Studio. He has worked in software support and testing for the better part of two decades, and enjoys exploring ways to make software easier to use. He is a fan of ...
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    Avoid Unnecessary Verifications

    May 31, 2013 Share
    I frequently see teams new to test automation making a number of common mistakes. One of those is adding in unnecessary verifications. Verifications are obviously a critical piece of good tests—it’s validating the system is working as we expect for that particular test case. Where new automation crews get confused is whether to add explicit verifications when navigating through their application, or after an explicit wait has been used to handle an asynchronous operation like an AJAX call or some JavaScriptish operation on the local browser UI. (The same concepts work for XAML or mobile applications!) Avoid Verifying Navigation Let’s ...
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    Announcing the 2013 Q2 Beta for RadControls For Windows 8 HTML

    Check out all of the new and improved features just released in the 2013 Q3 Beta for RadControls for Windows 8 HTML! Plus a couple of goodies you never saw coming!
  • .NET Testing & ALM

    3 Ways to Focus under Pressure

    Ever feel pressure as a project manager? Some of the time? All of the time? I hope you’re not actually feeling stressed and under pressure 100% of the time – I for one actually do find project management enjoyable much of the time. But it certainly does have its many stressful moments. Issues are a way of life. But when several critical issues hit at once or we have one of those show-stopping moments on one of our projects – those are the times when we feel the most pressure…when it’s really tempting to hit the panic button or proclaim ...