• .NET Testing & ALM

    Telerik Positioned as “Visionary” in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Test Studio

    If you aren’t familiar with Telerik Test Studio, now’s the time to get acquainted. The solution has just landed in the “Visionary” quadrant of Gartner’s Magic Quadrant for Integrated Software Quality Suites. Gartner says the companies placed in the Visionary quadrant are those most likely to deliver disruptive innovation or to support new technologies in a particular part of the software quality process.  We’re excited about the Gartner report, and it’s a recognition that is hard-earned. Behind the scenes our software engineers and product managers exert significant effort to keep Telerik on the forefront of a rapidly changing ...
    August 21, 2013
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    The Test Studio 2013 R1 Release Webinar is Live

    On August 15th, Steven Vore and myself presented the goals and new features of the latest release of Test Studio 2013 R1 in a comprehensive webinar.  We discussed why you should consider Test Studio, and called out the new features that will help you improve your testing practices. In particular, we gave demonstrations illustrating the following new or changed features: - New learning tools that will make you productive as quickly as possible, including an integrating getting started video and demo application. - Cross-browser record and playback.  In addition to being able to emulate traffic from different browsers ...
    August 21, 2013
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    Why You Should Care About Distributed Load Testing

    Load testing used to be the practice of large testing organizations with dedicated performance engineers, for mission-essential applications expecting thousands or even hundreds of thousands of users.  But as web applications become more ubiquitous and more important to the organization’s business, more and more testing teams are finding value in understanding the characteristics of their application under load. And the failure point, while important, is the least of those characteristics.  Testers also want to know things like how system resources are being used, which parts of the application seem to stress fastest, and how response time varies with the number ...
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    The New Release of Telerik Test Studio Is Here!

    We’re pleased to announce Test Studio R1 2013 is publicly available for download. We’ve been spreading out bits and pieces of information about the upcoming release via videos, blog posts, and the roadmap; however, let me recap in case you missed all that. User Interface Overhaul This one’s right in your face, from the moment you start up Test Studio! We’ve worked hard to freshen up the user interface and make it cleaner and a bit more intuitive. We’ve slightly redone a few workflows throughout the product. You’ll continue to see improvements in UX as we continue evolving the ...
    August 06, 2013
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    Why Exploratory Testing Should Be Part of Your Process

    Exploratory testing is a structured process of investigating an application by learning and understanding its use, features, and operation in a series of logically constructed but ad hoc tests.  By itself, exploratory testing can be useful, but when combined with other testing practices, it can be a powerful way to better understand the application, build more and better functional tests, and ultimately increase product quality. Exploratory testing can take many forms.  A tester might methodically execute a series of transactions as a user might do, recording the results and looking for discrepancies or inconsistencies.  Or the tester might perform a ...
    August 06, 2013