API Load Testing Mistake #2: Not Calibrating Virtual Users to Real Users - @SmartBear Talks

A huge part of your strategic plan for load tests built into your app development business processes is understanding and ensuring that the user profiles or the actions that your simulated users take in any testing environment accurately depict what happens in a real-world use case. That's why you need to be very careful with setting up virtual users in your load tests. We will investigate possible issues with Damion White, software testing consultant from WiseClouds, in this video.

10 Reasons Why Test Automation Fails

We know that test automation is expected to make processes faster and easier in software organizations and also to enhance the quality of the software significantly. However, in reality, test automation fails around 64% of the time to deliver according to the expectations as per Cigniti. Here are some of the main reasons why test automation fails for your web automation:


TomTom migrates to Xray from HP ALM for better efficiency

TomTom is the leading independent location technology specialist. Their non-stop innovation keeps the world moving forward – freely, efficiently, safely. Their maps for automated and autonomous driving, navigation software and real-time traffic and travel information provide a better way forward. That’s why 100’s of millions of people, leading car manufacturers, cities, governments, technology companies and developers rely on TomTom’s products and services every day.


How to Test Ruby Code That Depends on External APIs

Few things are more frustrating than slow, flaky test suites. You're ready to deploy, wait 20 minutes for CI to run, only to find that a test failure in code you've never touched is blocking you. You dig into the source and find the problem: an external API call. It works (slowly) most of the time. But sometimes the network glitches and it fails. What do you do? In this article, José Manuel shows us several techniques for removing external API dependencies from our tests.

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Continuous Testing in the Retail Industry

In today's retail marketplace, digital channels hold a prominent and often central position. Modern software practices emphasize the need for rapid development and deployment. The retail world is no exception to this need for speed. To match the pace of innovation, continuous testing throughout the software development life cycle is the best way to build digital confidence and provide a great user experience.

Xray Test Management - Quick demo

A very quick demo that introduces the most important features of Xray. Xray is the leading Quality Assurance and Test Management app for Jira. More than 4.5 million testers, developers and QA managers trust Xray to manage 100+ million test cases each month. Xray is a mission-critical tool at over 5,000 companies in 70 countries, including 137 of the Global 500 like BMW, Samsung and Airbus.

New Data Reveals How AppSec Is Adapting to New Development Realities

In today’s fast-paced world, companies are racing to bring new, innovative software to market first. In order to keep up with the speed of innovation, many organizations are shifting toward DevSecOps. DevSecOps brings security to the front of the software development lifecycle, allowing for both fast deployments and secure applications.