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Business innovation thrives with software innovation and quality matters now more than ever. Application teams are running to keep up with business demand by embracing the technologies and methodologies that will help them build faster with confidence to engage consumers, go mobile and release continuously. How does a modern testing team keep up? This blog will focus on the importance and role of the tester, the innovations in testing processes, test tools, test automation solutions and best practices and discuss how to balance speed with quality through Agile, mobile, web, composite and cloud application testing.

Displaying articles for: September 2013

Emerging Trends in Testing – conclusions from the 2013-2014 World Quality Report Web Event

wqr.jpgHow does your company stack up to the industry in software quality and testing? For instance, did you know that, despite the rapid rise in mobile testing (from 31 percent in 2012 to 55 percent in 2013--one year!!), close to half of respondents this year report that they still lack mobile testing experts?

 

Keep reading to find out how you can use the results of the report to propel your business forward.

Improving your software testing with better test case development

solutions_qualityassurance.jpgTest case development occurs in many different settings.  In fact, some of my favorite times to analyze a test case is while sharing a cup of coffee with a co-worker. We sit across from each other at a table and hash out the specifics of the test case on a pad of paper. 

 

There are other times where a more formal stance needs to be taken—it all just depends on the scenario. The most important thing is that test cases are honestly discussed and analyzed. Without guidance, your case may simply fall flat and fail to perform.

 

Continue reading to learn the four steps you should follow to improve your test cases.

 

Guest post by

Sarah Roderus, CTFL, CI, ASE

TCT Computing Group, Inc.

Using SAP structured parameters in HP Unified Functional Testing 11.52

p11.pngHP Unified Functional Testing (UFT) 11.52’s integration with SAP Solution Manager enables you to use complex hierarchical SAP parameters in your tests.  You can access the individual elements in the SAP parameter as if it is an object, making the writing and maintenance of the test a snap. 

 

Continue reading to learn more about this integration, and how you can use SAP parameters in your UFT tests.

 

This post was written by Yan Yang (Ellie), from the HP UFT R&D team.

Regular Expressions in UFT

p3.pngRegular expressions (‘regex') are a common feature in many programming languages and utilities.  In HP Unified Functional Testing (UFT), you can use regular expressions in the descriptions used for object identification, but there are a couple of small twists to keep in mind.  

 

Continue reading to learn about regular expressions in UFT, and how to use them correctly to identify objects in your tests.

 

This post was written by Motti Lanzkron, from the HP UFT R&D team.

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