Testing, documentation technologies

Test cases are the key elements of testing, therefore the ability to write effective tests is one of the most important technical skills of a quality assurance engineer. This post covers conditions to writing efficient test cases, the most preferable naming conventions, and the best practices on structuring and writing the tests.

Testing, spiratest, testrail, testlodge technologies

The modern IT marketplace of the high technologies offers the multiplicity of great solutions for software testing. In this article we review the pros and cons of the most famous web-based test management tools: SpiraTest, TestRail and TestLodge. Every of the mentioned services is the comprehensive web-based test management software that allows to control, monitor and organize effectively the testing efforts of the QA department.

Software testing, regression testing technologies

Regression testing is one of the most frequently used objectives of testing. It focuses on the application retesting after changes are implemented. That changes can be local, - like new features or bug-fixes, or global, - like new business logic implementation.

Software testing, agile, waterfall technologies

Development methodology is a framework that is used to structure, plan, and control the development of software systems. Agile and CMMI Waterfall methodologies are very alike and have enough differences to be named differently. Let’s consider the methodologies in detail.

Grails, test, educational technologies

Unit testing in Grails is currently implemented with Grails Testing plugin. The plugin provides unit testing facilities through the GrailsUnitTestCase class which offers a lot of useful methods for mocking Grails-specific objects. This post demonstrates how some of these methods can be used to test Grails domain classes and services.