As developers look to SOAP-oriented Web services to do more, ensuring app quality becomes more difficult. Can test tool advances keep up?
In requirements management, as in most development projects, testing
tends to be the forgotten stepsister.
Though much-maligned, requirements management becomes more important
as IT turns to incremental development; effective communication still key to
RMTrack provides a customizable ASP.NET system for bug-tracking in the browser. You can change everything right down to the workflow with ease.
Integra Enterprise is a testing tool for serious enterprise development. Version 4.0 introduces intelligent recording and Mercury TestDirector integration.
Chicago-based firm to offer Web analytics tools in ASP, MSP and service bureau models.
Announcement of new support for Web services security across IBM's WebSphere infrastructure and Tivoli identity management middleware.
With Jim Floyd, Compuware's QACenter Performance Edition product manager.
Pilot program the start of its effort to promote interoperability of voice applications.
Check out these publications, tools, and community sites for additional information about application lifecycle management (ALM).
News briefs for the week of Septemer 2, 2003.
Putting SOAP to the Web services test.
The concept of a self-healing infrastructure is great, but how does that help the developer? Zohar Gilad maintains that the notion of on-demand or utility computing is "a more beautiful name for outsourcing."
IBM calls it autonomic, Microsoft calls it dynamic, Hewlett-Packard calls it adaptive -- if it works, developers may someday deploy their apps on “crashless grids” of computers.
Compnay now shipping a new version of its TestTrack Pro, which is said to ease the effort required to bring process to software development projects.
Update tackles the problem of defining software requirements by outlining six key phases in defining a software system’s requirements.
Analysis of the recent wave of virus attacks.
One of the results of the growth in XP, said test expert Brad Pettichord, has been
an increased number of useful, free, open-source tools that developers may want to utilize.
Goals-based performance enterprise testing offering aimed at database tool users.
Off-the-shelf software has changed the world of application integration. Top tool suppliers are forging hooks to ease the pain and to set the stage for better integration testing across the board.