Compuware Corp. has launched two new products as part of its DevPartner product line -- Fault Simulator and SecurityChecker.
TestArchitect 2.0 is a product for organizing your testing efforts - but it's
also the embodiment of a philosophy of testing. I chatted for a while with the
folks at LogiGear about this release, and here's my take on what's going on.
Response time and scalability are key to optimal performance of your enterprise's applications. Set expectations and provide analysis tools to help you achieve performance goals.
Compuware has partnered with Spherion Corp. and Sogeti USA to advance its offering of QA tools and consulting packaged as the Compuware Application Reliability Solution, says Gery Plourde, CARS director.
After winning the early test tool battle, Mercury takes on industry giants in systems software. Can it maintain focus as it grows?
In an effort to help application developers to "help themselves," Sun has released a free test kit designed to verify whether an application is J2EE-compatible.
With its ability to automatically generate relevant testing scenarios, SOAPtest is the perfect counterpart for developing enterprise-class Web service apps.
For Charles Schwab, testing has long passed the "fad" stage to become convention in the IT unit; some observers caution users to beware of overpromises.
Government regulations seek to enforce best practices, and IT development managers must respond. The Sarbanes-Oxley act is like sensible shoes -- with teeth. If corporate governance is here, will better IT governance follow?
A sampling of recently released automated testing tools
In which the intrepid reporter undertakes a few weeks of development using the .NET
Compact Framework, and lives to tell of it.
Increasingly, the barriers between development and data are blurring, and the designer often acts as the focal point of communication between the two camps. Useful tools are only part of the equation when pursuing success.
Many programmers feel that the Rational Unified Process (RUP) is too rigid and structured for small development projects. Proponents of agile and extreme programming have similar concerns. To answer these criticisms, we speak with Gary Pollice and Liz Augustine, two authors of the recently released book "Software Development for Small Teams: A RUP-Centric Approach."
Web application security software vendor Sanctum Inc., Santa Clara, Calif., has announced a partnership with Sunnyvale, Calif.-based Mercury Interactive Corp. to integrate security testing tools into the QA environment.
Telelogic is now positioned to further spread Synergy, the company's task-based CM tool, as it is newly available in an embedded version for Microsoft Visual Studio .NET.
Sun cited technical and organizational differences over the use of its own open source IDE framework, NetBeans, among its reasons for opting out of the Eclipse project.
The Object Management Group’s (OMG) Legacy Transformation PSIG plans to release a set of standards for transforming legacy software.
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