IBM continues to modernize development on its z/OS mainframe operating system, announcing an automated unit testing tool that builds on previously introduced Git functionality.
Statisticians at Cornell University have developed a new text-mining approach that can reportedly help mobile app developers sort out app reviews to more quickly zero in on problems that need immediate attention.
Last week Parasoft launched a new version of its SOAtest automated testing tool featuring enhanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning functionality.
NTT Resonant added automated iOS testing to its Appium-based cloud testing service, supporting iOS 10 and later versions, along with adding support for another Appium version.
A new survey says organizations are leveraging developer talent in the wrong way, finding that "lost productivity" resulting from tasks such as debugging and code maintenance wastes $85 billion globally in "opportunity cost" every year.
The RTE plugin works with the company's Apache JMeter, an open source Java application designed to load test functional behavior and measure performance.
Aqua Security released the open source kube-hunter tool for penetration testing of Kubernetes clusters, used for container orchestration.
LogiGear today announced that its flagship test automation solution, TestArchitect, now integrates with, and provides native support for, Oracle E-Business Suite applications and Oracle’s JD Edwards.
On Tuesday Google announced Cloud Build, a new continuous delivery platform for building, delivering and testing cloud-based applications.
Nodding to the growing Progressive Web Apps movement, Perfecto announced it's providing cloud-based automated testing of PWAs, which blend attributes of the Web and mobile.
GitHub announced a new Checks API for better continuous integration functionality with Visual Studio App Center and other tools.
New offering from Testplant aims to disrupt software testing by bringing artificial intelligence to the thankless task of comprehensively checking the infinite number of ways a user can navigate through any application.
LinkedIn engineers have open sourced a homegrown Big Data scale testing tool following a "crisis" they experienced after adding 500 machines to a Hadoop Distributed File System cluster, resulting in disastrous slowdowns.
HeadSpin Inc. has emerged from stealth with a new mobile platform emphasizing testing of mobile apps and measuring their experiences in real-world conditions.
Among a host of other improvements, Google's popular Firebase back-end solution for mobile app development is getting closer ties to Crashlytics, the equally popular crash-reporting tool it acquired early this year.
While some say developers have a choice job because of high salaries, another study is out pointing to a pressure-cooker environment in which the rush to release causes coders to shortcut basic security practices -- to the point of not even testing apps.
Academic researchers have published a study investigating the effect of programming languages on software quality, concluding the issue is hard to quantify but also identifying significant findings, such as functional languages having an edge over procedural/object-oriented languages.
Jtest Unit Testing Assistant for Java is designed to help developers with the creation, assessment, and enhancement of unit tests.
The sorry state of open source security was further revealed by Google, which reported its fuzz testing tool has found hundreds of potential security vulnerabilities in the five months since it was launched.
Up until this week, there was no easy way to use it for A/B testing in which multiple builds are tweaked to compare different features and designs.