Quality Assurance & Testing


Developers Say Time Constraints, Poor Testing Top Project Challenges

In a new survey, more than half f application developers say they don't have enough time to complete their work and nearly a third said testing is their top challenge.

New Platform Integrates Testing into Dev Lifecycle

Parasoft's Test is designed to provide "end-to-end visibility" for those using the company's existing products like Jtest.

New Agile Project Management Tools Announced

Parasoft Corp. and TeamDynamixHE recently released new project management tools for Agile software development.

Release Candidate of Vista SP2 Now Available

The near-final Service Pack 2 for Windows Vista and Windows Server 2008 was released by Microsoft on Wednesday.

HP Ships Performance Center 9.5

Hewlett-Packard released HP Performance Center 9.5, the company's integrated application test and analysis suite.

Amid Uncertainty, Borland Adds 'Release Readiness' to ALM Suite

Borland Software today released a new module to its ALM portfolio focused on improving the quality of apps delivered by development teams.

Hackers Targeting IE 7 After Security Patch Issued

Trend Micro said hackers are targeting a hole in Internet Explorer 7 that was addressed in Microsoft's February security patch issued last week.

DynaTrace Targets Developers, Testers With Continuous App Management

DynaTrace Software this week upgraded its platform to allow developers to monitor, test and troubleshoot globally distributed SOA-based applications.

First Look: FreeBSD 7

The UNIX-like server solution adds some extra security features beyond what you'd find with typical Linux OSes.

Testing Begins for Vista SP2 Release Candidate, Reports Say

Microsoft has advanced to the next testing phase by issuing Release Candidate "Escrow"-build versions of Service Pack 2.

Testing Begins for Vista SP2 Release Candidate, Reports Say

Microsoft is giving private testers access to a near final build of Service Pack 2 for Vista and Windows Server 2008.

New Open Source Maven Repository Manager Launched

Sonatype's Nexus professional offers a "superset" of features for commercial users.

Livermore Lab Pioneers Debugging Tool

Open source tool enables researchers to pinpoint a needling problem in a haystack of processors.

Microsoft Quietly Updates Live Mesh

Microsoft updated its file synchronization platform for Windows Live, fixing some bugs in the beta.

Coalition Agrees on Top 25 Software Security Errors

A government-led coalition identified common errors in software development with an eye toward improving security.

Microsoft Extends Free Windows 7 Beta to Jan. 24

A free trial of Microsoft's newest operating system has been extended.

First Look: Titanium Software Dev Kit

This command line tool aims to help developers create Web apps that work like desktop ones.

Microsoft Opens Its ODF Documentation for Office 2007 SP2

Developers can now access technical materials describing how Microsoft implements ODF in Office 2007 SP2.

New CA Modeling Tool Supports WCF

The Plex 6.1 model-driven dev tool now includes additional Microsoft .NET functionality.

Microsoft Exec Urges IE8 Readiness

The head of Microsoft's Internet Explorer team described how developers can prepare for IE8's general release.

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