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September 17, 2014

Setting Up a Test Environment for C++14

A little clever work and I was able to quickly set up a test machine with everything I needed on Ubuntu running in a Microsoft Azure VM.

June 16, 2014

Don't Develop GUI Tests, Teach Your App To Test Itself!

While developing native GTK- and Cocoa-based versions of the Plastic GUI, my team and I faced the challenge of developing a new test suite.

May 05, 2014

Test-Driven Design

Testing is valuable, but incrementally developing an optimal architecture as a side effect of testing is priceless.




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Open Software's Thousand Eyes: A Misunderstood Claim

Recent high-profile defects do not support the view that open source is less secure than closed source.

Matching Wildcards: An Empirical Way to Tame an Algorithm

Optimizing and testing a wildcard algorithm to get 5x performance improvement.

Jolt Awards: The Best Books

The best books of the past 12 months.

Continuous Delivery: The Agile Successor

Traditional Agile methods have been obliged to evolve quickly to address current programming needs. Continuous delivery mixed with select Agile practices is emerging as the preferred way forward.

Software Development is Very, Very Hard — Even for Those Who Know It's Hard

Inherent software complexity is not the only important factor; so are team size, location and distribution, regulatory constraints, and requirements management. With no two teams working exactly alike, no single formula or methodology can address all needs.

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BlazeMeter Pours Sauce Labs On Testing

Now supports pure Selenium performance testing

Gurock Introduces TestRail 4.0 with Redesigned UX

Gurock announces TestRail 4.0, a new version of its web-based test management tool

(Cloud-Based) Load Testing Apps Behind The Firewall

Silk Portfolio update focus is on choice, visibility and performance across all testing assets

DevExpress TestCafe Update (v14.1.2)

A functional testing framework for web applications

Developers and Testers To Easily Extend SoapUI

SmartBear's core API testing, plus new plug-in framework

XRebel Always-On Interactive Java Profiler

ZeroTurnaround developer tool for continuous testing of code changes

Time To Get Real (And Synthetic) On Testing

SmartBear AlertSite UXM is a new application (and API) performance management tool

Ubertesters For Mobile Cloud App Testing

Mantis bug tracker plus PhoneGap framework support

TestPlant Is The eggMan, And The eggBox

A test-lab-in-a-box, instant testing's gonna get ya

Microsoft Visual Studio 2013 Update 3 CTP

Updates IntelliTrace, CodeLens, debugging functions, and developer testing tools

Events of Interest

October 27-30. Santa Clara, CA. ZendCon 2014

October 27-28. Burlingame, CA. GGDevCon (Google Glass App Development)

November 3-5. San Francisco, CA. QCon

November 4-5. London, England. Code Mesh Conference

November 5-7. Berlin, Germany. GOTO Berlin International Software Development Conference

November 17-19. San Diego, CA. RubyConf

November 17-21. Budapest, Hungary. ApacheCon Europe

November 18-21. San Francisco, CA. AnDevCon Android Developer Conference

November 25-26. London, UK. IoT 2014

April 8-16, 2015. Montreal, Canada. PyCon 2015

May 4-8, 2015. Chicago, IL. Microsoft Ignite Conference

Videos of Past Events

September 2014. Atlassian Summit 2014

September 2013. JavaOne

June 2013. JAXConf 2013

May 2013. Google I/O

October 2012. JAXLondon 2012

September 2012. Strangeloop

July 2012. Java Language Summit

June 2012. Google I/O 2012

May 2012. Atlassian Summit

May 2012 (paid). Fluent Conference

March 2012. Multicore World

July 2011. JVM Language Summit



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