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Test Automation


TB Continuous Delivery: Rapid and Reliable Releases with DevOps Practices
Bob Aiello, CM Best Practices Consulting
Tue, 06/04/2013 - 8:30am

DevOps is an emerging set of principles, methods, and practices that empower teams and organizations to rapidly deploy systems and application updates while maintaining—and even improving—quality. By lowering barriers between development, testing, and operations, DevOps practices can add tremendous business value to software projects and systems. Bob Aiello explains how to prepare for and implement continuous delivery—in both agile and non-agile environments—employing industry standard processes and automated frameworks.

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Concurrent Sessions

BW4 Mobile Application Testing: Challenges and Best Practices
Jimmy Xu, CGI
Wed, 06/05/2013 - 10:15am

With the rapid rise of mobile devices including smartphones and tablets, many organizations are rolling out mobile apps to extend the reach of their traditional web applications. Although the methodology for mobile application testing is fundamentally the same as that of traditional web and desktop application testing, mobile apps testing presents some unique challenges and issues including coverage of a myriad of mobile devices, usability testing, integration of mobile testing with web interface testing, mobile app performance, and security issues.

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BT8 How to Survive the Coming Test Automation Zombie Apocalypse
Dale Emery, DHE
Thu, 06/06/2013 - 2:15pm

Test automation is software development. To automate tests well, you have to have brains. Unfortunately, the very brains that make you good at your job also make you highly attractive to zombies. Like all zombies, test automation zombies are brainless, insatiable, and relentless. Unlike human zombies, test automation zombies can be difficult to recognize. They don’t look like people at all. Some look like org charts. Some look like best practices.

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