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Test Automation


ML The Developer’s Guide to Test Automation
Dale Emery, DHE
George Dinwiddie, iDIA Computing, LLC
Mon, 11/11/2013 - 1:00pm

Your shrinking project deadlines are increasing the need for automated tests—but, simultaneously, reducing the time available for writing them. The system requirements are continually changing. The implementation is changing. You spend more and more time maintaining old tests, leaving less time to write new ones. The tests take longer and longer to run. And when they fail, the problem is as likely to be in the tests as in the system.

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TC Continuous Delivery: Rapid and Reliable Releases with DevOps Practices
Bob Aiello, CM Best Practices Consulting
Tue, 11/12/2013 - 8:30am

DevOps is an emerging set of principles, methods, and practices that enable the rapid deployment of software systems. DevOps focuses on lowering barriers between development, testing, security, and operations in support of rapid iterative development and deployment. Many organizations struggle when implementing DevOps because of its inherent technical, process, and cultural challenges. Bob Aiello shares DevOps best practices starting with its role early in the application lifecycle and bridging the gap with testing, security, and operations.

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Concurrent Sessions

BT4 Continuous Automated Regression Testing to the Rescue
Brenda Kise, Proto Labs, Inc.
Thu, 11/14/2013 - 10:15am

A major concern when developing new software features is that another part of the code will be affected in unexpected ways. With a typical development processes, testers often do not run a full set of product regression tests until late in the release when it is much more costly to fix and retest the product. Continuous automated regression testing to the rescue! Brenda Kise describes the team, project, and organization value and benefits of continuously performing automated regression tests throughout the development process.

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