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MD Application Performance Testing: A Simplified Universal Approach NEW
Scott Barber, PerfTestPlus, Inc.
Mon, 09/30/2013 - 8:30am

In response to increasing market demand for high performance applications, many organizations implement performance testing projects, often at great expense. Sadly, these solutions alone are often insufficient to keep pace with emerging expectations and competitive pressures. With specific examples from recent client implementations, Scott Barber shares the fundamentals of implementing T4APM™  a simple and universal approach that is valuable independently or as an extension of existing performance testing programs.

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W5 Rapid Performance Testing: No Load Generation Required
Scott Barber, PerfTestPlus, Inc.
Wed, 10/02/2013 - 11:30am

Load testing is just one—but the most frequently discussed—aspect of performance testing. Luckily, much of performance testing does not demand the same expensive tools, special skills, environments, or time as load testing does. Scott Barber developed the Rapid Performance Testing (RPT) approach to help individuals and teams with the non-load aspects of performance testing.

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W11 Automated Performance Profiling with Continuous Integration
Ivan Kreslin, Mitchell International
Wed, 10/02/2013 - 1:45pm

Historically, performance tests are run long after the code has been checked in, making performance issues time consuming to resolve and thus not a good fit in the agile process. Ivan Kreslin presents a solution that he’s implemented to address this problem. Learn how Ivan integrates the functionality in Microsoft Performance Profiling tools into a test automation framework to capture performance-related issues during continuous integration.

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T2 Evaluating and Testing Web APIs
Ole Lensmar, SmartBear Software
Thu, 10/03/2013 - 9:45am

Thanks to the massive adoption of cloud and mobile applications, web APIs are moving to center stage for many business and technology teams. As a direct result, the need to deliver a high-quality API experience is essential. When it comes to quality aspects of web APIs, there is more than first meets the eye. Apart from obvious characteristics related to functionality, performance, and security, several not-so-obvious traits of APIs are crucial for their adoption—many related to the context of the end user and how the API is to be consumed.

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T22 Mobile Test Automation with Big Data Analytics
Tarun Bhatia, Microsoft
Thu, 10/03/2013 - 3:00pm

Organizations with a mobile presence today face a major challenge of building robust automated tests around their mobile applications. However, organizations often have limited testing resources for these increasingly complex projects, and stakeholders worry about the quality of the product. So how do you plan a mobile test automation project, recognizing the failure rate of such efforts? Discover how Tarun Bhatia used big data analytics to understand where customers spend most of their time out in the wild on their apps.

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