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Tuesday, October 1, 2013 - 1:00pm - 4:30pm
Half-day Tutorials

How to Break Software: Web 101+ Edition NEW

When testing web applications, you may feel overwhelmed by the technologies of today's web environments. Web testing today requires more than just exercising a system’s functionality. Each system is composed of a customized mix of various layers of technology, each implemented in a different programming language and requiring unique testing strategies. This “stew” often leads to puzzling behavior across browsers; performance problems due to page design and content, server locations, and architecture; and inconsistent operation of navigation controls. Dawn Haynes shares an extensive set of test design ideas, standards, and software attacks. She explains their general applicability, effort needed to execute, and technical skill required for success, so you can determine what’s useful in your situation. Dawn demonstrates a variety of tools to help you improve your web testing of HTML syntax, page layout, download speeds, 508 compliance, readability, and more. From the easy and quick to implement to the techie hard stuff, Dawn has something for every web tester.

Dawn Haynes, PerfTestPlus, Inc.

Dawn Haynes is COO, principal trainer, and consultant for PerfTestPlus, Inc., and a former director of the Association for Software Testing. Dawn’s unique blend of experience, humor, and effectiveness at providing tools and techniques that help students at all levels generate new approaches to common and complex software testing problems has resulted in her international recognition as an elite trainer of testers. She provides consulting services and is a frequent speaker at testing conferences, local groups, and intimate gatherings of testers.

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