Archive for the Continuous Delivery Category

Continuous Mobile Testing

Orasi has a rich tradition of integrating testing best practices into the development and delivery of quality mobile applications. Whether it be native mobile apps, mobile web apps, or mobile hybrid apps, Orasi has experience and technology to fully certify mobile applications before deploying to consumers and/or

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It’s Late 2016, What’s the New Rule for Performance Test Environments?

This question was passed around internally last week: “Does anyone on this distribution list have a list of good reasons why a test environment should approximate that of production to provide accurate test results in lieu of using a cheaper, smaller test environment and math to estimate

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Quality in the Application Development Lifecycle: Good Is No Longer Good Enough

As most of us know, or at least have heard, user expectations for applications are at an all-time high. For mobile and web applications, they border on astronomic. Yet, many companies are still failing to achieve the quality that users expect. Often, consumer application developers are caught

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Performance Assessment – Solution Design

In the book, Continuous Delivery, authors Jez Humble and David Farley described a mindset, process, and ultimately a solution that has transformed the delivery cycle time and level of quality across the IT world. In my opinion, continuous delivery (CD) formed the technical practices that buoy up

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Intervention Coming for “I Hate Agile” Crowd

For all of the conferences held in agile’s honor, and the praise it gets from coaches, evangelists, and companies like Skytap, nobody calls it a silver bullet. But there’s one thing we all agree on—agile is very difficult. Whether looking at the culture change required, embracing the

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Agile: Speed of Agile Barrier is as Real as the Sound Barrier

The Bell X-1 is the historic US plane credited for breaking the sound barrier.  The “sound barrier” is a term coined to represent the belief that man and aircraft could not travel faster than the speed of sound.  Stemming from the perception that drag (air-resistance and friction),

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Steps to Implement a Java Selenium Automation Project: A Customer Story

Background In order to plug into the continuous delivery pipeline, one of our customers wanted us to implement an open source test automation solution from the ground up using Selenium WebDriver.  The customer had an existing automation framework that they were moving away from and we were

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Agile Performance Testing – Proactively Managing Performance

Just in case you haven’t heard, Waterfall is out and Agile is in.  For organizations that thrive on innovation, successful agile development and continuous deployment processes are paramount to reducing go to market time, fast tracking product enhancements and quickly resolving defects. Executed successfully, with the right

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Code Coverage in Development Phase

Let’s consider how code coverage and other similar processes, as requested, fit within the workflow of an application during design and development. I think of this in the following stages: Local development – quality analysis Centralized build – quality analysis Test coverage workflow (next post) Test case

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A Pragmatic Approach to Test Coverage

I like models and I love automation on top of them. Software development in almost any form requires a logical model and an implementation in code. The best developers can find the re-usable patterns or code within a complex system to minimize their work. Functional testing gurus

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