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Our third Queen's Award for Enterprise, Innovation

7/26/16 / by George Mackintosh posted in innovation, Queen's Award, software testing, Test automation, TestPlant Events

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What a wonderful July. On 14 July Antony Edwards, our CTO, and I make our way to Buckingham Palace with all the other 2016 award winners. This our third time! No less a thrill - and a particularity big deserved thrill for Antony who has led TestPlant's innovation drive and the commercial success recognising all of the new products we have introduced over recent years. One has to be discreet about visits to the palace, but HRM The Queen did grace us and so too her consort HRH The Duke of Edinburgh and The Princess Royal, Princess Anne.
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Guest blog: Optimize agile testing with test automation & test case management

7/21/16 / by Milli d'Hangest d'Yvoy posted in agile, agile methodologies, Agile testing, agile testing solution, cross-platform, eggPlant, image recognition technology, QASymphony, qTest, Quality assurance, Regression testing, Test automation, test case management, Uncategorized

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Today we are excited to bring you a guest blog post from Kevin Dunne, VP, Strategy and Business Development at QASymphonyTestPlant announced a technology partnership with QASymphony on July 12, 2016. To read more about the partnership, click here.

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Agile is everywhere, with VersionOne reporting that 95% of surveyed organizations are practicing agile methodologies within their teams. Though Agile does means getting products to market efficiently, it does not mean doing so with reduced quality, as almost half of the organizations surveyed mentioned moving to Agile to increase quality within their applications.

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Gherkin Support in eggPlant Functional v16.1

7/19/16 / by Pamela Gillaspie posted in App testing, Application testing, automated testing, Automated testing tools, Cross-Browser, eggPlant, Functional testing, Gherkin, Mobile testing, Pokemon Go, software testing, Test automation, Test Tool Design, Testing tools, Uncategorized

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TestPlant released eggPlant v16.1 this month, and I’m writing to talk to you about my favorite of the marquee features: support for Gherkin, the language of the Cucumber BDD framework. (Cue the vegetable puns!) Throughout our internal beta and in our v16.1 webinars, I’ve heard some great questions about Gherkin and our implementation of it that I’d like to share here. (I will also unabashedly share my preoccupation with Pokémon Go.)

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eggPlant Functional v16.1 new features make scripting easy for enterprise test deployments

7/6/16 / by Elizabeth Simons posted in eggPlant Functional, Functional testing, Gherkin, GUI testing, image based testing, Interface testing, Software test automation, software testing, Source code management, Test automation, Test Tool Design, UI testing, Using eggPlant

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eggPlant Functional v16.1 is now available! Upgrade or download it to try out the new features today.

The eggPlant Functional v16.1 release is packed with features and updates that make setup and scripting easy for enterprise test deployments. ‘What kind of good stuff is this?’ you ask. Let’s dig in to find out…

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Getting started with performance testing: Round two!

5/24/16 / by Elizabeth Simons posted in automated testing, Automation testing, eggPlant Performance, Load testing, Load testing tool, load testing tools, Performance testing tool, QA tool, Stress testing, Test automation, testing automation, Testing Best Practise, Testing tool, Testing tools, Performance testing, Software load testing, Software test automation, software testing, Stress testing tool, Testing, Testing Methodology, Using eggPlant

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Some of you may have attended our “Getting Started with Performance Testing” webinar a couple of weeks ago. The event was such a success, we’re doing it again! For those of you who missed it, make sure to sign up for the next session here. In the meantime, I’ll give you a taste:

In this webinar, we will run through the basics of performance testing. For a lot of folks just introducing test automation into their company (or even those who are already doing functional test automation), performance and load testing can be daunting.

To help alleviate the stress and clarify some first steps, we decided to run this webinar to help break down the basics for getting started. Steps for getting started include planning and preparation, test architecture, constraints, test creation/ recording, execution, and results.

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Impressive and engaging talks at the Northern Lights testing conference

5/17/16 / by Gordon Mckeown posted in automated testing, defining software tests, defining test scope, Gordon McKeown, GUI testing, Northern Lights conference, QA testing, Quality assurance, Test automation, test scalability, Test tools, Testing tools, TestPlant Events, UI testing

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I recently presented at the Northern Lights conference in Manchester. This conference was hosted by the BCS (British Computing Society), and my talk was “Tools. Techniques. Trouble? Why test automation is getting more difficult, and what can be done about it.” You may have seen my blog post from ahead of the show, but if you haven’t yet, you can find it here.

I focussed on automating user interactions with the System under Test (SUT) and automating the creation of test scripts but not the automation of the testing process itself. I addressed both functional and load testing.

For those who weren’t there, here are the key points that I covered in my presentation:

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From everyone at TestPlant - thank you!

5/12/16 / by George Mackintosh posted in automated testing, Blog, Cross-browser testing, Gartner, GUI test, GUI testing, image based testing, innovation, innovative, innovative testing, Mobile test automation, Patent, Queen's Award, Test automation, TestPlant, UI test, UI testing

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Innovation is underpinned by commercial success. TestPlant has been the test industry “disruptor” but our inventions have brought solutions to many thousands of engineers in many hundreds of the world’s leading enterprises. Thank you for making eggPlant your test automation solution – and thank you if you’re on the point of joining our user community.

You have lead the field by using eggPlant tools and now we’d like you to share in the glow of the honours and recognition's that have so recently been bestowed upon us: top ratings by Gartner, the world’s top IT research firm; a Queen’s Award for Innovation and yet another patent. Together they endorse our creativity, our uniqueness, our hard work and…your choice!

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UX testing and the PARM principle: STAREAST boasted QA fun

5/9/16 / by Elizabeth Simons posted in exploratory testing, Functional testing, GUI testing, software testing, STAREAST, Test automation, TestPlant Events, UE, UE testing, UI testing, User Experience, User experience testing, UX, UX testing

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If you’re looking for fun testing, STAREAST is the place to find it. With an overarching theme of user-experience testing, the undertone of this show was definitely a fun one. Not to mention that it’s set in Orlando, FL., where you can find Disney World, Sea World, Epcot, and more.

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