Testing trends, automation challenges and more. The 2018 survey on testing trends conducted by Dimensional Research under the sponsorship of Sauce Labs, Inc. is out and draws our attention to the main testing trends of 2018 as well as the main challenges faced by development and testing professionals.
Quality code is highly valued in the PHP community. You’ll rarely find untested libraries on GitHub. Two problems that developers encounter again and again during testing are the handling of file operations, as well as testing built-in PHP functions such as time() or exec() on certain expectations. In this article, Tommy Mühle explains a few solutions for such cases.
Automated testing can speed up the testing process, but manual tests can help quickly familiarise testers with the product’s features. Is one approach better than the other? Jason Silberman investigates.
The positive change that DevOps brings for enterprise IT is becoming more and more obvious. And yet DevOps success doesn’t come easily. When it comes to implementing a DevOps approach together with Continuous Delivery, the key to success is trust and visibility.
What do we do when microservices fail? What do we do when programmers fail? What have we improved in high-speed systems over the years? And what are the risks of unit testing? We take a look at the some of the most important takeaways from this year’s JAX London.
Have you been interested in trying out Apache JMeter? Nicolai Parlog presents a useful tutorial to help you load test your web app, create a test plan, execute it and benchmark your application.
With JUnit’s crowdfunding campaign gaining traction, we’re all for further development of the popular unit testing tool. Johannes Link reveals in this JAXenter interview where the problems currently lie with JUnit and how these might be addressed in a possible JUnit 5.0.
There’s one thing we can agree on when it comes to database tests: they ain’t easy. In this JAX Magazine preview, testing guru and JAX London speaker Colin Vipurs runs through the strengths and weaknesses of common approaches to testing databases.
What do you do when your intelligence solution reaches its limit? Dr. Claire Fautsch tells us what aspects of testing emerged as the most important and most efficient when her team at Goodgame Studios began migrating data and making production changes.
In his last article, Daniel Witkowski described common mistakes that can be made during performance analysis. In this tutorial, Daniel shows us how to use available open source tools to improve the quality of your measurements.
Git problems, developer CVs, testing tips and more: this biggest ever JAX Magazine issue is bursting with tips, tricks and trend commentaries for the enterprise developer – free as always.
Have you neglected your Spring cleaning? Here Nicolas Frankel takes a closer look at the three ways of testing Spring MVC applications.
Nicolas Frankel takes us on a tour of Integration Testing with Spring configuration modularization.
It’s never easy to know quite when you’ve finished testing. That’s why a group of researchers have developed an Eclipse plug-in that evaluates your testing habits.