Quality Assurance & Testing


Visual Studio 2012 Update Expected Next Month, Preview Available Now

Microsoft released what is likely the final Community Technology Preview (CTP) of Visual Studio 2012 Update 1 on Monday.

Visual Studio 11 and .NET 4.5 Beta Previews 'Go Live' Next Week

Microsoft is releasing the Visual Studio 11 and .NET Framework 4.5 beta previews on Feb. 29 with a Go Live license, the company announced today during a "sneak preview" of the upcoming IDE.

Dev Disasters: Just Following Orders

A major validation error in the code resulted in a 60 percent failure rate for an expense form.

Visual Studio 2010 Lab Management

Visual Studio 2010 Lab Management provides a centralized way to create, manage and share environments in your domain-joined Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010 development shop.

Reverse the V Model and Test First

Test-first development is an approach to software development that focuses on results: Tell me the expected outcome, not the requirements.

Telerik Updates Automated Test Studio, Adds Desktop UI Support

The company has offered WebUI Test Studio since 2008. This latest release adds support for Windows Presentation Foundation.

Visual Studio 2010 Service Pack 1 Released

The release of Visual Studio 2010 SP1 could motivate some development organizations to make the switch to Visual Studio 2010.

SmartBear Releases ALM Tools

Recent merger with AutomatedQA and Pragmatic Software power the release of SmartBear's QAComplete, DevComplete and other service-based ALM solutions.

Unit Testing and ASP.NET MVC

ASP.NET MVC and test-driven development show the future of delivering reliable applications. While Visual Studio 2010 enables you to integrate server-side testing into ASP.NET development, client-side testing presents a challenge.

VSLive! Day 2: ALM On Stage

Microsoft's Dave Mendlen announces release date for Visual Studio Lab Management 2010 during keynote address.

New Agile Project Management Tools Announced

Parasoft Corp. and TeamDynamixHE recently released new project management tools for Agile software development.

Study: App Maintenance Is Neglected -- at a Cost

Should you be paying more attention to application maintenance and less to application development?

MKS Adds Testing to ALM Platform

Application lifecycle management supplier MKS Inc. yesterday released a new version of its flagship ALM platform adding test-management capabilities to the suite.

Micro Focus Finalizes Borland Acquisition with Sweetened Deal

After upping its offer by 50 percent, Micro Focus closes Borland deal.

IBM Launches Enterprise Cloud Services

IBM today unveiled cloud-based services for enterprises that can be hosted or run on a customer's premises, or a hybrid of the two.

Skytap Adds Quota Management for Cloud Service

To add predictability to its offering, Skytap Inc., a start up cloud provider targeted at application developers and testers, this week added new capabilities to its cloud service.

Windows 7 RC Goes Live

Microsoft announced that the Windows 7 release candidate (RC) is now available to the general public.

SharePoint Bonanza: SP2 and Dev Kits Released

Microsoft announced some SharePoint product updates that may have gotten trampled under a stampede of information flowing out of Redmond this week.

Adobe's Reader Fix: Disable JavaScript, For Now

How Adobe is handling critical vulnerability discovered in its Reader software gets mixed reaction from IT security experts.

Windows 7 RC Dates Disclosed; 'XP Mode' Unveiled

Microsoft provided a couple of Windows 7 tidbits on Friday, confirming the availability of Windows 7 release candidate (RC) and describing a forthcoming virtualization capability in the new operating system.