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Learn About Responsive Website Design and Responsive Design Testing

Learn the basics of responsive website design and testing to help your team ensure great UX across different devices and configurations. One of the main challenges that development and QA teams face today involves screen resolution. Depending on the device from which a user connects, screen resolutions could range from a mere 320 pixels wide (the screen width on the iPhone 5, which has the smallest resolution of modern devices) to 4K desktop displays with resolutions of 3840 by 2160 pixels or more.

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Black Friday: Retail Holiday or Developers' Nightmare?

For developers and QA engineers, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are a game of watching how much weight the ice can take before it cracks. Learn how uptime goes beyond performance testing, and what you can do to prepare for the worst. In the United States, Thanksgiving is right around the corner. For many of us, this serves as a chance to see family, play some football, and stuff ourselves with an unholy amount of food.

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10 Reasons Your Team Needs to Budget for Automated Testing

So you’re already convinced that automated testing can transform the software development lifecycle and help produce higher-quality products. But convincing management it’s a worthwhile investment? Especially if they're hesitant to add technology they don’t understand to a tight budget? That's a different story. We've got you. Here are 10 rock-solid reasons why your organization needs a budget for automated testing.

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A Brief History of the Selenium Testing Framework

Ever wonder where Selenium (the testing framework, not the mineral) came from? Here’s a short history of the technology. Ever wonder where Selenium came from? Here’s a short history of the world's most popular open source automation framework, from its origins as a proprietary tool for timecard entry, through the present era of Selenium WebDriver and the W3C standard.

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Appium vs. Espresso

Learn the differences between Appium and Espresso for mobile app testing. Are you building a mobile application and want to automate UI testing, but don’t know where to start? If so, you’re not alone. There are many ways to perform UI testing for mobile apps. In this post, I’ll provide some direction by discussing the pros and cons of two of the more popular tools for mobile app testing: Appium and Espresso.

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How to Use DataProvider in TestNG for Automated Testing (With Examples)

Learn the fundamentals of DataProvider and how it can be used in TestNG for automated testing. As the volume of applications increases, software testing teams find themselves overburdened with a “combinatorial explosion” of permutations for their test cases. In the early days, we hard-coded our test cases with the most important workflows, and we wrote bespoke automation scripts, each one to handle its own particular use case.

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8 Steps for Planning a Mobile Testing Strategy

Learn the best practices and steps for creating a winning mobile testing strategy. To put any idea into a practical action plan, you need a strategy. Same goes for mobile app testing: if you don’t have a strategy, you can’t test your apps effectively or efficiently. In this blog post, we’ll explain the best practices and steps for creating a winning mobile testing strategy.