February 11, 2015

5 Reasons to Consider an Image Recognition Testing Tool

There’s an ongoing debate in the applications development world on whether front end or back end testing is the most effective method. However, the discussion shouldn’t be just about where the testing takes place, but rather about the ease of use and effectiveness of the tool. Traditional testing […]
November 6, 2014

Installing Citrix XenApp 7.5 on Windows Server 2012

Installing Citrix XenApp 7.5 on Windows Server 2012 This blog will demonstrate my process of installing XenApp 7.5 on a Windows Server 2012. It is important that the account being used to install XenApp is part of a domain, this is necessary in order to manage Citrix Studio. […]
February 8, 2013

Serious Web Load Testing

It is called the basketball exercise, or sometimes inattention blindness, and it demonstrates a real problem in many kinds of automated testing. What is this thing, you ask?  It can be hard to explain, but I can show you in about a minute.  Look, there’s video: Did you watch the […]
January 26, 2013

The Killer App Finale

Last week I posted The Killer App, the story of a real software project with a cliff-hanger, pick-a-path ending.  It’s time to close the loop. “The Killer App” was a project that was not just late, but hopeless; a claims processing system that could not process a single claim […]
October 10, 2012

Understanding the difference between total users and concurrent users.

Many of our clients have enterprise applications that are accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week.  Their applications may be accessed remotely from all over the world.  In such cases, total users could number in the thousands. When configuring a test plan for our clients we […]
March 31, 2011

Testing web applications across different browsers and operating systems.

You have a client server application used through the web and another used through a fat client. Every month you need to install required automatic updates on different Windows Operating Systems and some application patches. Your users use the application on different Operating Systems and use different Internet […]