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Sailing with Testers (part VII)

Everything needs maintenance. We do, machines do, transportation vehicles do, and software solutions do. Everything. it's just that no one likes to do it. Take yachts and boats for example - to get them to operate regularly and for many years, they need constant maintenance. There are many types of work that need to [...]

2020-01-13T13:47:49+00:00January 13th, 2020|Blog, Sailing with Testers|0 Comments

Full Speed Toward 2020

A decade is ending and 2020 is here. Our journey continues at full speed, creating great tools for software testers and enjoying helping testers to test better, faster, easier. We've been writing our end of year thoughts for more than 10 years now, as you can read here. We've made predictions, promises, and wishes. We [...]

2019-12-19T12:41:12+00:00December 19th, 2019|Blog, End of year|Comments Off on Full Speed Toward 2020

Sailing with Testers (part VI)

The time for you to buy a boat has come. You've been sailing a long time on other people's boats, friends or rented, and you figure that the time you spend on the sea, and the importance (for you) makes is reasonable that you own one. Or, you have an old and out-dated boat, [...]

2019-11-19T13:37:10+00:00November 19th, 2019|Blog, Sailing with Testers|0 Comments

Sailing with Testers (part V)

Every year there’s that time when there’s no wind at all. Not even something you could attempt sailing with. Very frustrating for the skipper, but also for the crew, and all those who want to sail, learn more and enjoy the sea and the sailing itself. Every morning it is the same forecast on [...]

2019-10-21T14:22:33+00:00October 20th, 2019|Blog, Sailing with Testers|0 Comments

Trends In Software Testing As Seen Through Our Blog

In the past decade we’ve published 207 posts on our blog. Many writers, many topics, different approaches and one common subject: Software Testing. One of our readers has brought to our attention recently, his observation of the different topics these posts covered during the years. It made us review all of the posts, finding interesting [...]

2019-08-12T12:18:28+00:00August 12th, 2019|Blog, General|0 Comments

You are not more clever than the crowd

Ran Bar-zik is a great tester. Well, he isn’t really a tester, but he is. A programmer and a (cool) blogger, he is great with finding those trivial-unattended security problems - all those that are the result of the negligence of companies. And it’s always the same cycle: Bar-Zik contacts the company, reports the vulnerability, [...]

2019-05-27T13:34:17+00:00May 27th, 2019|Blog, General|0 Comments

Will AI-based software be able to write effective manual testing tests?

The proliferation of AI-based systems, and specifically decision-making systems, constantly raises the question of whether these systems can replace the manual testing process, and the testers. The answer, as of today, is no. Automation Testing The part that automation testing is taking from the overall testing process, is growing for years now. Much effort is [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:13+00:00April 22nd, 2019|AI, Blog, Testing|0 Comments

The True Costs of Software Bug Fixing

For a very long time, many years now, we were all told that the later in the process a bug is found and fixed - the more it costs. This was written in hundreds of articles, shown in charts, and lectured in seminars. It became the obvious truth. It probably was seriously first discussed [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:13+00:00March 17th, 2019|Blog, Bugs, Testing|1 Comment

Things we’ve learned about customer service and support

Supporting users for over 10 years, and communicating with customers regarding future plans, new features and their needs, has proved challenging but rewarding at the same time. There are many ways to support users of your services and tools. Not only how it’s technically done (online, email-based in our case), but also - and mainly [...]

2019-05-19T09:02:14+00:00February 14th, 2019|Blog, Support|2 Comments