eBooks

Automated Mobile Testing in TestComplete (Android Edition)

A Step-by-Step Guide to Functional Testing with TestComplete eBook

Despite the fact that three quarters of mobile users are concerned about app performance, studies show that over half of developers say they 'don't have time' to properly test mobile apps before release. It’s time to end the cycle of sub-par mobile app deployment. Although much of mobile testing is exploratory, tedious tests can be automated, freeing up more cycles for manual and exploratory testing. View this eBook to learn how to automate your mobile app testing using TestComplete 10 as a framework.

Inside, you'll learn about: 

  • Why you should automate your mobile tests
  • Scripted and keyword-driven mobile testing
  • Recording and replaying multi-touch gestures
  • How to get started with TestComplete Mobile

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Functional Testing with TestComplete

A Step-by-Step Guide to Functional Testing with TestComplete eBook

Not all test automation tools are created equal, especially in the case of functional testing. The best choice is an automation tool that allows you to not only create automated tests, but also fully automate the whole QA testing process. In this case, the automation tool becomes the QA tester’s assistant. It can perform QA testing actions, such as running scheduled automated tests, checking results, sending reports to different issue-tracking systems and a lot more. Grab this new SmartBear eBook and learn how TestComplete can be a game-changer for your team.


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Introduction to Testing .NET in TestComplete

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The .NET framework is the sole framework in which all Windows desktop objects and controls are based. Grasping the power of TestComplete as a test automation solution will have your team meeting those strict deadlines with each iteration as opposed to engaging only in timely exploratory testing for .NET applications. This eBook stands as a basic guide to testing applications using the .NET framework.


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A Step-by-Step Guide to Cross-Browser Testing

A Step-by-Step Guide to Cross-Browser Testing eBook

Do you test your web applications in multiple browsers? If you do, you know that automation of tests for different browsers can be annoying difficult, especially with modern Web 2.0 applications.

Modern test automation tools provide built-in support for cross-browser testing that allows tests created for one browser to be played back in other supported browsers including Internet Explorer 10, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome. Additionally, distributed testing capabilities allow you to run cross-browser tests against different browsers on multiple machines at the same time.


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Load Testing 101: Essential Tips for Testers and Developers

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If you are interested in learning the basics of software load testing, we’ve put together an eBook that will help.

In this eBook, you'll learn how to:

  • Prepare for optimal load testing of a web application
  • Record scenarios  
  • Test in a way that emulates real life conditions
  • Analyze your load testing data for the highest quality software

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4 Popular Document Review Processes that are Costing you Big

Document Review eBook
Many software developers rely on technical documents to communicate and gain consensus on important development artifacts. Current document review processes not only make reviews tedious, but they introduce limitations that actually make it harder to gather and reconcile review feedback from the extended team! Check out this new eBook.

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Automated Testing in Virtual Labs

Automated Testing in Virtual Labs eBook

Virtual machines or Virtual PC’s, like VMware, are software which emulate real computers. By using virtual machines in your QA testing, you can emulate one computer or create a whole virtual lab. Each virtual machine can be configured differently, run on different operating systems and/or run independently from each other. Download this new eBook and see how these virtual labs dramatically decrease costs and time commitments during your QA Testing.


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Best Kept Secrets of Peer Code Review

Best Kept Secrets of Peer Code Review ebook


Do you view code reviews as a time suck, because they require a heavy-weight, meeting-based process?

We reject this idea! Best Kept Secrets of Peer Code Review shows you how to perform effective lightweight code review – reviews that take 1/5th of the time of more traditional, heavy-weight reviews.


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Continuous Load Testing in an Agile Environment

Continuous Load Testing in an Agile Environment ebook

Consider how much time you spend finding and fixing problems in production. Even with the most comprehensive functional testing process, going live and inviting a simultaneous user-load of thousands will uncover previously elusive bugs. And even if you haven’t jumped on the Agile bandwagon, you and your team can benefit from this eBook. Topics include: Four best practices for agile load testing, Considerations and obstacles on the path to agile load testing, Typical pitfalls, Agile load testing solutions.


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Measuring the Benefits of Peer Review

Measuring the Benefits of Peer Review ebook


It’s no secret that peer reviews of code and artifacts can improve product quality and team skill levels. What’s less apparent is how you can quantitatively measure the benefit you derive from adhering to the practice.


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Test Automation Challenges with Apache Flex Applications

Test Automation Challenges with Apache Flex Applications ebook


Adobe Flash applications with dynamic content present unique testing challenges. They may contain not only the usual GUI elements like buttons, combo boxes and grids, but also animation and custom visual effects. This eBook provides insight into some of the key challenges with test automation of Flex applications, as well as concrete examples of solutions that can help you address these challenges.


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The Complete Guide to Data-Driven Testing

The Complete Guide to Data-Driven Testing ebook


Quite simply, data-driven testing is taking a test, parameterizing it and then running that test with varying data. This allows you to run the same test case with many varying inputs, therefore increasing coverage from a single test. In addition, data-driven testing allows you to build both positive and negative test cases into a single test. This eBook covers those topics and more.


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Your Guide to Keyword Driven Testing

Your Guide to Keyword Driven Testing ebook


Creating keyword-driven tests is the easiest way to get started automating your tests quickly, and can include powerful functionality for testing your applications. Download this eBook and discover how keyword testing can help you increase the value of test automation.


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Your Guide to Negative & Positive Automated Tests

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Combining negative and positive testing into one automated data-driven test will increase software testing productivity. Download this eBook for a step-by-step guide on how to create this type of automated test in TestComplete and quickly increase your overall test coverage.

This eBook will show you how to:

  • Record a simple automated data-driven test
  • Increase testing coverage
  • Combine negative and positive tests into one automated test

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A Guide to Ensuring a Quality Web Experience

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Now, more than ever, the success of your business hinges on your ability to ensure a quality Web experience for both internal and external users. We're not talking about just design, either. Your customers are demanding fast access to quality Web content that displays properly on any mobile or web device of their choosing. Download this eBook, and see if you're running the right tests to be sure your website is adapting.


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A Guide to Effective Load Testing

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We have seen it happen in many organizations - when the blissfully unaware load tester finds out that their current approach to performance management is disappointing their organization. Of course, this doesn't sound like you or your team, right? 

In this eBook, you’ll learn:

  • What makes a good load test report
  • Secrets of effective performance analysis
  • The secrets of proactive performance management

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How to Integrate TestComplete with Visual Studio

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Visual Studio is one the most popular and powerful integrated development environments around. Being able to integrate it with your automated test scripts in TestComplete is a necessity if your apps use .NET, Visual C++, MFC or any other programming language provided in Microsoft Visual Studio.

This eBook is an introduction to TestComplete integration with Visual Studio and will help you and your team get started with the integration.


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Strategizing your Mobile App Testing

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It’s official – all of our heads are in the clouds – along with our desktop apps, our Web apps and our mobile apps. The challenge is finding ways to test software on every platform, while considering each requires a different testing strategy.

In this eBook, you'll learn:

  • How to develop an app testing strategy for web and mobile
  • The benefits of emulated vs. real device mobile app testing
  • The most common cross-platform mobile app development challenges
  • Why you should build an automated mobile app testing matrix

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Up Your Game with Code Review

Best Kept Secrets of Peer Code Review ebook


If you’re a QA manager, you definitely know the value of flawless software code, and you probably realize why code review is important to help ensure the fewest possible defects. But code review also has a direct impact on your career and position as a leader in your company.

SmartBear’s latest eBook illuminates the many reasons why code review is vital not only for good code, but for QA managers themselves. 


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The Art of Software Quality: History, Philosophy and Action

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This eBook, The Art of Software Quality: History, Philosophy and Action, is a compilation of everything we’ve gathered and learned from a highly philosophical definition of quality, to its practical applications in business. 

As you read, consider:

  • What do you consider to be the definition of quality?
  • How do you apply that definition in your business?
  • Are you actively applying you definition of quality to your products?

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Software Testing in the Cloud with TestComplete

Software Testing in the "Cloud" with TestComplete

To approach cloud testing, you must first understand what we mean by “the cloud.” From the early days of the Internet to today’s ubiquitous marketing campaigns and all the technological advances in between, the term has been used and used again. 

In this eBook, you'll learn about:

  • The historical context from which “the cloud” emerged.
  • The three types of cloud environments (IaaS, PaaS, and SaaS) and their purposes.
  • The functional and cost advantages of testing in the cloud.
  • How to setup and use TestComplete in a cloud environment.

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