Test Automation Tools: Open Source or Proprietary?

eCommerce, and business conducted over the Internet in general, has to keep abreast of an entire web ecosystem of access devices and software. From desktop/laptop computers to smartphones and browsers to apps to hybrids, the increasingly diverse array of gear and the code it runs …

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Pros and Cons of Responsive Website Design

Did you know that over half of all web pages views come from mobile devices? Crazy, right? This mobile revolution has created the need for a new kind of website. A website that “responds” to the device you are viewing the site from. This is …

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Testing APIs in eCommerce Sites – Surveillance Tests

Implementing quality tools under high pressure and short deadline conditions requires development and quality organizations that stand firm on the issues of process integrity. When done rigorously, this provides a resource and a path for software quality to become a practical reality in eCommerce enterprises. …

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Mindtouch Open Source Wiki

When I am not toiling away on QualityLogic’s testing projects, my passion is hiking in the outdoors. As part of that passion, about 5 years ago I developed a classic ASP website that became one of the most visited outdoors sites on the Internet.
The …

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Web APIs – Growth, Management, Protocols, Testing Tools

Over the past month, I have had the opportunity to look at a number of web services testing tools, the structure of various publicly facing Web Service APIs, and a number of companies who are offering web services API management.
Why Should I Implement a …

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Load Testing Flash Remoting Applications in SoapUI

Recently, QualityLogic performed a load test on a Flash remoting application using SoapUI. Currently, SoapUI doesn’t have support for the AMF format used to communicate with the gateway. The first step is to add AMF related classes to SoapUI. I downloaded BlaseDS, Adobe’s Flash remoting …

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Testing APIs in eCommerce Sites Part 1

From Tribal Knowledge to API Documentation
eCommerce takes salesmanship to its logical end point: selling products and services with no more customer interaction than browsing a web site. The continuous effort to capture and hold the customer’s interest that this requires has placed a significant …

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Testing APIs in eCommerce Sites Part 2: Sanity Checks

Sanity Checks – Find Problems Before They Find You
The quality of the code in an eCommerce API tends to suffer from a time crunch-driven perception that there isn’t enough time or money to do a proper job of Software Quality Assurance (SQA), so the …

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Agile QA Testing for eCommerce: Case Study

The client is a leader in web services with revenue derived from eCommerce. The company has grown dramatically over its 10-year history, and this growth is based on the company’s ability to provide a functional, attractive customer experience on a site that continuously presents new …

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Web Services Testing Case Study: Functionality Testing

Fresh content keeps customers coming back to your website, but ensuring the quality and functionality of volumes of constant changes is a real challenge. Here’s how QualityLogic helped a major entertainment industry client maintain their quality and their schedules.
The Client: Large Entertainment Corporation
The …

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