Is Test Automation the Right Choice for a Small Project?

When you’re faced with individual tasks of a few days to a week in duration – more like small independent projects – is test automation a reasonable option? It might seem counter-intuitive to automate small projects, but test automation can actually be a big time …

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A Peek into 3D Printing

3D printing has exploded recently with introductions of many sub-$1000 3D printers targeting homes and schools. 3D printing has migrated from relatively high-cost machines that were geared towards manufacturing prototyping to very low-cost desktop printers that print virtually anything one can imagine – plastic toys, …

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Rise of the Mobile Platforms – Mobile Printing

With the popularity of mobile phones that allow immersive Internet-connected experiences, as well as the ability to view, edit, manage and print rich content, virtually every printer manufacturer now supports printing from mobile devices. The desktop-centric presentation of a custom printer driver has been replaced …

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PDF Standardization

The ISO PDF Standard is currently being updated to version 2 (ISO 32000-2). It’s hard to believe that PDF was first introduced by Adobe Systems back in 1993, and in 2007 became the official ISO standard 32000 specification. This new version of the PDF standard …

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Microsoft to Launch Windows 10 and Office 2016

Microsoft will release the next version of the Windows operating system franchise later this year – it’s expected in the third quarter. With Windows 8 still seeing a very small adoption rate compared to Windows 7, the next version of the Windows platform aims to …

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Is Your Printer PDF Battle Ready?

PDF is the most popular document format today for both printing and document exchange. PDF generation, editing and printing capabilities have moved away from those sold for older platforms to what is now a bundled feature supported widely by PCs, phones, tablets and the like. …

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SEP 2 November Release in Customer Hands

As part of our SEP 2 (IEEE 2030.5) Accelerator Program deliverables, we shipped our latest release in November. The November 2014 release is the same release that we believe can be used for certification testing and pre-certification testing of SEP 2 implementations. The details of …

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Updated Transactive Control Node on VOLTTRON

Based on and supported by the Pacific Northwest Regional Smart Grid Demonstration Project (PNW-SGDP), QualityLogic is developing a specification to update the Transactive Control (TC) technology that was developed and implemented in the demonstration project. This architecture and design enable Transactive Energy (TE) systems. We …

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Smart Grid Northwest Formed

QualityLogic’s GM for Smart Grid, James Mater, has announced that he is to serve as the first Chair of the newly-formed Smart Grid Northwest. SGNW was previously Smart Grid Oregon and has now expanded into the other Northwest states.
The organization is the host for …

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Test Automation: Challenges of Developing Automated Test Scripts

Test automation has become the holy grail of both mobile app/site and desktop web development. There is considerable justification for this. In the current market, mobile and desktop development efforts have to get it right the first time. The modern user community has very little …

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eCommerce QA Testing: Thinking Outside the (Sand)Box

Credit card purchases over web and mobile devices have become one of the fastest growing segments of the economy. This means that, as an eCommerce or service company, you have to diligently guard those transactions. That requires careful eCommerce QA testing with the array of …

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