When Business Decisions Trump Technical Performance Scores

I recently decided to go through an exercise with our webmaster to ensure the best performance for the end user experience on our web site. The results are fascinating as the technical person in me wrestles with the business person in me.

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Top 10 Mobile Application Testing Automation Tool Requirements

Northway Solutions Group developed this unbiased mobile application testing automation tool requirements checklist which we believe should be used as a guide for evaluating mobile automation tools in the market. Taking an objective approach, this checklist consists of the most important and relevant feature requirements and selection criteria to assist your organization in choosing an adequate automated mobile testing tool with the highest ROI.

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VuGen: Make SOAP Calls With The SOAP/WEB Protocol

We explain how VuGen SOAP calls look by comparing the WEB/HTTP protocol and the SOAP protocol, using raw XML responses.

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VuGen: Find A Shorter String Within A Longer One

When it’s not easy to capture a string because there is no easy left and right boundary, grab a larger amount of text and search for the needle within the haystack using strstr.

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VuGen: Emulate Web Site User Abandonment

Let’s discuss the “ResourceByteLimit ” option in web_url() function within VuGen. This attributes can help emulate a user that does not wait for a complete page to download before clicking on another URL. It is typically used for testing the availability of a site (as opposed to load testing a site) while minimizing network traffic.

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Web Click and Script actually does work

On my latest engagement, I needed a web script to go with all of the Citrix scripts I am creating. The web script was giving me some issues with correlation and NT authentication, so I decided to give Web Click and Script a try.

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Gone in 60 Seconds (or 8, or 2, or 400 ms)…

According to Robert B. Miller[1], here are acceptable response times for various actions…

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