Codeless Test Automation

Clients often ask Olenick for help making their test automation smarter.  As such we make a point to stay abreast of new automation offerings.  Last month, Olenick attended a Lunch & Learn hosted by one of our partners, Original Software.  The lunch and learn explained how their tools make automation more effective.  Original Software offers a unique set of products that include tools for test quality management, functional test execution, UAT and functional test automation. TestDrive is their automated software testing solution which enables a truly codeless automated test suite as well as utilizes existing testing resources as opposed to hiring automation engineers or software developers.

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Software Testing: Microsoft Test Manager – Test Case Migrator Plus Tool

Having trouble uploading requirements, test cases, or bugs into Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS)? We often provide ways to help our clients improve processes and maximize the benefit of their tools. Today we will discuss migrating existing requirements, test cases or bugs into TFS for use in Visual Studio, Visual Studio Online and Microsoft Test Manager (MTM). The Test Case Migrator Plus tool allows test related artifacts, present in Excel and MHT/Word formats, to be imported into TFS. This tool works with Visual Studio 2010, 2012 and 2015 as well as MTM and Visual Studio On-line.

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Monitoring Performance Tests

As a follow-up to my Performance Test with Minimal Expense post, here are a few tips on how to incorporate server monitoring into your BlazeMeter Tests. In addition to the standard metrics on the requests generated in performance tests, it is beneficial to monitor the servers of applications. Monitoring servers of an application during performance testing will allow you to see if any resource issues occur so that they can be addressed by hardware or software resolutions.

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Performance Test with Minimal Expense

As a Lead Sr. Consultant at Olenick, I am often researching ways to help our clients implement a testing process and define an ongoing strategy that will not break their budgets while offering quality results. I’ve compiled the below notes for you to consider should you find yourself in a similar situation.

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UFT: New Features & Enhancements of Note (GUI Testing Perspective)

UFT is the new installment of HP’s automated functional testing tool that replaces QuickTest Professional (QTP). In this article, I will give a quick synopsis of some of the new features and enhancements to familiarize those who have not had a chance to do so yet with UFT.

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Keynote and Mobile Testing

Three Ways Keynote Improves Mobile Testing and Monitoring
I recently had the opportunity to attend a Keynote demonstration of their testing tools for mobile apps and websites on real devices across cellular networks. Here are three takeaways from the presentation that I, as an automation test specialist, was thoroughly impressed by.

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