The Importance of QA in Software Testing

By Louise Gibbs

Quality Assurance (QA) is an essential part of any software development team. It helps the testing team save time and money as well as increase the quality of the products. Having QA experts within your team will allow detecting vulnerabilities and errors faster, thus ensuring that the software being developed is the best it can be. QA testers also bring together all stakeholders and members of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including project managers, developers, business analysts, etc.

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Building a testing-free future

By Steve Crang

It's common sense: when you write software, you check your work. Testing is a carryover solution from all the other tools we've engineered throughout history, and it's a cornerstone of quality software design. And yet, as a standalone approach, testing is lacking: it's time consuming, it's labor and resource intensive, and most importantly it's extremely difficult to do exhaustively, leaving deployed software susceptible to unexpected inputs and behaviors.

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What is CERT? Overview of CERT Secure Coding

By Fawad Malik

As you write code, you must ensure it is secure and safeguarded from potential security threats. That’s why CERT is essential. CERT is a secure coding standard that supports commonly used programming languages, like C, C++ and Java. The CERT Secure Coding standard was developed, and is maintained, by the Software Engineering Institute at Carnegie Mellon University.

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The increasing importance of quality assurance in a digitising world

By Rodney Weidemann

There can be little doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated new digital transformation initiatives, as well as providing a boost to those already in progress. An increasing number of businesses have begun offering online services, as lockdowns, new regulations and virus concerns have kept many shoppers out of the traditional brick-and-mortar stores. This was highlighted particularly by the number of Black Friday sales conducted online, as opposed to in-store.

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The Importance of Testing iOS and Android Apps

By RAY PARKER

In the field of iOS and Android app development, no matter how good you might be in writing codes, a successful app is one that effectively passes through a series of tests. If you examine mobile apps today, you will find they are much more than business apps. They are now in their golden era; they are progressive and hybrid in nature. In the world of technology, testing mobile apps has become critical, and if you overlook their importance, your app will be in deep trouble.

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Electronic Arts Patent Focuses on Refining Quality Assurance

By HUNTER MASS

Gamers are no strangers to bugs and glitches in games, which can often be funny or incredibly frustrating. Game developers and publishers, like Electronic Arts, employ quality assurance teams to help make sure games play smoothly before launch. Based on a recently approved US patent, it seems that EA is looking to improve the process for quality assurance testing.

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