As a Software tester I like a good test tool to make our jobs easier. In most cases getting a new test tool is the hardest thing in the world, the red tape is unbelievable in some organisations. So when I find a new testing tool that is free it’s like a gift from the gods.
I was doing some googling today and noticed that SOAPUI is now a Smartbear product… BUMMER as it’s no longer free.
I’m always suspicious of great tools that have been swallowed by larger companies and then massacred
Smartbear seems to be making an attempt grab a larger market share of the software tools industry and have acquired SOAPUI and made it freemium.
So what does one do when faced with paying for a tool? Find an alternative
I Stumbled across this tool http://www.hurl.it/ it’s a great free SOAPUI alternative and has some great features all for free. Hurrah.
Sydney Tasting Let’s Test – earlybird now available
Let’s Test is holding a fantastic one day event in Sydney on the 5th August 2013.
This one day conference has some great international speakers such as Rob Sabourin, Tim Coulter, Rajesh Maher as well as local talent Erik Petersen and Anne-Marie Charrett. More details can be found here http://lets-test.com
This is a conference by testers and for testers. We want it to be for testers who are passionate about their testing and want to learn more about testing.
Lets Test is a unique event. It’s not a dry one day conference where you get talked at. Lets Test has a real practical side to it. We have a Test Lab allowing you to try out different testing approaches.
This event is about meeting other testers, getting to know them, sharing challenges and ideas on how to test.
Hurry, the early bird tickets are available now. So get in quick and avail of this fantastic offer.
The Let’s Test Committee
Anne-Marie Charrett, Henrik Andersson, and David Greenlees
I love a good infographic especially on testing. I was reading about test plans and found this diagram on the http://www.softwaretestingclub.com site and i thought it was the best graphical reprensentation I’ve seen
Ok I admit it I watch Ellen… Sometimes. This caught my eye. A password protector thats completely hackproof
As a Software testing professional I’ve come across some hideous user interfaces. Some look as if the developer has thrown some buttons in a hat mixed them up and then thrown them at the screen.
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The inaugural Scrum Australia 2013 conference is Australia’s first 2 day Scrum-focused event in the model of successful Scrum Gatherings held around the world since 2003.
Scrum Australia 2013 is an intensive educational experience for anyone seeking ways to become more Agile using the world’s mos
I’ve had a few phones in my life and many have met their demise by various means such as being run over, being dropped in a glass of red and being dropped in a toilet. The below infographic was originally pubished on Square Trade and gives you a good understanding of how phones meet their end.
I love a good new tool. This is one is free. Need to create data? Inject some SQl?
Check this this tool out..
With the help of an awesome developer friend, we’ve created a new testing tool!!
The tool is a “Test Data Generator”.
It allows for the quick creation of sample test data to paste into an input field.
You can download the tool here
Some more info about the tool:
Using the tool:
The program itself looks like the screenshot below:
The idea is that you:
Specify a “Max Length” of characters (up to 100K of characters),
Specify the “Character Set” (options are: Numeric, Alpha, Alpha-numeric, ASCII127 or ASCII255),
Specify if you want to include whitespace and have the characters randomized (by ticking the boxes).
Then click on the “Generate Data” button and your data (meeting your specified settings) is copied to the clipboard, ready for you to paste.