Top Performance Testing Tools to Prepare Your Website for Black Friday
The e-commerce industry’s busiest day is just around the corner… Are you ready? Everyone knows that Black Friday and Cyber Monday are the most popular online shopping days of the year (besides Amazon’s Prime Day), but it’s also a day notorious for website crashes as…
How Nearshoring Challenges Can Also Be Advantages
Skeptical of working with a nearshore outsourcing provider? Here’s how collaboration between South America and the US can benefit everyone. You may have heard about the growing trend of outsourcing many things from software development, testing, call centers, IT support, manufacturing etc to South America….
Getting Started with Outsourced Software Testing
What’s it like to start a relationship with a software testing partner? Lucia Lavagna shares how we set the stage for success. At Abstracta, I work with a handful of our clients daily, making sure that their needs are met and that our engineers are…
Webinar Summary: How to Use Automation to Increase Test Coverage
Testing is like sweeping, it’s better with a Roomba Recently, I had the pleasure of presenting the concept of test coverage and its relationship with automation for a SmartBear webinar featuring CrossBrowserTesting. If you are someone who would rather read a blog post than watch…
3 Challenges to Effective Performance Testing in Continuous Integration
Performance testing in CI is a must. If you’re looking to invest effort and money in it, you’ll better take certain things into account from day one Recently I gave a talk at Agile Testing Days USA in Boston, my first time attending this testing…
When Do You Need to Hire a Software Tester?
You know it’s time to take action to improve your software quality… Is a software tester the right hire for you? There comes a point for any product or development team when it becomes painfully apparent that they need to have a well thought out…
How to Easily Do Accessibility Testing in Continuous Integration
How to add accessibility tests to your CI pipeline using the open source tool, Pa11y If you are unfamiliar with continuous integration (CI), it’s a practice wherein each developer’s code is merged frequently (at least once per day). In this way, a stable code repository…
At Abstracta, We Are No Longer Three Partners, Welcome Sofía Palamarchuk!
An inspiring story of a female Latina tech leader and entrepreneur If you read our blog, have followed Abstracta online, or know any of us in person, you have probably heard about Sofía (aka Sofi), our US Chief Executive Officer and Chief Product Officer. In January…
Next Gen Testers Don’t Know Waterfall
How do we reinvent the “old stuff” to make it efficient and useful again? Something that Derk-Jan de Grood commented on in his course after Uruguay’s annual testing conference, TestingUY, which was very interesting to me, is that most of today’s young testers (the…
The First-Timer’s Guide to the O’Reilly Velocity Conference 2018
What to know before you go Three years ago, I left Uruguay and embarked on a new journey: to introduce Abstracta’s software quality solutions to the US. The team and I started to do so by attending events like TechCrunch Disrupt and Velocity by O’Reilly….
How to Work with Remote Team Members Effectively
Best strategies for maintaining a vibrant, high-performance work culture for remote and co-located teams Millennials. Avocado toast. Self-driving cars. Remote work. All of these are today’s hot topics that don’t seem to be going anywhere any time soon (Well, except for the toast, let’s see…
75 Best Software Testing Blogs
Where to find the tester’s corner of the internet When we’re not testing, we love to keep learning new skills, strategies, approaches, etc. and participate in discussions with the test community. So, we’ve scoured the web, searching high and low for the greatest testing blogs, from…
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- Top Performance Testing Tools to Prepare Your Website for Black Friday
- How Nearshoring Challenges Can Also Be Advantages
- Getting Started with Outsourced Software Testing
- Webinar Summary: How to Use Automation to Increase Test Coverage
- 3 Challenges to Effective Performance Testing in Continuous Integration