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Automating Functional Tests

Automating Functional Tests

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As the world moves towards digital economy, the path way is littered with failures that could have been avoided if the software is tested earlier. Be it hackers targeting the debit cards or an error in a thermostat app keeps residences hot — the underlining reason is a glitch in software. It is very important to thoroughly test the software before it goes into the hands of our customers. Failure to abide by this contract can not only result in financial losses, but also negatively impacts our company's reputation, brand and business. With social media more often than not focusing on the negativity — our companies may also face user migration.

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7 Reasons why we should automate tests

7 Reasons why we should automate tests

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Even with lots of efforts by our development teams, we often find that bugs creep-in into our released products. Our test teams try to find them and development teams try to fix them before our products reach customer's hands. Yet, we find that, even with best of our efforts, new bugs land up in our products and old bugs resurface.

Test automation is not a panacea. However, it adds another tool to our arsenal to increase the effectiveness and efficiency of our testing processes. Test automation can also help in reducing the recurring bugs (regressions) and increase the coverage of our tests.

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Marathon and Marathonite 5.1.9.0

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The Jalian Systems team announces the release of Marathon and MarathonITE Version 5.1.9.0. This release contains bug fixes and updates. MarathonITE Version 5.1.9.0 is free to all Jalian Systems customers with a valid Maintenance contract. Marathon, ofcourse, is opensource and you can download the latest version from the Sourceforge website.

The following updates are included in this release.

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A team that tests together, stays together

A Testing project is complex and requires a team that is diverse and proactive. Just like how a team-sport requires team spirit and players who work together, testing also needs to be done by a team of people who work well together. Like we mentioned in , a tester is only as efficient as the team.
The best way to ensure the team works together is, to make every team member aware of what needs to get done and who will take the lead on each task. It is important to define and document the roles and responsibilities of the test-team members.

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