November 29, 2010

November 2010 Blog Recap

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There have been many updates to the blog this month. Here is our monthly recap: Agility Means Deploying Software More Quickly- Peter Varhol attended the Software Test Professionals conference in late October and describes his new outlook toward Agile development. Improving QA Wizard Pro Script Maintainability- QA Wizard Pro 2011 lets you add comments to an automated test during recording to improve the maintainability of your regression testing suite. Managing Branches in Surround SCM- There are numerous ways to manage branches in Surround SCM and doing so will keep things running smoothly for your users. TestTrack Client Installation and Auto-Upgrade- This video discusses the simplicity of installing TestTrack's client-only installer for Windows and its auto-upgrade functionality. Recording QA Wizard Pro Scripts Against Windows Applications- This video provides an overview of how to create QA Wizard Pro scripts against Windows applications. Recording QA Wizard Pro Scripts Against Web Applications - This video provides an overview of how to create QA Wizard Pro scripts against web applications. The Journey to Become an Agile Expert - Katie Hankins is a software engineer on the Surround SCM team. Follow her on her journey to become an Agile expert. Powerful Analytics with QA Wizard Pro Load Testing - This video shows you how to read and interpret some of the data created by QA Wizard Pro after the execution of a load test. Getting Away from Percent Complete- There are many disadvantages to a "percent complete" philosophy in a Waterfall-style of software development as opposed to the Agile philosophy. Surround SCM Client Installation and Auto-Upgrade - This video discusses the simplicity of installing Surround SCM's client-only installer for Windows and its auto-upgrade functionality.