Travis is the Digital Marketing Specialist at spriteCloud. He has an MSc in Marketing and a background in content marketing. He enjoys writing articles about cybersecurity the most. He also enjoys cooking and travelling.

LambdaTest cross-browser testing results in Calliope.pro

LambdaTest and Calliope.pro team up

spriteCloud’s Calliope.pro and LambdaTest team up to deliver functional testing results. What this means is that we have identified LambdaTest as an excellent solution for cross-browser functional testing in the cloud and recommend it to clients as our preferred Functional Testing Partner. This also means that LambdaTest has also seen great potential in Calliope.pro as […]

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Test automation: Benefits and Drawbacks

Test Automation: Benefits and Drawbacks

Like many processes, test automation is a coin with two sides to it. When done correctly, test automation can significantly increase your development team’s performance and test coverage. On the other hand, test automation can also be difficult to implement, maintain, and stay on budget. This is especially the case with an inexperienced team and […]

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The difference between manual testing and test automation

The difference between manual testing and test automation.

While the differences between these two forms of testing is pretty obvious by their names, manual and automated. While it seems clear, it is important to give a fuller explanation to these two different yet inexorably connected forms of tests. If you have spent as much time reading, working, and thinking about test automation as […]

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Penetration Testing vs Vulnerability Scanning: what’s the difference?

What is penetration testing?

There is a considerable amount of confusion in the security testing industry regarding penetration testing. This confusion mainly revolves around understanding the differences between what is penetration testing and vulnerability scanning. Despite the two services being quite different, they are equally vital for evaluating and maintaining an organisation’s security posture. This situation has come about […]

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spriteCloud adds new tests to its security and penetration testing services

spritecloud expands its security testing and penetration testing services.

Back in January spriteCloud began offering security testing services to current and prospective clients. Specifically, those testing services were penetration testing for web applications, infrastructure, and mobile applications. As mentioned in our press release from January 24th, 2019, our decision to begin offering security and penetration testing services grew out of the recent notable increases […]

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Introducing, the new spriteCloud website design

The spriteCloud website in 2019

If you know spriteCloud, you know about our great reputation when it comes to providing expert software testing solutions to clients of all sizes. You might also know what our website looked like and how it was pretty outdated. ‘Was’ being the key word there. After several years putting marketing aside to focus on other […]

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Amsterdam-based software testing services provider, spriteCloud, launches ‘ethical hacking’ penetration testing services

Penetration Testing at spriteCloud

Ethical hackers are certified security experts attempting to gain entry into your website, application or network using methods and knowledge available to malicious hackers. The goal is to discover vulnerabilities for you before real hackers do. Amsterdam, NL: January 24th, 2019 – spriteCloud B.V., a provider of software testing services, announces the introduction of security […]

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The benefits of using an external test lab

Device lab: desktop, tablet, mobile

In a world of cloud-based tooling, sometimes what you really need is to see how your app might work on a real device. I have visited this topic in a previous post, when I discussed the factors you should take into account when conducting cross-browser testing. I’d like to zoom in closer on the last […]

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The testing recruitment Challenge

Monday, starting the week with another day in recruitment, where you hope that your inbox will be filled with good CV’s of software testers. Not only non-EU candidates but also Dutch speaking testers with test automation skills. Unfortunately for me, the market has flipped totally from a client driven market to a candidate driven market. […]

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My year in review

Wait … what do you mean we need to get a Christmas tree? It seems that 2016 flew by and 2017 is already knocking on the door. As 2016 draws to a close, I would like to take a look back to see what happened and what we can expect for the year ahead. As […]

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Which Android versions should I test on?

Another month (and a bit) has passed, so Google has published new Android statistics [https://developer.android.com/about/dashboards/index.html]. There are no major changes but the trend is clearly visible. Only the latest Android version with market share (currently Android 6.0) is increasing. All other versions are stable or losing market share. This leads me to the next valuable […]

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Why game testing is important

During the first part of my discussion I covered part of the history and current market value of game and mobile game testing, as well as the simple differences it holds compared to application and web testing. In this second part I would like to outline in more detail how game testing is executed.

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Introduction to game and mobile game testing

In the past decade, games have grown to become one of the largest sectors within the software development industry. With its humble beginnings in the late 1970’s, the games market is now worth around a 100 Billion USD worldwide (figure 1), based on a report from games market research group NewZoo [1] with projections to […]

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