Platform, operating system and browser recommendations for manual testing

An update to our Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations.

Here are our recommendations for platforms, operating systems and browsers to use when testing commercial web sites targeting consumers in Europe. Our recommendations are based on usage figures widely available on the Internet, our experience and our analysis of customer needs. Since versions change frequently, we review and update these recommendations regularly. List of latest …

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Android versions to use when software testing

Which Android version to test on.

Updated on: 13 May 2020 Software testing on Android can be a little more tedious than testing other mobile operating systems like iOS. Android does not force operating system updates on users like Apple, causing the percentage of Android version users to be quite diverse. For a software tester, these means research needs to be …

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Zoom’s Cyber Security Issues: Lessons to Take Away

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Due to the unprecedented spread of the novel coronavirus across the globe, many organisations were forced to adopt remote working and virtual conferencing solutions to stop their activities from grinding to a complete halt. The most widely known of these tools, due to its most recent media coverage, is Zoom.  At the time of publishing …

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Testing Titans: Saskia Coplans, Data Protection Officer and Privacy & Security Specialist

Testing Titans: Saskia Coplans

Welcome to our Testing Titans interview series! Our interviews are meant to bring attention to the unsung heroes of the software development world, Software Testers. Our goal is to raise awareness of software testing by conducting in-depth interviews with thought leaders and conference speakers working in QA, test automation, and cybersecurity. Check-in regularly with this …

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Calliope Pro: Manage Teams of Remote Working Developers and Testers

Remote Working Tool For Devs and Testers

The coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis has the world in panic, economies crashing, and businesses struggling to adapt to a new way of working, working from home. spriteCloud is now providing assistance to businesses with its COVID-19 Business Aid Package. Learn more about how this could help your business. As businesses try to adapt to remote working …

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Testing Titans: Alex Schladebeck, Managing Director and Head of Quality

Testing Titans with Alex Schladebeck

Welcome to the second instalment in the Testing Titans series! The goal behind these interviews is to lift the veil on the software testing world and shine a light on the concepts, tools, and people that are shaping the industry. Keep an eye out for this series of in-depth interviews with these thought leaders and …

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Press Release: spriteCloud Launches Subscription-Based Software Testing Services

Software Testing Subscription simplifies testing.

New monthly subscription service aims to make software quality assurance more consistent and affordable in the face of ever quicker software release cycles. Amsterdam, The Netherlands – January 2nd, 2020 – spriteCloud B.V., an Amsterdam based software testing and cybersecurity services provider, announces the launch of a Software Testing Subscription service. The new subscription model …

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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (December 2019)

An update to our Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations.

Introduction The following post updates our recommendations for platforms, operating systems and browsers to use when testing commercial web sites targeting consumers in Europe. Our recommendations are based on usage figures widely available on the Internet, our experience and our analysis of client needs. Since browser versions change frequently, we review and update these recommendations …

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Testing Titans: Bas Dijkstra, test automation trainer and consultant

Testing Titans with Bas Dijkstra

Welcome to Testing Titans! Consider this the first in a series of many in-depth interviews with movers and shakers in the software testing and quality assurance industry. The goal behind these interviews and, the series as a whole, is to lift the veil on the software testing world and shine a light on the concepts, …

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Getting to know us: Justin Kruisdijk, our new Business Development Manager

Getting to know us: Justin Kruisdijk, our new Business Development Manager

He’s tall, he’s friendly, he’s Dutch, and he’s a Feyenoord fan. We won’t hold it against you, Justin.  All jokes aside though, we’re happy to welcome Justin as the newest member of the spriteCloud family and the newest addition to our Business Development team.  Tell us about yourself. Hi! My name is Justin Kruisdijk. I …

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Dutch site’s zero-day hack: a lesson in vulnerability scanning

The hack of the Dutch site, hookers.nl, provides a valuable lesson on cybersecurity.

Last month (at the time of writing this post), a Dutch website was hacked. This was not just any website. It was a forum used by, among others, employees of Dutch governmental institutions like law enforcement, foreign affairs and the ministry of defence. Normally such a breach would simply mean that users of the affected …

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FD Gazellen 2019, another award on the shelf!

FD Gazellen 2019 has been awarded

Great news! For the fifth time, spriteCloud joins roughly 700 other businesses in the Netherlands in being awarded the FD Gazellen by Het Financieele Dagblad (The Financial Daily Paper). The FD Gazellen is an award given to the fastest-growing companies of the year. Not only is revenue an assessment criteria but also growth in full-time …

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Getting to know us: Marianne Uhl, our new Test Automation Engineer Intern

Marianne Uhl our new intern

It’s been about half a year since our last intern Robin left us and in that period we started to miss the youthful energy that comes with working with an impressionable student who is eager to learn. We were fortunate enough to be able to bring Marianne on board, who is not only a quick …

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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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DevOps Security: Secrets from the Trenches

Like a castle, DevOps security is meant to secure your development.

Image source: Pexels Software development is occurring faster and deployment is becoming more complex every day, and security vulnerabilities and threats are mirroring this process. This means that security can no longer be treated as an add-on if you want to ensure that your applications are reliable and that you and your customers’ data is …

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