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Press release: spriteCloud launches Calliope.pro for immediate use by worldwide test automation community

Calliope.pro imports JSON and XML test results from Cucumber, jUnit and other major software test automation tools and makes the data easily accessible in a central, shareable dashboard

Amsterdam, The Netherlands – October 23, 2018spriteCloud B.V., a provider of software testing services, announces the worldwide availability of the unified test results dashboard Calliope.pro. Gathering test results from tools like Cucumber, jUnit and other major software test automation tools and displaying them in a central place, Calliope.pro provides entire teams with a clear overview of all their test results in one easily accessible, shareable dashboard. Addressing the test analysis needs of teams of all sizes, Calliope.pro is available in four versions: a FREE starter plan, a plan for an entire team, one for multiple teams, and a fully supported enterprise plan. Visit www.calliope.pro for information on pricing and how to buy.

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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (October 18)

This entry is part 16 of 16 in the series 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 regularly.

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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (July 18)

This entry is part 15 of 16 in the series 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 regularly.

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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (April 18)

This entry is part 14 of 16 in the series 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 regularly.

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The 3 most common mistakes writing Gherkin features

In the past I’ve worked on many projects where they either used Gherkin to describe functionality or to be used for test automation. The following recommendations are useful for both usages.

common gherkin mistakes

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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (December 17)

This entry is part 13 of 16 in the series 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 regularly.

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5 best practices for ecommerce testing during the holiday season

Black Friday and Cyber Monday have just passed for 2017, with online businesses continuing the annual trend of conquering more of the global market. This is a pretty predictable result, and highlights the need for retailers to make sure their ecommerce website is performing at optimal levels during the holiday season.

We’ve tested A LOT of ecommerce webshops over the years, so our team knows what they are talking about it when it comes to best practice. Here are some recommendations I collected from them about how best to prepare for a holiday deployment.

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Set up and run your Cucumber and Selenium web tests on Gitlab-CI within minutes

Build great software faster! CI/CD is hot and is still gaining interest. Test Automation is obviously essential within any Continuous Integration setup in order to get test feedback often and fast. Within the test automation groups here at spriteCloud we have seen a lot of different setups. We have been integrating test automation into CI tools such as Jenkins, TeamCity, Travis, TFS, Circle CI, Bamboo and Gitlab. Out of all the solutions we are a big fan of Gitlab, especially since it is making the integration of test automation a breeze.

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Getting to know: Loes Besters, our newest Software Test Engineer

spriteCloud has welcomed many new people to the team these past few months, and Loes is our newest addition. She is joining us as a Junior Software Test Engineer after a career break, and is excited to get back into the world of testing. Read on to find about more about her.

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Complete Setup Guide for Ruby, Cucumber and Watir on Windows (2017)

Introduction

Our last post on installing Ruby, Cucumber and Watir was written in 2015. But since then, things have changed and software has been updated, so it’s time for another update!

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Reputation. Meet spriteCloud

Find out today why startups, SMBs, enterprises, brands, digital agencies, e-commerce, and mobile clients turn to spriteCloud to help improve their customer experiences. And their reputation. With complete range of QA services, we provide a full service that includes test planning, functional testing, test automation, performance testing, consultancy, mobile testing, and security testing. We even have a test lab — open to all our clients to use — with a full range of devices and platforms. Discover how our process can boost your reputation.

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