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

Time for an update!

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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What is penetration testing and what is vulnerability scanning?

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 a company’s security posture. This situation has come about […]

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

Calliope.pro

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, 2018 – spriteCloud B.V., a provider of software testing services, announces the worldwide availability of the unified test results dashboard Calliope.pro. […]

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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (October 2018)

Time for an update!

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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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (July 2018)

Time for an update!

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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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (April 2018)

Time for an update!

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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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (December 2017)

Time for an update!

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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5 best practices for ecommerce testing during the holiday season

eCommerce testing helps a lot during the holiday period

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 […]

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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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Do I really have to test on all those browser configurations? (Part 2)

This is part 2 of this article discussing the reasons why you should test your app or website on multiple browser configurations. Today we continue with browser functionality and the differences between devices. How your product functions on different browsers Ideally, the way your product functions would be the same on all browsers and operating […]

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Do I really have to test on all those browser configurations? (Part 1)

One of the most common questions that our clients ask us is whether it is necessary to test on a multitude of browser configurations during cross-browser testing. It’s easy to drown in the choices that are available, making cross-browser testing a difficult process to handle internally. Since the ultimate goal of test planning is to […]

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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (June 2017)

Time for an update!

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

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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VR Days Europe, 3-5 November 2016, Amsterdam

We are proud to announce that spriteCloud is sponsoring VR Days Europe, 3-5 November 2016, here in Amsterdam. Since the launch of our dedicated VR testing group, interest has grown and virtual reality is on the rise. All the more reason for us to sponsor this exciting VR event. Interested in how we approach a […]

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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (Sept 16)

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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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (June 16)

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 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 (February 16)

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 analysis of client needs. Since modern browser versions change frequently, we review and update these recommendations […]

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What is the benefit of Scrum Master certification to a Software Tester?

Recently, I passed the Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I) certification on Scrum.org. Reading the Scrum guide made me wonder: What is the benefit of doing the PSM I certification to a tester? Testers do not have a specified role in a Scrum team, they are just one of the guys/girls developing. But most functional […]

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Standard platform, operating system and browser recommendations (November 15)

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 analysis of client needs. Since modern browser versions change frequently, we review and update these recommendations […]

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The Cost of Compatibility

Yesterday at spriteCloud, we discussed how Safari is the new IE, meaning that of the major browsers, Safari seems to lag further and further behind in providing an up-to-date Web experience. Elsewhere, that article turned into a different discussion: does it even matter to end-users if there is one browser that needs to be supported […]

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