Agile Testing @Munich Meetup

Last night, the Agile Testing @Munich meetup group gathered in rooms graciously provided by ConSol* Consulting & Solutions GmbH to hear about test automation frameworks. Yours truly contributed with a high level introduction to Cucumber, with some reference to our Lapis Lazuli extensions and spriteCloud Calliope.

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Announcing LapisLazuli

We’re thrilled to announce the public release of LapisLazuli. The Open Source project is the fruit of our years of experience with automated testing of web applications and APIs. When we provide automated testing, we use other Open Source tools like cucumber, Watir and Selenium. LapisLazuli adds functionality on top of those projects for test […]

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API Framework Requirements

In Web API Versioning we mentioned in passing that we’ve been developing our own, miniature web application framework specifically for easily building web APIs. Today, we’d like to present the rationale and feature set in more detail. If you build a new web-based application, chances are you’re going to reach for Rails or Express, because […]

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The Rising Recognition of Software QA

Tech blogger Kris Köhntopp was interviewed by the German language PHP magazin on his Google+ post on the Heartbleed bug. I’m not going to comment on the interview much, except to mention it’s title: Qualitätssicherung bei Software ist alles andere als ein gelöstes Problem Or, in English: Quality Assurance in software is anything but a […]

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node.js database migration

When you make your career using FOSS software, you’re always itching to some day give back to this awesome community of individuals that gave you that software. Here at spriteCloud, we’re no different. As an individual, all you can do is spend your spare time learning and improving FOSS software. Arguably that is the most […]

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