Calculating the Return on Investment (ROI) of Test Automation

Many of our existing customers and some potential new customers come to Fusion Alliance wanting to know more about test automation and if it’s right for their business.  To answer that question, the following assessments must be done to determine the rationale for or against using test...

Top 5 Reasons to choose Watir

Watir stands for “Web Application Testing in Ruby”. It is a library in Ruby which allows you to automate web applications. By default Watir supports IE, but with support of supplementary libraries you’re able to automate applications in Firefox, Chrome and Safari as well. Sometimes I need...

Selenium and Ruby setup in Windows

Newbie in Ruby? Never heard Selenium? Had a reformat? No sweat! Here’s a list of requirements to set up Selenium and Ruby in your Windows machine. SELENIUM Remote-Control (RC ) –> is a test tool that allows you to write automated web application UI tests in any programming language against any HTTP...

Automatic Metrics: Turn Down the Volume and Increase Awareness

I have always found software development metrics to be problematic. On one hand, we need desperately to improve schedule and quality visibility throughout the process. On the other hand, we don’t want to slow things down and distract the team with onerous metric collections. Measuring things that...

How automation testing can help your software development process

There is no piece of software in the world that’s not tested before release for mass adoption. Yet we see many applications fail to reach the target audience. One of the main reasons is quality. An application may have features in abundance but if it doesn’t run as it should, it will really...

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