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3. REDUCING SCOPE – TEST ITERATION STRATEGIES

Following on from SDLC strategies, the second group or area to focus on when attempting to reduce the total amount of testing is ways to reduce the number or Test Iterations or levels. Every organization has their own st3pps in their SDLC and organization structure. This often depends on the defined roles and functions in …

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SOAPSonar – Testing SOAP, REST or JSON Services

” What is the difference Testing a SOAP Services vs. JSON/REST or other service using SOAPSonar” After trying to answer this question verbally 3 times in the last week, I thought it a good idea to show it in a post. SOAP – “Simple Object Access Protocol” usually uses XML, and has WSDL. It also …

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10. SOAPSonar – Distributing Load Testing Geographically

Physically distributing the location of load test clients has 2 benefits. Firstly, it overcomes the limitations of network segment and  works station resources. Secondly it allows for the testing and understanding of the impact of network and location on load and performance. Yes, you could run around, call different people and press the button at …

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2. Reducing Scope – SDLC Strategies

I started this series with a high level overview on Reducing Scope. The first group I listed is SDLC Strategies. The entire SDLC is often not under the scope of IT, but under business of product management. The challenge can be explaining the impact of certain strategies on the SDLC to non IT focussed people. Often …

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Sustainable API

In the Data Economy, Nodes may consume information from multiple sources, refine it or apply some logic to the information then Provide the result in turn for other Consumers to consume. As the Data economy matures, I expect that these value chains will grow in length, number and complexity. Sustainable API are those that have the flexibility and staying power to define and maintain their place in these emerging value chains.

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9. SOAPSonar – Performance

One of the benefits of SOAPSonar is that performance and load testing use the same automation tests developed for functional testing. You just need to switch the mode from QA to Performance on the top right. All data sources, Projects, Test Cases and Test Suites remain unchanged. This allows performance and load tests to be …