News, Announcements and Press
Software Development Trends in 2008: Outsourcing, Agile Development
Scott Barber is quoted in Software Development Trends in 2008: Outsourcing, Agile Development by Jennette Mullaney & Michelle Davidson at SearchSoftwareQuality.com.
Sapient Testing, Feature Article by Scott Barber
December Issue of the Association for Software Testing Newsletter Now Available
The Association for Software Testing has just released it's newsletter Sapient Testing Magazine: Smart Stuff for Career Software Testers. You can download the December issue of Sapient Testing Magazine here.
Inside you'll find (IMHO) a fantastic collection of high quality articles including:
- Right Click -> View Source and Other Tips for Performance Testing the Front-End by: Scott Barber
- Untangling the Rat's Nest by: Danny Faught
- Building a Code Boneyard by Mike Kelly
- Achieving Usability Through Testing by David Rabinek
- Process of Exploration by David Christiansen
- And more...
Performance Testing Guidance Book
Performance Testing Guidance for Web Applications book now available
Reviewed by: Alberto Savoia, Ben Simo, Cem Kaner, Chris Loosley, Corey Goldberg, Dawn Haynes, Derek Mead, Karen N. Johnson, Mike Bonar, Pradeep Soundararajan, Richard Leeke, Roland Stens, Ross Collard, Steven Woody, Alan Ridlehoover, Clint Huffman, Edmund Wong, Ken Perilman, Larry Brader, Mark Tomlinson, Paul Williams, Pete Coupland, and Rico Mariani.
The best part is that you can:
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Association for Software Testing Elects 2007-8 Officers
Scott Barber of PerfTestPlus elected Vice President of Operations
On July 9th of 2007, Scott Barber was elected to the Board of Directors and subsequently Vice President of Operations for AST (Association for Software Testing) during the annual conference. AST is a non-profit, professional organization dedicated to the advancement of software testing. Scott's involvement with AST is just one example PerfTestPlus's dedication to giving back to the software testing community.
Dawn Haynes of PerfTestPlus elected Secretary
On July 9th of 2007, Dawn Haynes was elected to the Board of Directors and subsequently Secretary of AST (Association for Software Testing). AST is a non-profit, professional organization dedicated to the advancement of software testing. Dawn's involvement with AST is just one example PerfTestPlus's dedication to giving back to the software testing community.
PerfTestPlus Hires Expert Trainer
Dawn Haynes Joins PerfTestPlus
On July 1st, 2007, Dawn Haynes joined PerfTestPlus. Dawn brings with her more than 20 years of experience that is custom tailored to training software testers. With a particular passion for performance testing and a relentless dedication to helping testers do their jobs better while enjoying their jobs more, Dawn is a perfect fit for PerfTestPlus.
Scott to teach at UC extension
Course Description: Contrary to an all too commonly accepted myth, performance testing is not a simple extension of functional testing. Performance testing is a complex, technical, challenging activity that requires a broad understanding of software and systems as well as specialized skills.
This course has been designed for software professionals who are interested in, or are relatively new to performance testing, focusing on commonly accepted practices for performance testing in context.