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Announcing spriteCloud Calliope

We’re excited to announce the release of our test automation product spriteCloud Calliope!

spriteCloud Calliope is the culmination of our years of experience with helping our customers integrate test automation into their development process. When we provide automated testing services, we typically use cucumber with our own LapisLazuli extensions. Between them, these tools tackle the problem of maintaining complex test suites. spriteCloud Calliope integrates them into your workflow.

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Agile Software Design

This entry is part 4 of 4 in the series Code Design

In Agile development, Big Design Up Front (BDUF) is considered an anti-pattern. As with any pattern and anti-pattern, people — engineers in particular — have a tendency to treat them as rules, as laws that Shall Not Be Broken (TM). The unfortunate side-effect can be that in teams where that mode of thinking prevails, any up front design is eschewed, to the detriment of the team’s project.

This article explores an alternative to this either/or mentality, Rough Design Up Front (RDUF), and contrasts it to the preferred SCRUM method of Emergent Design.

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Mobile test automation in 3 simple steps

This entry is part 4 of 10 in the series Test Automation

Introduction

 

Hi Again,

In this post we would like to explain a bit more about the mobile test automation that we are using here at spriteCloud. The past years we have seen that the mix of cucumber with selenium webdriver has been extremely powerful. This setup allows for test automation that is, besides easy to setup and maintain once you get the hang of it, understandable and easy to expand for any stakeholder in your project. We are using this same setup now for testing native mobile applications and it works like a charm!

We will start with mobile test automation for android. For this test automation we are using calabash-android which is basically a mix of cucumber with robotium under the hood…

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Reputation. Meet spriteCloud

Find out today why startups, SMBs, enterprises, brands, digital agencies, e-commerce, and mobile clients turn to spriteCloud to help improve their customer experiences. And their reputation. With complete range of QA services, we provide a full service that includes test planning, functional testing, test automation, performance testing, consultancy, mobile testing, and security testing. We even have a test lab — open to all our clients to use — with a full range of devices and platforms.

Discover how our process can boost your reputation.