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Password Test Data Generation by Stephen Chisa on May 17, 2017

Password Test Data Generation Most applications today have a login form that has a username and password field. When testers are verifying different scenarios with different test user accounts it can become difficult to keep track of test users and their passwords – especially if you are load testing with 10,000 different users. At GenRocket, ...

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Test Data Generation: a Secure Alternative to Test Data Management by Stephen Chisa on May 16, 2017

Test Data Generation: a Secure Alternative to Test Data Management The most important thing when it comes to test data security is ensuring your customer and proprietary information is not exposed to outside parties. This post examines how GenRocket TDG enables a high level of security and how it approaches security in a different way than typic...

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Load Testing a SOAP Web Service Workflow by Stephen Chisa on May 09, 2017

GenRocket Case Study: Load Testing a SOAP Web Service Workflow We have the opportunity to work on many interesting test data generation challenges with our clients at GenRocket. Since we know many companies have their own test data challenges we wanted to start sharing some examples of what our clients have achieved with GenRocket. This first te...

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Fast Test Data Modification with Global Attribute Editing by Stephen Chisa on May 04, 2017

Limited Time for Testing A QA tester’s biggest challenge is time. Before each release a QA engineer only has a finite amount of time to test and find bugs. A tester needs to:Write new tests Generate test data Perform old and new tests Log bugs Verify bugs are fixed Sign off on the releaseAt GenRocket, we continuously loo...

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Credit Card Test Data Generators by Stephen Chisa on April 18, 2017

The Challenge with Credit Card Test Data Testing an application can be challenging if you don’t have access to the necessary test data. One of the areas where testers run into their biggest test data challenge is having access to (you guessed it) credit card test data.Chances are if you work on an enterprise application, you have a credit ca...

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Is Your Source Code Ready For White Box Testing? by Garth Rose on January 06, 2017

The key to having a bug free, clean, smooth running software application, is to have virtually 100% of your source code fully white box tested. That means that every function, every method, and every line of business logic is addressed and fully tested.Testable source code One of the necessities of getting your source code fully white box tested is...

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How White Box Testing Impacts Legacy Software Applications by Garth Rose on December 20, 2016

A legacy software application is a mass of source code written to run on older hardware, languages, and sometimes even outdated operating systems. What’s holding these applications back from being re-written in a modern application framework? The risk of a “working” legacy application becoming bug-ridden and broken. The Risk of Updating Whe...

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How the MVCS Design Pattern enables Automated White Box Testing by Garth Rose on December 07, 2016

The only way to fully test your software is by writing white box tests. However, writing white box tests by hand is a slow, manual, and complex process. There is a new automated white box testing approach from GenRocket that leverages the Model View Controller Service (MVCS) design pattern and we thought you would find this interesting. The MVCS d...

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The Cost of Fixing Bugs in Production by Admin on October 18, 2016

The Cost of Fixing Bugs in ProductionOk, so let’s address why software bugs that reach the production environment are so hard to fix. If you don’t have a structured process of identifying and repairing bugs prior to release, you will inevitably wind up with many bugs in production. And finding and fixing bugs in production is resource heavy and...

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Fully Integration Testing Feeds – Why Is It So Challenging? by Admin on February 29, 2016

Fully Integration Testing Feeds – Why is it so Challenging? Lets discuss the challenges that come with integration testing feeds.  And what are feeds you may ask?  Feeds are data contained in files or real time streams that are transferred between one or more endpoints for processing.  Feeds can exist in many formats and may contain small ...

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