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ABCs of BPD (Build, Package, and Deploy)

Many in the software engineering world consider build, package, and deploy the core areas of configuration management (CM). To highlight this, many CM jobs are titled “build engineer” or “release engineer” with responsibilities that focus on the tasks of building, packaging, and deploying releases.

Mario  Moreira's picture Mario Moreira
Bug Counts vs. Test Coverage

Occasionally, we encounter projects where bug counts simply aren't as high as we expect. Perhaps the product under test is in its second or third release cycle, or maybe the development team invested an inordinate amount of time in unit testing. Whatever the reason, low bug counts can be a cause of concern because they can indicate that pieces of functionality (which potentially contain bugs) are being missed. When low bug counts are encountered, management may begin to wonder about the quality of testing. This article covers techniques for dealing with low bug counts, and methods for reassuring management that coverage is being achieved.

Andrew Lance
Beyond Compare 3 for Testers: An Evaluation Beyond Compare 3 for Testers: An Evaluation

This article is an evaluation of Beyond Compare as it can be used in a software testing context. Jey and Areeb discuss what the tool does, specific ways it is used, similar tools, learning curves, support, and licensing.

Areeb Shams Jey Sabapathipillai

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