Posts By: Jeremy

The Importance of Iterative Testing

Iteration is a common and effective strategy in software development – features are designed, deployed, analyzed and improved upon throughout the lifecycle on many products and services. As designs are updated and expanded (or even reduced) during the development process, it is important for quality assurance efforts to keep pace. Not only do the intended… Read more »

A Toast to Internet Explorer

Back in January 2016 Microsoft discontinued support for Internet Explorer 7, 8, 9 and 10; only Internet Explorer 11 was spared and continues to receive updates and patches. And while few developers mourn the passing of the old IE browsers, this does represent a major shift in Microsoft’s previous policy of supporting each IE browser… Read more »

Windows XP and Windows Vista Support Decreasing

Mainstream support for Windows XP and Windows Vista (even though the latter is technically not at its end-of-life yet) continues to dwindle, with Google Chrome no longer supporting these operating systems as of version 50. This also removes support for Mac OS 10.6 – 10.8, although these platforms are not nearly as widespread as Windows… Read more »

Proper Bugwriting

The software quality assurance process is, at its heart, all about finding bugs in computer code. After a bug is found, it is reported – bug reports are the most visible (and arguably most important) product of the QA process. The purpose of bug reporting, of course, is to provide a clear and concise explanation… Read more »