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What makes mobile testing difficult? Read More
Mobile applications offer great opportunities to many companies and industries. Creating quality mobile applications and testing them thoroughly, however, involves certain challenges for even the most robust software development organizations. Based on Capgemini's World Quality Report we analyzed the major roadblocks to strategic mobile testing.
test IO’s recap of 2017: tests, testers, and feature updates Read More
We took a few moments to look back at 2017. To discover last year’s highlights, check out the recap — all the tests we ran, the bugs we found, and how our QA platform evolved over the course of the year.
Mobile app screen view controller bug Read More
Xcode, Android Studio, React js, Angular js, Xamarin, no matter your guilty pleasure for app building, you’ve utilized view controllers. Enticing users screen by screen, designing and developing an interface that speaks to their user behavior. What happens if a view controller is not retaining data when a user navigates to another screen?
Human creativity at work: cross-site email phishing scam Read More
Every day test IO leverages the creativity and intelligence of our crowd of professional testers to find problems and bugs in software. Still, even we are sometimes surprised by the ingenuity of human beings in finding loopholes and security issues -- especially when it’s on our own website.
November #random archives Read More
Besides the standard office photos of food (both delicious treats people brought in and the less-enticing “who left this here? It’s alive now”), the test IO team’s #random Slack channel was eclectic and amusing in the month of November.
Transmitted transfer bug and the transport layer of the OSI model Read More
In order to understand transmitted transfers you must first become familiar with the Open System Interconnection (OSI) model, one of the most useful things I learned while studying Information Science. Not only is the OSI model important for understanding network security, it’s important for understanding FTP technology. Developed by the International Standards Organization, the OSI model divides network communication into seven layers. Each layer takes care of a very specific job, and then passes the data onto the next layer. What happens if there is a problem with one of the layers? Specifically, the transport layer.
Email address bug and inline form validation Read More
I felt a sense of nostalgia writing this, so much that I had to look up the history of webforms. In the early days, web forms were used mainly for search and submission tasks. The interface was very basic, HTML-based with no CSS styling. By 1994 we were able to order pizza online. Not long after this, Amazon and eBay launched, both using web forms. Web forms have constantly evolved over the years. What happens if a web form only uses basic validation and data validation?
Meet our new customer success managers: Juli, Stefan, and Susan Read More
October was a busy month for new team members here at test IO! We had the good fortune to add three new customer success managers to our team: Stefan Krauss in the Berlin office, and Juli Shimodaira and Susan Yi in San Francisco.
Disappearing VAT ID bug and undefined prices Read More
Subdomain provisioning bug during premium account creation Read More
This is the decade of “do it yourself”. With the rise of entrepreneurship and emerging technology everyone wants to create their own website, or expand on it. Expanding on your online presence can include creating a subdomain or getting the right subdomain on another platform or website. What happens if there's a bug preventing subdomain creation?
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