What is a software beta version?
Discover the pivotal role beta versions play in software development and their impact on the final product. Learn about the importance of beta testing, its place in the software release life cycle, and uncover the differences between alpha and beta versions.
The Definitive Guide to User Acceptance Testing (UAT)
This definitive guide to user acceptance testing (UAT) is a comprehensive resource that covers everything you need to know about planning, conducting, and managing a successful UAT.
The Twisted Definition of "Beta" in Gaming
With the Diablo IV beta weekends top of mind, we explore the debate surrounding the changing definition of "beta testing" in the gaming industry and the importance of transparency between developers, publishers, and players to rebuild trust and maintain the value of beta testing.
Beta Testing Must Evolve to Support Agile and DevOps
As teams introduce Agile and DevOps development practices that emphasize continuous release into their organizations, they’ve taken massive strides to improve the speed and velocity of software development. Like the software they produce, all practices need to keep pace with changes within the industry. And those legacy software testing processes that are unable or unwilling […]
Feature Flagging: Your Secret Weapon in Continuous Customer Testing
Software testing teams often find themselves sacrificing quality for speed when it comes to getting updates out on time. Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve explored how professionals are using customer testing to scale their resources and manpower within continuous delivery. This week, Centercode CTO Neil White shares his insights on a technique customer […]
Handling Software Testing in Continuous Delivery
It’s clear that continuous delivery and Agile are the way of the future for software development. The problem is that while dev teams have managed to keep up with the demand so far, software testing teams are struggling to maintain output quality. A survey of software development professionals conducted by the Centercode Product Team showed […]
How to Test a Folding Smartphone (and Other Emerging Tech)
Seeing the risks and rewards of emerging technology unfold is part of what makes the tech industry so exciting to follow. And since CES 2019, one of the biggest nail biters is the race to get the folding smartphone into the hands of consumers. Samsung delaying the April 26th launch of the Galaxy Fold indefinitely […]
Improving Modern Software Development with Customer Feedback
Last month, Coding Sans shared the insights of almost 700 tech survey respondents in their 2019 State of Software Development report. The wonderful nuggets of information in the report shed light on the challenges involved with modern software development. Namely, delivering working software with limited resources and a full backlog. Sifting through the responses, we […]