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eggPlant testing tools can easily be used to address the varying complexities of testing websites that use responsive design, where a very dynamic interface allows the site to respond to the size of the device screen where it is being displayed.
Traditionally monitoring has been done using system monitoring tools that look at the back-end systems of an application. As UIs become more complex, monitoring at the application-level has become increasingly important.
Enterprise software has never before been so exciting, or such a challenge for testers. The continual rise of new technologies being applied to the enterprise – cloud, touch, mobile, big data, and social – makes enterprise software testing a demanding skill.
Banking is increasingly a digital operation. Learn how the eggPlant range of test automation tools can address unique app testing needs in finance.
Learn about how application-level performance/load testing is an effective and simple answer to the challenges of testing complex retail websites. We’ll talk about how we used eggPlant Performance with application-level virtual users spread around the world.
Mobile device testing offers unique challenges such as dealing with device fragmentation, testing of related back-end server components, performance timings, and network behavior. This page discusses how eggPlant testing tools can address these problems.
eggPlant Performance can be used alone, and combined with eggPlant Functional, to address a wide variety of load testing situations. The suitability of eggPlant tools to a collection of common examples is described here.
Media and entertainment is an industry continually being transformed by new technology. This relentless adoption of new technologies creates formidable testing challenges that eggPlant can help.
Having a website that’s accessible to everyone means supporting major desktop browsers, with several active versions. eggPlant testing tools help test across all browsers with the same effort as testing just one.
The eggPlant UX (user experience) shows how your application will behave in the real world. Products using distributed systems, with components running across cloud, desktops, web browsers, and mobile devices are more difficult to test; but eggPlant UX can help.
e-Commerce and online media companies engage with their customers via their online presence; so the quality and recency of their technology is vital to their existence. Highly efficient and effective website testing is therefore absolutely essential. eggPlant can help.
Multi-user functional testing is executing multiple instances of a functional test at the same time, i.e. simulating a number of people using the system at the same time. The number of instances is small (e.g. 5) which is what differentiates this from load testing.
Localization is modifying an application for use in another geographical region, such as translating text into the local language, and changing currencies, and date systems. This is critical to sales in other regions, but is difficult to test without the right testing tools.
Acceptance Testing is testing done by a customer (rather than a developer) to ensure that the product they are buying meets their requirements. Technically, acceptance testing is similar to system testing, the difference being who is doing the testing.
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“eggPlant helped ease the workload associated with developing automated scripts for test preparation activities including automating the process of creating thousands of test patients with different sets of test patient data.” - Dorothy Kenwell, Senior QA Engineer.
Banco Sabadell, Banking and Financial Services: “eggPlant stood out because it is technology agnostic and uses image and text information, whereas the other solutions we evaluated were both object and technology dependent,” - Graham Moran, Independent QA Consultant for Banco Sabadell
Tampa General Hospital, Healthcare: “Our primary goals for making the shift to eggPlant were to reduce test time and to free up valuable resources, and we have definitely achieved that,” said Ray Maldonado, Senior Testing Coordinator.
Meredith Corporation, Publishing: “Based on its ease of use and multiplatform capabilities, we determined that eggPlant Functional was the best tool to meet our requirements for automated testing around updates to Woodwing,” - Stacie Franklin, Lead Project Manager.
Tesco, On-line Retail: “I’ve been so delighted with eggPlant Manager – it’s so easy to create the schedules and run them against whatever SUTs we want, no matter whether the device is sitting in a drawer, locked away in the vault or connected to the PC,” - Denis Finnegan, IT Manager
GittiGidiyor, eBay subsidiary, On-line Retail: “Previously, testing would take about two days for each platform, but can now be completed in just two or three hours for each platform using eggPlant.” - Mrs. Ayfer Esen, Quality Assurance Supervisor
QNX CAR™ Platform for Infotainment, Automotive: QNX Software Systems Limited, a global leader in software platforms for connected embedded systems, has chosen eggPlant Functional to automate their testing. QNX Engineering Services will now deploy eggPlant in the QA team based in Ottawa,Canada.
Cisco, Enterprise Networking: “We were drawn to the capabilities of eggPlant Performance to meet the unique testing requirements of Cisco Active Advisor... and urgently needed to know how it would perform at scale in a very short time.” - Michael Whitley, Senior Engineering Manager, Cisco Active Advisor
DMG Media, On-line Media: “The fact that we saw we could avoid jailbreaking or rooting of devices gave us further confidence that the testing with eggPlant would be accurate... We could see that the SenseTalk scripting language would be very easy for our teams to pick up...” - Faizal Sayani, Test Manager
Lawson (now Infor), Enterprise ERP: “The products we used to use simply didn’t support the new future operating systems Lawson was developing for... that’s why we work with TestPlant. It’s easy to use and flexible enough to change with development, which is perfect before code cut-off, yet stable enough for automated testing. ” - Mark Frazer
Financial Times, On-line Media: “The device agnostic nature of eggPlant allows our team to use one automation script to test the functionality of multiple devices at once... This allowed us to get our manual test cases automated much sooner than expected.” - Jay Sethi, Head of QA
Department for International Development, Public Sector: “We needed a GUI testing tool that would automate our testing across multiple operating systems, remain behind our firewalls, scale easily, and fulfill our need for accurate and efficient regression testing." - Charles Agnew
NATS, Aerospace: “We chose to work with TestPlant’s eggPlant because we needed a software testing solution that was cost-effective, easy to implement, would transform how we would approach testing, and was non-invasive.” - Stuart J. Watson, Senior Systems Engineer
Netcad, Enterprise ERP: “Due to the complexity of some solutions, the switch to automated testing can often be a challenge for manual testing departments. With eggPlant, the solution is easy to use we found our test teams could adapt with ease, making the switch to automated testing quick and painless.” - Serkan Gazel
Mobile payments company (UK), Finance: This market-leading client enables millions of consumers to use mobile money across hundreds of financial institutions and service providers. This scale demands robust and dynamic mobile technologies that can operate across any device, system and network.
Major Fashion Retailer (USA), On-line and Off-line Retail: “We have four people, we have limited resources, and the project is huge. I’m trying to figure out ways to make the most out of everything, out of the resources we have.” - Test Automation Specialist
Defense Prime (USA), Defense and Security UAV: A (UAV) control system manufacturer used eggPlant Functional to meet a mandate for testing the UI of their FCS before its release to a national army. This adoption resulted in improved system quality, reduced delivery times and lowered costs.
Defense Prime (USA), Defense and Security: “Systems integration is the bread and butter of what we do, so automating that is our end goal. eggPlant is absolutely fundamental and at the core of being able to do that testing because of its ability to verify software and systems functionality at a ‘black box’ level.”