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  • Northway Navigators Club – $25 Amazon Gift Card Giveaway!

    Posted on September 16, 2013 by Admin

    Attention Northway Navigators:

    Since launching the Northway Navigators Club, several hundred people have signed up in these first few weeks. We are honored to have you as a member. Our intention is to create a closer community and reach out to everyone on a more personal level. If you have recommendations for new topics for Blog articles on the site, please send them to us through our Contact Us page.

    To show our appreciation to our members, we’re having a random drawing for a $25 Gift Card from Amazon.com. We’ll announce t Read Entire Entry

  • Preparing Applications For Heavy Load (online webinar replay)

    Posted on September 5, 2013 by Admin

    On 8/22/13, we hosted a webinar on “Preparing Applications for Heavy Load”. HP’s Performance Evangelist, Wilson Mar, and Scott Moore, CEO of Northway Solutions Group, reviewed the importance of Performance Test planning and strategies to reduce the risk of your application failing under “point load” – expected or unexpected. We discussed:

    What’s needed to be sure your online application crash is not in the news
    Resources required to effectively test your applications
    What tool provides the most robust testing platform Read Entire Entry

  • HP Service Virtualization: Test Earlier and Improve Time to Market (TTM)

    Posted on August 16, 2013 by Admin

    A fundamental shift is taking place in application development. Composite applications are in the forefront of enterprise software development where technology vendors are rapidly developing applications in a composite platform, providing greater flexibility for development teams to create applications which rely on an array of back-end services to deliver software.

    A common example of a composite application architecture is a collection of web-based services that integrate with other systems. For example, SOAP Read Entire Entry

  • HP ALM 11.52 Patch 1 Released

    Posted on August 15, 2013 by Admin

    HP ALM 11.52 Patch 1 (TD4QC_00350, TD4QC_00351, TD4QC_00349 and TD4QC_00348), which applies to HP ALM 11.52, was released on 08/15/13. This patch is a non-critical patch which includes new features, updates to existing features and addresses known defects and performance issues in version 11.52.
    Note:  The patch support model for ALM 11.5 has changed from the patch model used previously in versions of ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) and QC (Quality Center). New technology support, as well as fixes for known issues ar Read Entire Entry

  • HP UFT 11.52 Patch 1 Released

    Posted on August 13, 2013 by Admin

    HP UFT 11.52 Patch 1 (UFT_00056), which applies to HP UFT 11.52, was released on 08/13/13. This patch is a non-critical patch which addresses known defects in version 11.52. It also includes new environment support including support for Chrome 27, 28 and 29, and support for Firefox 22 and 23.
    Note:  The patch support model for UFT 11.5 has changed from the patch model used previously in versions of QTP (QuickTest Pro). New technology support, as well as fixes for known issues are now provided in cumulative service packs.
    HP h Read Entire Entry

  • Performance Testing 101: A Performance Testing Questionnaire

    Posted on June 27, 2013 by Admin

    This is the seventh and final installment in a multi-part series to address the basics of performance testing applications. It’s for the beginner, but it is also for the experienced engineer to share with project team members when educating them on the basics as well. Project Managers, Server Team members, Business Analysts, and other roles can utilize this information as a guide to understanding performance testing process, the typical considerations, and how to get started when you have never embarked on such a journey.
    It’s a Read Entire Entry

  • HP UFT 11.5 Service Pack (11.52) Released

    Posted on June 7, 2013 by Admin

    HP UFT Service Pack 11.52 (UFT_00022), which applies to HP UFT 11.51 and 11.50, was released on 06/07/13. This service pack is a critical patch which includes updates to existing features and addresses known defects and performance issues in version 11.50 and 11.51. It also includes new environment support, new features and product enhancements.
    Note:  The patch support model for UFT 11.5 has changed from the patch model used previously in versions of QTP (QuickTest Pro). New technology support, as well as fixes for known issue Read Entire Entry

  • Performance Testing 101: LoadRunner Scenario Design Approach

    Posted on June 4, 2013 by Admin

    This is the sixth installment in a multi-part series to address the basics of performance testing applications. It’s for the beginner, but it is also for the experienced engineer to share with project team members when educating them on the basics as well. Project Managers, Server Team members, Business Analysts, and other roles can utilize this information as a guide to understanding performance testing process, the typical considerations, and how to get started when you have never embarked on such a journey.
    One key area of Read Entire Entry

  • Performance Testing 101: Business Process Profiles and Server Configuration Profiles

    Posted on May 22, 2013 by Admin

    This is the fifth installment in a multi-part series to address the basics of performance testing applications. It’s for the beginner, but it is also for the experienced engineer to share with project team members when educating them on the basics as well. Project Managers, Server Team members, Business Analysts, and other roles can utilize this information as a guide to understanding performance testing process, the typical considerations, and how to get started when you have never embarked on such a journey.
    This time around, we Read Entire Entry

  • HP ALM 11.5 Service Pack (11.52) Released

    Posted on May 13, 2013 by Admin

    HP ALM Service Pack 11.52 (TD4QC_00333, TD4QC_00334, TD4QC_00332 and TD4QC_00331), which applies to HP ALM 11.50, was released on 05/13/13. This service pack is a non-critical patch which includes updates to existing features and addresses known defects and performance issues in version 11.50. It also includes new features and product enhancements.
    Note:  The patch support model for ALM 11.5 has changed from the patch model used previously in versions of ALM (Application Lifecycle Management) and QC (Quality Center). Ne Read Entire Entry