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As ATI gets ready for its TestKIT 2012 conference, we take a moment to look back the Verify/ATI event that we worked to bring the community in 2011. The Verify/ATI 2011 conference was held from September 26 28 in Arlington, VA, and was an event that was hugely successful by all accounts All of the VerifyATI presentation were fantastic. The attendees have spoken, however, and through their evaluations, they have ranked the top 5. Check out the sessions that made the list and gain some insight into why the participants loved them so much..

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After three years of Honors results, there are some noticeable groupings that the tools consistently fit into. See some of the pictures from the live awards ceremony conducted this year.

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We find ourselves at the end of another year, and thus its time for another special issue of the Automated Software Testing magazine. This issue provides a focus on two of the major events of 2011 for the test automation community: The 3rd Annual ATI Automation Honors and the VerifyATI 2011 conference. The content of this issue does more than parrot the results of these events, however, but instead interprets them and relays what these events say about the state of and trends in the test automation. This year marks the third time the ATI Automation Honors have been conducted, and the first time they were held live, which proves its staying power and the interest the community has in the event. Therefore, weve provided the full results in print form to commemorate the accomplishments of the finalists and winners. In addition, having conducted this event for three years allowed for outcomes to be analyzed for the purpose of identification of continuously developing trends, broken trends, and even the absence of trends. Such analysis often provides more useful information than the results of the awards themselves. Thus, the articles entitled Shifting Trends: The ATI Honors Reveal Contemporary Tool Sentiment and These Tools Just Clique shines an analytical light on the results of the awards and what it means to the finalist and the automation community at large. In addition, pictures of the live awards ceremony are provided along with an interview with one of the finalists. AST also shines a light on the conference that ATI conducted in conjunction with the Verify organization aptly called the VerifyATI 2011 conference. Learn more about what the conference offered, along with what sessions the participants liked the most.

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Daniel Levy is a Solutions Consultant for Teleriks testing tools division, where they are building the next generation of automated testing tools. Daniel has been working in the software industry for over 15 years holding positions from Support Engineer to Director of Technical Services (and a few in between). Through this diverse experience Daniel has gained a true appreciation for the art of testing and of course the productivity gained from test automation. VerifyATI Conference organized by Verify and the Automated Testing Institute and held on September 26-28, 2011 at the Crowne Plaza National Airport Hotel in Arlington, VA, provided a platform for attendees to learn strategies, techniques and best practices from peers and leaders in their field. This conference benefited software test engineers, software test automators, application developers, project managers, product managers, business analysts and security engineers. Learn more about the conference in this issue. ATI Honors Winners are featured in this issue. Open Source, Commercial and other tools and resources get the recognition they deserve!

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QUickTest Professional (HP Functional Tester) QuickTest Professional (QTP) did pretty well in the 3rd Annual ATI Automation Honors Awards. It made its way into four of the seven Best Commercial Functional Automated Test Tool categories: Web, Java, SAP and Overall. It was voted the winner in both the Web and Overall categories, while being named the runner up on the Java category. Unfortunately, for a tool as popular as QTP, the biggest story is probably not what it won, but rather what it did not win. SmartBears Test Complete bested QTP in the Java category, while Worksoft Certify took the honor in the SAP category. These results seem to tell a very interesting story. While the commercial market as a whole has been taking a hit from open source offerings, HP has in the past been considered the go-to option for those that sought a more robust solution than those offered by open source tools. The fact that HP lost in two major subcategories suggests that this trend is changing. While HP still has a firm handle on the automated test tool market when it comes to comprehensive solutions - evidenced by its multiple nominations and victory in the Overall category - the losses in the tool-specific subcategories suggest that the automation community is moving away from the sledge hammer approach of selecting a tool simply because it is good in multiple categories.

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SoapUI SoapUI is no stranger to the ATI Automation Honors awards. The tool was a st nd finalist in the 1 Annual awards, 2 Annual awards and now the 3rd Annual awards. Each of the first two years, the same thing happened to them... JMeter. Each year, SoapUI shared one or more categories with JMeter and each year, JMeter walked home with the victories. SoapUI was the proverbial bridesmaid that was never able to be the bride. Well, that has now come to an end as SoapUI earns its first Honors victory this year. With a victory in the Best Open Source Performance Test Tool Web Services/SOA subcateogy, SoapUI broke its second place streak, and finally bested JMeter; at least in one category. JMeter still won the honor in the Web subcategory and the Overall subcategory, so they still remain dominant, but the victory received by SoapUI is a definite message from the automated testing community that things are changing. SoapUI is not only making moves in the open source categories, but also makes its first appearance in the commercial categories with its commercial counterpart SoapUI Pro. SoapUI Pro was named the runner up in Web Services/SOA subcategory of the Best Commercial Functional Automated Test Tool and the Best Commercial Performance Automated Test Tool categories this year. It appears that all of the community outreach that eviware began and is now continued by SmartBear is paying off.

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Watir Watir has again made it into the ATI Automation Honors, but it seems to be coming in very quietly. It has consistently shared a category with Selenium, which is a juggernaut in the Best Open Source Functional Automated Test Tool Web subcategory. Therefore, it is understandable that it hasnt been able to take the honor in that category. Even though it hasnt been a favorite to win, Watir was typically considered a viable alternative to Selenium. This trend seems to be changing, however. The vote tally for Watir has been steadily in decline, and Sahi has emerged as the alternative, based on its Runner-up status behind Selenium.

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Commercial Performance Testing The automated testing community is clear on what its favorite commercial automated test tool is. It has been LoadRunner for years. LoadRunner has dominated all commercial performance tool subcategories like no other tool in any other category, and this trend doesnt seem as though it will change anytime soon. What the community seems a little unsure about, however, is what it would pick as its alternative to LoadRunner. Each year, the tools that come in second to LoadRunner are different. It has either been Micro Focus SilkPerformer, SmartBears AQTime or IBMs Rational Performance Tester. This fluctuation only serves the purpose of revealing that while LoadRunner is the clear current favorite, there is plenty of room for another tool to come along and be a game changer in the commercial performance tool market.
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The ATI Honors Awards, now in its third year, has become a standard destination for those seeking to begin a tool search with a finite list of tools. This fini list of tools has over time begun take on a life of its own, with t members of this list coalescing i distinct groups, cliques even. Thes cliques are reminiscent of those that form among school age students. Let's examine these cliques.

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Test Tool category introduced Telerik Test Studio and ThoughtWorks Twist. Melomel in the Flash/Flex subcategory and Twist in the Java subcategory did not take the top prize in their respective categories. Telerik Test Studio faired a little better, however, by being named runner up in both of its subcategories: Web and .NET, behind QTP and Ranorex, respectively.

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Do you remember the group of kids from school that seemed to have everything working Melomel in their favor? These kids were smart, funny, popular, good at sports and anything else you could think of. They just had it all together. The tools in this group fit into this mold. JUnit, Selenium, JMeter and LoadRunner are nominated year after year, and like clockwork these tools are voted best in their respective categories. JUnit, Selenium and JMeter have proven to be staples in the Best Open Source Unit, Functional and Performance categories, respectively. LoadRunner has proven to be the most dominate tool of all, however, as it has consistently won every subcategory of the Each year, the automation community Best Commercial Performance Automated nominates a new crop of tools that make the Test category. finals, and this year is no different. Among this years new class are Hammerora, Melomel, Telerik Test Studio and ThoughtWorks Twist. Hammerora made it into the Best Open Source Performance Automated Test Tools Web and Overall subcategories. Making this list put it in good company with community favorites SoapUI and JMeter. It didnt win in either subcategory, but it definitely made the most of the exposure by submitting a video for the live awards ceremony. The Best Open Source Functional Automated Test Tool category saw Melomel enter the fold as a finalist, while the Best Commercial Functional Automated
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Performance Test Tool categories, respectively, but like cfix, they continue to release updated There is definitely something to be said versions each year and get put into the finals for dependability. Every school has a group by a faithful following. of people that are not necessarily the most The commercial contribution to the popular, but are well liked by many and are Yearbook Committee includes Rational considered to be dependable. These people Functional Tester, Rational Performance Tester, often serve in groups such as the Yearbook AQTime and QuickTest Professional (QTP Committee. The ATI Honors has its Yearbook aka HP Functional Tester). QTP is obviously Committee tools that are well liked the most successful tool and can depended on to be among the RFT in this group, but failed finalists. Sometimes these tools win, to make the 2nd annual sometimes they dont, but they will awards due to not offering almost certainly be around. The open an eligible release. Upon source category Yearbook tools reentering the awards this include NUnit, cfix, RPT year, QTP failed to sweep Watir and The Grinder. all Functional categories NUnit consistently in which it was nominated makes the Unit as many expected Test Tool .NET it to. QTP is a very subcategory popular tool with a and Overall huge share in the c a t e g o r y. test tool market, While it however, is usually and it has victorious been very in the .NET successful subcategory, NUnit in the ATI fails to even come Honors. close to topping JUnit The other in the Overall category. tools have not been nearly as In the first annual awards, successful, but continue cfix finished as a runner up in the Best Open Source Unit Test Tool category, to remain competitive. RFT often shares a but hasnt come close to victory since. It has category with QTP and has not yet been able proven staying power, however, as it continues to claim the top prize. It was even bested this to put out updated versions and continues to year by new comer Test Studio in the Web make it into the finals. subcategory. AQTime has had a similar fate Watir and The Grinder have never won in the Performance category, which has been the top prize in the Functional Test Tool and totally dominated by LoadRunner.

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Each school has its epic rivalries. It could be two kids fighting to be the head cheerleader or jockeying for the starting quarterback position. Rivalries also come in the form of kids battling for the student In the commercial functional automated body counsel presidency. test tool realm, Certify and TestComplete In these rivalries, one side typically have been teaming up against QTP for beats and/or has a higher degree of success years. TestComplete took home a top than the other side, but what makes the prize last year, but that was during QTPs rivalry compelling is the elevated level absence due to ineligibility. This year of competition and the fact that the with QTP back (with the new name: HP losing side is constantly fighting for the Functional Tester), it was expected to be a respect they feel they deserve, and wont dominant force. Certify and TestComplete stop until they get it. A n o t h e r won victories over QTP, however, in the compelling aspect of t h e s e SAP and Java categories, respectively, they are tools to be rivalries is that the l o s i n g to prove that QTP remained at side leaves you with t h e reckoned with. the top of the impression that their heap, however, day in the sun is fast with multiple approaching. subcategory The Automation nominations Honors rivals include and multiple SoapUI, Certify and wins, including a win in TestComplete. SoapUI the Overall is the rival of JMeter, subcategory, one of the Cool but its rivals Kids, and SoapUI are working has been the Runnerto supplant it as up to JMeter for years. the top functional Finally, this year, tool. however, SoapUI put

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tools. Virtualization & The Cloud, much like the PS track, is also inherently related to tools in the fact that the cloud is an abstracted layer of hardware and software in which to conduct computing activities. The Testing Techniques and Agile, Environments & Methodologies address more general testing activities and approaches for testing, but are not totally exempt from test automation topics.

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Nick Olivo of SmartBear offered a presentation entitled Getting it Right ick the First Time: How to Evaluate a Test Automation Tool. In this presentation, Olivo provided a set of guidelines for performing a thorough evaluation of automated testing software. He offered key questions to ask when performing an automated test evaluation such as, Presenter: Nick Olivo Is the test application Title: Getting it Right the First Time: obfuscated?, How How to Evaluate a Test Automation Tool does the tool handle Track: Automated Tools & Implementation errors?, How big is the user community, and Does the tool have a scripting component? He also offered a warning about the ideological extremes in test automation. There are those that think of automation as a silver bullet and then there are those that say automation is snake oil. Olivo suggested that these two attitudes can really hurt your automation efforts if you dont address them early in your automation implementation.

There are those that think of automation as a silver bullet and then there are those that say automation is snake oil. Olivo suggested that these two attitudes can really hurt your automation efforts if you dont address them early in your automation implementation.
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Performance and cloud computing were already hot an topics, but Dan Bartow came to our conference and made it even hotter. He framed the discussion in a pitch perfect way by first explaining the fact that d i f f e r e n t organizations Presenter: Dan Bartow place different Title: Production Performance Testing definitions on From and for the Cloud performance Track: Performance Testing & Security testing, a point that he chalks up to the fact theres typically no clear owner in the enterprise for performance of a site. Responsibility, he explains, is shared between software development, marketing and IT. IT focuses on performance from a capacity perspective, marketing from a page response time perspective (using products such as Keynote and Gomez receive alerts if the site is down or pages are loading slowly), and software development (who usually focuses on testing before the go-live date).

There is a view that testers must orothy be technical (i.e. have programming skills), especially if they are involved in test automation. Dorothy Graham takes umbrage with that assertion, because, while she believes technical skills are a positive for Presenter: Dorothy Graham testers to have, Title: The Role of Testers and Test they are not a Automators in Test Automation prerequisite.

Bartow then goes on to explain the varying views that people have on cloud computing. He indicates that his mother-in-law thinks that cloud computing is a place for her to store her pictures; a view that originates from commercials on TV. Software engineers, Bartow says, think of cloud computing as infrastructure-asa-service, software-as-a-service or platform-as-aservice. Then upon providing the three basic tenants of cloud computing - accessibility, affordability and availability - he delves into defining these terms, identifying key cloud tools and talks about how to implement a cloud-based infrastructure.

Graham supports her stance in this presentation by describing the skills associated with testers in contrast to the skills associated with being an test automator. Those working directly with the automated test tool do need to be technical, according to Graham. They need to be able to effectively use test tools for designing testware as well as developing and debugging automated tests. Automators also aid testers in analyzing results, and providing utilities that aid in otherwise testing activities. Graham also discussed how these skills do not necessarily need to reside in someone who is also a manual tester. Testers not directly working with the automated tools will employ the skills of defining test objectives, designing the test, determining what tests should be automated, identifying what tests should be executed at which times, and then running the automated tests. In addition, they analyze the test results following a run. Graham further drives home the point by repeating a borrowed assertion that if you make a tester an automator, you may in fact lose a good tester and gain a poor programmer.

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Presenter: Edward Bonver Title: Practical Threat Modeling Getting QA to Engage Early In The Development Process

Internal security consultant, Edward Bonver, offers some live security guidance as he delivers his presentation on threat modeling, and reveals how QA can participate more in activities that go beyond functional testing of binaries.

Bonver defined threat modeling as the process of Track: Performance Testing & Security assessing and documenting a systems security risks, ranking those risks and coming up with risk mitigations. Bonver began with a house analogy that is fairly common place in the realm of security testing. He asked attendees to identify points of entry in a house that a burgler may use. After naming places such as doors, windows and chimney, the attendees were surprised as Bonver revealed images of a ventilation system, someone punching through the wall and breaking through the ceiling. He impressed upon the participants the importance of thinking beyond the obvious when performing threat modeling. Next, Bonver goes a little more in-depth by discussing the different components of the threat modeling process, which included: drawing a threat model diagram, analyzing the model, calculating risks using the Common Vulnerability Scoring System (CVSS) and adding plan mitigations.

Sreedevi Sampath of the University of Maryland B a l t i m o r e County (UMBC) provides some of his university knowledge to the conference attendees in the area of prioritization. Sampath revealed test prioritization Presenter: Sreedevi Sampath to be a regression Title: CPUT: Combinatorial-Based testing technique Prioritization for User-Session-Based where tests are Testing of Web Applications ordered for Track: Automated Tools & Implementation execution in a manner best suited for quickly finding bugs in the application. He revealed the role that test case prioritization plays in software maintenance and regression testing, where a large number of tests accumulate over time from previous versions of the system, particularly as it relates to user-session-based testing of web applications, where field usage data is logged and converted into test cases. Sampath goes on to explain the test prioritization criteria which includes combinatorial-based criteria and count-based criteria. Then he spends the remainder of the presentation describing the make-up and use of the CPUT tool for effectively combinatorial-based prioritization for user-session based testing of web applications.

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The ATI Honors were held live at the VerifyATI 2011 conference this year, and with that, many test automation notables came out to participate. Below are images of some of some of the live and virtual speeches offered by nominees and winners.

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Ole Lensmar of SmartBear live acceptance speech for Honors winner SoapUI. Ole said it came as a surprise, but thanked the user community Nick Olivo of SmartBear live acceptance speech for Honors winner TestComplete. After thanking the end-user community he also thanked the academy. Very funny, Nick! Aj Alhait of Betasoft, Inc. virtual acceptance speech for Honors winner SQAforums. He says its great to have SQAForums reccognized by the community.

Steve Shaws virtual speech in response to Hammerora nomination. He says hes delighted that ATI is recognizing open source tools, and honored to be nominated. George Mackintosh of Test Plant responses virtually to eggPlant nomination. He says hes delighted to have been short-listed.

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later, satisfied I made a wonderful decision. What is it about software testing, and most particularly automated software testing that you find most challenging and rewarding? The rewarding part is easy to answer automation is fun for me. I enjoy being able to tap into my creative side to craft tests that will be reused for years to come. Its also rewarding to be part of a team that is changing the landscape of test automation the definition of rewarding (for me) is hearing customers make statements such as How did I not know about this tool before? and Do you have any idea how much better my life just got? I think many of the challenges are in the planning of test cases its critical to understand that this is a tool that can help automate good test cases and improve software quality. This tool can also automate bad test cases (bad input= bad output) while this should be obvious, thats not always the case. We recently brought on board a testing evangelist, Jim Holmes who is traveling the globe evangelizing testing best practices, its a real win for one
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Frequent ATI contibutor Jeff Perlin speaks with Daniel Levy of Telerik about the company and its award winning TestStudio tool.

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Id like to start off by asking you about your background, and how you ultimately ended up working for Telerik as a Solutions Consulting for their testing division? Ive been in the software industry for about 15 years, holding a variety of positions from Technical Support Engineer to Director of Technical Services. Prior to joining Telerik in June 2010, I wore many hats as the Director of Technical Services for a medium sized SaaS company. My responsibilities spread the gamut from Product Management to Testing and just about everything in between. During my tenure, we implemented many of the ASP.NET AJAX controls from Telerik and were very impressed with both the product and level of service we received from Telerik. When I decided to take my career to the next level, my resume went to just 3 companies that I personally sought out and here I am today, 16 months
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of the biggest challenges we face. Several automated functional regression testing tools were pretty well-established and had a dedicated user base prior to the introduction of Test Studio (formerly WebUI Test Studio). Investing time and energy introducing a new automated testing tool seems pretty risky. What were the catalysts that made Telerik decide to enter an already well-entrenched tool market? I can understand that at first glance, this could be viewed as risky, but its important to understand that Test Studio was created because there was a clear need for innovation in the testing industry. Prior to the release of Test Studio, quality professionals would have no choice but to settle with the existing tools available these were tools that at the time could not test basic web 2.0 sites that were AJAX / JavaScript heavy and to date do not handle web technologies and RIA (rich internet applications) as elegantly as Test Studio. When you analyzed the available tools on the market what were some of the shortcomings you had identified, and what was your strategy to overcome them?
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As I just touched on, AJAX and JavaScript heavy web applications were being overlooked. We saw a window of opportunity to displace some of the legacy testing solutions. Another shortcoming in the testing market was the ability to craft powerful scripts without the need to write code. We set out to make an automation solution that was incredibly powerful, yet easy enough for manual testers to pick up and be immediately productive. This is an important concept since many corporations have adopted an agile approach to software development. The transition to agile was / is particularly concerning to manual testers who see many of the existing tools available and wonder what a non-coders place is within their transitioning agile team. What was your approach for mapping out a plan to design and introduce a new tool? Did you pulse the automated test engineering community to help form this strategy? We analyzed what we did and didnt like about the state of the automated testing industry and determined that the existing tools were expensive and too complicated. So we tackled both of these. A Test Studio license comes with two different versions of the tool (the standard and developers edition). What made you decide to take this approach? This approach is all about collaboration By allowing testers to work in an environment that is most comfortable to them, and giving developers the option to remain within their IDE everyone is more productive.
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Lets say you have an edge-case scenario that requires a small amount of scripting your test team can craft the test case in the stand-alone edition of Test Studio, then pass the project via source control to a developer who never needs to leave Visual Studio to put the finishing touches on the test case. This approach will keep the test in a maintainable state for the test team. Its a win-win situation that fosters collaboration between testers and developers, an important fundamental in agile development. Currently the tool is designed to test webbased and WPF applications. Are there any plans to expand capabilities in the future which will enable Test Studio to interact well with other popular technologies? Without getting into too much detail, I can confidently say YES. Our team is hard at work developing for new technologies with the same level of innovation that the testing marketing is so eager to have. We are very excited about whats to come with Test Studio, I truly wish I could share the details dont worry though; the wait will not be long! Test Studio is one on of the few tools that truly allow test engineers with no coding experience to design effective automated tests that do not have the common maintenance problems associated with other tools that have Record & Playback functionality available. Was this one of the main goals that Telerik had in mind when initially planning out the tool? Yes indeed We set out to make the tool that is easy to use for non-technical manual testers, yet provides the power and flexibility that seasoned automation engineers can appreciate. At the end of the day, productivity is boosted significantly thus ROI is realized faster. Test Studio recently added performance testing capabilities to the latest version. Being that this is newly added functionality, what are some of the plans to expand upon these capabilities? For example, the current version provides useful information, but does not have the capability to simulate load. Will this be addressed? Great question! Load testing is indeed coming. Before bringing load testing to the market, we first wanted to build a solid foundation that allows you to take a functional test and quickly gather detailed
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performance data on. Now that this has been tackled, its time for load testing can be added into. What are some of the other enhancements that Telerik has included in its roadmap for future Test Studio versions? Again, I have to refrain to disclosing too much, but think big, think easy to use, and think end-toend testing solution. Its just been announced that Test Studio has won 2nd place in a number of categories at this years Automated Software Testing Instituted Honors. Thoughts on this? While we are honored to have received 2nd place, we are driven to succeed, we are innovating and we are getting the word out. Our users love what we are doing and I hope by this time next year, you will be asking us our thoughts on a first place clean sweep.

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Any closing comments?

Jeff, I really appreciate you taking the time to talk to me today. Id encourage anyone reading this to take a look at Test Studio we have a free, fully supported 30-day trial try it out and let us know what you think!

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