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30
Nov

Why and How To Do Unit Testing?

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If you’re reading this article, you’re most likely a developer, may even be a BDD one. You may find it interesting if your unit tests take a lot of time to execute, or if you’re trying to find out why TDD and BDD are suddenly becoming  hot topics. But in particular, I’m going to talk […]

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29
Jun

Opinionated Devops to build better systems

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There is an increasing trend for opinionated tools and APIs.  The designers have a clear idea on the “correct” way to solve a problem, building on established good practice.  They make it easy to follow their guidelines. By design the tools/APIs may be limited in certain areas or make it difficult to stray from the […]

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05
Jan

Happy New Year 2015

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17
Dec

Cambridge Tech Community

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MagenTys’ position in the London Tech scene is growing and with the organisation moving forward, Cambridge has presented itself as a fantastic area for the company to grow into. There is a booming tech community and resident heavyweight tech companies situated in the region such as ARM, Red Gate and CSR saw 2013 provide huge […]

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16
Dec
Testers Are NOT Gatekeepers

11
Dec

MagenTys at the Appium Framework Meetup

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MagenTys has been using Appium for a good while now and it is a key component in the services we offer a number of clients. We like it so much we’ve built it into our own framework which demonstrates how highly we regard it. Appium creator Dan Cueller had an ‘Inaugural Meetup’, to sign off […]

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20
Oct

The European Software Testing Awards

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The European Software Testing Awards has announced MagenTys as finalists for Best Overall Testing Project – Retail Sector   These unique awards bring together software testing professionals to celebrate the outstanding achievements in the software testing market, for one elegant and special evening. In 2013, MagenTys had already been shortlisted for the overall testing project […]

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01
Oct

What are Test Automation Frameworks…Cucumber, SpecFlow etc. etc.

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I was talking to some folks at a DevOps meet up recently and they were asking about what we (MagenTys) do. I started talking about all the great things we are doing with Behavioural Driven Development (BDD) and all the tools we have developed to help support this. I was asked further about these “tools” […]

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25
Sep

MagenTys at eCommerce Expo

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MagenTys and AppDynamics exhibited together at eCommerce Expo on 1st and 2nd October 2014 at Kensington Olympia, London. We met some great people as part of the  eCommerce Marketplace of the Future. MagenTys helped educate visitors on boosting quality and software delivery through Testing and DevOps and AppDynamics demonstrated the you the things you need to know and should know […]

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08
Sep

Agile is Awesome

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I won’t say that Agile is the be-all and end-all but done well, it’s awesome, delivering faster time to market. Done wrong it can be awful though, and I have seen everything in projects from complete success to complete failures. Of course there are some differing definitions of Agile. Some people say they ‘do’ Agile […]

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05
Sep

International Retail Event

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MagenTys hosted an evening with cold beers and hot food (courtesy of Dyn and Rackspace, Thank You!) on International Retail on Thursday 4th September in the heart of London’s Tech City. We had some great sessions by Marks & Spencer, Rackspace, the Cambridge Satchel Company and Lingo24. Thanks to everyone who came along to listen, […]

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22
Jan

Best Overall Testing Finalists

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MagenTys have been announced as finalists for the The European Software Testing Awards in the Best Overall Testing Project – Finance” category. After sifting through numerous entries, and hours of deliberation, the judges chose their finalists for each category, and the winners will be announced on the 20th November at a black-tie ceremony at the […]

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