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Issues opening Oracle EBS forms

Oracle E-Business Suite (EBS) is one of the primary applications useMango™ targets for testing and it does it well, provided the forms actually open. When developing useMango™ we have found that one of the major pains of getting tests to run reliably lies withing...

Pitfalls of Filebeat+Logstash+Elasticsearch+Kibana stack

We’re doing some pretty exciting stuff in the useMango™ team right now, starting as far to the left as you can, shift-wise, and setting up a full Docker+AWS+Elasticsearch+Reporting+Jenkins+CI+CD stack. Yes, that’s a lot of moving parts but having all those wheels in...

What’s next for manual testers?

In a world of automation and agile development, the future of manual testing is much-debated. A blog by uTest’s Alex Siminiuc looks at how the desired skillset for manual testers is changing, and why diversification of knowledge and abilities can only be a good thing....

The importance of testing mobile games

If your game has successfully wooed a user to download it, congratulations – it probably has a catchy title or an intriguing angle that appeals to a wider audience. But it is the performance of the game itself that will determine whether it is truly successful or not....

If you need to idle, be explicit about it

Testing applications through the UI generally requires the user to wait for the next view to load at one point or another. It may be that a completely new page is entered or perhaps a portion of the window is reloaded with new data. Whatever the cause, the fact is...

Customizing useMango™

useMango™ ships with an extensive framework of components which allows you to automate the common parts of an application but there comes a time when you have that special need. For this circumstance useMango™ allows you to extend the default components with your own...

10 great websites for learning programming

Want to learn to code but don’t know where to start? Thomas Claburn for InformationWeek has highlighted ten of the best websites to help you improve your programming skills. These include: Code School This educational resource offers a good balance between explanatory...

How can data bias affect your decision-making?

Big data can be essential when making business decisions, but sometimes bias (whether from humans or the data itself) can skew results and detrimentally affect decision-making. Lisa Morgan at InformationWeek has explained seven common types of bias which could...

Why is the British fintech industry booming?

The UK’s financial technology sector is seeing record investment, with venture capital corporations in particular supporting startups and entrepreneurs as they take their first steps into a lucrative market.   Some key facts: Global investment in fintech firms...

Puzzles for testers

We recently posted a blog on the importance of tester games and how to use them to improve your tester skills through repurposed, bespoke, and challenge games. BugHuntress has put together some great little puzzles to get you thinking logically and develop your...