Testing

Facebook is using AI to help developers track down bugs

Facebook is releasing an AI-powered tool called SapFix which aims to help software developers track down pesky bugs in their code. SapFix detects errors in code and suggests possible fixes to developers. Currently, it fixes bugs spotted by Sapienz – a software testing tool by Facebook – but the company promises it will be able […]

Awesome (open) source: Why testing, testing and more testing is the key to improvement

Open source is awesome. Have you ever stopped to think how much of the technology you use today actually originates from open source? The Internet, Android phones, Mozilla Firefox, social media sites and Wikipedia have all been developed using open source. It’s all around you and it’s so ubiquitous that in March this year, a […]

HTML5

Microsoft Staffer: Mozilla, give up and switch to Chromium too

A staffer for Microsoft has said Mozilla should follow his employer’s decision to switch from its own rendering engine to Chromium. Microsoft recently announced it’s halting development of its EdgeHTML rendering engine and switching its Edge browser to Google’s Chromium this year. Privacy advocates Mozilla shared their concerns about Microsoft’s decision. In a blog post, […]

Websites are slowing down because of complex design trends

(Image Credit: iStockPhoto/Ursula Alter) How long it takes a user to load a website has increased over the years due to complex design choices, according to a new report from Dynatrace. The digital performance company observed this global phenomenon and notes websites are seven percent slower than last year.  Dynatrace tracked the homepage response times of 300 […]

Google and Microsoft beefing up HTML5 bet for browsers

Picture credit: “HTML5 Logo On Screen”, by “David Martyn Hunt”, used under CC BY / Modified from original Some might say it has been a long time coming – but recent pronouncements from Google and Microsoft have shown a clear indication towards bolstering HTML5 on their browser experiences. Writing on the official Chrome blog earlier this month, […]

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