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SmartBear Software announces the new major release of AutomatedQA TestComplete 8.0. This comes on the heels of last week’s news that SmartBear is the new name for AutomatedQA, Smart Bear Software and Pragmatic Software. TestComplete 8.0 adds major new capabilities that boost productivity of individual users and further streamline enterprise-level automated testing. Overall, more than 120 new features and enhancements have been added, driven by TestComplete’s global community of thousands of loyal users. Ian McLeod, EVP Products at SmartBear Software said, “Listening to our community of users and adding features that are most important to them is key for our product development strategy. We continue to advance our state-of-the-art tools to help novice users get up and running quickly and at the same time add the advanced features our more experienced users continue ... (more)

SmartBear Announces Record Sales for Fourth Quarter and 2011

SmartBear Software has announced that it attained record sales for the fourth quarter and the year ending December 31, 2011. SmartBear also launched a new brand identity and website reflecting the company's renewed focus on helping software professionals support their organization's quality needs in cloud computing, Agile and mobile development, and virtualization. During the fourth quarter, SmartBear added over 450 new customers and approximately 12,000 new users (excluding free versions of soapUI and loadUI), grew trials to over 13,000 per month and continued strong profitabil... (more)

Agile Testing Challenges - Performance Bottlenecks

This is the final installment of blogs in the Top 5 Agile Testing Challenges series. You can view the prior blogs ... ... (more)

SmartBear Software Expand Peer Code Review Agility with CodeCollaborator 6

SmartBear Software today announced a major release of its peer code review tool, CodeCollaborator 6.0 further increasing the value across development teams. Tens of thousands of software developers, systems analysts, firmware and hardware designers already use CodeCollaborator to conduct peer reviews on code, images, design documents, and schematics, and identify software defects early in the development lifecycle. With this latest release, CodeCollaborator uniquely allows peer review of Microsoft Office documents. It also adds even broader and richer support of leading developm... (more)

SmartBear Software Releases Comprehensive Test Automation for Adobe Flash

SmartBear Software on Tuesday announced TestComplete 8.2, the latest release of its automated testing tool. A 2010 Jolt Award winner, TestComplete 8.2 brings advanced test automation to a vast community of developers working with Adobe Flash Platform tools and Flex for the development and deployment of cross-platform rich Internet applications (RIAs). “As RIAs become more widely adopted on the web and in enterprises, developers and testers are looking for more efficient and comprehensive functional testing tools to speed up application development time, improve software quality ... (more)