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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 and increase developer productivity,” said Dave Gruber, Group Product Marketing Manager at Adobe Systems. “Using the new release of SmartBear TestComplete, developer and QA teams can strengthen the system development workflow around Flash Platform tools to support the on-time delivery of sta... (more)

Tasktop and SmartBear Partner to Unite Peer Code Review for Eclipse

Tasktop Technologies (http://tasktop.com), creators of the Eclipse Mylyn project and a provider of Agile Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) integration and productivity, and SmartBear Software (http://smartbear.com/) on Wednesday announced the Eclipse Mylyn Connector for SmartBear CodeCollaborator. Available in Tasktop Enterprise, the new connector brings task-focused interface technology to code reviews managed in CodeCollaborator, making code reviews a regular part of Eclipse-based development activities. The integrated Tasktop and CodeCollaborator offering helps developm... (more)

SmartBear Software Releases New Load Testing Tool for Web Applications

SmartBear Software has unveiled LoadComplete, a new load testing tool architected to remove the obstacles for many organizations that have shied away from load testing due to high licensing costs, complicated set up, lack of resources and the time and cost associated with complex data diagnoses. LoadComplete will enable Web teams in the SmartBear community to quickly test the performance of their entire Web application based on real usage scenarios. Using an intuitive user interface (UI), teams can more easily, and more often, pinpoint bottlenecks and track both client and server-... (more)

SmartBear Delivers Firefox 8 and Internet Explorer 8 Browser Support

SmartBear Software has announced that AlertSite, the company’s Web and mobile performance monitoring solution, will support testing on both Internet Explorer and Mozilla Firefox browsers. Organizations can now test, monitor and improve how their website is performing across both browsers to ensure customers are getting an optimal user experience, no matter their browser preference. The AlertSite built-into-the-browser transaction recorder captures and plays back user events to measure the end-user experience exactly as it unfolds in the browser. Now users can record any multi-st... (more)

SmartBear CodeCollaborator 7.0 Transforms the Agile Code Review Process

SmartBear Software on Tuesday announced Code Collaborator 7.0, a major release that makes peer code review more productive and automated than ever before. Featuring revamped navigation, a streamlined, intuitive user interface, and a new SOAP API, CodeCollaborator enables teams to align their code review process with the core principles of agile development and deliver quality software faster. Kirk Poore, Software Engineer at DeniServ, LLC, a subsidiary of Delta Dental, said, “CodeCollaborator 7.0’s newly simplified review screens make it much easier to ensure everyone has review... (more)