WSO2 to Present Webinar Series on Proven Approaches for Optimizing Quality Assurance and Test Automation On-premises and in the Cloud

Technical webinars will explore how to support agile software development while improving QA and testing using the open source WSO2 Test Automation Framework Palo Alto, CA – March 26, 2013 – Increasingly, enterprises seek to deliver high quality software rapidly with minimal effort. However, effective testing and quality assurance (QA) practices are critical to the success of any platform that incorporates multiple products and solutions. On April 3, 2013, WSO2 will kick off a three-part webinar series that explores agile test practices and open source tools to optimize platform agility, performance and security. The webinars are:
  • Testing in an Open Source Middleware Platform Space: The WSO2 Way: Wednesday, April 3, 2013
  • Productivity Acceleration Tools for SOA Testers: Thursday, April 18, 2013
  • WSO2 Test Automation Framework: Approach and Adoption: Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Each session will run from 9 a.m.-10 a.m. Pacific Standard Time. To learn more and register, visit http://wso2.com/landing/qa-and-automation-webinar-series. April 3: Testing in an Open Source Middleware Platform Space: The WSO2 Way Organizations strive to deliver high quality products within a short turnaround time. This webinar will examine how to adopt agile test practices and methods, as well as address various challenges in an open source context with WSO2 technology. The session also will dig into the value of a unique rotational model for testing, the different patterns of deployments required for middleware testing, and cloud testing requirements when hosting a platform-as-a-service (PaaS) solution. Webinar presenter Iranga Muthuthanthri is a WSO2 technical lead and member of the WSO2 QA technologies team. To learn more, visit http://wso2.com/library/webinars/2013/04/testing-open-source-middleware-platform-space-wso2-way. April 18: Productivity Acceleration Tools for SOA Testers Today, service-oriented architecture (SOA) services are heavily reused and require thorough and rapid testing to ensure top performance and robust security. This webinar will explore how IT professionals can automate tasks, enabling them to focus on in-depth, exploratory testing. The session also will discuss useful tips for SOA testing and demonstrate the use of two popular SOA testing tools, Apache JMeter and SoapUI, to highlight important aspects of SOA performance and security testing. Jointly presenting the session will be two members of the WSO2 QA technologies management committee: Evanthika Amarasiri and Nirodha Gallage. Evanthika is a WSO2 technical lead, and Nirodha is a WSO2 senior software engineer. To learn more, visit http://wso2.com/library/webinars/2013/04/open-source-testing-tools-productivity-accelerators-soa-testers. April 24: WSO2 Test Automation Framework: Approach and Adoption Enterprises rely on test automation to enable rapid delivery and increase test efficiency. This webinar will introduce the WSO2 Test Automation Framework and examine how to integrate it with other frameworks, including various challenges and lesson learned. Finally, the webinar will cover how to use a test framework in an organization and demonstrate how IT professionals can write their first product and cloud integration tests. Joint presenters Krishantha Samaraweera and Dharshana Warusavitharana are experts in test automation. Krishantha is a WSO2 technical lead and a member of the WSO2 QA technologies management committee. Dharshana is a WSO2 software engineer on the WSO2 QA technologies team. To learn more, visit http://wso2.com/library/webinars/2013/04/wso2-test-automation-framework-approach-adoption. About WSO2 WSO2 is the lean enterprise middleware company. It delivers the only complete open source enterprise SOA middleware stack purpose-built as an integrated platform to support today’s heterogeneous enterprise environments—internally and in the cloud. WSO2’s service and support team is led by technical experts who have proven success in deploying enterprise SOAs and contribute to the technology standards that enable them. For more information, visit http://wso2.com or check out the WSO2 community on the WSO2 Blog, Twitter, LinkedIn, Facebook, and FriendFeed..