7 Different Types of Game Testing Techniques


The global gaming industry is expected to reach more than $300 billion by 2025 with the growth of revolutionary offerings, like cloud gaming and mobile gaming, according to a new report from GlobalData.

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Continuous Delivery of Games

Abhishek Tiwari

The game lost over 75% of players on Steam. One key learning for me is the lack of continuous delivery and modern software engineering practices in the gaming industry. Traditional games are monolithic applications and traditionally developed as a boxed-product (pay-to-play).

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Changing the game to predictive AIOps with Davis™


The post Changing the game to predictive AIOps with Davis™ appeared first on Dynatrace blog. Dynatrace news. AI is driving big innovation in IT operations, with an ever-increasing demand to detect anomalies faster, sooner, and more accurately.

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The Most Common Mobile Game Testing Concerns for QA Engineers


The mobile gaming market is currently emerging and is likely to continue growing in the next 10 years. The mobile games are becoming an inevitable part of our lives, attracting billions of users in all countries worldwide. Mobile game testing is one of the obligatory stages of any development process that is performed to ensure a perfect user experience to the maximum number of users across different devices. mobile performance performance testing mobile gaming

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How the Seahawks are using a data lake to improve their game

All Things Distributed

My version of football was The Beautiful Game , or as most Americans know it, soccer. As I started to better understand this version of football, it was easy for me to get excited about the game as well as what was happening behind the scenes.

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Game changing — From zero to Autonomous Cloud Management today


Remember: the results can be amazing, Dynatrace improved speed to market from 2 to 26 releases per year – read more here “ Game changing — From zero to DevOps cloud in 80 days ”. The post Game changing — From zero to Autonomous Cloud Management today appeared first on Dynatrace blog. Dynatrace news. I’m going to revisit the Dynatrace digital transformation in this blog, because it is also an excellent story that began our journey to Autonomous Cloud Management (ACM).

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Third party blame game

Speed Curve

Our third party metrics and dashboard have had an exciting revamp. With new metrics like blocking CPU, you can now see exactly who is really to blame for a crappy user experience. We've also given you the ability to monitor individual third parties over time and create performance budgets for them. It's not you, it's me. Or is it really you, and not me?

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Defect differently: 4 defect management game-changers

TechBeacon Testing

You'll find a lot of advice on the Internet on how to organize the flow of defects your team has to deal with—which bug tracker to use, how to divide responsibilities, which statuses to track. App Dev & Testing, Testing, Quality Assurance (QA

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Web Components: The Long Game

Alex Russell

Until now, the only game in town for creating this encapsulation has been to create a tree that’s parallel to the one exposed in the DOM. Mikeal Rogers reached out last week to talk about Web Components , which surprised me, but his follow-up blog post is essential, timely reading. Dimitri Glazkov , Alex Komoroske , and I started the project that designed and (for many years) iterated on Web Components with a few primary goals in mind: Enhance component portability.

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Quality Sense Podcast: Simon Prior – #MakeATester


In this Quality Sense episode, our host Federico has the pleasure of interviewing Simon Prior, who has worked across the cyber security, Retail, gaming and airline industries. performance software testing cybersecurity game development retail software

Preload late-discovered Hero images faster

Addy Osmani

If you are optimizing Largest Contentful Paint, preload can be a game-changer for speeding up late-discovered hero images and resources, loaded via JavaScript

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Oracle Cloud Breakdown – Database Hosting Costs on OCI


But, did you know there’s a (relatively) new player in the cloud game? When considering a new cloud provider, the big names come to mind - AWS, Azure, and Google Cloud. If you’re a developer, you might even be considering a dev-friendly cloud like DigitalOcean or Linode.

Real-World Effectiveness of Brotli

CSS Wizardry

not torrenting streaming Game of Thrones). One of the more fundamental rules of building fast websites is to optimise your assets, and where text content such as HTML, CSS, and JS are concerned, we’re talking about compression.

Elastic Beanstalk a la Node - All Things Distributed

All Things Distributed

I spent a lot of time talking to AWS developers, many working in the gaming and mobile space, and most of them have been finding Node.js All Things Distributed. Werner Vogels weblog on building scalable and robust distributed systems. Elastic Beanstalk a la Node. By Werner Vogels on 11 March 2013 04:00 PM. Permalink. Comments (). well suited for their web applications. With its asynchronous, event-driven programming model, Node.js

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Improving the Cloud - More Efficient Queuing with SQS - All Things.

All Things Distributed

Customers from various verticals (media, social gaming, mobile, news, advertisement) such as Netflix, Shazam and Scopely have used SQS in variety of use-cases requiring loose coupling and high performance. Scopely , the social mobile games developer, buffers most operations via SQS to maximize performance for gamers who may play in very short bursts of activity. All Things Distributed. Werner Vogels weblog on building scalable and robust distributed systems.

DevOps demands quality engineering. Is your team ready?

TechBeacon Testing

For DevOps teams, quality assurance isn’t enough: You need to up your game to quality engineering if you expect to increase velocity and improve quality through continuous integration.

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Software Testing Expert Roundup: 2021 Edition


It’s been some time since we published our last expert roundup , so we wanted to ask around in our community how leaders in testing are feeling these days about work (as we enter the second year of the pandemic), new trends they’re seeing on the horizon and advice for upping one’s testing game in 2021!

8 things to consider about performance testing tools 

TechBeacon Testing

During the final episode of Mare of Easttown , the HBO streaming service crashed—just as happened during HBO's Game of Thrones season 7 premiere. In both cases, the site was unable to withstand the load, service was interrupted, and viewers quickly expressed their frustration on social media.

Interactive Learning Tools For Front-End Developers

Smashing Magazine Graphics

CSS Game: CSSBattle. CSS Game: CSS Diner. JavaScript Game: Elevator. JavaScript Game: Screeps. JavaScript Game: Untrusted. JavaScript Game: JSChallenger. JavaScript Game: JSRobot. Flexbox Zombies is another educational game to learn flexbox syntax.

Progressive Web Apps and the Future of Mobile Web


An increase in mobile usage has upped the game for businesses globally, allowing them to re-strategize their online user experience. The digital consumption over the years has been through a radical change. It’s a revolution that has changed the way people access information over the internet.

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12 Important Software Testing Trends for 2021 You Need To Know


Because software testing is so important, every enterprise needs to stay on top of their software testing game heading into the next decade, wondering how to do that? Introduction. Software testing is making many moves.

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The Performance Inequality Gap, 2021

Alex Russell

Any vendor with an ARM Architectural License can play this game, but either Qualcomm et al. TL;DR: A lot has changed since 2017 when we last estimated a global baseline resource per-page resource budget of 130-170KiB.

The Easy Ones – Three Bugs Hiding in the Open

Randon ASCII

A few years ago I spent a few weeks doing some memory investigations on live game servers. Having taken the time to learn how to profile our game servers I figured I should poke around a bit more, so I ran perf on the servers for one of our other games.

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In Defense of Humanity—How Complex Systems Failed in Westworld **spoilers**

High Scalability

They think they understand us because they've observed us playing a game. The androids saw humans through a Russian doll set of nested games. The most obvious game was Westworld. Ford had his game. Numerous corporate games played them selves out with immortality as the payoff. Each game constrains and directs behavior. You're creating a game character.

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Data Democratization and How to Get Started?


In every business, it has been observed that data is playing a game-changing moment to improve business performance. Today data is an important factor for business success. Data is important and necessary in this increasingly competitive world.

Is Python the Future of Programming?


Python programming language is better used for app development, web app or web development, game development, scientific computing, system administration, etc.

How to go from performance tester to performance engineer

TechBeacon Testing

That’s why many performance testers are stepping up their game. Companies are increasingly recognizing the value of performance engineering, which goes well beyond performance testing.

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Beyond Whack-A-Bug: From Reactive to Proactive E2E Testing


Of all of the classic arcade games, Whack-A-Mole just might be the most frustrating. You can’t win the game of Whack-A-Mole. Every time you think you’ve hit the mole, the little scoundrel always finds a way to pop up again somewhere else, and you’re always one step behind.

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Case Study: Pokémon GO on Google Cloud Load Balancing

High Scalability

It was the first new Pokémon game in years, the first official Pokémon smartphone game, and Niantic’s first project in concert with a major entertainment company. The game was a runaway hit and more popular than anyone expected—that summer you’d regularly see players gathering to duel around landmarks that were Pokémon Gyms in the virtual world. There are a lot of cool nuggets in Google's New Book: The Site Reliability Workbook.

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Software Testing for Startups: Speed-Quality Balance


What seemed technically perfect and game-changing on a paper might turn out to be an iceberg for your company’s Titanic. When working on a software project launch, a lot of things don’t go as planned.

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7 Approaches to Testing


Usually, in any IT project (websites, applications, games, corporate software), you start by treating testing as a formal procedure.

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Misconceptions of the Automated Testing Debunked


Recently, automated software testing has been widely identified as a game-changer for software projects. With artificial intelligence quickly gaining traction, total automation sounds like an inevitable reality.

How did they send money in the olden days of telegraphs?

High Scalability

” Charles was delighted with the game. It's not all that different really, especially that part where you can lose all your bitcoin. Here's an excerpt from East of Eden by John Steinbeck: Say, Carlton, how do you go about telegraphing money?”

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More fun with fast remainders when the divisor is a constant

Daniel Lemire

This is fair game and compilers could use this insight, but they do not do it systematically. In software, compilers can often optimize away integer divisions, and replace them with cheaper instructions, especially when the divisor is a constant. I recently wrote about some work on faster remainders when the divisor is a constant.

Autosave for your business

Particular Software

If you’re a long-time video game player like me, your muscle-memory vividly remembers the F5 key’s location on your keyboard. For everyone else: F5 is a common key-binding for “quicksave” in computer-games. Modern games now provide a built-in feature called autosave. Game Over!

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Aligning superhuman AI with human behaviour: chess as a model system

The Morning Paper

these engines were not trained on human games. we also have large databases of human games available though, we have a recognised method of assessing player skill levels (rating points). Unlike AlphaZero/Leela, Maia is trained on human games (from Lichess ) as opposed to self-play.

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The Technology Leader’s Gambit: Mastering the Endgame With a New Value Stream Management Playbook


When The Queen’s Gambit debuted on Netflix in October 2020, it was an instant sensation that single-handedly revived interest in a game as old as time. Winning the Game in Three Moves . Lead an efficient and optimized IT organization: Win the game in fewer moves.

The Fastest Google Fonts

CSS Wizardry

On this site, in which performance is the only name of the game, I forgo web fonts entirely, opting instead to make use of the visitor’s system font.

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6 Key Emerging Technologies in Fleet Management You Need To Know


In this article, we introduce you to some emerging technologies that are well on their way to be the game changers for the fleet management industry. Modern day fleet owners face a whole new range of challenges that didn't exist before.

7 Best Performance Testing Tools to Look Out for in 2021


For example, the gaming app has to present definite actions to bring the right experience. The system could work efficiently with a specific number of concurrent users; however, it may get dysfunctional with extra loads during peak traffic. Performances testing helps establish the scalability, stability, and speed of the software application. Numerous kinds of performance testing imitate several possible user scenarios and know the behavior of the apps.

Frames Per Second Prefab

The Polyglot Developer

When building a game, it is often a good idea to know your frames per second (fps) during the testing phase. The easiest method to have the frames per second display is to create a prefab that you can recycle across all your game scenes. It is even more important to know this when building for mobile devices that may not have the high specifications that modern computers have.

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Windows Timer Resolution: The Great Rule Change

Randon ASCII

Some programs (WPF, SQL Server, Quartz, PowerDirector, Chrome, the Go Runtime, many games, etc.) There have been multiple claims that some games have this problem and there is a tool called Windows System Timer Tool and another called TimerResolution 1.2

Testing Streamlit Apps Using SeleniumBase


When I’ve worked at Streamlit, I’ve seen hundreds of impressive data apps ranging from computer vision applications to public health tracking of COVID-19 and even simple children’s games. I believe the growing popularity of Streamlit comes from the fast, iterative workflows through the Streamlit “magic” functionality and auto-reloading the front-end upon saving your Python script. Write some code, hit ‘Save’ in your editor, and then visually inspect each code change's correctness.

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