Compuware Revs QC Tools

 
 
By Darryl K. Taft  |  Posted 2005-04-04 Print this article Print
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Compuware Corp. has released QACenter Enterprise Edition and QACenter Performance Edition, updated solutions that enhance the company's suite of testing tools and help customers better manage application quality and performance.

Compuware Corp. has released QACenter Enterprise Edition and QACenter Performance Edition, updated solutions that enhance the companys suite of testing tools and help customers better manage application quality and performance.

QACenter Enterprise Edition features enhancements to the Compuware TestPartner functional testing solution, the company said. Compuware TestPartner 5.3 includes upgraded support for Microsoft Corp.s .Net environment. The new version of TestPartner features support for Unicode so that users can test applications developed in any language.

Paul Sweet, a software engineer at Autodesk Inc., in San Rafael, Calif., said Autodesk has been an early adopter using Compuwares TestPartner 5.3 to test its software.

Indeed, Compuware TestPartner 5.3 "has allowed us to test our application in an automated fashion," Sweet said. "This has allowed us to find problems in our code quicker and fix them."

Among the new TestPartner features that stand out, Sweet said, are "the VBA [Visual Basic for Applications] and Object for .Net features that allow us to test our VBA and .Net code. Using this we can also perform tests quicker through our APIs."

Meanwhile, Compuware QACenter Performance Edition features enhancements to the products load-testing system. Compuware QALoad 5.2 offers improvements to the products reporting and results analysis, as well as support for Oracle Corp.s OracleAS and Oracle E-Business Suite, as well as improved support for SAP AGs application environment, said Compuware officials in Detroit.

Last month, Compuware announced the availability of Version 5.0 of Compuware Application Reliability Solution, its quality management offering. CARS 5.0 features Compuwares Quality Governance, which optimizes a quality assurance organizations ability to deliver reliable business applications. The software integrates with Compuware IT Governance by Changepoint.

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Darryl K. Taft covers the development tools and developer-related issues beat from his office in Baltimore. He has more than 10 years of experience in the business and is always looking for the next scoop. Taft is a member of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM) and was named 'one of the most active middleware reporters in the world' by The Middleware Co. He also has his own card in the 'Who's Who in Enterprise Java' deck.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

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