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WBS: Special Report

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

In the tradition of the Wednesday Bosco Siting, there’s a special post out pertaining to our feline friends, courtesy of the mental_floss blogs. They never cease to provide useful, if not interesting, information. Hello, Kitty And here I thought Bosco was just going nuts at 9:00pm every evening. Turns out, he’s honing his attack skills. […]

Wednesday Bosco Siting

Wednesday, August 30th, 2006

This Wednesday, Bosco is found guarding his catnip box. I present to you: “Bosco En Gaurd.” Who knows what Bosco shall bring next week!

Miles Per Dollar???

Tuesday, August 29th, 2006

I’ve been frequenting the blog at www.lifehacker.com and they continually expose interesting nooks and crannies out on the internet. Today, they’ve posted on the Mile Per Dollar calculator. I, for one, find this really cool so I can determine exactly how much it costs to get to work. Ok, so I’d just go nuts and […]

I’m known to be wrong occasionally…

Friday, August 25th, 2006

In my earlier post about Planets, I stated that it looked as though our solar system would gain three additional planets. I guess I spoke too soon. Apparently, scientists have agreed to demote Pluto to the status of “dwarf planet” thus removing it from the canon of recognized planetoids. Oh yeah… and the other three […]

QTP License Needs

Friday, August 25th, 2006

According to Mercury support, when executing QTP scripts with LoadRunner, you onlyneed an installation of the QTP tool and any required add-ins on the load generating machine. You will not need the license for the tool, as the GUI VUser licenses within the LoadRunner Generator will be used as the license for the tool.

LoadRunner Limitations with QuickTest Pro scripts

Friday, August 25th, 2006

According to my discussions with Mercury’s Technical Support, there are several limitations that LoadRunner has when executing QuickTest Pro scripts. Apparently, your QTP Scripts cannot: access external files. use external libraries. have reusable actions. use shared libraries. reference reusable actions in other scripts. The general rule of thumb that the tech support agent suggested was […]

Performance Testing with LoadRunner using QuickTest Pro

Friday, August 25th, 2006

I have spent some considerable time on the phone with Mercury Tech Support regarding performance testing a Java Swing application. One approach we have successfully proven was utilizing QuickTest Pro to exercise our application while generated load through LoadRunner. Here are some important details that I have gleaned: It will be necessary to obtain GUI […]

A note to the Tech crowd…

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

If you’ve stumbled upon this site due to the insistence of Hank Bowman, I encourage you to link to the ‘Tech’ tag that I’ve available. I’ll consider creating an RSS feed solely for this category as well and I’ll attempt to start posting some more QA and tech related posts for your viewing pleasure. As […]

Texas Hold’Em [XBOX 360]

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

Hey — Remember that Texas Hold’Em for XBOX Live Arcade was released today. It will be free for the first 48 hours… which I think means you have to grab it by Midnight August 24th. After that — normal charges apply.

Wednesday Bosco Siting

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2006

This week, we find Bosco sprawling out on the floor attempting to subdue the camera. I present to you: “Bosco En Masse”  

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