Archive for September, 2006


Wednesday, September 27th, 2006

In my efforts to test the performance of one of the applications around my office, I came across an open-source tool: JMeter. Well, a co-worker stumbled upon it and we started to explore its use. It turns out to be a fairly useful tool, though not as extensible as your LoadRunner’s and QALoad’s. Of all the […]

Connecting QTP 8.2 to Quality Center 9.0

Wednesday, September 20th, 2006

I recently had the pleasure of evaluating Quality Center 9.0. Our department uses QuickTest Pro 8.2 for our automation suite and have used Quality Center extensively for managing and maintaining our scripts. I installed the QC Connectivity add-in and the QTP for QualityCenter Add-in and proceeded to test out the demonstration system. Well, I quickly […]

Ninja Loves Pirate!?!?!

Tuesday, September 19th, 2006

I have to say that it’s rare I find something that intrigues me in the gaming world by title alone. However, I have just been pointed to a game that does just that. I bring you: Ninja Loves Pirate Here’s the synopsis of the game, from what I can tell… you control a ninja or […]

TestDirector and Quality Center Blank Pages

Monday, September 11th, 2006

Over the past couple of weeks, I have seen an increase of searches pertaining to TestDirector/Quality Center and blank pages. I’ve addressed this at one point with a TestDirector post last year. However, there are a few other things I have tried in order to fix this. Let me first put out this disclaimer, these are […]


Friday, September 8th, 2006

If you are in the Birmingham area, check out Birmingham’s TechWalk. This is the 2nd annual Tech Walk in dwntown Birmingham in which technology is used within a large scale Urban game of Reversi (or Othello, for those of you in the know). Anyway, check it out, it is a fun time and takes place […]

Saving $$$ on Gas

Wednesday, September 6th, 2006

Once again, another incredibly useful post from the smart folks over at mental_floss. As many of you know, I watch gas prices like I do the stock market… you know, watching the volatile prices shift and not ever really knowing why, but consistently getting upset by the rising costs. Regardless, they’ve posted some tips on […]

Wednesday Bosco Siting

Wednesday, September 6th, 2006

This week, Bosco mounts an offensive against his dreaded foe, the ladder. I present to you: “Bosco versus the Ladder”