Windows 10: What Testers Need to Know
Microsoft is about to release Windows 10, which many are describing as a game changer due to a bunch of innovative new features including a virtual reality headset called HoloLens and a new web browser named Spartan. Windows 10 will also have a host of new APIs that will allow developers to create applications that can run across multiple platforms.
Are you ready to test Windows 10? Get an early start and listen to discover what Windows 10 means for testers.
About Jeffery Martin
Jeffery is an engineer at SmartBear supporting QAComplete and TestComplete.
Quotes & Insights from this Test Talk
- Windows 10 will include a new browser named Spartan. The browser will have a new rendering engine, a new look and feel, work with Cortana, and will have a note-taking mode and a reading mode
- Why we need to get ready for continuous testing across multiple platforms
- VBScript is dead
- Windows 10 new features to date include:
- Continuum mode — a UI swapping feature for dual PC and touchscreen devices
- Cortana – Microsoft’s version of Siri for the desktop
- Spartan will be the default browser
- Complete Xbox One integration
- Universal Windows Apps
- Built-in messaging support for IP-based systems
- Windows 10 APIs
- Get ready for API testing – Windows 10 comes with a bunch of new APIs
- HoloLens is a hands-free, virtual reality headset that supports voice, gesture and gaze interfaces
- Much, much more!
- Download Windows 10 Technical Preview
- About Windows 10
- Wired Interview with Satya Nadella
- SmartBear's Webinar on Windows 10
- Twitter: @Jeffmart10
- SmartBear’s Blog: http://blog.smartbear.com/
- SmartBear’s home site: http://smartbear.com/
- Jeffrey LinkedIn
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