Applying Software Quality Technology To RealWorld Needs

Software Research, Inc., San Francisco, CA  94107  USA  
  • Pioneer of automated desktop and web application and performance testing.
    • Served the automated client-server testing and web testing community for > 40 years.
    • Pioneer in automated: test capture (recording & low-code) + interpretive playback: regression testing; DOM-based web testing; auto-instrumented code coverage checking; continuous web application monitoring; static and dynamic program analysis technologies.
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eValid Patent Portfolio   Patents




  • eValid's foundational web application testing technology has an early priority date:
    • Multiple US Utility Patents issued.
    • Patents cited by > 485 other patents and applications of > 115 companies and organizations.
    • Referenced by USPTO in examiner rejections of > 278 patent applications and cited specifically by an examiner in > 66 cases.
  • If you are interested in licensing eValid technology please see: eValid Technology & Opportunities.

eValid WebSite   Automated Web
Testing & Analysis

Web Test Automation
Technology Leader
From 2000

  • Pioneered web application testing incorporating test-enabled browsers based on native DOM-based browsing capabilities.
    • Original browser-based client-side web applications testing product: 2000.
    • Software Development Magazine Jolt Award: 2003.
    • Achieved > 1,000 eValid product installations worldwide in 2008.
    • Essentially all eValid™ testing technology was functioanlly incorporated in the W3C WebDriver Standard, now in "CR" status from 05 June 2018.
    • The eValid™ User Forum supports users discussions of functional testing, load testing, website scanning, security checking, and performance monitoring.
  • eValid™ V9 currently runs on Microsoft Windows 10 with IE 11+.
  • eValid™ Home Page.

TestWorks Website   Client-server
Test Automation

Technology Leader
1984 - 2002

  • Milestones in developmented of automated test technology for client-server systems:
    • Automated test rcording/playback system for Windows (1984).
    • Automated GUI test capture/playback for XWindows (1990).
    • Structural (branch, C1) test coverage analyzer for C/C++ (1991).
    • Structural (call-pair, Cp) test coverage analyzer for C/C++ (1992).
    • All-path test coverage (Ct) analyzer for C/C++ (1993).
    • There were > 4,000 TestWorks licenses installed at over 1,750 sites worldwide (1994).
    • Software Magazine Top 500 Award: 1997, 1998, 1999
    • Integrated QA functions: GUI test capture/playback (Unix & Windows); Automated regression testing; Intelligent image comparison with OCR; Static analysis (1994); Automated code metrics (1995).
    • Unified UNIX, XWindows, Microsoft Windows product architecture (1996).
  • TestWorks™ is a legacy product from 2002.

Quality Week Conferences   Industry Leader In
Software Quality Conferences


Software QA &
Test Automation

  • Twenty technical conferences in total. Fifteen QualityWeek™ (QW 1988-2002) and five QualityWeek/Europe™(QWE 1998-2002) conferences advanced and popularized automated testing of desktop and web applications.

  • QW/QWE served > 10,000 academic and industry leaders in open international technology forums supporting a range of innovative concepts in software testing, quality assurance, performance measurement, and software security and reliability.

  • QW/QWE fostered hundreds of professional' careers, including many software testing technology leaders. Overall, there were > 1,100 Technical Papers and Presentations presented, vetted by an International Advisory Board of > 130 academics and industrial technologists.

  • Here is a complete Archive of QW/QWE Proceedings and Tutorial Notes

Software Research, Inc.
P.O. Box 410453
San Francisco, CA 94141 USA

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