Testlab Resources

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Getting started with Testlab

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This article is to help you plan your deployment of Testlab. It gives pointers on things to consider when enrolling Testlab in use, and food for thought when adapting Testlab to your software development process.

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Importing data

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For importing your existing data to Testlab you can use a comma-separated value (CSV) file. CSV files are simple text files supported by many applications dealing with tabular formatted data such as Microsoft Excel, other...

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Incorporating Testlab to your project delivery process

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This document describes the benefits of using Testlab in your software development and gives pointers on how you should incorporate the tool as a part of your development process. Each section of this document features...

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Incorporating Testlab to your buying process

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This document describes the benefits of using Testlab as part of your project management and gives pointers on how you should incorporate the tool as part of your project buying process. Each section of this...

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Incorporating Testlab to your product development process

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This document describes the benefits of using Testlab in your software product development and gives pointers on how you should incorporate the tool as a part of your development process. Each section of this document...

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Guides

Integrating with Atlassian JIRA

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Atlassian JIRA is a widely used issue management system with various uses. It is commonly used for issue tracking and often also used for agile project management and requirement specification related tasks. Meliora Testlab can...

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Migrate from Testlink

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Some of our customers have moved from using TestLink to our tool, Meliora Testlab. We’ve been asked to make this transition easier and so we decided to document this migration path, and this article describes...

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Migrating from using Excel

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This article gives you some pointers on how to migrate your current Excel-based QA and testing process to Meliora Testlab.

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Exploratory testing with Testlab

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In this article we introduce you to the recently released new features enabling more streamlined workflow for exploratory testing.

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Integrating with Apache JMeter

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Apache JMeter is a popular tool for load and functional testing and for measuring performance. In this article, we will give you hands-on examples of how to integrate your JMeter tests to Meliora Testlab.

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On-premise installation guide

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This document is a guide for installing and upgrading Meliora Testlab on your own premises Note, that installing Testlab on your own premises is an alternative for Meliora Testlab as a service. Using Testlab as...

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Technical description

Integrating with Jenkins CI

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The plugin allows you to automatically open up issues in Testlab if tests in your Jenkins build fail. Issues can also be automatically assigned to some user in your Testlab project.

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REST API

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Meliora Testlab Integration API offers REST/JSON-based integration interfaces over HTTP protocol. API can be used as a two-way integration point to integrate other systems.

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Webhooks

15 min read

Webhooks are HTTP-protocol based callbacks which enable you to react on changes in your Testlab project. Webhooks can be used as a one-way API to integrate your own system to Testlab.

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JIRA webhooks plugin

10 min read

Issues of Meliora Testlab’s projects can be integrated into Atlassian JIRA issue tracker using JIRA’s WebHooks which allows for realtime one-way integration. This integration method requires no plugins, so this integration method is available for both JIRA...

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JIRA webhooks requirements plugin

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Using JIRA’s WebHooks technology it is possible to push issues (Stories, Tasks, etc) from JIRA to Testlab project as requirements. This is especially handy if a set of requirements (for example user stories) are managed...

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JIRA plugin

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Meliora Testlab can be integrated into the Atlassian JIRA issue tracker with an integration module that works in realtime with a two-way synchronization strategy. This integration requires the installation of JIRA plugins to achieve this....

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MantisBT plugin

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Issues of Meliora Testlab’s projects can be integrated with MantisBT issue tracker which allows for realtime one-way integration. In this scenario, MantisBT acts as a master repository for your project’s issues.

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GIT Integration

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Meliora Testlab can be integrated with a Git Version Control System to track links between your changesets, issues, and requirements.

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Mercurial Integration

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Meliora Testlab can be integrated with a Mercurial Version Control System to track links between your changesets, issues, and requirements.

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YouTrack integration

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Issues of Meliora Testlab’s projects can be integrated with JetBrains YouTrack issue tracker which allows for realtime one-way integration. In this scenario, YouTrack acts as a master repository for your project’s issues.

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Slack integration

5 min read

Slack is a modern team communication and messaging app which makes it easy to set-up channels for messaging, share files and collaborate with your team in many ways. Meliora Testlab supports integrating with Slack’s webhook-interfaces to...

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Confluence plugin

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Meliora Testlab can be integrated to Atlassian Confluence with a plugin providing a set of macros to pull content from Testlab to your Confluence.

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Pivotal Tracker plugin

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Pivotal Tracker is an agile project management tool for software team project management and collaboration. The tool allows you to plan and track your project using stories. Your Testlab project can be integrated with Pivotal...

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Nginx frontend

10 min read

Setting up an Nginx web server-based reverse proxy as a frontend for Testlab is easy. This provides more performance and exposes only the webserver to the outside network.

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Maven plugin

15 min read

Apache Maven is a common build automation tool used primarily for Java projects. In addition, Maven can be used to build projects written in C#, Ruby, Scala and other languages. Meliora Testlab’s Maven Plugin is...

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SAML SSO Hosted

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This document is a guide for how to set up a SAML 2.0 based single-sign for your hosted Meliora Testlab installation. Hosted means that you are using Meliora Testlab from the cloud – not from...

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SAML SSO

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This document is a guide for setting up a SAML 2.0 based single-sign for your on-premises Meliora Testlab installation.

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Integrating Testlab with AD using CAS

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This document is a guide for setting up Meliora Testlab for MS Active Directory authentication. To enable this, Testlab connects to CAS Enterprise Single Sign-On which should be installed and set up according to the...

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Case studies

Cray Inc

10 min read

Cases study of How Cray inc uses Testlab to manage large amounts of automated tests.

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HUS

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Case study of HUS, Finland’s largest hospital district, where the Testlab is used in quality assurance tasks.

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Release notes

Oscar Bug

5 min read

Released on January 5th, 2020.

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Automaton

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Released on October 5th, 2019.

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Lost Cosmonaut

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Released on April 11th, 2019.

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Plumbbob

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Released on January 10th, 2019.

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Circleville

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Released on September 28th, 2018.

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Globster

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Released on July 9th, 2018.

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Canis Majoris

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Released on April 13th, 2018.

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Helios

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Released on January 26th, 2018.

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Parallax Denigrate

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Released on October 13th, 2017.

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Bookhouse Boy

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Released on July 13th, 2017.

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Lilliput Sight

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Released on April 12th, 2017.

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Raining Animal

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Released on January 30th, 2017.

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Earthquake Light

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Released on November 15th, 2016.

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Ghost Boy

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Released on July 13th, 2016.

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Dis Manibus

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Released on April 24th, 2016.

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Oakville Blob

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Released on January 23th, 2016.

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Girus

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Released on October 24th, 2015.

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Polybius

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Released on July 7th, 2015.

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Eiserner Mann

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Released on April 12th, 2015.

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Razzle Dazzle

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Released on October 20th, 2014.

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Flannan Isles

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Released on July 9th, 2014.

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Last Resort

5 min read

Released on April 25th, 2014.

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Henrietta Lacks

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Released on January 24th, 2014.

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Toynbee Tile

5 min read

Released on September 19th, 2013.

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Lonely Cicada

5 min read

Released on June 25th, 2013.

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Pitch Drop

5 min read

Released on April 26th, 2013.

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Other

Migrate from Micro Focus QC/ALM

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Meliora Testlab is designed in a way, that for all users of Micro Focus (formerly HP’s) Quality Center or ALM products, the use of Testlab is as easy as possible. Testlab’s general concepts, data model and...

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Meliora Testlab brochure

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PDF brochure of Meliora Testlab.

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Product roadmap

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Meliora is committed on a continuous development cycle with a new feature enriched version released every three months. Minor updates and bug fixes are released on a more rapid schedule.

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