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Shift-Left and Shift-Right Testing Strategies

With the rise of DevOps movement, there is an increased focus on delivering automated, continuous improvement. Continuous Integration (CI) and Continuous Delivery (CD) are core software development disciplines that are part of an Agile software development cycle. The idea is to release fully-tested and stable builds early and as often as possible. Automation, specifically automated … Continued


Top 5 Reasons Project and Jira Admins Love Xray for Test Management

Every software development project requires a well-developed test management process – and every test management process requires the right tools. If you decided to use Jira as your project management tool, add Xray to it. Xray’s unique core characteristic is that it leverages Jira’s native features. Its Test, Pre-Condition, Test Set, (Sub) Test Execution and Test … Continued

Xray v3.1. What’s new?

Xray v3.0 came out about 3 months ago and now, we announce the Xray v3.1 release, a minor, yet quite significant, release focused on performance improvements in several areas, Test Run notifications, better navigability and enhanced UX. Xray v3.1 also further improves the Test Repository and the Test Plan Board, introduced with Xray v3.0. But there is much … Continued

Xray & Xporter were in Austria: Jira & Confluence Solutions Day 2018

How was Jira & Confluence Solutions Day 2018? The Xray and Xporter Winter Tour kicked off last Wednesday with the Jira & Confluence Solutions Day in the lovely city of Vienna. Celix Solutions, an Atlassian Platinum Solution Partner, hosted the one-day event promoting user cases from leading Austrian companies and product information from the manufacturers … Continued

Xray Story

Last November 28, Xpand IT took center stage at the TESTING Portugal Conference in Lisbon to share the story behind the creation of Xray and its impressive rise to become the company’s top-selling Test Management App for Jira.   1. History The story dates back to 2012: PT (Portugal Telecom, now Altice Labs) needed a … Continued

Xray for JIRA Maven plugin does its debut

In order to make the integration in your Java Maven projects and Xray easier we have developed the Xray-Maven-Plugin. This brand new plugin enables you to upload your Tests directly to Xray with a single Maven Command. The Plugin supports single or multi-module projects and multiple test frameworks. With the execution of a single maven … Continued