(2021/02/03) Katalon Studio 7.9.1 Official released! Plus all the latest news

Official Katalon Studio 7.9.1 Released!

The latest official release of Katalon Studio is now version 7.9.1 which you can download here from Github.

The release notes are available here.


Orchestration?

@Jass @nhpthuy

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In case you hadn’t noticed, the latest “buzz word” in the industry seems to be orchestration. The industry seems to think an orchestrator is an orchestra conductor.

Conducting and Orchestrating are different tasks carried out at different times using very different skills. Could they be done by the same person? Of course. An engine mechanic can drive a bus -- but he can't do both at the same time - they're very different jobs.

Orchestration is the study or practice of writing music for an orchestra or of adapting music composed for another medium for an orchestra. Also called “instrumentation”, orchestration is the assignment of different instruments to play the different parts of a musical work. Wikipedia

… which is not a conductor :frowning:

“So, orchestration is the wrong word?” No. It’s the right word. The analogy is wrong :confused:

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That said, here’s a speculative article from the Katalon marketing team which, along with the rest of the industry, makes the same mistake:

(Good article though…)

The recent webinar, Effective Orchestration of Test Automation and DevOps was a great success. If you missed it, you can catch up by watching the recording, here:

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TestOps Core 1.0 Released!

TestOps Core reached version 1.0it’s no longer in beta! Click the image to find out more…

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There’s also a new release with an advanced feature set - though this looks to be a beta release with a version like 0.1.x


Older news…

Video: Troubleshooting with Time Capsule, Browser-based Video Recorder and Test Failure Snapshots for visual review of failed tests, even in headless environments!

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Check out the all new Katalon Studio Roadmap:
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really like integration of testOps into the IDE left side bar. Great addition. Would be cool to also see individual tests run as well as executions. Cool feature

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