1. Heading to Vegas this week for AWS re:Invent? Don’t miss Friday’s Breakout Session, “Continuous QA: Measuring Software Quality with Rainforest and Mechanical Turk.”

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  2. In today’s hyper-competitive environment, application development is moving to Agile and CI. However, QA testing has failed to evolve with engineering demands, taking days if not weeks to complete.

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  3. Organize your tests with Smart Folders

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    Julian Krispel-Samsel, August 19 in news

    Today we're releasing a feature that we've been working on recently: Smart Folders. Yippie!

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  4. We are happy to announce the general availability of social step variables.

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  5. A great customer of ours, Ian Hunter, the CTO of BuzzStarter, was kind enough to share a few thoughts with me about Rainforest and what he and other CTOs actually care about. I realized after speaking with hundreds of CTOs from a sales perspective, I could also add some color to the discussion. Hopefully this is helpful in giving some more context to what Rainforest is all about.

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  6. How to do big refactors without losing your sanity

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    Julian Krispel-Samsel, July 20 in howto

    Big refactors are horrible. They are hard to estimate because they often contain unknown work. They are hard to review because there's a lot of code. They often have unforeseen side effects and cause way too many merge conflicts because they touch so many different parts of your codebase.

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  7. What are you waiting for? iOS 9 is in public beta. Download it and get testing! There's no time like the present.

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  8. If you can do continuous delivery (CD), you should do continuous delivery. Anyone want to argue with that? This is the Internet, so yes.

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  9. Hiring is tough. I think finding a good candidate is sort of like searching for the Holy Grail. I'm reminded of the final scene of Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade. "Choose wisely,” the knight warns, “for while the true Grail will bring you life, the false Grail will take it from you."

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  10. I'm excited to announce Rainforest's transparency view. First, because I finally have a reason to say we're opening the kimono.

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