Matt Sneeden is a QA Developer at New Relic. He supports the .NET Agent team, specializing in building continuous integration and automated testing systems. When not wired in, he can be found exploring the outdoors of southern Wisconsin.

FutureStack14: High Profile New Speakers Added to FutureStack14’s Stellar Lineup

By Posted in New Relic News, Top Post 20 August 2014

The lineup of speakers for our user and tech conference, FutureStack14 just keeps getting better and better. Today we’re announcing leaders and visionaries from high-profile companies like Adobe, GoPro, Bleacher Report, and Lending Club are joining the already stellar roster of speakers on tap for the October event in San Francisco at the Fort Mason…

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QA Is Everyone’s Job

By Posted in Tech Topics 14 May 2014

How many of you out there have experienced one of these situations? 1) You have more features ready for testing than you do Quality Assurance people. 2) QA goes on vacation, or is otherwise occupied, and testing or releases grind to a halt. 3) A bug is released and the first thing you want to…

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Automated Testing at the Functional Layer

By Posted in New Relic News, Tech Topics 31 October 2013

Those of you that have read my previous posts have probably noticed a trend. Automation is something I am very passionate about. We’ve talked about automating the release process, automating the little things, but haven’t talked about one of the more important areas of automation in the quality space: automated functional testing. What are they? Functional…

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Automate [More of] the Things

By Posted in Nerd Culture, Tech Topics, Top Post 26 July 2013

When companies hire, it’s typically to fill a specific role. That being said, it is in the best interests of an organization to maximize the time that the person is doing [enter job role] — coders coding, testers testing, managers managing, etc. The reality is, we all have to do things outside of our specific…

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