Klaros-Testmanagement 5.0.1 released

Klaros Testmanagement Screenshots

Klaros-Testmanagement 5.0.1 has just been released.

This is a maintenance release that makes it easier when working with jobs that contain subjobs and also fixes several issues that have been introduced with version 5.0.0.

The complete release notes can be found here: Release Notes

 

What's new in version 5?

 

Usability

  • Descriptions for test cases, test steps, etc. are now editable as rich text and may contain images
  • Table contents can be edited directly in the individual cells via mouse click
  • Frequently used functions can be triggered by keyboard shortcuts
  • List entries can be reordered by drag-and-drop
  • Table sorting by clicking on the corresponding column header
  • Bookmarks can be copied directly to the clipboard

 

Reporting

  • Dashboard contents can now be individually configured and saved. Individual dashboards can be defined as project presets and shared with other users
  • The predefined reports have been completely revised and new reports have been added
  • The diagram display has been significantly accelerated by asynchronous loading
  • Dashboard diagrams can be exported as image files for further processing
  • Data tables can now also be exported in XML and PDF formats
  • Print pages optionally contain additional diagrams

 

Performance

  • Database layout has been optimized and database access has been completely reworked
  • Batch transactions, especially for write operations, are now processed substantially faster

 

Installation

  • The Java runtime environment is now integrated and automatically installed.
  • Klaros uses the current LTS (Long Term Support) Java Runtime Environment Version 11
  • The Tomcat application server has been updated to the current version 9


Database

  • The MySQL database is now also supported in version 8

In total more than 17 bugs have been fixed, and 51 improvements as well as 15 new features have been added.

Klaros-Testmanagement 5.0 released

Klaros Testmanagement Screenshots

10 years after the first release of Klaros-Testmanagement as a free community edition, the completely revised version 5.0 has now been released.

With the switch to PrimeFaces as the underlying frontend technology, the user interface underwent a complete revamp. In addition to the modern and more attractive look, the usability and convenience has been improved.

In reporting, a lot of new functionality has been added to the dashboard. The included customizable report templates were redesigned and new ones have been added.

Database access has been completely revised and has been significantly accelerated especially for writing and batch operations.

 

What's new?

 

Usability

  • Descriptions for test cases, test steps, etc. are now editable as rich text and may contain images
  • Table contents can be edited directly in the individual cells via mouse click
  • Frequently used functions can be triggered by keyboard shortcuts
  • List entries can be reordered by drag-and-drop
  • Table sorting by clicking on the corresponding column header
  • Bookmarks can be copied directly to the clipboard

 

Reporting

  • Dashboard contents can now be individually configured and saved. Individual dashboards can be defined as project presets and shared with other users
  • The predefined reports have been completely revised and new reports have been added
  • The diagram display has been significantly accelerated by asynchronous loading
  • Dashboard diagrams can be exported as image files for further processing
  • Data tables can now also be exported in XML and PDF formats
  • Print pages optionally contain additional diagrams

 

Performance

  • Database layout has been optimized and database access has been completely reworked
  • Batch transactions, especially for write operations, are now processed substantially faster

 

Installation

  • The Java runtime environment is now integrated and automatically installed.
  • Klaros uses the current LTS (Long Term Support) Java Runtime Environment Version 11
  • The Tomcat application server has been updated to the current version 9


Database

  • The MySQL database is now also supported in version 8

In total more than 13 bugs have been fixed, and 50 improvements as well as 15 new features have been added.

The complete release notes can be found here: Release Notes

 

Klaros-Testmanagement 5.0 Release Candidate 3 available

Klaros Testmanagement Screenshots

We are happy to announce the public availability of the third release candidate of Klaros-Testmanagement 5.0.

Version 5.0 offers a completely overhauled user interface, a fundamental redesign of the database access and many other new and interesting details.

We are looking forward to feedback from the community and early adopters while we are finalizing this release in the next days.

As it is common with pre-release software, this version is not yet intended for productive use.

Now go grab your copy here: https://www.klaros-testmanagement.com/download and let us know your thoughts!

 

Klaros-Testmanagement 4.12.7 released

We are pleased to announce the availability of Klaros-Testmanagement version 4.12.7

This maintenance release improves Bugzilla compatibility, extends the job update behavior while inmporting test results and fixes a library dependency for importing excel based test cases. Existing users are strongly encouraged to update.
 

The feature release Klaros-Testmanagement version 4.12 features a completely rewritten Redmine integration with support for Redmine 4.0 and is now certified to work with OpenJDK 8.

 

What is new in version 4.12?

  • The new Redmine connector supports Redmine 4.0 and no longer requires the installation of a plugin
  • The royalty-free OpenJDK 8 platform is now officially supported
  • The Jira connector can now be used for token-based authentication as required by Jira Cloud
  • Improved print page layout
  • Faster loading of test suite lists
  • The revamped documentation now includes a symbol index
  • Improved performance of the embedded Derby database

Further details are available in the Release Notes.

 

Klaros-Testmanagement 4.12.6 released

We are pleased to announce the availability of Klaros-Testmanagement version 4.12.6

This maintenance release again features compensation for recent API changes on JIRA-Cloud instances and resolves a potential security issue with Tomcat Application servers (aka GhostCat). It also fixes a resource leak when accessing Jira instances. Existing users are strongly encouraged to update.

The feature release Klaros-Testmanagement version 4.12 features a completely rewritten Redmine integration with support for Redmine 4.0 and is now certified to work with OpenJDK 8.

 

What is new in version 4.12?

  • The new Redmine connector supports Redmine 4.0 and no longer requires the installation of a plugin
  • The royalty-free OpenJDK 8 platform is now officially supported
  • The Jira connector can now be used for token-based authentication as required by Jira Cloud
  • Improved print page layout
  • Faster loading of test suite lists
  • The revamped documentation now includes a symbol index
  • Improved performance of the embedded Derby database

Further details are available in the Release Notes.