"Applications are now more interactive in nature, using Adobe Flash and standards like Ajax," explained Chaudhary. "What it means to a web manager is although it's another way to make applications more responsive, it's one more factor that might determine if an app is successful or not."
The two new products both utilise the vendor's new testing environment – Keynote Internet testing Environment (Kite). This desktop-based software enables developers and testers to monitor and measure the end-user experience of Web 2.0 applications in a faster, more responsive and collaborative way, argued Chaudhary.
"Kite creates a channel of communication between the application development, QA and web operations teams," he added. "Rapid, iterative [development methodologies] mean you also have to have performance measurement tools which are rapid and iterative."
Keynote provides Web 2.0 application insights
By Phil Muncaster on Nov 23, 2007 7:09AM
Web site measurement and testing firm Keynote Systems has upgraded its two flagship products to enable firms to more accurately test the end-user experience of Web 2.0-type applications.
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