Roadmap

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For details about the changes in each version, see the change log.



xstudio roadmap



The version numbering scheme is composed of:

  • the major version number
  • the minor version number
  • an optional status flag (a for alpha, b for beta)
  • an optional hotfix number (sp)
 
In the following, status will be represented by color:

 Released on time (or ahead of time)
 Released a few days late
 Released with a significant delay

 
 Done
 In progress
 Still to be done
 
 

v3.2

Release 3.2 is the latest stable version and brings for the first time a prototype of XStudio.web (only for SUTs, requirements and defects) as well as a number of new features on XStudio.
Here is the list of the major features implemented:

     Unique and innovative coverage and quality calculation making it even more reliable
     All main trees now sortable (alphabetically or per id)
     Bug auto-generation assistant
     Add test executability (automatically computed)
     Add test status (workflow on tests)
     Add Test type (unit, integration, functional, user acceptance, etc. customizable list)
     SUT start and stop dates (used to make some projection based on the coverage and quality progress)
     New graphics and metrics:
     - On requirements: a filterable grid showing all the latest results on each requirement (at test, testcase and step level)
     - On SUTs: a graph showing the progress of quality and coverage (in terms of requirements, specifications and tests)
     - On SUTs: a radar gathering all the useful metrics
     - On SUTs: the test pyramid along with the results breakout
     - On SUTs: Results > Requirements > Per type: breakout of results per requirement types
           (required for ISO/IEC 25000 - SQuaRE)
     - On test containers: breakout per test type
     - On test containers: tests assigned to people and their status
     ALL paper reports available in HTML, DOCX and PDF
     XML Import:
     - Links can be imported
     - Now synchronizable using internal or external_ids (i.e. if you wish to synchronize with 3rd-party tools)
     - When internal or external ids are provided, an existing item can be automatically renamed or moved
     - When internal or external ids are provided, links can be created/updated
     XML Export:
     - Include internal id and external_ids (if relevant)
     Excel Import:
     - Import of reusable testcase
     - Import testcases referencing reusable testcases
     More powerful tests scanner
     Better search and filtering (more criteria supported)
     Usability improvements
     Wider REST API
     Better Import from Excel (import of reusable testcase, params etc.)
     XStudio.web prototype implementation for:
     - SUTs management
     - Requirements management
     - Bugs management


VersionPlannedReleased
3.2b1Mid June 2017 20 June 2017
3.2b2Mid July 2017 20 July 2017
3.2b3(RC)End August 2017 7 September 2017
3.2Mid September 2017 2 October 2017
3.2sp2- maintenance - 17 October 2017
3.2sp3- maintenance - 30 October 2017


 

v3.1

Release 3.1 is mostly focusing on performances improvement and security.
Here is the list of the major candidate features scheduled for XStudio v3.1:

     COMPLETE REFACTORING TO IMPROVE DRASTICALLY THE PERFORMANCES
     - Background data fetching
     - Incremental loading of the trees and tabs
     - Better caching strategy
     Integrated SSH tunneling allowing to:
     - connect to a remote database without opening specific ports
     - encrypt all the communication
     XStudio.web prototype (pure web version of XStudio - limited to the requirements management module for now)
     JIRA both-way integration
     - Add'on to install within JIRA
     - Front-end (web service generating the content of the interface within JIRA)
     E-signature of all the test assets to be 100% compliant with FDA 21 CFR Part 11
     Terminology preferences
     New packaging so that everything fits in Tomcat (don't need PHP anymore)
     Usability improvements
     3 new launchers (PyTest, TestOptimal_simple and Bat_with_params)
     Wider REST API
     Bug fixes


VersionPlannedReleased
3.1b1Mid January 2017 17 January 2017
3.1b2- not planned - 22 January 2017
3.1b3(RC)- not planned - 1 February 2017
3.1Early February 2017 12 February 2017
3.1sp1- maintenance - 3 March 2017
3.1sp2- maintenance - 25 March 2017
3.1sp3- maintenance - 28 April 2017
3.1sp4- maintenance - 28 May 2017
3.1sp5- maintenance - 12 June 2017
3.1sp6- maintenance - 21 August 2017
3.1sp7- maintenance - 31 August 2017


 

v3.0

Here is the list of the major features scheduled for XStudio v3.0:

Graphical User Interface:
     Shareable URL in all the "Details" tabs
     Highlight of all the fields that are being or have been edited in a form
     Warning when exiting a not saved Details panel
     Extension Tracks to Requirements, Specifications, Tests, Campaigns, Sessions and Bugs
     Create campaign: filter on bugs
     Create campaign: filter on specifications
     Verify bug button to automatically create a campaign to verify a bug-fix
     When deleting an item, select its immediate preceeding item or parent folder
     Session > Results > Tree view > Test > Testcase: completely new messages tab with scroll capability and background
          colors to identify status
     Session > Results > Tree view > Test > Testcase: completely new attachments tab
     Add a column for user's email (in all the trees where some users need to be selected)
     Attributes are now presented sorted per type then alphabetically
     Do not expand by default anymore the trees in access rights page
     New side bar, new visuals
     ~300 new high definition icons for high-dpi displays
     'Dancer' image customizable (through a custom HTML page)
     Preview rich text in a separate window (i.e. useful when it includes big screenshots etc.)
     Reordering testcases

FDA 21 CFR Part 11 compliance:
     - Improvements of the audit log: all changes (creation, modification, copy, move, import, deletion etc.) on SUTs,
            requirements, specifications, tests, test cases, tasks, exploratory sessions, sessions, schedules, users, teams, assets,
            traceability matrix links, server settings, user preferences etc. are logged with all the details
     - All the user's login and logout are now also tracked in the audit log
     - Ability to freeze items on demand (SUTs, requirements, specifications, tests, test cases, campaigns and sessions)
     - Audit log show by default up to 100.000 last changes in history (for performances reasons)

MANY new metrics/graphics:
     - A new column in the main test tree showing the number of bugs associated to each test in the tree
     - A new column in the main bug tree showing the number of tests associated to each bug in the tree
     - All the pie charts + Grid panels: when the user filters the items in the grid, the pie chart shows statistics on filtered items
     - Test results grid panels: ability to add 2 new (filterable) optional columns: "Bugs" and "Bug#"
     - "Bug#" columns filterable with min/max values

     - SUT: a new Results > History panel displaying some statistics on the results history:
            * a stack chart showing for each sessions in the timeline the results breakout
            * a stack chart showing for each day in the timeline the results breakout
            * two pie charts showing the results breakout at test and test case levels
     - SUT: three new tabs displaying some comparison grids:
            * a grid showing all the results compared per configuration
            * a grid showing all the results compared per agent
            * a grid showing all the results compared per operator
     - SUT: new stack charts (only with integrated bug-tracking):
            * severity breakout per active bug's age
            * priority breakout per active bug's age
            * status breakout per active bug's age
     - SUT > Results > Requirements and Specifications: added a pie chart + explanation text

     - Requirement tree root: a new Traceability matrix showing:
            * the requirements-specifications matrix (if specifications are enabled)
            * the requirements-tests matrix

     - Specification tree root: a new Traceability matrix showing the specification-tests matrix

     - Test tree root: a new Traceability matrix showing:
            * the tests-bugs matrix
            * the tests-requirements matrix
            * the tests-specifications matrix
     - Test tree root: three new tabs displaying some comparison grids:
            * a grid showing all the results compared per configuration
            * a grid showing all the results compared per agent
            * a grid showing all the results compared per operator
     - Test tree root: a new Traceability matrix showing the tests-requirements matrix
     - Test tree root: a new Traceability matrix showing the tests-specifications matrix
     - Reusable testcase: a new tab to detail all the tests refering to this reusable test case

     - Campaign + folder + root: a new Results > History panel displaying some statistics on the results history:
            * a stack chart showing, for each session in the timeline, the results breakout
            * a stack chart showing, for each day in the timeline, the results breakout
            * two pie charts showing the results breakout at test and test case levels
     - Campaign + folder + root: three new tabs displaying some comparison grids:
            * a grid showing all the results compared per session
            * a grid showing all the results compared per configuration
            * a grid showing all the results compared per agent
            * a grid showing all the results compared per operator
     - Campaign > Results > Requirements and Specification: added a pie chart + explanation text
     - Session > Results > Requirements and Specifications: added a pie chart + explanation text

     - Bug tree root: a new Traceability matrix showing the bugs-tests matrix
     - Bug tree root: new stack charts (only with integrated bug-tracking):
            * severity breakout per active bug's age
            * priority breakout per active bug's age
            * status breakout per active bug's age
     - Bug: the Impact tab includes:
            * a new "Sessions" panel showing in which session(s) the bug has been found
            * a new "Tests" panel showing all the tests associated with this bug

Launchers:
     All launcher's configurations are now using unrestricted text fields ('\' or '"' are now accepted!)
     Use the status RESULT_INFO in all the launchers when a log is not returning a success or a failure
     Auto-extractable html zip files
     OTF (on-the-fly) embedded images in the structured rich-text messages
     SQL_compare and SQL_select launchers:
     - Each testcase can now have some custom params used to replace placeholders in the SQL query before execution.
     - Testcase name is used instead of testcase index to find the physical script.
     2 new SoapUi launchers dedicated to performance and security tests
     A new Tape launcher (for javascript tests)
     Offline-launcher: reports better results at testcase level (not all failed if one step failed)
     Sahi60 launcher: support uploading screenshots + 6.0 pro version
     QTP/UFT launcher support of the new naming convention of the UFT v12.50+ versions
     New launcher VisualStudio CodedUi
     TestOptimal launcher: add "chrome" and options in browser selection
     Ranorex launcher: protection against if something goes wrong in the activities (not tests) during test execution
     Robot Framework v2 launcher: better reporting (i.e. embedded images)
     Improve perfs of the tree_step_manual launcher
     Sikulix launcher: pass all the parameters as arguments to the script
     Bug-fix: Sikulix launcher does not handle correctly Win64 hosts
     Manual launchers: bug ids + visible name are displayed
     Manual launchers: We should be able to distinguish bug found in this session from those found on another session in
          manual launchers (and correctly handles links on closed ones)

Connectors:
     Integration Redmine

Tools:
     Standalone XImporter command-line tool to programmatically import some data (SUTs, requirements,
          specifications, tests, test cases, campaigns and sessions)

APIs:
     Extended REST-API
     - Better authentication using POST / Session cookie handling.
     - All timeshifting, settings/parameters, folders and requirements APIs available.
     New methods available in the launcher API:
     - public HashMap getTestcaseParamValuesHashMap();
     - public Vector getSessionParamsVector();
     - public Vector getTestcaseParamValues(int testcaseId);

XStudio.web (pure web version of XStudio):
     A prototype of XStudio.web focusing initially on requirements management

Paper Reports:
     Improve reports (icons, nicer .docx, thinner margins on .docx, no more white-border effect, better borders etc.)
     A few new reports on test and campaign trees
     Session reports include all step, expected results, step results and comments
     Better Session JUnit report transform (including much more details about potential failures)
     New testplan report "Coverage and hierarchy"
     The requirements and specification reports can now take advantage of the inner links (relationship) ids

Miscelaneous:
     Ability to run XAgent with login and password (i.e. useful for instance to have personal third-party connector's credentials)
     When copying a session, ability to select which results to keep in the copy
     Bug-fix: GlyphView: Stale view: javax.swing.text.BadLocationException when using UDNO / REDO feature
           in some specific cases (especially item lists)
     Ability to specify if the status NOT_EXECUTABLE is included in all the "latest results" based reports
     Option to NOT display defect progression statistics on:
          - Bugs tree's root node
          - Bugs tree's folder nodes
          - SUT tree's SUT nodes
          (hence improving largely the performance of global refresh or even selection of the items above)
     Faster search (search in all revisions)
     Many other minor bug-fixes...


VersionPlannedReleased
3.0b1End April 2016 17 May 2016
3.0b2- not planned - 25 May 2016 (emergency patch to workaround a bug in Java 1.8u91+)
3.0b3Early June 2016 17 June 2016
3.0Early July 2016 14 July 2016
3.0sp1- maintenance - 21 July 2016
3.0sp2- maintenance - 1 August 2016
3.0sp3- maintenance - 12 August 2016
3.0sp4- maintenance - 1 September 2016
3.0sp5- maintenance - 12 September 2016
3.0sp6- maintenance - 15 September 2016
3.0sp7- maintenance - 16 October 2016
3.0sp8- maintenance - 26 October 2016
3.0sp10- maintenance - 28 November 2016
3.0sp11- maintenance - 17 January 2017


 

v2.4

XStudio v2.4 will be a mini-release mainly focusing on reporting and connectivity.
Here is the list of the major candidate features scheduled for XStudio v2.4:

     Extended Dashboard/Hot Spot reporting ("tracks") [XQU]
     Add MANY graphics on integrated defects [ALL]
     Several new graphics on external defects [ALL]
     Performances improvement on huge database (> 150.000 test cases) [XQU]
     Contextual menus (on right-click) on all the nodes on all the main trees [ALL]
     Tests Scanner (tool to search automatically automated scripts on disk and import them) [AFR]
     Ability to use a local/private XStudio keystore to Import X.509 trusted or self-signed certificates in it
     Implementation of a local/private X.509 TrustManager in XStudio
     New parameters in the server settings:
     - LDAP SSL/TLS certificate (when connecting to a secure LDAP server - ldaps)
     - Third-party requirement + bug-tracking systems:
        . SSL/TLS certificate (when connecting to a secure HTTP server - https)
        . 'Accept Any Certificate' checkbox (to autorise not secure connections when you don't have the server certificate)
     Gradle launcher supporting nose and TestNg [INC]
     JIRA REST connector (in addition to the existing XML-RPC) (requirement + bugtracking) [ING][SUP]
     Mantis SOAP connector (in addition to the existing SQL-based) [ACT]
     Bugzilla XML-RPC connector (in addition to the existing SQL-based) [ACT]
     Requirement and bugtracking connector's SSO (Single Sign-On) [ACT]
     New offline generic launcher (to retrieve results from a third party system) supporting 5 different formats [FLA]
     Increase size of storage for the test procedure (limit: 65535 -> 16777215 characters) [THO]
     Simplify the defect progression graphics [ALL]
     GUI customization in web package [AMO]
     Simplify the tabbing on the right panels (i.e. session: "attributes" + "params" in an "Overloading" tab) [ALL]
     Complete localization on all the 6 languages supported [XQU]
     New diagnostic tool to search and delete Orphan Images [XQU]
     Test Dependencies in the raw data report XML [THO]
     Ability to specify the following default settings (ready for manual/automated run) when creating a new testcase [TKI]
     Experimental QC/ALM connector [AFR]
     Many improvements in the ergonomy
     Support of styles in generated DOCX paper reports
     More details about third-party bugs in paper reports
     Better integrated screenshot tool
     Updated TestOptimal launcher
     NeoLoad launcher
     Mocha/MochaJs launcher


VersionPlannedReleased
2.4b1End August 2015 2 September 2015
2.4b2Mid September 2015 16 September 2015
2.4End September 2015 30 September 2015
2.4sp1- maintenance - 19 October 2015
2.4sp2- maintenance - 26 October 2015
2.4sp3- maintenance - 5 November 2015
2.4sp4- maintenance - 11 November 2015
2.4sp5- maintenance - 27 November 2015
2.4sp6- maintenance - 15 December 2015
2.4sp7- maintenance - 19 January 2016
2.4sp8- maintenance - 22 January 2016
2.4sp9- maintenance - 26 January 2016
2.4sp10- maintenance - 24 March 2016
2.4sp11- maintenance - 13 May 2016
2.4sp12- maintenance - 25 May 2016 (emergency patch to workaround a bug in Java 1.8u91+)


 

v2.3

Here is the list of the major candidate features scheduled for XStudio v2.3:

     New clearer, modern, simpler Graphical User Interface (incl. a new sidebar) [XQU]
     Basic report debugger (to test/debug easily your own custom report XSLTs) [XQU]
     New statistics pie charts/stackcharts on ALL the containers/folders in Requirements, Specifications, Tests and Bugs tree:
          - Status, Priority, Severity and Risk breakouts
     User preferences allowing to select/save/restore for each user: [ALL]
          - The last main window position/dimension
          - The last split positions for each tree
          - Which columns to display for each tree
     Custom fields on Tests + Test cases (rather than just test cases) [SUP][MEC]
     Add user's title to repect ISO session report format [PRE]
     Inner links in between requirements/specifications [THO]
     Option to execute a session on ANY agent [SMA]
     Risk Analysis module [AFR][ALL]
     TestNg Launcher: support for methods calls [AGE]
     SUT description [SMA]
     Bug prefilling when creating a bug from a manual test execution [ALL]
     Merge: when all the source sessions are under the same campaign, generate the merged there by default [SMA]
     Copy testcase in a different test [ORS]
     Improved JUnit launcher (to log any custom message generated by the script) [AKK]
     New Sikuli launcher for Sikuli 1.1.0/SikuliX [AKK]
     New FitNesse launcher [AKK]
     New Robot Framework launcher [AFR]
     User's title (customizable in a dedicated table) [PRE]
     Import of assets [THO]
     Ability to search by id also Teams, Schedules, Projects, Sprints, Categories and Companies
     Preset the not-executable test and test cases before the session is started
     Headless XAgent [ACP]
     Ability to run an automated test manually [AKK]
     Import tests: import both attributes, params and test/testcase's custom fields [CSC][THO]
     Customization in the user preferences of
          - The default size of the fonts in the GUI [AFR]
          - The default choice when downloading a files that already exists locally: overwrite, skip or ask user [THO] [ACT]
     The authentication Third-party connectors configuration can be overwriten per user (in the user preferences) [AFR]
     Import Test: support test custom fields, testcase custom fields, test attributes and params [THO]
     QC/ALM bug-tracking connector (still experimental) [AFR]
     Test dependencies information in the RAW XML report on testplans [THO]
     XReportGenerator extension to generate a SUT report [THO]
     Ability to customize the header in DOCX reports [THO]
Refactored module to automatically select some requirements/tests (i.e. while creating a campaign) using 4 different "helpers":

    1) Ability to create or reuse an existing stored filter based on test's properties, attributes etc.
    2) Ability to select 1 or N SUTs (all requirements or tests linked to these SUTs will be automatically selected)
    3) Ability to select 1 or N requirements (all tests linked to these requirements will be automatically selected)
    4) Ability to select 1 or more assets (all tests linked to at least one of these assets will be automatically selected)
    All above filtering can be cumulated/executed several times to refine the selection.
    When cumulating filterings, a widget allows picking the rule to apply: AND or OR [SMA]

Plus many improvments on the assets management [THO]:

     Create Session: when the user selects N assets, give the option to create N sessions (1 session per asset)
          ("Create one session per asset" checkbox in the create wizard + asset name in the session name)
     Display in the tabular_manual.jar, tabular_step_manual.jar and tree_step_manual.jar launchers the information about
          the session itself (incl. the assets, the attachments, the operator and the SUT)
     Display in the tabular_manual.jar, tabular_step_manual.jar and tree_step_manual.jar launchers the test's assets
     Add the assets information in the Test and Session reports (incl. description, screenshots etc.)
     Import some assets from Excel
     Set the non-executable tests at session creation time so BEFORE the session is actually started.
     When modifying the assets in a session and if the session has not yet been executed, update the not-executable tests.


VersionPlannedReleased
2.3b1End February 2015 9 March 2015
2.3b2End March 2015 30 March 2015
2.3b2sp1- not planned - 31 March 2015
2.3b3Mid April 2015 20 April 2015
2.3End April 2015 4 May 2015
2.3sp1- maintenance - 9 June 2015
2.3sp2- maintenance - 29 June 2015


v2.2

XStudio v2.2 is a release focusing mainly on improving the attachments management module and the factorization of the test design effort by implementing reusable test cases and a new manual test interface:

     Reusable testcases [SUP][GOA]
     New tree_step_manual launcher (reporting directly on a test/test case tree) [THO][ALL]
     Import from Excel module that can import SUT, Reqs, Specs, tests, Bugs, links and QC export file [CSC][AFR]
     Option to store attachments on SMB File-system rather than on DB [ACT]
     Optimization of the attachments download/opening processes [ACT]
     JNLP Arguments to optionally start the app from a specific item, force IPv4 Stack and/or override its look'n feel [XQU]
     Parameter in the settings to "ignore the NOT_EXECUTABLE results in the metrics" [THO]
     Command line session report generator [ODS]
     Ability to specify a style in XContinuousIntegration [ODS]
     New testplan report to export testcases in CSV format [SIV]
     SUT report: includes all the requirements/specifications/tests path [THO]
     Import requirements from Excel: include type/category column [THO]
     Improved manual launchers [ABT]


VersionPlannedReleased
2.2b1End August 2014 21 August 2014
2.2b2End September 2014 22 September 2014
2.2b3- not planned - 6 October 2014
2.2Mid October 2014 22 October 2014
2.2sp1- maintenance - 3 November 2014
2.2sp2- maintenance - 11 November 2014
2.2sp3- maintenance - 8 December 2014
2.2sp4- new certificate - 31 December 2014


v2.1

XStudio v2.1sp1 is the latest stable release.


     Manual testing:
        - Tabular manual launcher: layout refactoring (column resizing, no more innoportune scrollbars etc.) [ALL]
        - rich-text (incl. integrated screenshots feature!) in all manual launchers's result's comments [SMA]
        - Messages tab (in the reporting) supporting rich-text and multi-line comments [SMA]
        - New tabular_step_manual (reporting of results/comments on each step) [THO][SMA][ALL]
     Assets/Environments management [THO]
     Completely new TestComplete launcher supporting SmartBear's project suites, projects and tests [GOA]
     Hide XStudio when using the integrated screenshot facilities [XQU]
     Galera clustering / Master-Master SQL replication support [XQU][SMA]
     Paper report: export to table for Excel: status as text rather than icon [SMA]
     Bug-fix: Errors reported with Oracle with very big databases [SIV]
     Bug-fix: wrong rich-text formatting when applying 2 styles consecutively [DOC]
     Bug-fix: Headers do not support special characters (i.e. < or >) [DOC]


VersionPlannedReleased
2.1b1Mid June 2014 16 June 2014
2.1b2Beginning July 2014 19 July 2014
2.1b3End July 2014 31 July 2014
2.1Mid August 2014 21 August 2014
2.1sp1- maintenance - 17 Sept 2014
2.1sp2- maintenance - 24 Sept 2014
2.1sp3- maintenance - 4 Oct 2014


v2.0

XStudio v2.0sp13 is an old stable release.
Official release of the final 2.0sp13 has occured on the 11 July 2014. Here is the detailed list of the features included in this release:

     Timeshifting (capability to recover temporarily all the objects in the traceability matrix at an older point in time)
     Filtering on reporting tables
     Undo Ctrl-Z/Redo Ctrl-Y on rich-text fields
     Rich text in test case procedures
     Screenshots insertion capabilities (with selectable area to capture & settable scale ratio)
     Customizable and filterable results table at almost any level (SUT, folders, categories, campaigns, sessions etc.)
     Results comparison matrix based on execution configurations
     Results comparison matrix based on agents
     Results comparison matrix based on test operators
     Test cases parameter matrix
     MariaDB support
     Excel export on all the filterable/customizable tables
     Odin Axe launcher
     Great performances improvement
     Improved robustness against networks failures, stand-by switching etc.
     Better handling of copy/paste and images rendering in rich-text widgets
     ClearQuest integration (bugs)
     VersionOne integration (requirements and/or bugs)


VersionPlannedReleased
2.0b1End October 2013 19 October 2013
2.0b2Mid December 2013 20 December 2013
2.0b3- not planned - 5 January 2014
2.0End January 2014 29 January 2014
2.0sp1- maintenance - 18 February 2014
2.0sp2- maintenance - 20 February 2014
2.0sp3- maintenance - 24 February 2014
2.0sp4- maintenance - 13 March 2014
2.0sp5- maintenance - 21 March 2014
2.0sp6- maintenance - 29 March 2014
2.0sp7- maintenance - 5 April 2014
2.0sp8- maintenance - 16 April 2014
2.0sp9- maintenance - 29 April 2014
2.0sp10- maintenance - 21 May 2014
2.0sp11- maintenance - 16 June 2014
2.0sp12- maintenance - 28 June 2014
2.0sp13- maintenance - 11 July 2014


v1.9

XStudio v1.9sp9 is an old stable release.
Official release of the final 1.9sp9 has occured on the 2 Dec 2013.
     Exploratory testing/Session-based testing
     Automatic conversion from Exploratory Session's notes to scripted tests
     Test Procedure Natural Language (TPNL)
     New trends metrics format for all the dated metrics: stacked XY charts + line XY charts + pie chart
     New generic library for all charts (nicer, new commonly used colors etc.)
     Grid editor auto-wrap mode
     New coverage graphics/computation
     Better LDAP configuration
     Better reporting module including export to Word format
     Ability to design/pick some styles for the reports
     XStudio 100% personalizable (logo, splashscreen, title bar etc.)
     Manual update of the results
     Word (.docx) reports
     Complete reporting (on requirements, specifications, tests, test cases and steps) at SUT and Campaign levels
     Formatted text checker
     Colorization on rich texts


VersionPlannedReleased
1.9b1End May 2013 2 June 2013
1.9Mid-June 2013 15 June 2013
1.9sp1- maintenance - 26 June 2013
1.9sp2- maintenance - 17 July 2013
1.9sp3- maintenance - 26 July 2013
1.9sp4- maintenance - 1 September 2013
1.9sp5- maintenance - 8 September 2013
1.9sp6- maintenance - 21 September 2013
1.9sp7- maintenance - 14 October 2013
1.9sp8- maintenance - 16 October 2013 (only the web server)
    Emergency patch to workaround a bug in Java 7u45.
1.9sp9- maintenance - 2 December 2013


v1.8

XStudio v1.8 is an old stable release.


Official release of the final 1.8 has occured on the 17 May 2013.

     New grid procedure editor (tree/grid selector per test case) (XStudio professional+)
     SQL custom reports/export to Excel (XStudio professional+)
     Clickable/anchor nodes in the all the trees when they are docked in the right panel
     Auto-resized formatted text box (full width and smart height)
     Multiple-item move
     Better/more consistent params highlighting during editing/execution
     Performances improvements to support BIG database (tested successfully on 30.000 requirements + 50.000 tests)
     Audit log/events search (incl. tracing deleted objects) (XStudio business+)
     Dependencies used to optionally import automatically ancestors and/or descendants tests
     LDAP/Active Directory integration
     New layout allowing trees and panels always in sync. / contexts saved when switching between trees.


VersionPlannedReleased
1.8b13 March 2013 4 March 2013
1.8b231 March 2013 27 March 2013
1.8b3- not planned - 5 April 2013
1.8b421 April 2013 24 April 2013
1.8Mid-May 2013 17 May 2013


v1.7

XStudio 1.7sp5 is an old stable release


Official release of the final 1.7 has occured on the 27 November 2012.
Maintenance releases (sp1-4) have been delivered later to fix a few bugs discovered after the official release to make it as robust as possible.

     Copy SUT and SUT folders
     Microsoft SQLServer (MsSql) support
     Multiple items (SUTs, reqs, specs, tests, test cases, campaign, sessions, schedules, bugs, projects, tasks, sprints, users,
          teams, agents) selection and deletion in trees (including shortcut with the Delete key)
     Automatic generation of residual tests campaigns
     All searches and filters can also use custom fields values as criteria
     Ability to save custom search/filters on tasks, requirements, specifications, tests/test cases and bugs
     Agent pools (capability to use the first agent available to run a test campaign)
     Formatted text field with embedded editor/viewer switching mechanism
     New improved version of the QTP launcher
     New Sahi 4.x launcher
     New JAR launcher
     New QF-Test launcher (from QFS)
     Global management modules for attributes and params
     Params at session level (overriding of testcase's params at run time)
     XContinuousIntegration can be run synchronously or asynchronously
     XContinuousIntegration can generate ANY kind of report locally
     New JUnit XML format report
     Nicer GUI
     Up-to-date online documentation


VersionPlannedReleased
1.7b1mid-Septembre 2012 21 Sept 2012
1.7b1_sp1- not planned - 26 Sept 2012
1.7b2mid-October 2012 15 Oct 2012
1.7b3- not planned - 15 Nov 2012
1.7End-November 2012 27 Nov 2012
1.7sp1- maintenance - 09 Dec 2012
1.7sp2- maintenance - 17 Dec 2012
1.7sp3- maintenance - 06 Jan 2013
1.7sp4- maintenance - 10 Jan 2013


v1.6

The version 1.6sp9 is an old stable release


Official release of the final 1.6 has occured on the 4 June 2012.
Maintenance releases (sp1-7) have been delivered later to fix a few bugs discovered after the official release to make it as robust as possible.

VersionPlannedReleased
1.6a426 February 2012 3 March 2012
1.6a4sp1- not planned - 7 March 2012
1.6a518 March 2012 18 March 2012
1.6a61 April 2012 3 April 2012
1.6a715 April 2012 14 April 2012
1.6b129 April 2012 9 May 2012
1.6b26 May 2012 22 May 2012
1.613 May 2012 4 June 2012
1.6sp1- maintenance - 10 June 2012
1.6sp2- maintenance - 16 June 2012
1.6sp3- maintenance - 1 July 2012
1.6sp4- maintenance - 20 July 2012
1.6sp5- maintenance - 25 July 2012
1.6sp6- maintenance - 17 August 2012
1.6sp7- maintenance - 27 August 2012


v1.5

1.5sp4 is an old stable release

Official release of the final 1.5 has occured on the 30 September 2011.
Maintenance releases (sp1-4) have been delivered later to fix a few bugs discovered after the official release to make it as robust as possible.

VersionPlannedReleased
1.5a320 June 2011 19 June 2011
1.5a411 July 2011 9 July 2011
1.5a51 August 2011 30 July 2011
1.5b122 August 2011 21 August 2011
1.5b25 September 2011 9 Septembre 2011
1.5b2sp1- not planned - 13 Septembre 2011
1.5b319 September 2011 22 Septembre 2011
1.5End of September 2011 30 Septembre 2011
1.5sp1- maintenance - 16 October 2011
1.5sp2- maintenance - 22 October 2011
1.5sp3- maintenance - 13 November 2011
1.5sp4- maintenance - 30 Decembre 2011

v1.4

1.4sp8 is an old stable release


Official release of the final 1.4 has occured on the 1 December 2010.
Maintenance releases (sp1-8) have been delivered later to fix a few bugs discovered after the official release to make it as robust as possible.

VersionPlannedReleased
1.4a119 September 2010 20 September 2010
1.4a210 October 2010 10 October 2010
1.4a324 October 2010 26 October 2010
1.4b131 October 2010 1 November 2010
1.4b214 November 2010 17 November 2010
1.4b321 November 2010 24 November 2010
1.4End of November 2010 1 December 2010
1.4sp1- maintenance - 12 December 2010
1.4sp2- maintenance - 26 December 2010
1.4sp3- maintenance - 16 January 2011
1.4sp4- maintenance - 1 February 2011
1.4sp5- maintenance - 20 February 2011
1.4sp6- maintenance - 14 March 2011
1.4sp7- maintenance - 5 April 2011
1.4sp8- maintenance - 15 May 2011



v1.3

1.3sp1 is an old stable release


Official release of the final 1.3 has occured on the 12 July 2010.
SP1 has been delivered on the 20 July 2010 to fix a bug in the test search feature (not working when some tests has specific characters in their names).

VersionPlannedReleased
1.3a327 April 2010 27 April 2010
1.3a47 May 2010 7 May 2010
1.3a5- not planned - 16 May 2010
1.3a6/a728 May 2010 26 May 2010
1.3b118 June 2010 21 June 2010
1.3b225 June 2010 28 June 2010
1.3b32 July 2010 5 July 2010
1.311 July 2010 12 July 2010
1.3sp1- not planned - 20 July 2010



v1.2

1.2 is an old stable release


Official release of the final 1.2 has occured on the 1st April 2010.

VersionPlannedReleased
1.2a117 January 2010 18 January 2010
1.2a224 January 2010 31 January 2010
1.2a37 February 2010 4 February 2010
1.2a421 February 2010 21 February 2010
1.2b17 March 2010 8 March 2010
1.2b221 March 2010 18 March 2010
1.2End of March 2010 1 April 2010



v1.1

1.1 is an old stable release


Official release of the final 1.1 has occured on the 19 December 2009.

VersionPlannedReleased
1.1b16 December 2009 7 December 2009
1.1b213 December 2009 9 December 2009
1.1b320 December 2009 15 December 2009
1.1End of December 2009 19 December 2009



v1.0

1.0 is an old stable release

Official release of the final 1.0 has occured on the 28 November 2009.

VersionPlannedReleased
1.0a0- not planned - 5 July 2009
1.0a19 August 2009 12 August 2009
1.0a213 September 2009 4 September 2009
1.0a311 October 2009 27 September 2009
1.0a4- not planned - 14 October 2009
1.0b11 November 2009 3 November 2009
1.0b215 November 2009 15 November 2009
1.0b322 November 2009 22 November 2009
1.0End of November 2009 28 November 2009



v0.7

0.7 is an old stable release

Official release of the final 0.7 has occured on the 7 June 2009.

VersionPlannedReleased
0.7a128 February 2009 28 February 2009
0.7a229 March 2009 29 March 2009
0.7a318 April 2009 23 April 2009
0.7b12 May 2009 2 May 2009
0.7b216 May 2009 21 May 2009
0.7b331 May 2009 1 June 2009
0.77 June 2009 7 June 2009



v0.6

0.6 is an old stable release

Official release of the final 0.6 has occured on the 5 January 2009.

VersionPlannedReleased
0.6a128 September 2008 5 October 2008
0.6a212 October 2008 12 October 2008
0.6a326 October 2008 20 October 2008
0.6a49 November 2008 19 November 2008
0.6b123 November 2008 27 November 2008
0.6b27 Decembre 2008 7 Decembre 2008
0.6b321 Decembre 2008 20 Decembre 2008
0.6End of December 2008 5 January 2009



v0.5

0.5 is an old stable release.

Official release of the final 0.5 has occured on the 9 September 2008.

VersionPlannedReleased
0.5a122 June 2008 1 July 2008
0.5a26 July 2008 19 July 2008
0.5b120 July 2008 3 August 2008
0.5b23 August 2008 8 August 2008
0.5b317 August 2008 23 August 2008
0.5End of August 2008 9 September 2008



v0.4

0.4 is an old stable release.

Official release of the final 0.4 has occured on the 1 June 2008.

VersionPlannedReleased
0.4a116 March 2008 28 March 2008
0.4a230 March 2008 14 April 2008
0.4b113 April 2008 27 April 2008
0.4b227 April 2008 29 April 2008
0.4b3- not planned - 10 May 2008
0.4b4- not planned - 25 May 2008 (Release Candidate for final 0.4)
0.4End of May 2008 1 June 2008



v0.3

Version 0.3 was the first public release of XStudio, It was not the first version though. Beta trial last around 3 month. It ran from the begining of November 2007 to end of January 2008.

Official release of the final 0.3 has occured on the 2 February 2008.

VersionPlannedReleased
0.3b16 November 2007 6 November 2007
0.3b216 December 2007 17 December 2007
0.3b330 December 2007 28 December 2007
0.3b413 January 2008 7 January 2008
0.3b520 January 2008 22 January 2008
0.33 February 2008 2 February 2008