Newspaper: Nhip Song So
March 29, 2013

VISTACON 2013 with the theme “Testing modern software in a rapidly changing world” will take place over 2 days - April 25th & 26th, 2013 at the Majestic Hotel, 01 Đong Khoi Street, District 1, HCMC.

In February 2013, the total number of Android applications was approximately 650,000 with an average of 20,000 new applications being developed monthly (Appbrain). As such, many software companies have focused on mobile application development for mobile devices operating on Android, iOS and WindowMobile.

The conference will share opportunities and challenges in software testing with a keynote introducing advanced methods for software testing such as “Cloud” technology, virtualization, Big Data, Agile, SCRUM Basics, etc.

VISTACON 2013 participants include international speakers from leading technology companies. Mr. Julian Harty (Author of A Practical Guide to Testing Wireless Smartphone Applications) has worked for eBay, Google and a variety of other companies.  In 2011, he was the recipient of the 13th European Testing Excellence Award. He contributes to write various books on topics from test automation to developing & testing mobile apps. Other experts include:  Mr. Hans Buwalda (Chief Technology Officer, LogiGear US), Mr.  BJ Rollison (Test Architect at Microsoft), Mr. Hùng Q. Nguyễn (Chairman/CEO, LogiGear US).

This year VISTACON will introduce new areas in software testing with the theme “Testing modern software in a rapidly changing world” and covers the topics: “Mobile”, “Automation”, “Thriving in a Rapidly Changing Software Development Landscape” and Selected Technical Topics in Software Testing.

The conference will be hosted by LogiGear Corporation, the Hochiminh City Computer Association (HCA) and the Vietnam Software and IT Services Association (VINASA).