QA Testing Services: eLearning SaaS Platform

for Student Success and College Readiness

Case Study


PROJECT: Through QA Services, delaPlex brought improvement in application testing speed and accuracy by implementing industry standards and best practices QA processes.
CLIENT: Online University

Client Need

A web-based portal where students can purchase online college courses. Students who successfully complete online courses through the StraighterLine platform need to be able to receive transfer credits when they enroll with schools that are part of their network of regionally accredited colleges and universities

Product Challenges

To update their legacy system. This includes payment gateway feature, course configuration, setup course cards based on enrollment status of the user/student, validate grades earned, and more. Integration of ProctorU and Moodle, Implement Automation, API and Performance testing on unstable application

The delaPlex Solution

Through QA services, delaPlex brought improvement in application testing speed and accuracy by implementing industry standards and best practices QA processes. Additionally, we configured a solid, scalable automation framework, through which we were able to automate and maintain a comprehensive regression test suite as well as initiate performance and load testing of the application servers; ensuring high availability for end users across the country

Their dedication and ability to problem solve…

delaPlex helped us develop a comprehensive automation framework, which provides us with a complete regression test suite. Their dedication to our cause and ability to problem solve have made our online product so much better for us and our end-users.

Director of Engineering
Online University
Education, eLearning, Mobile, Tablet
How We Did It

delaPlex implemented automation to increase QA performance and provide an overall reduction in testing costs.

Manual Testing
Smoke Testing | Functional Testing
Compatibility Testing | Regression Testing
Sanity Testing | End-to-End Testing | UI Testing
Automated Testing
Java 1.8 | Selenium WebDriver 2.53
Eclipse IDE (64-bit) – Neon, Oxygen, Photon
TestNG | Apache POI | Log4j | Extent Reports
Load Testing
Java 64-bit 1.8 | JMeter 5.3 | Blazemeter
API Testing
Advanced REST Client 10.0.12
Database Testing
MySQL Workbench 6.3.8

About the Client

The client is a student success and college readiness company focused on helping institutions improve retention and admit more college-ready students. They partner with schools to white label their own low-cost readiness and degree pathway programs.

Through self-paced, inexpensive online college courses, they serve over 30,000 students a year, combining low-cost course subscription with guaranteed credit pathways at accredited degree programs. Their courses have been accepted for credit at more than 1,000 school