Quality Assurance (QA): Test our release packages. Install them from scratch, try updates from previous versions, make sure everything is working, check if the upgrader works along the different (Repo)-Versions.
The chain breaks at the weakest link
Setup a local Test Server Tools
Test new patches – try them out and see what breaks
Do performance tests – compare versions & settings
Do security audits
Do localization checks
Check standards / spec compliance – SQL, XML, APIs, ...
Test integration – does the new version work with all scripts & dbs?
check error logs
set 'debug' in secondary config to
set PHP_ERROR_REPORTING in config/constants.php define('PHP_ERROR_REPORTING', 5); // PHP error reporting: 0 - off, 5 - all
Please download the program, take it for a test-drive and tell us what you think.
BETA versions are always for testing purposes only.
Keep in mind, that this is still an alpha version – so be advised to not use it for production data!