Testing the graphical user interface (GUI) is one of the most important task of the functional testing phase, as its quality will often greatly influence the customer opinion of your application. In this article, Denis Markovtsev discusses the different types of GUI testing and presents the best practices to automate this activity.
Test-Driven Development (TDD) is a game changer for developers, but Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) is a game changer for the whole team. More than just a testing technique, BDD is both a collaboration and a verification tool—and a vital step on the road to continuous delivery.
Automated testing is a must nowadays. Nevertheless developers often skip writing automated UI tests because it’s tricky and boring. But now we have a simple and powerful tool that makes writing UI tests really effective. You can do this with Selenide.
The Exploratory Testing Chrome Extension is a free and open source extension for the Chrome browser that is designed to make exploratory testing of web sites easier. This extension will allow you to take notes during your exploratory testing sessions with a nice set of additional features.
Exploratory testing is a concept of software testing where the tester combines application learning, test design and test execution in the same activity. This approach can showcase the results that a skilled tester can provide with manual tests. In this article, Kimberly A. Stockett provides three key approaches about how to change the attitudes of your software development team to adopt exploratory testing.
Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) is the idea that you start by writing human-readable sentences that describe a feature of your application and how it should work. Then you implement this behavior in software. This description can produce automated tests that will verify that the feature is implemented correctly. On the testing side, BDD tools provide you the features to perform functional or acceptance tests. The are many tools that implement the BDD concept for different languages, including PHP.