Open Source Android Testing Tools

January 24, 2017 1

The shift towards mobile platforms is a strong trend currently and Android is the most widely adopted mobile OS with an estimated market share above 80% in 2014. You should naturally test all the apps developed for Android and a large number of open source testing tools and test automation frameworks have been developed to achieve this goal.

Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) in Java with JGiven

October 21, 2016 0

Although Behavior Driven Development has been existing for over 10 years, the methodology hasn’t yet been very popular in the Java world. One reason for this are the existing BDD tools for Java that are cumbersome for developers to use and require a lot of maintenance.

Open Source Test Data Generators

October 3, 2016 2

In most of your software testing activities, you need data. Sometimes you can rely on a small sample, but if you want to perform some load testing or if you want to test a features that needs to produce a multi-page invoice, then you start to need more than just two or three occurrences. Test data generators are tools that can help you in this task with the automatic generation of hundreds or thousands of customers, products or accounts items with different attributes for their id, email, name, etc.

Open Source JavaScript Code Analysis

January 26, 2016 0

The quality of the JavaScript code is often verified with the traditional activities of unit and functional testing. There are however tools that allow to check code before its execution to assess its quality and its adherence to coding standards using a process called static code analysis. This article presents a list of open source tools to perform static code analysis on JavaScript.

Exploratory Testing with Bug Magnet

January 13, 2015 0

Bug Magnet is an open source Chrome extension that provides an easy access to common software testing problematic values and edge cases. You will be able to access them easily during exploratory testing sessions so that you can fill the tested fields with a chosen value. A Firefox equivalent has also been developed.

Selenium Simple Test Introduction

January 25, 2012 0

SST or Selenium Simple Test is an open source web test framework that uses Python to generate functional browser-based tests. The tests are made up of scripts, created by composing actions that drive a browser and assert conditions. You enjoy the flexibility of the full Python language, along with a convenient set of functions to simplify web testing, but the commands are simple and flexible enough that the tool can also be used by non-programmers.