Spawner Open Source Test Data Generator

Open Source Test Data Generators

by Software Testing Magazine in Headline 5

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 feature that needs to produce a multipage 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. share share tweet share 



Shifting QA Left: Emerging Trends in Code Quality and Security Automation

June 15, 2022 0

This talk discusses various advances in program analysis technology that enable a larger class of bugs to be detected earlier in software development projects (and even to be automatically fixed in some cases). It focuses particularly on recent developments that enable tight integration of program analysis tools into DevOps processes.


Bringing testing earlier into the process

Making Testing a Value-Added Activity

July 11, 2022 0

We all say that testing is important—after all, for any requirement, we can only say that it’s “done” when all the relevant tests have been passed. But “important” isn’t the same as “valuable.” That’s not only an important distinction, it’s also one that QA people don’t get to make.


  • ‘early Model Based testing’ (eMBT) – Part 2

    May 31, 2022 1
    ‘early Model Based Testing’ (eMBT) is a software testing approach that aims to optimize the test case design phase. The first part of this article presented the exploring and review phase of this approach. This article presents the generation of test cases from the model and their execution. share share tweet share 
  • ‘early Model Based testing’ (eMBT) – An early model based exploratory testing approach in practice

    May 23, 2022 1
    ‘early Model Based Testing’ (eMBT) is a software testing approach that aims to optimize the test case design phase. This is achieved by stimulating communication and collaboration between all project stakeholders to get early feedback and a shared understanding of the requirements in an early stage of the software development [...]
  • How Important is Mobile Apps Testing?

    May 16, 2022 0
    As the use of mobile devices continues to grow, so does the importance of software testing a mobile app. Mobile apps are now an essential part of our lives and play a major role in how we communicate, work, and entertain ourselves, with millions of these being downloaded on a [...]
  • Test Case Point Analysis

    May 9, 2022 0
    Software testing productivity is usually computed as the amount of testing over the effort spent for testing, but it may not be accurately measured using these size metrics. To address this issue, this article presents a new approach to estimate the software testing effort with an independent metric. The sizing [...]


  • Tools to Automate Pairwise Testing

    July 4, 2022 0
    Pairwise testing is a black box testing techniques that aims to achieve a nice test coverage of an application with a good benefit-cost ratio. This article provides a list of some of the best tools that are available to automate the pairwise testing approach. share share tweet share 
  • Cross-Browser Testing Tools (Free, Open Source, Paid)

    June 27, 2022 4
    When today’s applications run on various browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Edge, etc.) on different mobile or desktop devices with specific screen settings. This is why you need to perform cross-browser testing for your automated tests. This article lists the main cross-browser testing tools available today. share share tweet share 
  • Why Choose Kualitee as Your Test Management Tool

    June 7, 2022 1
    We are in that era of technology when there are so many different software testing tools available in the market that it can be difficult to narrow down your options. Let’s discuss one of these tools: Kualitee. share share tweet share 
  • Free Load Testing Tools & Services

    January 26, 2022 3
    The software development trend that shifts the target platform from the desktop to web, cloud and mobile applications has fostered the development of load testing services and performance testing tools on the web. It is an obvious option to use web-based and cloud-based load testing tools for applications that can [...]


  • Lessons from Testing Browsers with WebDriver

    April 5, 2022 1
    Web-platform-tests is a large test suite used with WebDriver to ensure browsers stay compliant to web standards and in doing so remain interoperable. Along with being run in most browsers as part of their continuous integration (CI) system, we run [...]
  • Increase Quality of Testing Leveraging Security Tools

    March 24, 2022 0
    Security testing is often seen as a mysterious and foreboding domain, where people enshrouded in hooded masks wield mystical powers to influence technology in ways that should be impossible. Vulnerabilities, hacks, disclosures, exploits and other spooky concepts seem to be [...]