Spawner Open Source Test Data Generator

Open Source Test Data Generators

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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 



How Is Software Testing Related To Quality?

October 11, 2021 0

How does your team or organization measure quality? People often equate software testing to good quality. If you have good testing practices, does that mean you have a good quality software product? Many teams measure process quality and don’t realize they forget about the product quality – which is what the customer cares about.


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How to Write Automated Tests Correctly?

September 13, 2021 0

Test automation is an important asset of software development teams, especially for Agile teams that have a limited amount of time to perform software testing activities. This article shares some tips to improve your automated test writing practices.


  • Minimizing Risks in QA Outsourcing

    August 16, 2021 2
    You have to assess the risks and the benefits of every decision you make in software testing and quality assurance. In this article, Sandra Parker explains how to minimize the risks of outsourcing your software QA activities. share share tweet share 
  • Continuous Integration: Improving Software Quality and Reducing Risk

    August 9, 2021 1
    As a software developer, you know that one of the critical period in a project is when you try to make integrate your code in the overall application and push it towards the final user. It is sometimes a long process that you would like to accelerate so that you [...]
  • Pitfalls and Anti-Patterns of the Test Pyramid

    July 14, 2021 0
    The test pyramid is a concept invented in 2012 by Martin Fowler and defined as “a way of thinking about how different kinds of automated tests should be used to create a balanced portfolio.” The Test Pyramids is a common way to define and structure your test strategy, to organize [...]
  • Documentation Used by Software QA Engineers

    June 8, 2021 0
    If you work as a software quality assurance (QA) engineer, you have to deal with many documents that are not all produced during software testing activities. This article lists the documentation that is important for software QA engineers, like the product requirements document or the user guide. share share tweet share 


  • Cross-Browser Testing Tools (Free, Open Source, Paid)

    September 27, 2021 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 
  • Commercial and Open Source JMeter Plugins

    June 21, 2021 3
    The Apache JMeter is an open source load testing tool developed by the Apache Foundation that can be used to test performance both on static and dynamic resources. It can be used to simulate a heavy load on a server and also some functional testing. JMeter has an open architecture [...]
  • Open Source Test Management Tools

    March 29, 2021 3
    Test management is defined by Wikipedia a part of the software testing process that includes the planning of tests and test cases, their execution and the storage and analysis of the tests results. This is achieved also by the integration with requirements management tools, functional software testing tools like Selenium [...]
  • Overview of QuAck Open Source Test Management Tool

    March 16, 2021 0
    QuAck is a web-based open-source test management tool that can store test cases and test suites and execute them. It is based on a pluggable architecture that allows implementation of custom authentication providers, integration with tracking and test executing systems. This article presents the key features of QuAck. share share tweet share 


  • Are Your CI/CD Pipelines Secure?

    September 21, 2021 0
    Angel Rivera of CircleCI discusses common pain points in properly securing applications, CI/CD pipelines and protecting sensitive access gates to integration targets. You will learn strategies to secure their applications, sensitive data and DevOps pipeline integration points. share share tweet share 
  • How to Prioritize What to Test

    September 6, 2021 0
    It can be intimidating for inexperienced software development teams embarking on their test automation journey for an existing code base. There is so much to test, and so many ways to test. You can often see teams stuck with debating [...]