Stress-Testing Java EE 6 Applications Without Stress

September 30, 2013 0

In the context of Java EE 6, unit tests are nice but worthless. Unit and integration tests execute chunks of the business logic in a single thread. Back-end resources and shared states are simulated with mocks.

Testing Cloud Applications with JMeter

September 24, 2013 0

Cloud applications typically involve several components that interact through an API that exchanges data in either the XML or JavaScript Object Notation (JSON) formats. This article from Shalini Gilra, Prem Prakash and Tom Tuohy discusses techniques for using the open source tool Apache JMeter to perform functional, performance and reliability testing of Cloud applications that use RESTful web APIs and JSON.

Android UI Automation

September 19, 2013 0

As Android gains popularity in the mobile world, application developers and OEM vendors are exploring ways to perform end-to-end UI driven testing of applications or entire platform. With a brief review of existing UI Automation solutions on Android, this talk introduces the recently released Android UI Automator framework, and continues to give an inside look of the framework, typical use cases and workflows.

Python Unit Testing with pyVows

September 18, 2013 0

PyVows is an open source tools that provides asynchronous behaviour driven development for Python. PyVows allows executing the unit tests in parallel when it makes sense, and sequentially when there are dependencies.

Automated Software Testing With Xcode

September 9, 2013 0

Xcode is the complete toolset developed by Apple for building Mac apps and iOS apps. In these two part article, Charlie Fulton proposes a tutorial to start performing unit tests for apps developed with Xcode in a continuous integration context.

Bringing Selenium to the Rest of the Company

September 4, 2013 0

This talk explores how the QA developers at All Web Leads built a simple, flexible tool that brought the power of Selenium testing to other teams in the company. By making the slow, tedious parts of everyday browser testing fast and easy, the quality of testing performed outside of the QA team increased both with developers and in other parts of the company.

HP QuickTest Professional (QTP) and Selenium Comparison

September 3, 2013 3

This article provides a comparison between HP QuickTest Professional (QTP) and Selenium. They are popular test automation tools that are used for functional and regression testing. The purpose of this comparison is not to say which is better tool, but it consists of comparison of tool based on different criteria like supported O/S, browser, object spy, object repository, license cost etc. This article is targeted for readers having prior working knowledge of automation approach and at least one automation tool.