Performing testing in an Agile context require a completely different approach to software testing activities that is often named “Shift Left”. This term emphasize the move of software quality activities to the beginning of the software development life cycle. In this article, Kishan Sundar shares his perspective about the consequences for Scrum teams of shifting left software testing in Agile.
Software Quality Conference is a one-day event focused on software testing that takes place in Utrecht, Netherlands. It aimed at expanding your insights on agile, testing and devops to improve your software reliability. All the talks are in Dutch.
How good are your test cases? Maybe they are good, or maybe you need to add some new ones. How to tell? You can measure things like code coverage to check if some parts of your code were not executed. Still, this does not tell you anything about the quality of your assertions and your software testing results. In the extreme case, a test suite with no assertions might still achieve 100% code coverage, although being of questionable value.
Many modern applications are based on a REST API base software architecture and it is important to apply software testing verification to this code. In his article “REST API Test Automation in Java with Open Source Tools”, Vladimir Belorusets provides a good overview on how to test Java REST API with open source tools.
Automated testing is a key success factor when you develop mobile applications. In the Android ecosystem, the free Android Studio tool provides many useful features for apps developers. In this article, Nikolay Belousov explores how you can use Android Studio for software testing and explains how to retrieve logs.
This presentation will show you why the testing pyramid need to be very wide. You will understand why this is an absolute necessity if all possible paths through the application should be tested. In other words, let me show you why your tests must be very shallow.
CopenhagenContext is a two-day conference taking place in Copenhagen and focused on software testing, more precisely on Context-Driven Testing but the topics presented are not limited to this area of the software testing discipline.