Moving from Manual to Automated Testing

May 30, 2017 0

Moving from manual to automated testing at a small company takes curiosity, research, careful planning and the ability to evolve as you learn. This talk will focus on how to get started, cultural hurdles, technology options, implementation and evolution. Additionally, virtualization and test case management will be covered. The goal for this topic is to show how to go from manual test case execution to an automated framework that can be built upon.

An Overview of JUnit 5

May 29, 2017 0

JUnit 5 is the next generation of JUnit. The goal of this upcoming version is to create an up-to-date foundation for developer-side testing on the JVM. The evolution includes focusing on Java 8 and above, as well as enabling many different styles of testing. In his article, Nicolai Parlog explains how you should write tests with JUnit 5.

Unit Testing: Fakes, Mocks and Stubs

May 23, 2017 0

When you perform unit testing, there are many situations where you don’t have the full code or the right context that is needed to execute it. It might be that part of the code is not written yet or that you interact with an external system that is difficult to access or you don’t want to impact with unit tests. In these cases, you need to create a test double, an object that behaves like its production equivalent. In this article, Michał Lipski describes three types of test doubles – fake, stub and mock – and gives you examples when to use them in your unit testing.

Integration Tests are a Scam

May 17, 2017 0

This presentation explores the issues and controversy around integration testing efforts. Then it follows with a discussion of testing outcomes and explores some patterns and techniques to achieve appropriate test coverage to build confidence while releasing software.

Test Automation for Microservices

May 16, 2017 0

A microservices architecture is a variant of the service-oriented architecture (SOA) architectural style that structures an application as a collection of loosely coupled services. In her article “Automated Testing Strategy for a Microservices Architecture”, Emily Bache explains how you could transform your test automation approach when you switch from a monolith architecture to a microservices architecture.

Testing in Arquillian with Docker Containers

May 8, 2017 0

Arquillian is an open source testing platform for the JVM that enables to easily create automated integration, functional and acceptance tests for Java middleware. In this article, Alex Soto presents three options to use Arquillian Cube to manager Docker containers from Arquillian.

1 2