Even if they are at the basis of the software testing pyramid and they are at the heart of the Test-Driven Development (TDD) approach, unit tests are still a controversial topic in software development and some people event consider that most unit testing is waste. In his blog post, Bas Dijkstra explains why he thinks that unit testing should be the basis of any solid automation strategy.
Cucumber-JVM 2.0.0 has been released. The major updates include changes to the Mavern group ID, the Gherkin Library, and the event model. Cucumber-JVM is a pure Java implementation of the open source Cucumber testing tool that supports the most popular programming languages for the JVM.
There are often two approaches to improve software testing and software quality: you can get better at finding defects or you can get better at reducing the number of escaped defects. This presentation focuses firmly on the second option, how to set up teams and organisations that produce high quality products at source.
Inflectra has announced the release of Rapise 5.3, the latest version of its Rapise test automation platform. Rapise is the most comprehensive and powerful automated testing solution on the market. With its latest version, Rapise adds support for Microsoft Dynamics NAV (formerly Navision) as well as expanding its existing support for Microsoft Dynamics 365 (for Sales and Operations).
With the multiplication of versions, platforms (desktop, mobile, tablets) and operating systems, testing an application that is supposed to run in a browser is not easy. In this article, Alexander Rayskiy proposes an approach to select the set of browsers that will be used during the software testing activities.