Learn about the effectiveness of coverage as a technique for evaluating quality of test suite. This presentation shows the utility of coverage by considering its correlation with mutation score, and also shows that coverage is a significant defense against bugs. It also critiques the effectiveness of mutation score as a criteria for test suite quality.
The possibilities to write parametrized tests have changed and improved a lot with the release of JUnit 5, the open source unit testing tool for Java. In his blog post “Using JUnit 5 Parameterized Tests, Argument Sources and Converters”, Micha Kops provides an overview covers all new types of parameter sources for JUnit 5 tests as well as the new conversion API for test arguments.
Database testing is one of the areas that might have the smaller number of open source tools. The programming languages have many xUnit tools and mocking frameworks, but this is not the case for databases. This article provides a list of open source tools that can be used to perform unit, load and security testing on several relational (MySQL, Oracle, SQLServer, etc.) and NoSQL databases.
STAREAST is a conference for software testers and quality assurance professionals. It presents up-to-date information, tools, and technologies available in the software testing domain today. You will be able to attend conference presentations and half- or full-day tutorials.
In 2018, the Test Masters Academy will organize two conferences in New York. The 3rd Annual Test Leadership Congress will take place June 4th-6th. The ConTEST NYC conference will happen November 12th-14th. The call for proposal for these two conferences is now open.
Probably there is no Java developer in the world who writes tests and haven’t heard about Mockito. That most popular mocking framework for Java will be celebrating its 10th birthday soon. However, I don’t plan to brood the history. At the end of 2016 the new and shiny Mockito 2 has been released.
DevOps is currently a trendy approach in software development. The DevOps world mixes the Development and the Operation concepts, but where does software testing find its place in this new approach? This is the topic of the book “Practical Guide to Testing in DevOps” by Katrina Clokie.