Open Source JavaScript Code Analysis

April 15, 2024 8

The quality of the JavaScript code is often verified with the traditional activities of unit and functional testing. There are however tools that allow checking code before or during its execution to assess its quality and its adherence to coding standards using a process called code analysis. This article presents a list of open source tools to perform static and dynamic code analysis on JavaScript programs.

Learning Locust: Documentation, Tutorials, Videos

January 23, 2024 1

Locust is an open source load testing tool that supports running load tests distributed over multiple machines and can be used to simulate millions of simultaneous users. This article provides pointers to documentation, tutorials, courses and videos to learn how to use Locust open source load testing tool.

Open Source API Testing Tools

November 20, 2023 1

The rising trend of using SOA and then microservices as a software architecture has led to the creation of multiple tools for automated testing of the services API. This article presents a list of open source API testing tools.

Open Source Test Data Generators

August 28, 2023 7

In most of your software testing activities, you need data. Sometimes you can rely on a small sample, but if you want to perform some load testing or if you want to test a feature that needs to produce a multipage invoice, then you start to need more than just two or three occurrences. Test data generators are tools that can help you in this task with the automatic generation of hundreds or thousands of customers, products or accounts items with different attributes for their id, email, name, etc.

Commercial and Open Source JMeter Plugins

June 19, 2023 3

The Apache JMeter is an open source load testing tool developed by the Apache Foundation that can be used to test performance both on static and dynamic resources. It can be used to simulate a heavy load on a server and also some functional testing. JMeter has an open architecture that can be extended with plugins.

Open Source Android Testing Tools

April 11, 2023 2

The shift towards mobile platforms is a strong trend currently and Android is the most widely adopted mobile OS with an estimated market share above 80% in 2014. You should naturally test all the apps developed for Android and a large number of open source testing tools and test automation frameworks have been developed to achieve this goal.

Full-Circle Testing With Cypress

January 3, 2023 0

Cypress has taken the world by storm by brining an easy-to-use open source tool for end-to-end (E2E) automated testing. Its capabilities have proven to be useful for creating stable tests for frontend applications. But end-to-end testing is just a small part of test automation efforts. What about your API? What about your components?

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