Tutorials and resources on how to apply test automation in software testing

Shifting Left Your UI Testing

May 26, 2020 0

You all know Selenium tests are flaky by nature, slow to run, expensive to maintain and finding the root cause of a failure is not always easy. This presentation shows you how to shift your UI tests left with an Agile testing approach.

Open Source Bug Tracking Tools

May 20, 2020 2

Bugs, issue, defect, there are many names to define the problems you have with software, either during the development phase or when the application is already in production. Bug tracking tools are an integrated part of a software quality and software testing strategy and there are many open source tools available.

Testing Legacy C++ Code with Approval Tests

May 11, 2020 0

You have inherited some legacy C++ code: it is valuable, but it doesn’t have tests, and it wasn’t designed to be testable, so you need to start refactoring. But you can’t refactor safely until the code has tests, and you can’t add tests without refactoring! How can you ever break out of this loop?

Open Source Database Testing Tools

May 4, 2020 5

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.

Acceptance Testing for Continuous Delivery

April 27, 2020 0

Writing and maintaining a suite of acceptance tests that can give you a high level of confidence in the behavior and configuration of your system is a complex task. This presentation describes approaches to acceptance testing that allow teams to work quickly and effectively; build excellent functional coverage for complex enterprise-scale systems; manage and maintain those tests in the face of change, and of evolution in both the codebase and the understanding of the business problem.

What Makes Testing Virtual Reality Software Special

April 20, 2020 0

Virtual Reality (VR) can be defined as the use of computer technology to create a simulated environment. This technology has a lot of applications in gaming, architecture or training services with specific devices. This article shares some tips on how to perform software testing on virtual reality software.

Fixing Flaky Tests

April 15, 2020 0

Every test suite has them: a few tests that usually pass but sometimes mysteriously fail when run on the same code. Since they can’t be reliably replicated, they can be difficult to fix. The good news for software testing is that there is a set of usual suspects that cause these issues: test order, async code, time, sorting and randomness.

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