QualiTest has recently produced a report and an infographic about the typology and sources of the most common bugs found in web sites. The company has used for this the bug summaries from hundreds of web site testing projects performed recently.
Web application testing is a rapidly evolving topic, so year by year it is reasonable to enumerate the possible options and re-evaluate the web testing strategy you have chosen for your .NET project.
WebPagetest is an awesome tool, but out of the box there isn’t an easy way to run large numbers of tests and get performance trends over time. This video presents wpt-script, an open source tool that makes this process much easier. wpt-script is the short name for WebPagetest Script, a simple wrapper for the WebPagetest API that allows you to easily generate tests and graph results.
This article from Alan Bowers and James Bell provides an introduction to setting up a software testing infrastructure using Selenium WebDriver and Cucumber. It shows how to create a test suite for single-page web applications and to run tests across multiple web and mobile browsers via Selenium Grid.
Software tests that look at the system as a black box are extremely valuable. These tests are external to the application and exercise the application as a user would. This article examines how Spring Roo supports web testing using the Selenium automated web testing tool.