Automating WebPagetest with wpt-script

February 13, 2014 0

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.

UI Testing with CasperJS

February 3, 2014 0

CasperJS is an open source navigation scripting and testing utility written in Javascript for the PhantomJS WebKit headless browser and SlimerJS (Gecko). It eases the process of defining a full navigation scenario and provides useful high-level functions, methods and syntactic sugar for doing common tasks. PhantomJS is a headless WebKit scriptable with a JavaScript API. It has fast and native support for various web standards: DOM handling, CSS selector, JSON, Canvas, and SVG.

Unit Testing Web Applications with Intern

January 30, 2014 0

Intern is an open source software testing tool for Javascript. It runs tests using the browser or node.js and seamlessly integrates with SauceLabs or Selenium. You can write tests using object, TDD, or BDD styles and get full code coverage reporting with Istanbul. This article by Alvin Liu, Todd Kaplinger and Mingzhe Huang provides a presentation of Intern and explains how to use it to test web applications.

Web Testing with Selenium WebDriver and Cucumber

November 19, 2013 0

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.

Web Testing with Selenium in Spring Roo

July 9, 2012 1

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.

The Latest in Google Test Tools

June 8, 2012 0

Software testing is labor intensive, requires expensive switches in context, involves so much grunt work that it stifles creativity and slows down productivity, and, finally, it often ignores product and customer risks. Come and learn about the latest Google has to offer in open source test tools that help manual testers by eliminating much of the grunt work, keeping them focused on testing, and helping them prioritize their efforts based on risk. Chief among these are BITE, Quality Bots, Test Analytics, and Script Cover, the first two of which are the focus of this talk.

Getting Started with Selenium 2

March 12, 2012 0

Selenium is a popular framework for testing the user interface (UI) of a web application. It is an extremely powerful tool for running end-to-end functional tests. You can write tests in several programming languages and Selenium executes them into one or multiple browsers.

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