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Let’s create our first automation scenario:Right-click on the project’s name and select “Add -> New Item”In the modal dialog’s left tree view of installed templates, select “SpecFlow”. This will expose the full list of SpecFlow file types.For now, we’ll select “SpecFlow Feature File”.Name your file and click “Add”.I named my file “WikipediaTitleValidation.feature”.
Note: this blog post is NOT meant to discredit the value of Cucumber, SpecFlow and similar tools. Quite the contrary. I think these are fantastic tools, created and maintained by great people. Somewhere last week I watched the recording of ‘ Is Cucumber Automation Killing Your Project?’, a SauceLabs webinar presented by Nikolay Advolodkin.
In the same time, the development teams grew from 8 to more than 100 people, and from 1 to 16 teams. Meanwhile, the number of products we sell grew from 1 to 4, and a majority of teams still work on…
By Wolfgang Platz on To keep up with the pace of innovation, testing must play a larger role in the software development life cycle The speed of digital transformation is already staggering, and it’s only going to increase. To put this into some very concrete terms, consider that: There are 7.7 billion people in the world.
We move fast at Carousell. We update and release brand-new versions of our Android and iOS app every week. This adds up to a whopping 50 versions each year, each targeting multiple marketplaces with different feature sets and country-specific customisations! On top of that, there are also nightly releases and the occasional hotfix.
Boilerplate project to write BDD tests with Cucumber and execute with docker selenium. Tests are written in an ordinary language that bridges the gap between business and technical people. The docker selenium simplifies the setup and avoids any local installation of browser specific dependencies.
After reading Nikita Poltoratsky’s article Angular a11y: 11 tips on how to make your apps more accessible and a chat in the InDepth group, it came to my mind that I should be testing my blog for accessibility. I’ve written an article before about accessibility, where I had my first encountering with axe.
Note: This blog post was originally published as a guest blog post on the LogiGear Blog under the name Continuous Quality – Ethical aspects of software testing Daily, we are pushing the boundaries of how fast we can deliver software. Delivering something new, better, faster than our competition can mean incredible payoff and we are …
In a software testing context. A regression is when a piece of software inadvertently returns to a previous state. Possibly though the introduction of a new feature or a bug fixes gone wrong. Something which should never happen. I have covered what regression testing is here.
The title of this blog entry is a part of one of the zillion wise and witty things that Douglas Adams wrote, this one comes from “The Salmon of Doubt”. It expands to “All opinions are not equal. Some are a very great deal more robust, sophisticated and well supported in logic and argument than…
Recently, the ISTQB released an official statement on what they think to be the future of software testing. With this statement, ISTQB has once again displayed a shallow, uninformed, out-of-touch understanding of software testing.
Companies expect that their web applications will load very fast and have intuitive UX. According to them, they need well-performing systems, fast, reliable and usable. Unfortunately, they often tend to forget about one crucial thing – web application security testing. Due to limited time, budget and (sometimes) knowledge, clients resign from QA engineers taking care of software security testing.
Testing for compliance with web content accessibility guidelines or WCAG is becoming increasingly important. Legal precedent on how the Americans with Disabilities Act applies to websites and apps is finally catching up with the web.