Luís Soares shares about the anti-patterns in test automation and gives some good pieces of advice. It's in the context of unit tests in the Test-Driven Development approach but I find it easily applicable to higher-level tests as well.
Similarly to the one above, in this article Rafaela Azevedo also elaborates on possible anti-patterns but focusing on building a test automation framework only. Huge kudos for the code examples — this makes it very easy to understand!
This is the main challenge I've set for myself when I was the only QA in a startup. It's also one of the strongest messages coming from Modern Testing Principles, of which I'm a strong follower. So naturally, I liked this article by Dennis Martinez who gives in-depth advice on how to get devs involved in automated tests.
Testing microservices has always been challenging but we may have yet another way to deal with it. This is thanks to Kyriacos Elia's test kite — an alternative to the famous test pyramid.
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