How to get started with Performance Testing
This is a great guide by Johanna South that can help you get more familiar with performance testing. There are sets of definitions, tools, questions, metrics and best practices to learn from.
30 Days of Accessibility Testing — Part 2
A few weeks ago I mentioned Marie Drake's first part of her accessibility testing challenge and now we finally have a chance to finish this insightful read!
Regression Testing and Discipline
A great read from Michael Bolton on why regression testing is not so trivial and how discipline can help teams get better at it. As always, it's a great piece of advice.
Test Planning Simplified
You may say that your tests are as good as your test plan. And in this article, Simon Knight explains how to make it simple. I especially like the idea of using the 5 Ws for that. It's clear and it works. But there's more!
Testing Archives – October
Sam Connelly is taking us to the important moments in the history of software testing by revisiting the testing guidelines for Apollo 11, the mighty Y2K bug and the timeless Quality Software Management book by Jerry Weinberg.
Characteristics of a sustainable test automation garden
Anaïs van Asselt shares a very interesting concept of building a test automation framework based on three characteristics: atomic, independent and descriptive. I also learned that there are good bugs!
Java builder pattern for testers too
Design patterns work well in test automation, and here's a clear example of the builder pattern by Bart Vanherck.
And for more, check out José Jorge Rodríguez's article on some design patterns you can use when building an end-to-end test framework.
Simple Selenium Test Automation Project in Java with Page Object Model
In this clear guide, Anna Duldiier shows how to start with test automation in Java using Selenium and the Page Object design pattern.
What To Do When Tests Fail?
When your tests fail, there might be plenty of reasons. Tarun Narula provides a set of potential solutions and practices that can reduce test flakiness and improve test automation process in general.
Why Should I Waste Time Writing Automated Tests?
That's a common question asked by software developers. Being a developer himself, Dennis Martinez shares where it comes from and why a shift to this mindset can be so beneficial.
A curated list of Performance Testing Tools
NaveenKumar Namachivayam has just created this cool curated list of performance testing tools. It's great to see there's a big pool to choose from though it also shows how few of them are open-source.
Cypress or WebdriverIO — Choosing the Perfect Automation framework
How Do I Prepare for Selenium Automation Testing Interview?
It's a short and insightful video where Pramod Dutta shares detailed tips on what to focus on when preparing for a Selenium automation testing interview.
Welcome to the 41st issue!
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And now, enjoy this week's news!Dawid Dylowicz