• Thoughts on Test Automation in Agile

    by Rajneesh Namta on  Feb 21, 2012 5

    Rajneesh Namta shares the lessons he’s learned while automating software tests on a recent Agile project. The techniques he recommends illustrate how the Agile principles we follow when building software apply equally as well to building an automated regression test suite: start small, build iteratively and incrementally, prioritize, focus on value, work transparently, respond quickly to change.

  • Virtual Panel: Specification by Example, Executable Specifications, Scenarios and Feature Injection

    by Jon Arild Tørresdal on  Nov 10, 2011 1

    In the last couple of years terms like Specification by Example, Executable Specifications and Feature Injection have showed up quite frequently in the community, often in relation to Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) or tools like Cucumber or SpecFlow. InfoQ have talked to some of the leading experts in this domain about what these practices are and how they relate to BDD.

  • Introducing the Tellurium Automated Testing Framework

    by Jian Fang on  Sep 21, 2010 11

    Jian Fang describes the The Tellurium Automated Testing Framework he created which features a novel approach to automated, referred to as a UI module, to try and improve the often brittle state of automated web UI testing code.

A Tester's Learning Journey

Posted by Lisa Crispin on  Jun 24, 2010

More development teams are putting testing front and center, and using TDD. Lisa Crispin covers how attitude and curiosity have shaped her career and kept her passion for testing software fresh. 3

Excerpts from an Interview with James Bach

Posted by Abel Avram on  Sep 12, 2009

In this interview James Bach covers topics like: engineering, why we should be telling success stories, opening our minds to other scientific domains, automated testing and exploratory testing.

Book Excerpt and Interview: Dependency Injection

Posted by Dio Synodinos on  Sep 07, 2009

Dependency Injection by Dhanji R. Prasanna is a book that tries to explore the DI idiom in detail, and present techniques in Spring and Guice. 9

Layered Architecture for Test Automation

Posted by Bei Li on  Aug 11, 2009

In this article, the layered architecture of test automation is presented to solve the problem of test logic getting buried in unrelated supporting code. 9

Refactoring Automated Functional Test Scripts with iTest2

Posted by Zhimin Zhan on  Jul 22, 2009

ITest2 is a tool that brings refactoring to the testing community. 1

FlexMonkey brings unit testing to Flex user interface developers

Posted by Stuart Stern on  Jul 15, 2009

This article explores how Gorilla Logic's new, open source Flex user interface automation testing tool, FlexMonkey, can enhance the productivity of both developers and QA testers. 3

Interview and Book Excerpt: Hani Suleiman & Cedric Beust, "Next Generation Java Testing: TestNG and Advanced Concepts"

Posted by Scott Delap on  Feb 13, 2008 recently interviewed Next Generation Java Testing: TestNG and Advanced Concepts authors Hani Suleiman and Cédric Beust. InfoQ is also pleased to offer a chapter excerpt, "Mocks and Stubs". 4

Software Testing With Spring Framework

Posted by Srini & Kavitha Penchikala on  Nov 12, 2007

Srini & Kavitha Penchikala give an overview of the support provided by Spring framework in the areas of unit and integration testing, with a sample application. 16

Unit-Testing XML

Posted by Stefan Bodewig on  Jun 11, 2007

Today, almost every modern application consumes or produces XML. Stefan Bodewig explains the challenges in testing XML-based applications, and shows how to use the XMLUnit Java Framework to do so. 8

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