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How Continuous Delivery Impacts Testing

by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Oct 04, 2018

With continuous delivery we need to focus on quality as we write the code. Not every team will have testers, but if there are testers then they will work closely with developers, writing code to automate the small number of tests that cannot be covered by unit tests while helping developers creating unit tests.

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Google Open Sources Accessibility Test Framework for iOS

by Sergio De Simone Follow 21 Followers on  Apr 04, 2018

Google GTXiLib, an accessibility test automation framework for iOS, is now open source under the Apache License. GTXiLib is written in Objective-C and integrate with Xcode unit testing facilities.

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Visual Studio Code Announces JUnit Support

by Tim Hodkinson Follow 12 Followers on  Jan 09, 2018

The team at Microsoft which supports Visual Studio Code (better known as VS Code) has announced the release of an extension to run and debug Java JUnit test cases. The extension works with the Java Language Support extension provided by Red Hat and the Debugger for Java to complete the end-to-end development experience for developers working in the Java language in the editor.

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IntelliJ IDEA 2017.3: Enhanced Support for Java EE 8, Spring Boot, and JUnit

by Michael Redlich Follow 16 Followers on  Dec 20, 2017

Just three months after their last release, JetBrains recently released version 2017.3 of their flagship product, IntelliJ IDEA, with a host of new features including enhanced support for Java, Java EE 8, Spring Boot, Kotlin, and Docker.

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JUnit 5 Released

by Amit K Gupta Follow 6 Followers on  Oct 24, 2017

JUnit 5 was released recently - the first major revision of JUnit in over a decade. The new release is one of the first projects to use the new EPL-2.0 license and features a modern modular architecture to assist toolmakers as well as end users.

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Tackling Technical Debt at Meetup

by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Aug 24, 2017

Continuous product health can be realized by regularly prioritizing the highest impact technical debt items and knocking those off systemically. You need to continuously iterate how you're tackling technical debt to drive more and more impactful results. Going for maximum impact items first and communicating the impact of paying down technical debt is what Yvette Pasqua, CTO of Meetup, recommends.

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Microsoft to Offer Live Unit Testing in Visual Studio 2017

by Jonathan Allen Follow 636 Followers on  Feb 07, 2017 2

With more features being pushed down into less expensive versions, Microsoft is always looking for ways to justify the hefty price tag for Visual Studio Enterprise Edition. New for this year, the headline feature is “live unit testing”.

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Writing Good Unit Tests

by Ben Linders Follow 29 Followers on  Jan 19, 2017 15

Try to keep units small, use appropriate tools, and pair-up programmers and tester; these are suggestions for writing good unit tests. Unit testing is a mixture of programming and testing; programmers can work together with testers to learn from each other and broaden their knowledge horizons.

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Test Well and Prosper: The Great Java Unit-Testing Frameworks Debate

by Michael Redlich Follow 16 Followers on  Jun 20, 2016 4

A recent post in Reddit sparked a debate between the traditional testing framework JUnit and upstart Spock with the central theme, “What’s wrong with JUnit?”

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JUnit 5 Alpha Simplifies Unit Testing

by Abraham Marín Pérez Follow 9 Followers on  Mar 07, 2016

The JUnit Lambda Team has recently announced the alpha release of JUnit 5, a new major version for the popular unit testing framework. Changes in the new version are mostly focused at removing the common obstacles that JUnit 4 presented to developers, while also modifying the framework to allow for easier changes in the future. Integration with build tools and IDEs still needs some further work.

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NUnit 3 Brings Extensibility and Parallel Execution: Interview with Charlie Poole

by Pierre-Luc Maheu Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 09, 2015

NUnit 3 was recently released, bringing parallel execution and extensibility to the .NET testing framework. InfoQ reached out with Charlie Poole, maintainer of NUnit for over 10 years, to learn more about this release.

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Twitter Diffy Spots Bugs in Services by Comparing the Responses

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Sep 18, 2015

Twitter has open sourced Diffy, an automated testing tool used in production for discovering potential bugs in new code running on Apache Trift and other HTTP-based services.

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XebiaLabs TestView Integrates Multiple Testing Tools

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Jun 25, 2015

XebiaLabs TestView is a test management and analytics tool, integrating the execution, data analysis and visualization of multiple functional and unit testing tools.

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Spring Security 4.0: WebSocket, Spring Data and Test Support

by Matt Raible Follow 13 Followers on  Apr 21, 2015

The Spring Security team released Spring Security 4.0.0, adding several new features as well as more default security. Major themes include WebSocket Security, Spring Data integration, better testing support and the introduction of Spring Session as a new (Apache licensed) open source project.

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Google Strategies for Automated Android UI Testing

by Abel Avram Follow 12 Followers on  Mar 31, 2015

Convinced that “whatever can be unit tested should be unit tested”, Mona El Mahdy, a Software Engineer in Test at Google, has written a blog post proposing several approaches to perform unit tests on the user interface of Android applications. Mahdy recommends Robolectric and the Android Studio Gradle plug-in for general unit testing, and Espresso or UI Automator for creating and running UI tests.

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