This post is following on the from the first post in this series. Here I’m going to dig a little further into the screenplay pattern, finishing up the execution of the test started in the first post. I’m focusing on … Continue reading
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In this tutorial post, I’ll begin covering how to apply the screenplay pattern with the Serenity framework. This is a “roll-up your sleeves and code” post. Here I will take a measured approach to demonstrating the screenplay pattern in the … Continue reading
I wrote about Serenity with Java in a previous post. There I covered just the basics to get you up and running. Here I want to talk about what I think is the primary value-add of Serenity, which is its … Continue reading
Serenity is a Java-based library for test automation that wraps and extends WebDriver and JUnit functionality. Serenity also wraps around BDD style tools like Cucumber and jBehave. It even has some nice Jira integration. These benefits aside, Serenity can be … Continue reading
Awhile back I talked about why test engineers should learn Groovy. Here I’ll focus on two specific tools in this ecosystem: Geb and Spock.
I’m going to continue introducing Symbiont in this post. In this post I’ll focus on the various ways that a script can be constructed.
I’ve talked about my automated testing framework Symbiont in a variety of posts. Because it’s been used in a variety of locations, I’m going to use this post to do a gentle introduction to the framework in a slightly different … Continue reading
Way too many companies out there have this notion that testers must use the language that their applications are written in. So if your company writes an application in Java, that’s what the testing solutions should be written in. This … Continue reading
Since its inception my Symbiont framework has provided a wrapper for Watir WebDriver, which in turn provides a wrapper for Selenium WebDriver. One of the other major libraries out there that wraps Selenium is called Capybara. I wanted to see … Continue reading
Marshall McLuhan said “We become what we behold. We shape our tools and then our tools shape us.” Anyone who seeks excellence in the testing craft must struggle with the appropriate role of tools. For testers this shows through no … Continue reading
A lot of testers avoid any consideration of C# because it’s a Microsoft created language and the assumption is that it only has relevance on Windows. That’s not true. Just as Java learned a lot (and corrected a lot) from … Continue reading
In this post, I’ll focus on an ecosystem I haven’t given much attention: that of Windows and the use .NET related technologies. I’ll be covering the use of Selenium WebDriver within a C# context.