Why You Shouldn’t Use Cucumber for API Test
Cucumber

Many people misunderstand the purpose of Cucumber. Because it seems to yield clearer, plain-language test scripts, testers want to use Cucumber as a general-purpose testing tool, including for API tests. But its true purpose is as a BDD framework. You may be thinking, what’s the harm? Here’s why it makes a difference—and why you should choose another tool for API testing.

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Selenified 3.2.1 Release

Another quarter, another Selenified release in the books. Nothing huge in this release, just some small feature updates and enhancements. Additional Reporting Features The custom Selenified reports have been updated to include some additional information. Previously, when parameterized tests were executed, the individual results weren’t easily identified in the report. This has been fixed, with […]

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Running Cucumber with Maven
Cucumber

A little while ago (ok, maybe in the distant past), I started writing about Cucumber. My very first post detailed how to set up Cucumber-JVM, and we’ve come a long way from then. I thought it was worth revisiting, as there are simpler ways to get setup, and better tools out there to use. So […]

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Selenified 3.2.0 Release

Another quarter done. Another Selenified release in the books. We didn’t add too many new features this release, mainly focusing on usability and tightening up existing functionality. But beware, we bumped the minor version because this release isn’t backward compatible. Properties File Instead of needing to provide all properties directly from the command line (or […]

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Selenified 3.1.0 Release

We’re a bit ahead of schedule this year, with the latest Selenified release coming out a whole month early! A LOT of new features were added in this time, but lookout, not everything is backwards compatible. Because we are following SemVer (Semantic Versioning), we bumped the minor version. This is to indicate not everything will […]

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Running Selenified within Docker

As you move more towards continuous testing, it becomes important to be able to execute your automated tests rapidly in multiple environments. Docker is perfect for this, providing a simple way to execute your tests on any system, against any environment. Selenified works perfectly inside a Docker container, allowing functional tests to be easily integrated […]

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Selenified 3.0.4 Release

The end of January saw the latest release of Selenified. Several backward-compatible changes were made to facilitate contributing and ease of use for the tool. As always, the goal is to get you writing automation test cases quickly, without having to worry about maintenance or tooling problems. Browser Support A few changes were made to […]

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SSL on Nexus 3

Setting up SSL with Nexus Repository Manager 3 on Windows I wanted to install Nexus Repository Manager 3 and serve traffic over HTTPS, but I ran into some issues. I wanted to share some lessons learned and help people avoid the problems I had. If you are like me, SSL certificate management can be daunting. […]

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