In agile methodologies, applications are built rapidly and are subject to frequent changes during the initial development. In continuous testing, automated tests are executed as part of the software delivery pipeline to provide instant feedback on business risks associated with the software release candidate. Continuous testing is vital in DevOps to improve quality, reduce costs, […]
Continuous testing started when DevOps got hot as organizations began trying to figure out how to make everything in the software delivery process more continuous and testers felt they were being left out of the DevOps movement. If you want to get started with continuous testing, here are three things you should know.
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 […]
‘Pipeline as code’ or defining the deployment pipeline through code rather than configuring a running CI/CD tool, provides tremendous benefits for teams automating infrastructure across their environments. One of the most popular ways to implement a pipeline as code is through Jenkins Pipeline. Jenkins, an open source automation server, is used to automate tasks associated […]
When I attended STARWEST in Anaheim in October 2016, I had the opportunity to sit down for an interview with Jennifer Bonine, VP, Global Delivery and Solutions at tap|QA LLC. In the interview, Jennifer and I discussed how to integrate test automation with DevOps to create a continuous testing environment. Jennifer Bonine: Hello, and welcome […]