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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Keeping your Gherkin Language Consistent
Gherkin, the language that Cucumber uses to define tests in plain English

Work with my current client mostly consists of building an automated testing framework, one that utilizes Cucumber, an automated behavioral testing framework, and Gherkin, the language that Cucumber uses to define tests in plain English. The end goal is for the framework to reach a sufficient amount of coverage across the client’s application, so that […]

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Deploying, Running Applications in Docker Containers
Container

Deploying and running applications in Containers is one of the hottest trends in DevOps and IT today. Docker, a containerization platform that lets users easily package, deploy, and manage their applications within containers, is principally responsible for bringing containers to the mainstream. This article provides information about what containers are, their relationship with DevOps, and […]

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Selenified and Web Services: Moving Beyond the Browser
Testing

Selenified was released with the idea to make browser testing easier. Selenified = Selenium Simplified. That said, not all testing is done within the browser. Not only can it not all be done there, but even if it could, it shouldn’t. For this reason, Selenified also allows for simple testing of other interfaces. Web Services […]

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Integrating Test Automation with DevOps to Create a Continuous Testing Environment

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 […]

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Running Selenium Tests Through ZAP
Security

Many organizations we work with have some understanding of front-end testing using tools like Selenium. However, they struggle to prioritize, understand or properly implement security scanning in their Agile/DevOps Development process. One of the easiest ways to implement security testing with little to no additional effort is to use OWASP Zed Attack Proxy in conjunction […]

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Running Selenium Tests with Maven

One of the most important things in software testing is integrating tests with the build tool that your project uses. Developers need to be able to run your tests easily, otherwise, they’re probably not going to run them. Another reason for integrating tests is that it encourages clearly defining your project’s build process. In the case […]

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Agile Testing and Test Automation Summit

Great news. I’ll be talking in Chicago on September 19th at the Agile Testing and Test Automation Summit 2016. I’ll be discussing different testing frameworks, with a focus on the team based decision to choose the correct one. Be sure to register if you’re in the area for the conference, as it’s sure to be […]

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