I think this sums up most of the traditional ‘dont’s’ of test automation rather nicely.
The only improvement I would suggest is to replace ‘overindulging on commercial test tools’ for gluttony with ‘trying to automate all tests’. That’s something I see happening far more often.
To quote Alan Page: you should automate 100% of the tests that…[Read more]
Yes, I remember it quite well, mostly because it wasn’t that long ago (2013). It was a short presentation / demo at the sort of annual user gathering of a tool vendor I have good contacts with.
I remember the presentation going pretty well, even though it was done in English which isn’t my first language. However, I remember some slight issues…[Read more]
Bas replied to the topic What area of testing would you like us to host a webinar on? in the forum Software Testing Discussions 4 years, 3 months ago
I’d like to see a webinar specifically focusing on API testing, touching on the following subjects:
what is API testing?
benefits of API testing over UI testing (especially when it comes to test automation)
the test automation pyramid
tools for API testing
functional and non-functional API testing
mocks, stubs and service…[Read more]
As I’m a consultant, I’ve worked on several different types of projects..
Currently I’m working on testing a new supply chain suite for a brand new distribution centre for a major online retailer in the Netherlands. I’m mostly doing integration testing and test automation.
So while the end customers won’t see a bit of the software I’m working…[Read more]
I’ve been doing API testing for a while now, using various tools. I have quite a bit of experience using Parasoft SOAtest, which I like but might be a little too much for testing just a couple of APIs. There’s also SoapUI / ReadyAPI of course, which I have a bit of experience with.
And for when you’re building a test framework in Java and you…[Read more]
Hi! I’m Bas and I’m a freelance test engineer / consultant. I mainly work on integration testing and test automation projects and I like to avoid UI test automation whenever possible.
I’ve also done a couple of successful service virtualization implementations, which is an area that I’m really interested in as well.