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Why Offer TDD in Java? – Reason #1

Why are we offering Test Driven Development in Java starting February 27? This week I’ll post 3 reasons (read Reason #2 & Reason #3)… Reason #1: Better test automation […]

Webinar: Strategies for Test Automation Data Management (Demo)

In an earlier webinar entitled “Patterns in Managing Your Test Data – How to manage the data your tests depend on” we discussed strategies for […]

Mailbag: When an Automation Engineer is Better than Devs

Are Test Automation Engineers who are better coders in the wrong place? After posting “7 Ways to Better Automation”. I received the following question about Test Automation […]

My Introduction to Continuous Integration

My Introduction to Continuous Integration My introduction to Continuous Integration came in 2002. The first day of my work for a retail company, I walked […]

Webinar: Continuous Integration and How it Affects Testing

What is Continuous Integration (CI)? Why use it? How is testing affected by CI? Do you ever sit in meetings where developers talk about Continuous […]

Should You Write Automated Tests for Your Automated Tests?

Should You Write Automated Tests for your Automated Tests? Recently, I posted 7 Ways to Better Test Automation on a few linkedin groups. The response […]

7 Ways to Better Test Automation

7 Ways to Better Test Automation 1) Test it By a wide margin, testers produce the most defect-prone code I see. Make sure to test […]

The Public Relations of Test Automation

Does anyone recognize the hard work your team does to get automated testing working? Do leaders in your organization understand the significance and benefits of […]

Clarifying the Role of Test Automation Engineer

The Role of Test Automation Engineer Updated (6/26/17) – Clarified how much manual is “required” for test automation. I’ve been made aware of assumptions I made […]

Allocating Automation Engineers Time

Allocating Automation Engineers Time Update (6/26/17): I’ve updated to clarify amount of manual testing I’m referring to. Update (10/17/16): I’ve clarified some of the terminology […]