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Duplicate Automated Tests

Several times in the last few weeks I’ve had a conversation about duplicate test cases. It’s a familiar conversation to me. The other person asks whether it is ok to duplicate test cases or states adamantly it is not OK to have duplicate test cases. But which is right? For […]

Webinar: A Conversation with Greg Paskal

Join us for a conversation with Greg Paskal. Greg is a natural innovator, pioneering new approaches across the Quality Assurance landscape. Greg enjoys mentoring others in sustainable approaches to manual and automated testing. Author of “Test Automation in the Real World” and countless technical publications, Greg can be heard on […]

Webinar: The Art of Test Ideation (a mini-workshop)

Do you want to continuously improve as a tester or automation engineer? Over the last few years, Beaufort Fairmont founder, Paul Merrill, has noticed an area for potential improvement for many testers: how we create ideas for tests (test cases). Paul believes that testing is both an analytical and a […]

Define the Interface

Something I’ve been talking about at conferences as a part of several of my talks (See “From the Inside Out“, and “Technical Deep Dive: From the Inside Out“), has been the tactic of “Define the Interface”. In fact, I brought it up recently at TISQA 2018, as a part of […]

5 Ways to Simplify Your Test Cases – Cheatsheet!

Late last year, I posted this article about 5 ways to simplify your automated tests. It got a lot of attention. Since then, I’ve gotten tons of requests for these 5 things and realized it would be good to have a cheatsheet you can print out and tack up next […]

Webinar: Becoming a Test Automation Engineer: Python

James Jeffers will host this webinar intended for testers who want to become test automation engineers. During this webinar you’ll learn a few of the basics of the Python programming language, get resources, code examples, and advice about how best to learn the Python programming language. Get ready to dive […]

Webinar: Service Virtualization with Bas Dijkstra

When you want to perform integration and end-to-end testing on distributed software applications, managing test environments can be a daunting task. Throw the need for continuous testing in the mix, and test environments are likely to become a serious bottleneck. One possible strategy to deal with this is by adopting […]

Webinar: How to Become a Test Automation Engineer

Are you interested in becoming a test automation engineer? Do you lead a team you’d like to see transition toward test automation by learning the skills needed to do this role? Originally presented by Angie Jones December 11, 2017, watch the recording below for “How to become an automation engineer”. […]

Webinar: Angie Jones Guest Hosts “OOP in Automation”

Do you wonder what Object Oriented Programming is? Do you hear developers talking about OOP concepts during meetings and think you would like to understand those conversations? Do you ever wonder if there are key ideas in programming that you’re missing, that could benefit you and your team? Angie Jones […]

5 Ways to Simplify Your Automated Test Cases

Maintaining test automation can take a lot of time. So can understanding reporting for your test automation. Fortunately, you can greatly speed those things up. A big part of my consulting practice is helping clients with test automation. And with client after client, I see testers, test automation engineers, and developers creating test cases […]