test automation

Conference Presentations

Automate REST Services Testing with RestAssured
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Many browser, UI, and Java-based tools and frameworks can help you test REST services. However, in the world of continuous integration and delivery, manual UI- or browser-based tools typically fall short in many aspects—from early test development to developer support. When using...

Eing Ong, Intuit, Inc.
Automate REST API Testing
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As an organization grows, the body of code that needs to be regression tested constantly increases. However, to maintain high velocity and deliver new features, teams need to minimize the amount of manual regression testing. Eric Smith shares his lessons learned in automating RESTful API...

Eric Smith, HomeAdvisor
Reduce Test Automation Execution Time by 80%
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Software testers and quality assurance engineers are often pressured to cut testing time to ensure on-time product releases. Usually this means running fewer test cycles with the risk of worse software quality. As companies embrace a continuous integration (CI) that require frequent...

Tanay Nagjee, Electric Cloud
Write Your Test Cases in a Domain-Specific Language
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Manual test cases are difficult to write and costly to maintain. Beaumont Brush suggests that one of the more important but infrequently-discussed reasons is that manual tests are usually written in natural language, which is ineffective for describing test cases clearly. Employing a...

Beaumont Brush, Dematic, Inc.
Transform a Manual Testing Process to Incorporate Automation
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Although most testing organizations have automation, it’s usually a subset of their overall efforts. Typically the processes for the department have been previously defined, and the automation team must adapt accordingly. The major issue is that test automation work and deliverables do not...

Jim Trentadue, Ranorex
Test Automation: Investment Today Pays Back Tomorrow
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The results of a recent survey, authored by IBM and TechWell, showed that testers want to spend more time automating, more time planning, and more time designing tests—and less time setting up test environments and creating test data. So, where should testers and their organizations invest...

Al Wagner, IBM
Test Automation Strategies and Frameworks: What Should Your Team Do?
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Agile practices have done a magnificent job of speeding up the software development process. Unfortunately, simply applying agile practices to testing isn't enough to keep testers at the same pace. Test automation is necessary to support agile delivery. Max Saperstone explores popular test...

Gene Gotimer, Coveros, Inc.
Cloud-Based, Automated Mobile App Testing for the Enterprise
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Mobile applications are now a required component of enterprise operations, with both consumers and workers relying on mobile technologies for communications and productivity. To ensure a functional, secure, and worthwhile mobile experience, enterprises must stay abreast of growing...

Joe Schulz, Orasi Software
Prevent Test Automation Shelfware: A Selenium-WebDriver Case Study
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Eid Passport had a suite of Selenium tests with a bad reputation—difficult to maintain, broken all the time, and just plain unreliable. A tester would spend more than four days to get through one execution and validation pass of these automated tests. Eid Passport was ready to toss these...

Alan Ark, Eid Passport
Automate Legacy-System Testing: Easy, Reliable, and Extendible
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Everyone loves working on a greenfield project. You’re starting fresh and nothing holds you back. Unfortunately, for most testers, this is a rare occurrence. Chances are you will work on legacy applications. Because these often have no automated tests, developers are afraid to make bold...

Emanuil Slavov, Komfo, Inc.

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