Links tagged: testing
TDD is dead. Long live testing. (DHH)
I think that's the direction we're heading. Less emphasis on unit tests, because we're no longer doing test-first as a design practice, and more emphasis on, yes, slow, system tests. (Which btw do not need to be so slow any more, thanks to advances in parallelization and cloud runner infrastructure).
July 20th 2017
Record videos of Nightwatch.js test sessions.
Uses ffmpeg to capture a (remote) webdriver desktop screen.
July 17th 2017
Five Factor Testing - Custom Web & Mobile Development Company | DevMynd
When I took my first real dev job in the late 90s, it was not common for developers to write their own automated tests. Instead, large companies depended on teams of testers, who tested manually, or were experts in complex (and expensive) automation software. Small companies were more likely to depend on code review, months of “integration” after the “development,”…or most commonly: pure hope.
May 12th 2017
Cypress.io: Testing, the way it should be.
Testing, the way it should be.
Cypress helps developers write automated tests for the web.
May 4th 2017
When you write tests against a web page, you need to refer to elements within that web page in order to click links and determine what's displayed. However, if you write tests that manipulate the HTML elements directly your tests will be brittle to changes in the UI. A page object wraps an HTML page, or fragment, with an application-specific API, allowing you to manipulate page elements without digging around in the HTML.
May 3rd 2017
April 19th 2017