A common problem when automating tests are tests which require a visual comparison to a previous state. This can be a very time consuming task when you need to execute many of these testing tasks. But not anymore, the Robot Framework DocTest library comes to the rescue!Continue reading “Automated Visual Testing With Robot Framework”
Testing software will tell you something about the quality of your software. But how do you ensure that your tests have a high quality? A static analysis tool can help you in order to improve the quality. Robocop is a such a static analysis tool for Robot Framework tests. In this blog, you will learn how to use and configure Robocop for your purposes.Continue reading “Improve Your Robot Framework Tests With Robocop”
Did you ever encounter the problem that your regression test execution time has become so large, that you needed to wait for hours in order to get the results? This is where Pabot comes to the rescue! Pabot enables parallel test execution for your Robot Framework tests. Let’s see how this works!Continue reading “Parallel Testing With Robot Framework”
Robot Framework supports numerous libraries which can be used out-of-the-box. But what if we need functionality which is custom to our application? In that case, we can write our own custom library. In this post, we will take a look at how we can share keywords between Test Suites and how we can create our own custom Robot Framework library.
In this post, we are going to explore how to write data driven tests with Robot Framework. We will take a look at how data driven tests can be written with standard Robot Framework syntax and we will take a look at the Data Driver Library which offers some interesting features.
Robot Framework is an open source test automation framework. It is keyword driven and therefore very suitable to describe and automate acceptance tests. In this post, we will introduce Robot Framework and dive into the basic concepts.
In a previous post, we explored the PIT Mutation Testing Maven plugin. This time, we will take a look how we can integrate the results with SonarQube, our favorite software analysis tool.
A few posts ago, we published a blog about how to use the Jira API. We did not write any unit tests for the application we wrote and that is exactly what we are going to do now. More specifically, we will focus on how we can unit test a Rest API.
In November 2019, ‘The Unicorn Project’ by Gene Kim has been released. The book focuses on the development part of the Unicorn project of Parts Unlimited which was introduced in the well-known book ‘The Phoenix Project’. I finally had the time to read it and share some thoughts about it.
Skaffold is a command line tool developed by Google which aims to facilitate continuous development for Kubernetes applications. It will automate the task of building and deploying to a Kubernetes cluster whereas you, as a developer, can stay focused on writing code. Seems interesting enough to take a closer look at it!