Set up and Develop Selenium WebDriver RSpec Test Scripts with TestWise IDE
The video below uses an Appium + WinAppDriver script to: Launch the TestWise IDE. Create a new Selenium + RSpec test project in TestWise IDE. Script a complete user login test script. Execute the newly created Selenium test.
Why Ruby is the Best Scripting Language for End-to-End Test Automation?
This is an abridged version of my Medium article (2023-07-23). As a veteran software engineer and test automation engineer/SDET, I fully understand how sensitive when software engineers come to language debate. If you are an engineer fixated on a specific language, don’t read this.
A Story of One Young Mentee (Remote) Learning E2E Test Automation
About one month ago, my best friend J (in Sydney) contacted me about her nephew, who had just come to Australia to study for an IT Master's degree. During the conversation, I suggested learning a bit of End-to-End Test Automation, which could help improve his academic score in Uni Assignments.
One Simple Test Automation Scenario Interview Question that Most Candidates Failed
This article is the most liked and popular article on my Medium blog, and one of the “IT Job Interview” series. During the interview for an automated tester role, after the four screening questions, I usually ask one scenario question (otherwise, too short, not respecting candidates). Personally, I don’t like long, brain-teasers or tricky questions. So, this only test automation knowledge question must be related to real work.
While I don't do Free Test Automation Coaching, Motivated Testers Can Still Get Nearly-Free Help if They Are Really Serious About Test Automation, Part 1
This is an abridged version of my article on Medium (2023-06-26) Consulting or coaching services, as a business, of course, clients should not expect to get help for free. Yes, that is common sense. I have been receiving free coaching/mentoring requests since 2009, from my book readers, conference audience, former colleagues, former mentees, blog readers, and even LinkedIn contacts (i.e., can be total strangers).
A Story of Fake Agile Expert Selling "Release Early, Release Often"
This is excerpt from the original article "Release Early, Release Often Clarified" on my Medium blog, 2022-10-20. Most IT professionals have heard IT executives talking about “Release Early; Release Often” a lot, typically in company's so-called town hall meetings. However, for most software companies, this phrase has become an ideal slogan, which is meaningless in everyday life. Therefore, it's unsurprising that impostors will discover ways to deceive IT executives. This article shares one faker that I personally witnessed.