Friday, August 26, 2016

Best complete testing suites available online


In Testers toolbox - an alternative guide post I listed various sites which you may use for testing skills improvement. Today I'd like to show you something totally different - complete end-to-end testing suites which are open sourced and freely available for study/fork/reference. They may not be easy to understand at the beginning, but once you delve deeper you will notice how they take advantage of various frameworks. Reserve yourself some free time and try to investigate them fully - don't get discouraged at first obstacle. Imagine today is the first day of your new job and you want to run them locally.

Sunday, August 14, 2016

How to start learning test automation


In one of my previous post - How to become a software tester I gave you 10 practical advises on how to get yourself running in fascinating software testing industry. On another post - Learning pathways for testers, which was addressed for more experienced engineers, I described how to thrive as a tester not only now, but also in near future. Today I'd like to describe a topic which places somewhere between those two. I know that there is a lot of people who do only laborious manual testing and would like to automate it, but don't know how.

The following post is based on my personal experience (as I successfully completed such journey for myself) and numerous online discussions.