Selenium Jupiter for tests with less boilerplate code

Following on my recent discovery of Selenium Manager, I checked out another project by Boni Garcia called Selenium-Jupiter. It uses some advanced features of JUnit 5 (aka Junit-Jupiter) to make tests easier to write with less boilerplate code, part of that is using WebDriverManager to automatically instantiate WebDriver instances without downloading chromedriver, putting it in … Continue reading Selenium Jupiter for tests with less boilerplate code

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Are companies getting worse at QA testing?

Melissa Perri posed this question on Twitter: https://twitter.com/lissijean/status/1585684926497755136?s=20&t=pz0LXhrMAm7yetDSYR562w Aaron Hodder had a great response on Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/posts/ahodder_melissa-perri-recently-tweeted-is-it-me-activity-6993016143603003393-qrK8?utm_source=share&utm_medium=member_desktop He talks about how companies are giving up on manual testing in favor of automation. Definitely worth the read. My response about the ramifications of automation vs manual testing (it doesn't have to be either / or): There … Continue reading Are companies getting worse at QA testing?

SeleniumManager (beta) released with Selenium 4.6.0

So I was working with WebDriverManager this morning and one thing led to another, and I ended up browsing the Selenium source repo (as one does) and saw some curious commits (like these): mark Selenium Manager implementations as beta fix the framework conditionals for Selenium Manager Add Selenium Manager support for Linux & Mac from … Continue reading SeleniumManager (beta) released with Selenium 4.6.0

Looking for a Tester with GoLang experience

I was just talking with a recruiter looking for a QA engineer with experience using Go programming language for testing. While Go is gaining popularity - especially among systems application developers (for example, Docker is written in Go) and for developing microservices, not a lot of testers have much experience with Go. That's because Go … Continue reading Looking for a Tester with GoLang experience