Test Doubles: creating a Mock

5.0 02 In this series of posts about Test Doubles we’ve looked at the manual and tool-aided creation of a Dummy Object and the use of the Test Stub and the Test Spy. So it’s […]

A Standalone PerfMon Agent (2.2.1)

4.3 03 JMeter Plugins has a plugin called PerfMon Agent – which offers a way to collect metrics on your server health. The PerfMon Agent needs to be downloaded and installed separately and is not […]

Test Doubles: creating a Test Spy

5.0 02 In this series of posts about Test Doubles we’ve looked at the manual and tool-aided creation of a dummy object and the use of the test stub. Now it’s time to discuss the […]

Migrating from Appium desktop app to Appium 1.6 CLI for testing iOS 10 with XCUITest

5.0 01 I do test automation for an iOS application and have been struggling to support iOS 10. Since the iOS 10 release the UI Automation Instrument is deprecated and now it uses Xcode UI […]

Test Doubles: creating a Test Stub

5.0 01 In this series of posts about Test Doubles we’ve looked at the manual and tool-aided creation of a dummy object. Now it’s time to discuss the creation of a stub. The stub is […]

Test Doubles: creating a Dummy Object using a mocking framework

5.0 01 In this series of posts about Test Doubles we’ll look at five examples. In the previous post we looked the manual creation of a dummy object. The conclusion was that the manual approach […]

Test Doubles: creating a Dummy Object manually

5.0 02 In this series of posts about Test Doubles we’ll look at five examples. The Dummy Object is the first and most straightforward. Its definition is: A placeholder object that is passed to the […]

4 Tips for Test Automation on Android 7

4.5 02 As a mobile app tester I am always eager to try the newest OS releases. So when the latest Android version was released, I obviously wanted to run my automated test scripts on […]

Test Doubles for the win

Test Doubles

5.0 03 When writing unit or contract tests you encounter situations in which you need mock things. Given you want to test a method in Class A that uses a collaborator (class / interface B). […]

Learn Development Practices To Improve Your Test Automation Code

0.0 00 This was originally posted on testhuddle. Test automation is a prominent part of testing. To improve your test automation code, you should look at development practices. Creating clean code is a good practice […]

JMeter and WebDriver – Why would you want to combine them?

2.0 01 3 Reasons to combine JMeter and WebDriver in performance testing a webapplication What is JMeter good at? The Apache Foundation states the following about JMeter: The **Apache JMeter™ **desktop application is open source […]

Using IBM Rational Functional Tester for the first time

5.0 01 Last May I started my Polteq career with extensive test training, since my work experience so far was not in software testing. In my first assignment I joined a Scrum team that is […]

Scroll to an element with Selenium WebDriver

3.1 20 We need to take into account that a web element, for instance a button, can dynamically go out of view depending on the screen resolution we test with. So how do we wait […]

Trash Talk: Throw away test automation

4.5 02 I quite often tell clients that their approach to test automation is not sustainable, this got me thinking, does test automation always have to be sustainable and reusable? This all depends on the […]

JMeter and WebDriver – 2 ways to combine them effectively

5.0 02 In my previous post I wrote about why it can be useful to combine running load tests in combination with functional automated tests (checks). In this post I will go in a bit deeper […]