Applitools Eyes: Easy Automated Visual Checking

Applitools Eyes allows us to easily integrate automated visual testing into our existing BDD Solution. Having automated visual testing is a big plus because whilst our automation may be good at asserting if elements are visible on the page or if some certain text is present, it doesn’t tell us that it has appeared in the right place. Automated visual […]

Parallel Test Execution with Specflow

Running Specflow scenarios in Parallel is a tricky problem to solve due to the nature of how tests are written. Achieving this is a lot simpler if we write Selenium tests in a unit style fashion but as this isn’t the case for Specflow with its Gherkin syntax we will look at executing them with a powershell build script against […]

Automation with AutoIt

This is a tool primarily used for automating windows applications but can also be used in conjunction with Selenium to deal with any windows dialogue boxes that Selenium on its own cannot manipulate. It can also interact with Active X dialogues. Generally speaking it is bad practice to implement this tool in your framework as it will only work with windows […]

Load Testing made easy with BlazeMeter & JMeter

Continuing for a moment with load testing lets have a look at Blaze Meter… What the tools are BlazeMeter: A Chrome App that allows you to record journeys through a system and export a load test plan to JMX Format. You will need to sign up for an account. BlazeMeter.com JMeter: A load testing tool that can run files in […]