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Dec 5, 2018 - 6 minute read - Linkedin

Tips for a Successful Test Automation Proof of Concept

A great way to start introducing automated execution and tooling into your test process is to conduct a proof of concept (POC).

A POC can often provide, in a few days, far more information than an extended RFP and trial evaluation process, assuming the right people are involved and the aims are clear.

Nov 23, 2018 - 8 minute read - Linkedin

Do not look for Cheap Black Friday Deal​ Testing

Black Friday means cheap deals.

Testing is already the ‘cheap’ and undervalued relation in Software Development. Testers are paid less than programmers. Testing is outsourced more often and programming because it is seen as less valuable. Testing is viewed as more of a junior role than programming.

Every day is Black Friday for Software Testing.

Nov 4, 2018 - 5 minute read - Java For Testers

JUnit5 Assertion Migration Strategy

TLDR; Rather than migration your assertions line by line, create an abstraction class to represent the new implementation and then perform inline refactoring.

I’m experimenting with migrating my projects to JUnit 5.

Many of the “how to migrate to JUnit 5” blog posts show differences, but not a lot of strategies. I used a Branch By Abstraction strategy to migrate JUnit 4 Assertions. This allowed me to experiment with using JUnit5 assertions or AssertJ assertions.