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Our reading recommendations of the week #39 – 2019

Our reading recommendations of the week #39 – 2019

Dear readers, it’s not easy to find time for reading and improve our tester skills. Hopefully, we try to gather a few articles that have a certain interest if you are in a continuous improvement process. This week, we share with you these 3 subjects around automation:

  • Writing Good Gherkin Enables Good Test Automation
  • UI Test Automation Frameworks Showdown: TestCafé versus Nightwatch.js
  • Beyond Page Objects: Next Generation Test Automation with Serenity and the Screenplay Pattern

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Automation, a work for testers or developers?

Automation, a work for testers or developers?

Lots of companies don’t have any Testing or QA Team, and in DevOps environment, most of them are thinking about adding a new role to start a new project for test automation. Maybe that you already have some unit tests, integration tests or service tests that are executed on your CI, and these have for sure been written by developers.

But what is the strategy behind that? Are these tests really relevant and useful? Are they passing all the time and not ignored? Do you need a new team to manage these test activities or is the actual team with no dedicated tester enough? And finally what are all these roles including “Developers in Test” in the name?

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Our reading recommendations of the week #48 – 2018

Our reading recommendations of the week #48 – 2018

Maybe you noticed that our blog was down during more than a week. It was “hacked and then stopped by ourself. Someone malicious decided to use it in order to redirect any incoming request to a website that is probably earning money depending on traffic.

So welcome back to lyontesting.fr and let’s not lose good habits by sharing with you a few reading recommendations.

  • A False Dichotomy of Modern Testing by Jeff Nyman
  • Continuous Security with Find-Sec-Bugs by Sławomir Radzymiński
  • The mobile release train by Daniel Knott

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Our reading recommendations of the week #30 – 2018

Our reading recommendations of the week #30 – 2018

Here we go with our reading recommendations of this 30th week of this year. Be it on the beach, in the mountains or while fighting a mosquito in a tent, there’s no break for learning and sharing thanks to awesome people around the world writing blog articles. This week, we’ll cover the following subjects:

  • Maybe that asking yourself “What tests to automate?” is not the right question
  • The software Testing anti-patterns
  • The importance of Design QA

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