DevOps West Conference – Wrap up & Test automation at Twitter

First a big thanks to all of you for visiting our booth and for the great discussions we’ve had. The line-up of this conference was impressive and I attended my best session for a while thanks to Angie Jones, Test automation at Twitter. We also had great time at the with great products update and demo. … More DevOps West Conference – Wrap up & Test automation at Twitter

Living documentation

What is living documentation? When using Acceptance Test Driven Development (ATDD) or Behaviour Driven Development (BDD) as a development practice you write examples and use them to drive the development. These examples are used as acceptance criteria. They are part of the definition of done. They also support the conversation and help the cross functional team … More Living documentation

UKStar Wrap-up

Time to say bye to the first UKStar event. It has been a fantastic conference. Around 300 attendees from many countries. Here is my top list of sessions. The Future of Tech by James Whittaker, Microsoft Apps are eating the web. But future is elsewhere. Machines are learning our habits faster than we can form them. They will … More UKStar Wrap-up

Customising hiptest-publisher exports (part II): customising the templates

In the previous blog post, we have seen how handlebars works and the various helpers provided by Hiptest publisher. It is now time to have a look at some examples and tweak the default output. But first, let’s do some configuration so hiptest-publisher knows which templates to use. Configuring hiptest-publisher First, create a folder named … More Customising hiptest-publisher exports (part II): customising the templates

Customising hiptest-publisher exports (part I): understanding Handlebars

Test automation with Hiptest Before starting to explain the needs behind a custom exports, let’s have a brief recap on the vision we have at Hiptest about test automation. Our vision of test automation is that the tests should follow the pace of development in  a continuous deployment process (DevOps). As strong believer in the Behavior Driven Development process that also … More Customising hiptest-publisher exports (part I): understanding Handlebars

Testing a simple Android app using Espresso

In this blog post, we’ll explain step by step how to automate your first test with Hiptest and Espresso. To follow this tutorial, you’ll need a few pre-requisite: an Hiptest account an environment for executing Espresso tests hiptest-publisher installed locally (optional for the last part) The tested application Go to the android-testing Github project and  clone the … More Testing a simple Android app using Espresso

Drive the conversation with BDD and focus on value first

Behavior Driven Development (BDD) is getting a lot of traction and somewhat becomes a buzzword. The most common bias I see is “I want to automate my tests using BDD”. So let’s make it clear: BDD is not about test automation. It will not ensure the quality of your software. It contributes to it and … More Drive the conversation with BDD and focus on value first

Using Behavior Driven Development on a huge ticketing system

Using BDD at scale Behavior driven development is a good practice for agile teams and is now widely adopted in many cutting edge software companies. BDD enhances collaboration between end users, business analysts, developers and testers. Among these cutting edge companies, Parkeon has implemented Behavior Driven Development at scale on a very large project for … More Using Behavior Driven Development on a huge ticketing system