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Opinion: Writing automated system tests is a great way to test a website / webapp.

Opinion: Writing automated system tests is a great way to test a website / webapp.

A few weeks ago I wrote a post explaining how running automated tests does not perform the same function as (good) manual testing. In a recent project, I was reminded that although running the tests is not deep testing, writing them is. I am very fortunate that I work with developers who are hot on quality and focused on writing appropriate unit tests for all their code, but what is the most cost effective way to have confidence that the…

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C# and the disappearing PageFactory – My next steps in Selenium testing

C# and the disappearing PageFactory – My next steps in Selenium testing

This entry is part 1 of 9 in the series Building a .Net Core PageFactory Framework

Being an Open Source project maintainer is a thankless task Ask Jim Evans, the maintainer of the C# (aka dotnet) language bindings for Selenium Webdriver as well as as the Internet Explorer driver that I am sure just about everyone who has ever written a Selenium test has used. Until I started my new job at Altitude Angel 16 days ago I had spent very little time worrying about the C# language bindings as I have been working in Java. As…

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Starting with the Page Object Model / Page Factory

Starting with the Page Object Model / Page Factory

Breaking news. Today is my 47th Birthday and it seems that the JUnit team have given me a birthday present with the announcement of JUnit 5.0 General Availability Release today. As of now, it is not in Maven central so I’m still with the release candidate, but I look forward to checking it out soon.   I have started off this blog looking at some of the basics of setting up and running basic tests using JUnit and Selenium WebDriver….

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