Test automation and software craftsmanship

Benjamin Bischoff, Test Automation Engineer at trivago N.V. (ex Senior Automation Engineer at Ubisoft Düsseldorf)

The recording of my talk "Simplifying your test runs with make" is now available! It is also available as a written blog post here.

Sometimes, (test) automation professionals are approached with a completely new task for automation. In this article, I try to give you a guideline and some questions to ask when this happens.

My game development duo Laxersaz published its fourth game on itch.io. It is freely available for Windows, Mac and even playable on the web. More info is available here: https://www.softwaretester.blog/games

Laxersaz, the hobby game development duo I am a part of, took part in our first game jam ever. Our entry is called "Captain Chaos vs Inspector Tic" for the Brackeys Game Jam 2021.2.

Part eight of my card magic and software series for Youtube is finally available. This one is called "A Card Trick About Expertise".

The make tool has been around since 1976 and is a prime example of mature software. In this article, I will give you an introduction to using it as a CI/CD tool. All examples are available on Github