Test automation and software craftsmanship

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

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

The code examples for my presentation "Simplifying your test runs with Make" for Nordic Testing Days 2021 are now online on Github.

I just remembered an older twitter thread about the measurement of test effectiveness and what actions should be taken if tests are not valuable anymore. This is my opinion.

In magic, one of the greatest challenges is framing. That means finding a context for your effect. In this article of the "Magic principles in test automation" series, I will talk about this.

This article will show how to set Github actions parameters to a value that is based on another parameter's value. This is a very flexible approach for inputs with specific options.

I wrote an article for the Ministry of Testing community about common software design patterns and methodologies that can be helpful when dealing with UI automation.

Read the full article on the Ministry of Testing website!