Test automation and software craftsmanship

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

As a close-up magician, I always think of combining magic and the subjects I get in touch with during my workday. So I created a card trick about unit tests.

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 is part four of the mini series "Magic principles in test automation". Forcing has multiple meaning in magic as well as software development - in this article I will try to explain both.

This is a new entry in the series "Magic principles in test automation". Today, I will cover the topic of repetition. To read the last one, please check out Magic principles in test automation: Misdirection.

This is a new entry in the series "Magic principles in test automation". Today, it is about direction and misdirection. To read the last one, please check out Magic principles in test automation: Clarity.

Since I have been an amateur magician for the last 34 years, this subject naturally influences my thinking on software. This post will kick off a little series on magic principles in relation to test automation.