Test automation and software craftsmanship

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

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

Ben Dowen (known as @FullSnackTester on Twitter) nominated me as "Tester of the Day" and I feel very honored I get to carry the title for today.

Check out the whole list here: testeroftheday.com - you can also nominate someone there!

I was part of the new episode of the Ministry of Testing Podcast alongside Melissa Benua and Mike Lang. We talked about the topic of Testability testing. Listen to it on the Ministry of Testing website!

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.

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!