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Sponsored Automation projects have a lot of problems which are common across the board. With the open source world of Selenium and others, there are many common areas where every new person struggles with. [...]
This one time, when we spent months finding the root cause of an alert problem, Turned out windows 7 on a VM running chrome ran a bit wonky, It was so cool we wasted months on such a silly issue. But you know, [...]
Debugging is something generally people don’t like. Particularly problems spanning over days and sucking out all brain power. In a previous article I discussed how to avoid problems from emerging in your UI automation [...]
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Around 60 – 96% of communication is non-verbal as per different researches
What does that mean for us testers?
The impact of this is VERY LARGE, however here was one lesson I learned and shared with my team today:
We humans are communicating or […]
The object life cycle and waits
Firstly, here’s what I call the ‘object life cycle’:
In UI automation objects we use have a specific pattern that keeps repeating.
These steps are 1) Wait for object, 2) Find object, 3 Perform action on object – […]
I was asked a very interesting question today, ‘what is your management style?’
While I could go the leadership route, there is something else also equally valuable..
Each person is knowingly (or unknowingly) working towards some goal.
It’s like every object on earth is […]
The importance of encapsulation / wrapper layer
A question I asked the participants in last week’s training:
Usually encapsulation is understood as a way to hide the implementation details.
While that is true, there are a lot of other great benefits as well.
I learned […]
Discussed a lot of topics including ‘Advanced Selenium’ locators today
And here are a few tips I gave the class:
– I always try to find a parent for the area of the page I want to use,
– Then within that area […]
What most automation trainings are missing?
Explaining the fundamentals, and that’s where I like to start..
Starting with installing the tool is not a great way
With automation the ‘why’ is far more important than the how
Automation done well is time intensive and requires […]