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Posts published in October 2020

Cucumber: Write automated tests in behavior-driven development fashion

Vladimir Simonovski

What is Cucumber? Cucumber is a test framework that is used for writing BDD tests for web applications in a simple English language text called Gherkin. Tests written in Cucumber can be easily read by everyone within the team whether technical or non-technical individuals. It provides some form of live test documentation that is updated regularly but in the background, there are methods that are mapped and executed with each Gherkin sentence. When BDD comes into the picture, Cucumber is…

JUnit Parameterization & Parallelization: A great way to improve your test framework

Vladimir Simonovski

When it comes to writing functional API tests with JUnit, we strive to have a more structured and cleaner code that’s easy to understand, flexible to change and having reusable methods. If we can achieve the ones above, then we’re good to go right? Well, that is questionable, depending on the complexity and the scale of what needs to be covered in our automated tests as well as how many steps do we need to perform in order to have…