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Write simple and effective API tests using Apache HTTP Client

Vladimir Simonovski

Apache HTTP Client is a library that allows us to write HTTP requests. Not only that we can use all the available HTTP methods, but the HTTP Client library can also be used for SSL requests as well as user authentication methods and proxies. In this blog post, you will see how you can create HTTP requests using this library and we will execute each method against the web service. Now let’s try to create GET, POST, PUT and DELETE…

A beginner’s guide to writing powerful BDD tests using Rest Assured and Cucumber

Vladimir Simonovski

Organizations today tend to invest a lot of effort and resources in setting an API test automation strategy. Having a well-structured test automation framework allows for a better test regression suite and better quality product, enhancing the test coverage and reducing the manual repetitive test efforts. Since automation testing plays an important role in software testing, companies can determine which tool can suit them the most to achieve the above-mentioned. In this blog post, we are going to focus on…

How to perform cross-browser testing using the powerful BrowserStack?

Vladimir Simonovski

What is cross-browser testing? As the name says it all, cross-browser testing is a form of non-functional testing where we test the application on a different browser to confirm if any UI elements on the application are affected by the browser itself. This type of testing is important for applications that need to be tested on different browsers like Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Edge, Safari, etc. How do you perform cross browser testing of your site? Cross-browser testing is an activity…

How to run visual regression tests using BackstopJS in 5 simple steps?

Vladimir Simonovski

Visual regression tests or visual testing is an activity performed by the testers to compare different versions of the screenshots taken from the application. A typical visual test would look like this: Take a screenshot of the application you are testing Save the screenshot and set it as a baseline Deploy the newest application version of the UI Open the application where you took the screenshot and compare it with the older screenshot If there are changes, save the newest…

How to use Lombok @Builder and @Data annotations to improve your automation test framework?

Vladimir Simonovski

When transforming your test cases into automation scripts, some general rules should be followed: code compiled and build, tests successfully passed, understandable flows, and smooth test structure. Many of today’s concepts, design patterns, and libraries help in achieving a stable automation test suite. Specifically, API automation testing at all testing levels is always relying on some of the popular libraries that can ease the process of writing scripts and understand the test flows. In this post, we are going to…