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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…

What are the testing activities performed in the 5 common agile practices?

Vladimir Simonovski

Testing in traditional projects is different than testing in agile projects following the well-known agile practices. The main difference would be when the testing activities start. In traditional projects, testing begins after the development of the software as a final activity. Even though some companies are following this approach, this can lead to issues found late in the development which is expensive to fix, testers didn’t get the chance to “play” with the system at the early stage and the…

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…

The importance of Acceptance Testing in organizations | QAMIND

Vladimir Simonovski

The development of software requires different methodologies, concepts, and guides to be followed throughout its life cycle. One organization must have a development and testing strategy defined early before the initial work on a product specified by the customer. The requirements are some from of source of truth for one development team and therefore, that form of a document specification needs to be handled and maintained accordingly. Since the delivery of software to the customer is the most important task,…