TestGuild Automation Podcast

TestGuild Automation Podcast

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TestGuild Automation Testing using tools like Selenium, Cypress, JMeter and More


Visual Programming for Automation with Duncan Brigginshaw
Sep 15 • 32 min
Today Duncan Brigginshaw, co-founder and technical director at Odin Technology, will share some of the benefits of using the Scriptworks automation testing framework. Listen to discover a unique way to visually program automation for your web, mobile,…
269: Automation Using Selenide with Hima Bindu Peteti
Sep 8 • 31 min
Today Hima Bindu Peteti will share her experience with Selenide, an open-source library that can make a significant impact in accelerating your automation software delivery by introducing concise API, shorter expressions, and many other capabilities….
268: Saying Goodbye to TestTalks
Sep 3 • 13 min
It’s time to say goodbye and hello. In this episode, discover why I decided to rename TestTalks to the TestGuild Automation Podcast.
267: Smart Test Execution with Eran Sher
Aug 25 • 31 min
Do you run an entire automation test for every build because you don’t know which one to run based on the checked-in changes? Running all tests for every check-in is time-consuming and creates lots of noise. In this episode, we’ll talk with Eran…
266: Automation Journey and TestNG with Rex Jones II
Aug 18 • 29 min
In this episode we’ll test talk with Rex Jones about his automation testing journey. Rex will share some hacks that have helped his testing career, as well as his thoughts on the Java testing framework TestNG.
265: TestProject a Community Testing Platform with Mark Kardashov
Aug 11 • 25 min
In this episode, we’ll talk to Mark Kardashov, CEO and Co-Founder of TestProject, a free automation framework built on top of Selenium and Appium. You may have heard that Tricentis recently acquired TestProject, and that’s one of the things…
264: Finding Your Community with Julie Laursen, Joel Hendershott, Evan Niedojadlo
Aug 4 • 31 min
Are you a new test engineer, or want to put yourself out there but aren’t sure how to contribute? Are you the lone tester in your organization, having to seek support outside your company? Or are you trying to start a community from scratch because…
263: So You Want to Be a SeleniumConf Speaker with Marcus Merrell
Jul 28 • 33 min
Do you dream of becoming a testing conference speaker, but are unsure about how to get your talk accepted at an event? In this episode, Marcus Merrell, Director of Technical Services at Sauce Labs (and one of the lead organizers of the Selenium…
262: Testing Torchbearer of Truth with Mush Honda
Jul 21 • 31 min
Do you see yourself as a torchbearer of testing truth? In this episode, Mush Honda will share how testing is changing as we move towards CI/CD. Discover how he views combining the need for speed with the mindset of testers who are not keepers of…
261: WebDriverIO and Extended Debugging with Christian Bromann
Jul 14 • 28 min
Listen in on this episode to get an inside look into the life of Christian Bromann, the maintainer of WebDriverIo. Christian will share the pros and cons of WebDriverIo, some extended debugging features he’s currently working on for the DevTools…
260: Python Test Automation with Andrew Knight
Jul 7 • 32 min
Today we’ll be discussing Python test automation with the Automation Panda himself, Andrew Knight. Andrew will share the reason why he loves Python, as well as tips on how you can get started using it for all your test automation efforts.
259: New Way To Learn Test Automation with Angie Jones
Jun 30 • 33 min
Are you trying to find a way to learn test automation? Or maybe you want to refresh or enhance what you already know. Today we’ll be TestTalking with Angie Jones all about ways to learn more about automation. So listen up and discover a must know…
258: Boozang A New Approach to UI Testing with Mats Ljunggren
Jun 23 • 29 min
In this episode will be speaking with Mats Ljunggren about Boozang, an AI-based web automation tool that is written in Javascript. It leverages HTML-snippet technology to allow it to run in any browser without extension or local installation. So…
257: Oxygen Appium Selenium Made Simple with Nachum Dimer
Jun 16 • 34 min
Do you like Cypress.io, but feel it’s too developer-centric for your testing team? Do you still want to use Selenium and Appium, but in a more straightforward way? If so, this episode is for you as we test talk about the automation framework Oxygen…
256: Cypress.io Hot Seat Questions with Gleb Bahmutov
Jun 9 • 24 min
In this episode, we’ll place Gleb Bahmutov on the hot seat to handle all of the Automation Guild’s questions around Cyress.io. Learn when you should consider using Cypress vs. Selenium and when you shouldn’t. Also, hear common questions and…
255: Mainframe DevOps Testing with Rosalind Radcliffe
Jun 2 • 32 min
Everyone is always looking at the latest, shiny testing tools that only support Web technologies, but what about automating mainframe apps? Rosalind Radcliffe, Distinguished Engineer at IBM, explains why mainframes still matter and how they fit into…
254: Making Load Testing with Real Browsers a Reality with Tim Koopmans
May 26 • 23 min
Have you ever wished there was an easier way to performance test your application without worrying about how to automate it from the protocol layer? If so, you’ll want to listen in to today’s episode with the founder of Flood.io, Tim Koopmans. Tim…
253: The Life of a Solo Automation Engineer with Chris Kenst
May 12 • 31 min
In this episode discover what it takes to become an automation engineer in a startup with Chris Kenst. Chris also shares tips on how to improve your automation skills leveraging education and conferences. You’ll also discover an awesome resource to…
252: Security Testing in 2019 with SecureGuild
May 5 • 21 min
Has the software you’ve tested ever been hacked? How do you know? I just read an article on TechCrunch that hackers went undetected in Citrix internal network for six months! Scary stuff. So in this episode, we’ll take a sneak peek at some of the…
251: People Practices in Digital Transformations with Gurushyam Mony
Apr 28 • 33 min
DevOps and Agility are only successful if your team continues to practice them every day, every hour, every minute. But how do you achieve this type of whole-team approach? In this episode, Gurushyam Mony shares some of his top practices for helping…
250: Pushing Security Testing Left, Like a Boss with Tanya Janca
Apr 21 • 37 min
Today we’ll be test talking with security testing expert Tanya Janca about application security and more. Tanya is passionate about application security and evangelizing software security and will share why you should be, too. Listen up to hear how…
249: Next Generation Agile Automation with Guljeet Nagpaul
Apr 14 • 31 min
Two of the hottest new topics in our industry are continuous testing and AI/machine learning. Today we’ll be test talking with Guljeet Nagpaul about next generation Agile automation. We’ll cover codeless test automation, improving Agile quality…
248: What is Programming with Edaqa Mortoray
Apr 7 • 32 min
Have you ever wondered what is programming really is, at a deeper level than the obvious answer? That’s what we’ll be test talking about today with Edaqa Mortoray, author of the new book What is programming? A Harmony of People, Code that runs the…
247: Discover The Personality of Your Application with Greg Paskal
Mar 31 • 35 min
One of the most common challenges for quality engineers is making the mental shift from merely pursuing pass or fail test results to understanding the characteristics and trends of tests. That’s what we’ll be test talking about today with Greg…
246: Chaos Engineering with Tammy Butow
Mar 24 • 29 min
Do you want to build more resilient software systems? Do you like to break things on purpose? If so, this episode is for you. We’ll be Test Talking about Chaos Engineering with Tammy Butow, a principal site reliability engineer at Gremlin. Tammy…
245: Performance Testing in 2019 with PerfGuild
Mar 17 • 34 min
Unfortunately, not many software engineering organizations are familiar with the needs of performance testing or even have the expertise to do so. One major roadblock that prevents teams from successfully executing performance testing is a lack of…
244: Fast Forward Your Entire Development Cycle with Israel Rogoza and Avishai Moshka
Mar 10 • 37 min
In today’s episode, we’ll be Test Talking with Israel Rogoza and Avishai Moshka from IncrediBuild about how you can fast-forward your entire development cycle. Discover how to reduce your builds, tests and other tasks leveraging grid computing. So…
243: Creating Klassi Frameworks with Larry Goddard
Mar 3 • 28 min
In this episode, we’ll be Test Talking with Larry Goddard about how to create a “Klassi” automation framework. Larry will discuss some JavaScript-related test tools that have helped him create tests for UI, APIs and visual validations, as…
242: Front-end Architecture Making a Way For Testing with Fabio Nolasco
Feb 24 • 34 min
There are many things that can disturb the perfect flow of front-end development and testing. However, for some reason, most people are led to believe that, whatever the answer is, it might involve new technology. But what if that was not true? What…
241: Automate The Planet with Anton Angelov
Feb 17 • 29 min
Today we’ll be test talking with Anton Angelov, the CTO and co-founder of Automate The Planet Ltd, inventor of both the BELLATRIX Test Automation Framework and MEISSA Distributed Test Runner. In this episode prepare to discover more about automation…
240: How to Listen to Your Tests with Alex Schladebeck
Feb 10 • 30 min
Today we’ll be test talking with Alex Schladebeck about her views on Software Testing. Discover what linguistics has to do with testing, how to stop hating your UI tests and much more. If you’re interested in software testing, you don’t want to…
239: Clean Selenium Code Using Linting with Kwo Ding
Feb 3 • 22 min
Today we’ll be test talking with Kwo Ding all about his new Sonar WebDriver Plugin which is a static code analysis tool that helps you to follow best practices for writing WebDriver tests. If you’re interested in writing clean Selenium code, you…
238: Karate API Testing with Peter Thomas
Jan 27 • 32 min
Karate is a popular open-source project for web-service API testing. Inspired by Cucumber – it combines BDD syntax with a DSL carefully crafted to deal with HTTP. In this episode, Peter will walk through some of the features of Karate, and how it…
237: Sneak Peek of AutomationGuild 2019
Jan 20 • 23 min
Are you or your team struggling with automation testing? Do you have a hard time getting automation buy-in from your teams? In this episode, you’ll get a sneak peek of what you’ll discover at the 2019 Automation Guild Online Conference and…
236: Sleeping Is Not Your Best Friend in Automation with Michelle Macdonald
Jan 13 • 32 min
Have you ever watched SpongeBob SquarePants? If so, this episode is for you as we Test Talk with Michelle Macdonald about the SpongeBob-themed talk she gave at last year’s SeleniumConf titled “Sleeping is not your best friend in automation.”…
235: OpenTest Automation Framework with Adrian Theodorescu
Jan 6 • 32 min
Are you hungry to learn more about an open-source framework? In this episode Adrian Theodorescua, a developer-turned-tester with over 17 years of experience shares his experiences with helping to create OpenTest. OpenTest is a free, open-source…
234: How Test Automation Will Change in 2019
Dec 30, 2018 • 24 min
Are you wondering what new automation and testing skills and tools you’ll need to know in 2019? Before my Automation Guild conference each year I ask potential attendees to fill out a survey to give me an idea of what things they’re struggling…
233: A Practical Guide to Testing in DevOps with Katrina Clokie
Dec 16, 2018 • 32 min
As organizations shift to a culture of intense collaboration and rapid delivery, the expectations for testers are changing. What does testing look like in an environment with automated build and deployment pipelines? How does appetite for risk change…
232: HipTest Living Documentations BDD for 2019 with Laurent Py
Dec 9, 2018 • 28 min
There are many benefits of BDD, but most folks completely ignore them and just focus in on the automation piece of behavior-driven development. Living documentation, as well as communication, are often overlooked. In this episode that’s…
231: Nodejs Automation Frameworks with Casey Cantwell
Dec 2, 2018 • 36 min
Today we’ll be Test Talking with Casey Cantwell a Senior QA Architect about WebDriver.io Automation. This episode came about after I received an email from Casey who asked “In reading your blog post on “frameworks you need to know article” I…
230: It’s back! Selenium IDE Reborn with Dave Haeffner
Nov 25, 2018 • 30 min
If you’re like me you would have thought that Selenium IDE was long dead and buried. And to be honest, I was glad to believe it was. But in this episode, Dave Haeffner will Test Talk about the rebirth of Selenium IDE and why it’s a good thing….
229: A Journey through Test Automation Patterns with Seretta Gamba
Nov 18, 2018 • 22 min
Have you ever wondered what it must have been like to find the Rosetta stone—the key to deciphering Egyptian hieroglyphics? In this episode, we’ll be Test Talking with Seretta Gamba about her new book, A Journey through Test Automation Patterns:…
228: Information Not Automation with Ingo Philipp
Nov 11, 2018 • 36 min
What is Continuous Testing? What does it mean to you and your team’s testing efforts? That’s what we’ll be test talking about today in this episode with Ingo Philipp, a Distinguished Evangelist at Tricentis. Prepare to discover what the…
227: Fuel Your Performance Testing Using Loadster with Andy Hawkes
Nov 4, 2018 • 22 min
In this episode discover how to fuel up your performance testing efforts as we test talk with Andy Hawkes. Andy is the creator of a new performance test tools called Loadster. So listen up and discover how using Loadster can help you lower the barrier…
226: Acceptance Testing Using Gauge with Zabil Maliackal
Oct 28, 2018 • 25 min
In this episode, we’ll be Test Talking with Zabil Maliackal, Gauge Product Manager at ThoughtWorks, about acceptance testing. If you’re looking for an open-source automation framework that requires less code and less maintenance, and want to focus…
225: WEKA Machine Learning Automation Testing with Bhavani R
Oct 21, 2018 • 26 min
As you know, the number of tools that leverage machine-learning algorithms to help with UI based software automation testing keeps increasing. But what about leveraging AI for helping in other areas, like test data management? That’s what we’ll be…
224: The Need For Velocity with Eran Sher
Oct 14, 2018 • 33 min
In this episode we’ll be test talking with Eran Sher, CEO and co-founder of SeaLights.io, about software quality analytics and why analytics are so important in today’s fast-paced software developing and testing world. Discover actionable tips on…
223: Testing Dream Journaling (Smashing Sand Castles) with Noemi Ferrera
Oct 7, 2018 • 36 min
Did you enjoy smashing sand castles when you were a kid? If so, it might explain why you’re about to listen to this podcast. In this episode we’ll test talk with computer scientist Noemi Ferrera about AR/VR/AI machine learning and game testing…
222: AI-powered Test Automation Dashboard with Dzmitry Humianiuk
Sep 30, 2018 • 34 min
In today’s episode get ready to discover ReportPortal.io, an open-source, AI-powered Test Automation dashboard. We’ll be test talking with Dzmitry Humianiuk, Product Manager at EPAM. Dzmitry will explain how ReportPortal.io can help you with…
221: Tester in Your Pocket with Evan Wiley
Sep 23, 2018 • 28 min
In this episode, we’ll be Test Talking with Evan Wiley a Quality Engineer for a large financial company all about his experience on how to get that automation culture into sprint teams. So listen up to discover a whole bunch of real word experience…
220: VR and AR in Mobile Apps Testing with Bj Aberle
Sep 16, 2018 • 28 min
With the ability to experience VR on mobile devices and WebVR on the horizon, the potential for VR to go mainstream is huge. But what does this mean for testing? That’s what you’ll discover in this episode as we TestTalk with BJ about VR and AR in…
219: The State of Software Quality in 2018 with Shailesh Rao
Sep 9, 2018 • 36 min
As software continues to eat the world, it’s important to recognize the impact of poor quality software devouring your business. Apple’s bold step of identifying 2018 as the year of software quality is a call for other organizations to do the…
218: Driving Innovation in Testing at Mabl with Lisa Crispin
Sep 2, 2018 • 39 min
Are you looking for ways to improve your continuous delivery testing process? Want to start incorporating new technologies like AI and machine learning to accomplish that? In this episode testing superstar and popular conference speaker Lisa Crispin,…
217: Selenium Above and Beyond with Andrew Krug
Aug 26, 2018 • 26 min
In this episode, we’ll be test talking with the lazy coder Andrew Krug. Andrew just created a new resource called Selenium: Above and Beyond and that what well’’ be covering today. Get ready to discover a learning package that takes you beyond…
216: TestCafe to Automate Hard To Test Web Controls with Julian Bucknall
Aug 19, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode we’ll be Test Talking with Julian Bucknall, the CTO at Developer Express about their open-source Web browser automation tool, TestCafe. Discover why TestCafe was created as well as how it can potentially help you and your teams with…
215: Ruby Testing Culture with Jason Swett
Aug 12, 2018 • 29 min
I always hear about how most Ruby developers have embraced testing. So today we’re going to test talk about the Ruby Testing Culture from a developers perspective with Jason Sweet from codewithJason.com. Jason has a bunch of courses and articles on…
214: API Fortress Testing and Monitoring with Patrick Poulin
Aug 5, 2018 • 33 min
Enterprise software needs to innovate quickly to stay competitive. Manual testing of APIs is inefficient. But many teams struggle to understand how to programmatically tests APIs. There are many tools out there but which one is right for you? Today…
213: Automation in Testing Superfriends with Richard Bradshaw & Mark Winteringham
Jul 29, 2018 • 30 min
How do you educate the other members of your team about your automation? How do you talk to management about automation? We sometimes focus so heavily on the tooling that we lose sight of what it is we’re trying to test. In this episode, we’ll…
212: Value Stream Integration with Matt Angerer & Jeff Downs
Jul 22, 2018 • 35 min
With more and more companies moving away from centralization or standardization of their tools to conduct delivery of software it even harder to establish traceability for one artifact to the next across the entire organization That’s where the…
211: Lowering Performance Testing Barriers Using k6 with Robin Gustafsson
Jul 15, 2018 • 33 min
Want to lower the performance testing barriers to help get your developers involved in testing? K6 is an open source, modern load testing tool that provides a clean, approachable scripting API, local and cloud execution, with command and control…
210: Selenium WebDriver Past, Present & Future with Simon Stewart
Jul 8, 2018 • 34 min
In this episode, we test talk with the creator of Selenium Simon Stewart. Simon shares his view on the past, present, and future of the Selenium project. So get ready to discover how and why Selenium was created, AI, W3C, Simon’s approach to…
209: API Functional Testing with Klaus Neuhold & Dave Karow
Jul 1, 2018 • 27 min
Want a way to create quicker, more reliable functional tests without the overhead of a full-blown UI test? Do you want to develop functional tests that can also be used as performance tests later in the software development lifecycle? If so, this…
208: Dynamic Selenium Grid using Zalenium with Diego Molina
Jun 24, 2018 • 28 min
Are you looking for a way to quickly create a disposable, flexible, container-based Selenium Grid infrastructure that has features like video recording, live preview, basic auth & online/offline dashboards? If so than this episode is for you….
207: Test Leadership in Agile with Anna Royzman
Jun 17, 2018 • 29 min
In this fast-paced world of Agile and continuous testing, the need for test leaders has never been higher. So if you are responsible for creating a testing practice for your company or team—and managing the process and people—this episode is for…
206: Shift-left Your Teams QA Efforts with the Testing Guild
Jun 10, 2018 • 26 min
Facing Software Quality Issues? Announcing an Online Conference for Testers by Testers. 20 + Experts Reveal Their Top Software Testing & QA Secrets. Join the first-ever Testing Guild an online conference and community dedicated 100% to helping YOU…
205: .Net and Integration Testing Pitfalls with James Penning
Jun 3, 2018 • 31 min
Integration Testing is often one of the toughest parts of the software development lifecycle—so in this episode we’ll test talk with James Penning of Get-Testy.com about the Top 5 Pitfalls when Writing Integration Tests, some tips for .NET testers,…
204: Discover Katalon Studio for Test Automation with Raghav Pal
May 27, 2018 • 35 min
Finding the right testing tool from all the available automation testing tools is tough. I’ve interviewed over 200 testers and developers on my TestTalks and based on this treasure trove of test automation awesomeness; I created an Ultimate Testing…
203: Performance Advisory Council with Henrik Rexed
May 20, 2018 • 31 min
In this episode, Henrik Rexed from Neotys joins us to test talk about how he’s helping to spread the gospel of performance testing earlier on the development lifecycle. Discover what the Performance Advisory Council is all about as well as how to…
202: AI for User Flow Verification with Jason Arbon
May 13, 2018 • 33 min
The most significant challenge for an app team in today’s Agile, Continuous Integration (CI), and DevOps-driven world is just making sure the app still works like it did yesterday. There isn’t enough time to manually test each build, let alone…
201: Intelligent Process Automation with Jonathon Wright
May 6, 2018 • 42 min
In the digital economy of today, every business is a software business, and how we create software is forever changing. So if you’re looking to learn where software development and testing is heading, listen up. In this episode Jonathon Wright (The…
200: Two Hundred Episodes Powered by Sauce Labs with Lubos Parobek
Apr 29, 2018 • 29 min
Welcome to the 200th episode of TestTalks. Thanks for your listening awesomeness! Rather than make this milestone episode all about me — I wanted to talk more about Sauce Labs and all the innovation you’ve been up to. And remind folks that Sauce…
199: Automating iOS Apps In the Apple Bubble with Shashikant Jagtap
Apr 22, 2018 • 30 min
Apple introduced it’s UI Testing framework (XCUITest) at WWDC 2015. The XCUITest framework enabled UI Tests to be written in Swift, Apple’s own programming language, which can be understood by both QA and Developers to bridge the technology gap. In…
198: Testing and Planning For The Unknown with Kinga Witko
Apr 15, 2018 • 29 min
Developing software always involves dealing with unknowns. Unanticipated issues and changes always tend to creep in during development. But how do you deal with the unknown when planning your sprints? How do you handle unforeseen bugs? In this…
197: Discovery Explore Behavior Using Examples with Gaspar Nagy
Apr 8, 2018 • 34 min
Is your team doing behavior-driven development but having issues realizing the full potential of this approach? In this episode Gaspar Nagy, creator of Specflow and co-author of the book Discovery: Explore Behavior Using Examples, discusses why BDD…
Happy Easter - No Episode This Week
Apr 1, 2018 • 0 min
Happy Easter - No Episode This Week
196: Rapid Software Testing with Michael Bolton
Mar 25, 2018 • 37 min
Do you want to discover how to perform the fastest, least expensive testing you can while still completely fulfilling the mission of testing? In this episode Michael Bolton, the world-renowned software tester, teacher, and co-author of Rapid Software…
195: JavaScript Testing Using Jest with Kent C. Dodds
Mar 18, 2018 • 35 min
In this episode Kent C. Dodds, a full stack Javascript engineer at Paypal (as well as an instructor on egghead.io, Frontend Masters, Workshop.me and an open source enthusiast), discusses JavaScript test automation using tools like Jest and Cypress….
194: The Reality of Testing in an Artificial World with Angie Jones
Mar 11, 2018 • 32 min
Our world is changing. Artificial intelligence is being employed in nearly every walk of life, from virtual assistants to self-driving cars. How will this new way of life impact software testing? What is our role…if there even is one? In this…
193: Biscuit Testing a Scientific Approach with Mike Talks
Mar 4, 2018 • 32 min
In this episode Mike Talks shares insights from his years of texting experience. Discover testing tips and techniques like biscuit testing, the scientific approach to testing, how to test fighter jets and more.
192: Performance Testing in DevOps with Paola Rossaro
Feb 25, 2018 • 30 min
One thing I’ve seen teams struggle with is including Performance Testing earlier in their software development lifecycle. In this episode we’ll talk with Paola Rossaro, CTO of Nouvola about how performance testing can become part of your…
191: Model-based Testing & DevOps with Michael “Fritz” Fritzius
Feb 18, 2018 • 22 min
In this episode, we’ll be Test Talking with Michael “Fritz” Fritzius, the founder of Arch DevOps, about model-based testing. Discover what model-based testing is, how it works, when to use it and who’s a good candidate for it.
190: Integration Automation Using Citrus Testing Framework with Christoph Deppisch
Feb 11, 2018 • 25 min
Today we’ll be test talking with the creator of the Citrus Integration Testing Framework, Christoph Deppisch. Citrus is an open source solution that was developed to help you automate integration tests for pretty much any messaging protocol or data…
189: Automating Accessibility Tests with Manoj Kumar
Feb 4, 2018 • 25 min
Twenty percent of the population has impairments that make it difficult for them to use your application. What are you doing about it? Functional testing an app is not enough. In this episode, Manoj Kumar will discuss some ways to add accessibility…
188: Preparing for the Robotic Automation Revolution with Jason Huggins
Jan 28, 2018 • 30 min
Ever wonder who started the whole Selenium test automation thing? In this episode, we Test Talk with the father of Selenium, the Elon Musk of test automation, Jason Huggins. Jason shares how he started Selenium and founded Sauce Labs and Tapster…
187: Appium Automation To Infinity and Beyond with Jonathan Lipps
Jan 21, 2018 • 29 min
Are you looking for a clear path to mobile testing greatness but not sure how to get there? Need some best practices or guidelines on how to make your Appium automation awesome? In this episode, Jonathan Lipps, one of the key contributors to Appium,…
186: Automation Guild 2018 Key Takeaways with Joe Colantonio
Jan 14, 2018 • 21 min
In this episode, we recap the 2018 Automation Guild Conference and Community that occurred the week of Jan 8 -10. Here are some quick takeaways as well as insight into how the guild conference continues to evolve to help you create automation awesomeness.
185: Automation Trends for 2018 with Angie Jones, Gil Tayar, Richard Bradshaw
Jan 7, 2018 • 39 min
In this episode, we test talk with Angie Jones, Richard Bradshaw, and Gil Tayar all about what automation trends they think that will dominate our work environment in 2018. We also cover what major skills are in high demand when hiring test engineers,…
184: Sneak Peek 2018 Automation Guild 2018 Online Conference
Dec 31, 2017 • 36 min
Are you or your team struggling with automation testing? Do you have a hard time getting automation buy-in from your teams? In this episode, you’ll get a sneak peek of what you’ll discover at the 2018 Automation Guild Online Conference and…
183: Why Test Automation is Fun with Corina Pip
Dec 17, 2017 • 32 min
Are you looking to expand your tester’s toolbox with automation but don’t know where to start? Are you unsure what the benefits of automation are, or whether it’s even worth it? In this episode, Corina Pip will share tips, tools, and libraries…
182: Mabl: Sneak Peak at New AI Test Tool with Dan Belcher
Dec 10, 2017 • 32 min
Everywhere you look today, folks are talking about Artificial Intelligence. Will AI be the next big thing in automation testing? In http://www.testtalks.com/182this episode we’ll get a sneak peak into a brand new, AI-based test tool, Mabl, which was…
181: Virtual Reality Game Testing with Jason Weimann
Dec 3, 2017 • 32 min
We’re still early in VR, and there’s not a lot of competition. Just like in the early days of mobile, it’s a goldmine ready for you to jump into. But figuring out how to get started with testing and developing VR is definitely the hardest part. In…
180: Ten Years of Cucumber BDD with Aslak Hellesøy
Nov 26, 2017 • 32 min
Whether you’re just getting started with BDD using Cucumber—or have been using it for years—you’re in for a treat. In this, episode we’ll be test talking with the creator of Cucumber, Aslak Hellesøy, about his thoughts and reflections on ten…
179: WebDriverIO: SeleniumJS on Steroids with Kevin Lamping
Nov 19, 2017 • 28 min
There are a lot of Selenium WebDriver-based testing frameworks out there. A relatively new one is Webdriver.io. In this episode, we’ll be Test Talking about it with Kevin Lamping, author of the course Learn WebDriver.io. Kevin shares some of the…
178: Third Wave Test Automation with Joe Colantonio
Nov 12, 2017 • 29 min
When I look back at my career in test automation, there are three distinct periods, or “waves” that come to mind. In this episode, you’ll discover eight newer “AI”-based tools that I think they will take us to the next stage of test…
177: Test Automation Using Cypress.io with Brian Mann & Gleb Bahmutov
Nov 5, 2017 • 41 min
Are you or your developers struggling with test automation? Is Selenium not working for you? In this episode, we’ll be test talking with the founder and VP of engineering at Cypress.io. Cypress.io is a developer-focused tool that helps other…
176: How to Decompose Tests for Automation with Paul Grossman
Oct 29, 2017 • 39 min
In this episode, we’ll be test talking with dark arts wizard Paul Grossman. Paul will share his six-step process for decomposing tests that can translate into an automation framework. So get ready to discover how to create a reusable, maintainable…
175: Blockchain Application Testing with Rhian Lewis
Oct 22, 2017 • 37 min
In this episode, we’ll be test talking with Rhian Lewis about Blockchain application testing. I assume that you’ve been hearing a lot about Blockchain and Bitcoin (I know I have), but how many of us have actually begun to roll up our sleeves and…
174: Machine Learning in Test Automation with Oren Rubin
Oct 15, 2017 • 32 min
What if there was a way to make your tests more reliable with less manual maintenance involved on your part? Something like a record and playback solution with built-in machine learning that creates self-improving, stable test runs? Sound like science…
173: Making Automation Work for Every Build with Danny McKeown
Oct 8, 2017 • 32 min
In this episode, Danny McKeown of Paychex test talks about how his small tools group supports nearly one hundred Agile teams in their automation efforts. Danny will share how his team is able to lead other teams to implement and succeed with their…
172: Mobile Testing Pyramid with Kwo Ding
Oct 1, 2017 • 26 min
Do you struggle to decide when to use a browser emulation (in case of hybrid apps), mobile simulators/emulators and real devices? In this episode, Kwo Ding will review his mobile test pyramid approach and discuss best practices about when to…