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Retrofitting Cucumber to an existing codebase

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The new job (well, not so new now, but in any case my latest job) uses quite a bit of tech I’d not dug into previously. As far as source control goes, I’m used to centralised SC like SVN (or even CVS in a pinch), so getting my head around a distributed model (Git) took […]

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Data driven Selenium in JUnit via @Parameters

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I played around a bit with iteration using JUnit today. I have some generic tests that behave differently depending on the values fed to them. I don’t want to have iteration code living alongside each test (maintenance nightmare), so I wanted to use JUnit’s @Parameters tag to pull in my test data via a Preferences […]

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Adieu to QTP. Now for a closer look at Selenium

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To borrow from Groucho Marx – QTP, I’ve had a wonderful time, but  this wasn’t it. So thankfully I’ve been able to step away from QTP for the moment. Given that QTP doesn’t recognise Firefox so well after v3.6, and since we use a firefox plugin for most of our mobile testing (FireMobileSimulator), yours truly […]