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Practical Tips + Tricks for Selenium Test Automation [WEBINAR]
Posted by Bill McGee in SeleniumSelenium ResourcesWebinars

Have unanswered Selenium questions? Want to learn how to use Selenium like a Pro? Join Dave Haeffner - author of The Selenium Guidebook - as he steps through the best and most useful tips & tricks from his weekly Selenium tip newsletter (elementalselenium.com). Topics covered include: Headless test execution Testing HTTP status codes Blacklisting third-party content Load testing Broken [...]

Jason Huggins: Fixing HealthCare.gov, One Test at a Time [MEETUP]
Posted by Bill McGee in EventsSelenium

You may recall that our co-founder Jason Huggins took a leave of absence to help fix HealthCare.gov. He’ll be back on April 21 to talk about his experiences there at the next Selenium Meetup in San Francisco. RSVP before it fills up! Info below. Date + Time: Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 6:30 PM Location: If (we): 848 Battery Street, San Francisco, CA ABSTRACT In late 2013, Selenium creator [...]

How To Add Visual Testing To Existing Selenium Tests
Posted by Dave Haeffner in Guest Blog PostsSeleniumSelenium Resources

Thanks again to those of you who attended our recent webinar with Applitools on automated visual testing. If you want to share it or if you happened to miss it, you can catch the audio and slides here. We also worked with Selenium expert Dave Haeffner to provide the how-to on the subject. Enjoy his post below. The Problem In previous write-ups I covered what automated visual testing is and how to [...]

Stop Being A Language Snob: Debunking The 'But Our Application Is Written In X' Myth [Guest Post]
Posted by Adam Goucher in Best PracticesGuest Blog PostsSelenium

If there is one myth in the [browser] automation world that drives me crazy it is that browser automation scripts need to be written in the same language as the application is written in. It seems like that should be a Good Idea; in principle, but in reality it is actually responsible for a lot of 'failed' automation efforts. Let's choose a language to pick on. How about C# using ASP MVC; has a [...]

Automated Testing News: Link Round-Up 1-30
Posted by Bill McGee in SeleniumSelenium Resources

Happy Friday! Here’s a quick round-up of some pieces around the web. This week, learn about some on tools for checkout optimization, how to leverage automated UI testing on Sauce with Grunt and Intern, and get more QTP/UFT VS Selenium resources. See below for snippets and links to the full articles. 5 Testing Tools For Checkout Optimisation via PayMill Whether there are smaller errors, or [...]

QTP/UFT VS Selenium [RECAP]
Posted by Bill McGee in SeleniumSelenium ResourcesWebinars

Thanks for joining us for our last webinar, QTP/UFT VS Selenium, featuring Tarun Lalwani, QTP expert and author of QuickTest Professional Unplugged. In this webinar, Tarun explains how we generated an 80% execution time savings by migrating client’s test suite from QTP to Selenium, along with answering the following questions: How is Selenium different from QTP? Why do I need to [...]

Automated Testing News: Link Round-Up
Posted by Bill McGee in AutomationContinuous TestingSelenium

Happy Friday! Here’s a quick round-up of some pieces on automated testing, why functional and performance testing should be done simultaneously, the case for Continuous Testing in the Cloud,  how to take your career to the next level, QTP/UFT VS Selenium, and what the top 10 tools were this week on Stackshare.  See below for snippets and links to the full articles.   Continuous Testing in [...]

QTP/UFT VS Selenium [WEBINAR]
Posted by Bill McGee in Best PracticesSeleniumSelenium ResourcesWebinars

Modern testing practices have shifted dramatically in recent years. As open source tools such as Selenium have begun to be accepted and incorporated into the enterprise testing landscape, proprietary tools like HP’s QTP/UFT have begun to be transitioned out in many cases. While there are many benefits to using a tool like Selenium (for example, it's maximized when used as an automated [...]

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