Category: Automation

Test automation

Kafka Testing

In an earlier post we looked at Kafka and got hands on with creating topics, and producing and consuming messages. However, the basic tools are limited and only simple manual testing would be possible. Ideally we want to write automated tests, as these are repeatable and allow us to use…

Getting started with JUnit

JUnit is one of a family of unit testing frameworks collectively known as xUnit, and is the most commonly used test framework in the Java ecosystem. Similar unit testing frameworks are available for many other languages, and these unit test frameworks provide a convenient way to build unit, component, integration…

GWT syntax and BDD

Given Something needs testingWhen Someone suggests using BDD/Cucumber/SpecFlowThen Some other people get really vocal – why? The test community seems to have a love hate relationship with BDD, but what actually is it, and how can it be used effectively? In software engineering, behaviour-driven development (BDD) is an Agile software…