Category: Theory

Real-world examples of automancery at companies like yours

Page Objects? Pattern Objects.

When people are tasked with writing an automated test for a web application, they’re going to be writing a tool that interacts with the site just like a human user would. Organizing the software in a way that makes sense can be a chore. When that test clicks buttons for example, it does so by…
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Prune Your Automation!

I read this article recently, on making sure that your automation isn’t stale. Tests, like food, work best when they’re fresh. When trying to figure out how to get an automation suite under control–getting rid of staleness–I like to visualize it as a hedge. We generally throw out stale food, but a hedge can be trimmed…
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