Using Gatling to track your site’s performance

In a previous post, we showed how we could track the duration of our existing automated functional tests, allowing us to detect any anomalies between different builds. However, to ensure that the system behaves normally under load, we need to generate simulated traffic and measure performance related metrics. One of the solutions that are growing in popularity is Gatling.

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Visualization testing with BDD – using Applitools

A tool like Applitools used with BDD – really? If you do decide to go for the BDD approach, then you must be prepared for a change of mindset. Not only do you need to implement automated tests, but you also need to cater for the BDD syntax. This is the mindset I immediately had to adapt to when taking on such a task.
This blog post goes into detail of how I thought was best to integrate Applitools to our BDD Framework.

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Bored of Selenium? Try out TestCafe!

TestCafe is a good alternative to Selenium-based tools. Since it injects itself into the website as JS scripts, it’s more stable and faster. This allows TestCafe to run on any browser, including mobile devices and Cloud Services as well. In our post, we’ll implement our first TestCafe test and run it on SauceLabs.

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