How to Amend the JavaScript of the Web Application Under Test With WebDriver

Jun 30, 2020 - 2 minute read - Selenium WebDriver FAQs Test Automation

Amending the page under test can introduce risk, but if we know what we are doing, then it can make automating some conditions easier.


How to synchronise on application state

Jun 30, 2020 - 3 minute read - Selenium WebDriver FAQs Test Automation

How to synchronise on application state? How to Wait with WebDriver? Thread.sleep is not the answer, so what is?


Because sometimes it's hard... some tips for "Working with WebDriver"

Jun 30, 2020 - 9 minute read - WebDriver Tips Test Automation

I can see why people find it hard to work with WebDriver, particularly people new to the tool. Over the years I have learned to expect almost constant change from the ecosystem within which I automate with WebDriver (Browsers, Drivers, WebDriver, Java, JUnit). After all, the ongoing betterment of web automating worldwide must continue.


How to Trigger Blur Event with WebDriver Java?

Jun 29, 2020 - 3 minute read - Selenium WebDriver FAQs Test Automation

Sometimes we need to find alternative ways to interact with a page becuase buttons might need more than a click.


How to highlight elements in use with Selenium WebDriver?

Jun 29, 2020 - 3 minute read - Selenium WebDriver FAQs Test Automation

How can we highlight the elements in use with Selenium WebDriver?


Data Driven Tests in JUnit 4 with Parameterized Tests

Jun 27, 2020 - 2 minute read - Java For Testers Java JUnit JUnit Examples

JUnit 4 supports parameterizing a Test class to run the test methods in the class with multiple data values.


Episode 013 - How to Get a Job in Testing - The Evil Tester Show

Jun 26, 2020 - 8 minute read

In this podcast I discuss How to get a job in testing. But… When we discuss how to get a job in testing. The answer is that we don’t know. No-one actually knows. Because getting a job is completely and utterly dependent on the employer. But there are things we can do to improve our chances….


Using Static Analysis to improve your Java Coding

Jun 24, 2020 - 3 minute read - IntelliJ Java For Testers Java

I’m always looking for simple ways that I can improve my Java programming. And SpotBugs, CheckStyle and PMD can help me do that.


Basic Differences Between JUnit 4 and Junit 5

Jun 23, 2020 - 3 minute read - Java For Testers Java JUnit JUnit Examples

There are many differences between JUnit 4 and 5, in terms of JUnit 5 having more capabilities and different ways of doing stuff.

But there are some very obvious differences between 4 and 5 in terms of: ignoring tests, running methods before and after methods and test classes, and exception asserting.


Generating JUnit HTML Reports

Jun 23, 2020 - 2 minute read - Java For Testers JUnit Java Maven JUnit Examples

To generate JUnit HTML reports from maven builds we need to add the surefire plugin to generate the xml files and then the site and reporting plugins to create the html report.