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Java Desktop Application Testing

To help demonstrate the range of uses that Testers can put Java to in their projects, I have created a case study showing how Java skills can support technical testing of Java Desktop Apps.

The case study takes the form of a FREE set of videos that run for just over an hour in length.

Watch the Case Study Videos

In this case study you will see different approaches for applying a Technical Testing approach to a desktop Java Application.

Over the course of the videos we will use technical knowledge of Java, and apply it to a MORIM Technical Testing Model: Modelling, Observation, Reflection, Interrogation and Manipulation.

As a result we will explore different ways of observing and interrogating the running application. As we do so we will expand our model of the application and identify ways of manipulating the application.

Some of the things you will learn:

  • different ways to start a Java Application and how that impacts your ability to observe
  • how to wrap a Java App in a Java project to automate scenarios and explore the application using code
  • how to manipulate a running Java application at low levels
  • how risk impacts your testing and what to consider when testing technically

This course builds on skills and information developed in the book “Java For Testers”, so if you find this interesting, remember to check out and as well.

Watch the Case Study Videos

You can watch the first video below:

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