test automation

My impression after working with Cypress

Cypress has sparked a lot of interest in Test Automation engineers and developers alike. Many regard this tool as the future of testing for modern web applications. In this article, I will share what I learned about Cypress after weeks of using it in the professional setting and also in a project of my own

Elements hunter: Freeze the DOM!

In order to automate tests we need to make good locators and for that we have to analyse the html structure of the site under test. The problem is that often times some elements disappear quickly thereby making it impossible for us to look at its information. This short article is a summary of the technique I use to spy on disappearing web elements.

The test automation pyramid. Should we take it seriously?

In this article, I offer a taxonomy of the automation test pyramid along with my view on its utility in the testing industry. Should we take the pyramid seriously?

Docker and the basics of Linux containers

Docker is a sharp tool that has considerable benefits in development and business. In this article I will introduce the concept of containerisation and will cover the basics of Docker.