Test Automation Tools: Cypress, Playwright, TestComplete Comparison Example

In this article, I wanted to share my experience with choosing and comparing modern UI test automation tools. It is important to note that I had no previous experience implementing test automation in a QA team. I had a lot of questions when, as a team, we initiated the process of setting up a test automation project from scratch. I learned some things along the way. This post is a

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Experience Report: Localization Testing

This was my first experience in testing localization of a web app. In this blog post, I decided to capture some things I learned that I could use in the future. I included the most common types of issues related to translation, things that helped me to understand risks and expected behaviour, some useful links and examples of translation problems. Where to start 1.Understand testing mission and start asking question.

Examples of using browser developer tools and knowledge of API in functional and security testing

I am relatively new to API testing so I have very little experience using API testing in real projects. However, I’d like to share some interesting findings and show how API testing skills can aid everyday testing activities. This is also a good example of how MoT and testing courses help me grow as a tester. MoT’s 30 Days of API Testing challege inspired me to write this post. “Edit

30 Days of API Testing MoT

Some thoughts, interesting links and mindmaps related to 30 Days of API Testing challenge. Links Latest 30 Days of Testing topics – The Club Latest 30-days-of-testing topics in Archive – The Club 30 Days Of testing MoT 30 Days Of testing is a series of discussions (ongoing) that you can find on Ministry of Testing Website Latest 30 Days of Testing topics – The Club. I found them very helpful.

Rapid Software Testing Explored online course hosted by Michael Bolton, August 2021

This is a short overview of the 4-day online course that I took in August 2021. If you are considering taking this course, you will find some details about the course and its structure as well as my feedback about the course. Why RST If you read about software testing and/or are a member of an online community for testers (such as MoT or slack groups for testers) you probably


Knowledge management in testing

Knowledge Management In Testing   You can find some screenshots and installation instructions in GitHub repository obsidian-km-testing-kit.  This is an ObsidianMD starter kit (vault) for testers and QA enthusiasts. The main 2 goals are: Share my templates, findings and settings for ObsidianMD with other testers who also use that tool in their work. To have a handy template in the cloud for myself. When I need to start a new

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Sleep Smarter by Shawn Stevenson

Habits  that I incorporated after reading the book: no gadgets in bedroom after 8 pm, no reading in bed, go to bed before 10.30 pm. Things I learned from the book: Key factors that affect sleep negatively:  unbalanced diet (macro and micronutrients), hormone balance, lack of exposure to sunlight, not being active physically, low magnesium level, high stress level, exposure to ‘blue’ light from gadgets 1-2 hours before bedtime.   


My Testing Journey So Far: One and a Half Years

This is a short post where I simply list key milestones in my testing journey so far. I was planning to publish at least one blog post every month. Unfortunately due to some health issues, I skipped a couple of months. That’s why I decided it is much better to publish at least a very short article rather than delay next post for a few more months. month 0 (01/2019)

Tavern Rest API Testing Examples

Tavern API Testing Examples

Tavern API Testing Examples “Tavern is a pytest plugin, command-line tool and Python library for automated testing of APIs, with a simple, concise and flexible YAML-based syntax” (https://taverntesting.github.io/) I created GitHub repo containing 30+ simple Tavern test examples and decided  to share it on my website.  I think it can helpful for someone like me who has just started to learn Tavern  or looking for a  tool to automate API