How to be a assistant cook from waiter - my experiences with software testing and automation

In this talk I would like to share good practices of BDD , Cucumber Tool and its usage with Selenium with Serenity framework , Appium and API Testing.

I will be sharing how I had implemented BDD culture in team , which was following Agile ( fast waterfall ) , how it has helped business.

There are many who know Selenium and are experts in it. But with BDD and Cucumber , it can be used much more efficiently.

 

The main benefits of this methodology will be reducing bugs , re-work , tech debt , bad customer reviews , cost and increases overall productiveness and happiness across orgnisation

 

With all these , QA can be assistant cook along with main cook ( who is developer and/or product ) and elevate from traditional waiter role , where some code is thrown at him to deliver to somebody who pays for it.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

This talk falls under both Agile Engineering , Best Practices

What's wrong with water fall model ?

Isn't Agile / scrum is "faster" water fall ?

What is BDD

BDD Tool - Cucumber

Selenium + Cucumber

Gherkin language

3 Amigos Session

Live Demo

 

 

 

 

Learning Outcome

Participants learn BDD , Cucumber and its usage with selenium tool. Can implement these practices straight away in their daily work

Target Audience

QA , BA , Developers

schedule Submitted 1 year ago

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  • ManojKumar
    By ManojKumar  ~  1 year ago
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    Any links to slides ? and are you planning to share a example project for public ?

    It would be interesting to see a bit about the Journey Pattern.

    http://www.slideshare.net/wakaleo/serenity-and-the-journey-pattern

    • Vikram V Ingleshwar
      By Vikram V Ingleshwar  ~  1 year ago
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      @ManojKumar , good noon per my understanding after proposal is selected we have to submit slides , please correct if I'm wrong. As of now slides are not ready but I've points ready to be shared with audience.  

       

      I'll be demoing https://github.com/vikramvi/serenity-cucumber-wl  with audience but this doesn't have Journey pattern as it's not yet ready.

       

      The main focus of this talk will be how a QA engineer can create more impact by following BDD practices , how Cucumber is the best tool as of today for collaboration and automation.

      Let me know if you need more info on this.

      Also I'm curious to know if talks will be selected by number of public votes or review team will decide.

       

      Thanks & Regards,

      Vikram

       

       

       

      • ManojKumar
        By ManojKumar  ~  1 year ago
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        I would request you to please have a read through point 10. Its a nice to have.

        https://confengine.com/review-process#tips-for-proposal

         

        Its alright, if it didn't involve Journey pattern. I was just curious to know, do you have any plans to demo that. Its something new and a good topic for a separate discussion itself.

        • Vikram V Ingleshwar
          By Vikram V Ingleshwar  ~  1 year ago
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          Hi Manoj,

           

          I will share slides by tomorrow sorry for missing earlier.  to be frank , am busy with other tasks so may not get time to study Journey Pattern and share with community. But I'm really passionate to share my learnings about BDD and Cucumber.

           

          Regards,

          Vikram

          • ManojKumar
            By ManojKumar  ~  1 year ago
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            That's absolutely alright, slides for the proposed topic is a nice to have, but its ok to show links of your past presentations, if any. It will help.

            About journey pattern,  as I mentioned it can be a separate topic itself.

            • Vikram V Ingleshwar
              By Vikram V Ingleshwar  ~  1 year ago
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              Hi Manoj,

              Please refer to slides , I've updated profile with the link to slides link.

              Agree Journey pattern is more technical and can be useful to particular group of engineers only.

              Thanks & Regards,

              Vikram

               

              • ManojKumar
                By ManojKumar  ~  1 year ago
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                Thanks

                • Vikram V Ingleshwar
                  By Vikram V Ingleshwar  ~  1 year ago
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                  Hey Manoj,

                   

                  Let me know if you want me to share notes for each of the slides as well .  As I prefer to keep slides' content as minimal as possible and give more info to audience through demo or talk more on that slide , ask question for that slide

                   

                  Thanks,

                  Vikram

                  • ManojKumar
                    By ManojKumar  ~  1 year ago
                    reply Reply

                    That's alright, the purpose was to get an idea of  flow of the talk.


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