Redefining the Test Pyramid
"You should have many more low-level unit tests than high level end-to-end tests running through a GUI." - Mike Cohn
This statement has paved way for what is now popularly known as Test Pyramid.
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Recent trends in Software development shows an increased focus on faster Time to market.
In most fast-paced environments, the divide between Developers and QAs are slowly diminishing.
Within teams following CD (continuous delivery), there is a need to re-think the way tests are written and the layers therein.
The term Application under test (AUT) no longer defines just the code written, but it also includes other integrations like Payment Gateways, Message Queue, Worker processes and the Server instance itself. How can tests help in identifying problems in these areas? How will this affect the Test Pyramid?
The talk focuses on looking at various factors affecting faster time to market and discusses approach to solve the fore-mentioned.
Towards the end of the presentation, we will see the Test Pyramid adapted to faster delivery.
Outline/structure of the Session
- Test Pyramid - A Quick look
- Continuous Delivery - What is it? Why are companies shifting towards (CD)
- Some patterns surrouding continuous delivery
- Role of QA
- Tests - What tests are required? and Why?
- Elaborating on the various tests taken up
- Conclusion - Re-drawing the lines in the test pyramid to give it a new look
The talk aims to change the way tests are layered.
Where to build the right safety nets is when implementing Continuous Delivery? - The talk will provide answers to this question.
QA Leads, Tech Leads, Architects
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