From Headache to Headless : Hand's on Guide to Running stable UI tests in Continuous Delivery Pipeline
We love to continuously test our websites and apps on real browsers like chrome, firefox and over desktops and mobile devices.But what if you want to run your tests on any device where there is no display especially as part of large CI/CD pipeline.
The best and easiest but least followed approach is to use a headless Environment.
A Headless Environment is a device or a web browser without a graphical user interface, controlled programmatically and generally used for testing and common automation purposes like taking screenshots, scraping websites etc.
At this talk we will learn how to leverage the headless browsers and devices to solve the challenges of growing testing infrastructure and continuous delivery with key focus on below items.
- Basics of the headless browsers and devices and specifically it’s application on the test automation.
- How Headless Tests can reduce the time of test execution, ease the setup of clean test environments and drastically reduce the differences between the development, acceptance and production environments leading to the higher quality of the released software.
- Examples to run both web and mobile (android)UI tests headlessly with major automation tools like selenium and appium.
- Integrating and managing headless tests to optimize continuous delivery pipeline.
- Sharing Best practices and patterns for success with headless environments from our experience of using it for more than a year.
Outline/Structure of the Demonstration
1.Challenges in Delivering and Scaling UI Testing - 5 min
2.Headless environments basics and advantages - 5 min
3.Testing on headless browsers and devices - 10 min
4.Live Demonstration of Web and Mobile (android) Headless UI Tests - 15 min
5.Best Practices for Execution and Debugging - 5 min
6.Questions and Answers - 5 min
people can do hands on after the session or later on.
You will Learn
- Headless environments i.e browsers and devices, how it works and why its important to testing
- Running your existing UI tests with selenium and appium headlessly
- Debugging Failures from headless tests
- Integrate and manage headless inside a CI/CD pipeline
- Live Examples with selenium and appium for taking your projects ahead.
QA,SDET,Developers,DevOps, Release Engineers
Prerequisites for Attendees
participants who have worked with selenium or appium once
schedule Submitted 1 year ago
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