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    Dan Cuellar - 6 Years of Appium

    Dan Cuellar
    Dan Cuellar
    Founder
    Appium
    schedule 1 year ago
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    45 Mins
    Keynote
    Beginner

    It’s been 6 years since the Appium project was shown to the world at the SeleniumConf 2012. Dan will walk through all of the exciting developments in the world of Appium including highlights from the first AppiumConf this year and share the short-term roadmap and long-term vision for the future of Appium.

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    Simon Stewart / ManojKumar - Selenium: State of the Union

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    Maaret Pyhajarvi - Intersection of Automation and Exploratory Testing

    45 Mins
    Keynote
    Beginner

    I’m using exploratory testing to design which tests I leave behind as automated. Creating automation forces me to explore details in a natural way. When an automated test fails, it is an invitation to explore. The two sides of testing, automation, and exploration, complement each other. These intertwine the considerations of the best for today and for the future.

    For great testing bringing value now as well as when we are not around, we need to be great at testing - uncovering relevant information - and programming - building maintainable test systems. At the core of all this is learning. With our industry doubling in size every five years, half of us have less than five years of experience. We all start somewhere on our learning journey.

    In this talk, we look at the skills-focused path to better testing in the intersection of automation and exploratory testing. We can arrive at the intersection by enhancing our individual skills, or our collaboration skills. What could you do to become one of those testers who companies seek after that work well in the intersection, giving up the false dichotomy?

  • Liked Samantha Connelly
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    Samantha Connelly - Mobile Testing with Robots

    45 Mins
    Demonstration
    Intermediate

    How can you use robots to help you test?

    Meet Tappy McTapFace, Tappy is a robot that was built during a 2 day hackathon to help demonstrate how robots could be used to automate testing on mobile apps. It's made out of 3D printable parts, based on Taptser 2.0 open source designs and can be programmed in javascript. Initially designed by the founder of Selenium.

    Just because you can automate this testing does it mean you should?

    We will also go through a visual based risk board to help answer this question.

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    Manoj Chiruvella - Smart Test Failure Analysis with ELK (Elastic Search, Log Stash & Kibana)

    Manoj Chiruvella
    Manoj Chiruvella
    Principal QA Analyst
    Oracle
    schedule 1 year ago
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    20 Mins
    Talk
    Advanced

    In contemporary test automation world, we are running 1000's tests every day. Even though most of our test cases are reliable and stable, debugging failures will consume lot of time, if not handled appropriately. This is an effort to reduce the analysis of failures and come up with probable root cause for each and every failure.

    In this talk, we will explore all the approaches we have taken to drastically reduce the time to debug the failures & let you concentrate more on adding new tests. We will also talk about the approaches which could not yield results for us initially & why. We will look into building a failures' dashboard, driven by pattern based classification of logs(both server & automation tool) with reporting.

  • Liked Marcus Merrell
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    Marcus Merrell / Diego Molina / ManojKumar - Selenium Grid

    Marcus Merrell
    Marcus Merrell
    Engineering Manager, CRM
    RetailMeNot, inc
    Diego Molina
    Diego Molina
    Sr. Software Engineer
    Sauce Labs
    ManojKumar
    ManojKumar
    Sr. Technical Consultant
    Applitools
    schedule 1 year ago
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    480 Mins
    Workshop
    Advanced

    Selenium Grid can be a bit daunting to get up and running. Starting it is quite easy, but using it effectively can require pulling in third-party tools. In this workshop we’ll cover how to run your grid effectively, using best practices culled from several large grid installations.

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    Marcus Merrell - Break Up the Monolith: Testing Microservices

    45 Mins
    Case Study
    Beginner

    Microservices is more than a buzzword: it’s an industry-wide tidal wave. Companies are spending millions to break up monoliths and spin up microservices, but they usually only involve QA at the very end. This talk centers around real-world experiences, posing questions you can ask your developers/product people, and offering solutions for you to help make your service more discoverable, more testable, and easier to release.

    In this session, we'll cover:

    • How micro is micro?
    • Documentation & Contracts
    • Versioning API Endpoints
    • Cross-team communication/collaboration
    • Definition of Done
    • Feature Flagging
    • Testing Pyramid
    • When to Get Selenium Involved
    • The Story of 13 Systems—The "Screenplay"
  • Liked Titus Fortner
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    Titus Fortner - Continuous Testing

    90 Mins
    Workshop
    Intermediate

    As anyone who has maintained a large Selenium test suite knows, the largest costs are not in the running or initial creation of the test suite but in the maintenance time. There are straightforward ways to leverage your framework to minimize flakiness and make it easier to update test code only when needed. We’ll walk through testing a sample real-world application focusing on how each of the components needs to work together.