Test and monitor one website is not that hard, but what if you need to do it to over 40 websites?

Onestic QA department made and maintained test suites, which was a huge bottleneck in our development process.

In order to solve it, management bought us an idea: our developers must be able to build their tests using a DSL framework without friction. QA maintain a big library that provides resources to developers. From there, they were free to extend this library in each project. With all of this we have a CI process, a 1 hour execution to monitor our results and of course our bot, SpongeBot.

SpongeBot can check 40+ e-commerce sites, with 4+ environments, for desktop and mobile platforms always available for developers.

With this solution we achieve to decentralize the work, add value testing production and the confidence in SpongeBot notifications if something goes wrong.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

  • Introduction
  • Topic area
  • Scenario
  • Problems
  • Solutions
  • Conclusion

Learning Outcome

Know a solid strategy to involve developers in the testing process.

Gamify and incentivize the work to make it easier, and provide the developers with the necessary tools to be able to abstract the testing process of the QA department.

Get developers to do their own tests event in local environments.

Target Audience

testers, developers and middle positions

schedule Submitted 5 months ago

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  • Pallavi ...
    By Pallavi ...  ~  5 months ago
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    Hello Sanchez

    Can you point me to SpongeBot information. I was not able to find it any of the link you have shared. Also it this a commercial tool ? Or a free tool? 

    Can you share slides and a video of your talk clip on it specifically so that it adds to the clarity. 

    Thanks

    Pallavi. 

     

    • Jesus Sanchez Martinez
      By Jesus Sanchez Martinez  ~  5 months ago
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      Hello Pallavi Sharma,

      Sure! I will share my slides. SpongeBot is only an internal tool to integrate our developers into the testing loop. 

      With this kind of tools we have a goal:

      Provide the developers with the necessary tools to be able to abstract the testing process of the QA department.

      Thanks. Sorry, the slides:

      https://docs.google.com/presentation/d/1P-1jvx58fYZub9XDfeEq4udsOEg_fPFJ66_i7RjiUIU/edit?usp=sharing

      Jesus.

      • Anand Bagmar
        By Anand Bagmar  ~  5 months ago
        reply Reply

        Hi Jesus,

        How critical is SpongeBot in the solution you are speaking about? Since it is an internal tool, how will attendees be able to take it forward and apply similar / relevant solution in their own contexts? Maybe any publicaly available alternatives to SpongeBot that could be used?

        Regards,

        Anand

         

        • Jesus Sanchez Martinez
          By Jesus Sanchez Martinez  ~  5 months ago
          reply Reply

          Thanks for the feedback Anand and Pallavi, the essence of the talk is not completely about the tool. However, I can prepare a demo by teaching the process.

          The main goal is how to integrate the development teams into the testing process with small tools.
          Getting an e-commerce developer to be able to create their own unit and functional tests and run them in a fun way whenever you need it.

          Regards.

          Jesús.

      • Pallavi ...
        By Pallavi ...  ~  5 months ago
        reply Reply

        Thanks for sharing the slides Jesus, so currently the solution "SpongeBot" can handle 40 websites. Whats the maximum number of web applications this solution can be implemented on. 

        What all kinds of monitoring reports are generated in here? What information do they provide and it is useful for which audience? 

        The solutions which you will be sharing, will it be available as a github code for audience to use later?

        Thanks

        Pallavi.


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