Category: Testing

Robot Framework Headless Testing

A common scenario for Front End testing is to setup the automation suite to run against a specified set of browsers.  That approach is very common, and has its merits, but how do you tackle that same scenario when the System Under Test (SUT) does not have an output display, such as a Continuous Integration (CI) environment? Continue reading

To Know Better…


A lifelong friend used to always coin the adage “To know better, is to do better!”  Primarily, that advice was meant in ways to improve upon being a better parent, Husband, and maybe someday grandparent!
I personally feel that this saying goes beyond personal relationships and very obviously into every step of being a lifelong learner. Continue reading

Automatically capture bug information in Team Foundation Server using Internet Explorer Add In

How many times have you seen a bug report that the original filer did not provide enough information to regress or test the bug being reported?

Well the Microsoft Developer Tools UK Sales Team wants to help change that!
(http://blogs.msdn.com/ukvsts/archive/2007/01/02/automatically-raise-bugs-from-ie.aspx).

They have come up with an add-in to Internet Explorer to easily allow testers / developers to raise a bug against the currently loaded page.
The bug report will be automatically generated to include all the information a developer needs to reproduce and resolve the problem, including:

  * A screenshot
  * HTML source of the page and any frames and IFrames
  * Any style sheets referenced by the page
  * Any script files referenced by the page
  * Details about the user’s machine and browser (OS version, browser version, screen size)

You can view screenshots or download the plug-in here!
(http://www.gotdotnet.com/codegallery/codegallery.aspx?id=9de82f8b-f006-4c6f-819d-15b1ad1d461a)