Archive for the ‘testing’ Category

mocking microservices for functional tests

Saturday, February 4th, 2017

Here are a few links which helped me to understand what to use to mock microservices with REST API. Just for a case, I’ve choosen wiremock because I need Java and saboteur functionality.


python Selenium in Ubuntu 16.04

Thursday, December 22nd, 2016

Selenium is a web browser automation software. In Ubuntu 16.04 it doesn’t work out of the box, and external components should be installed. In this post I note how to install them locally without affecting the system.


experience report with TDD

Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

I’ve seriously tried TDD in a real project, writing tests before code and following the red-green-refactor cycle. Short summary:

* I believe in TDD now;
* training and practice are required to learn TDD, reading books is not enough;
* the initial time investment is big.