Testcase management – my favorite tools

What’s the state of the product? Which areas need more work? Is it good enough for go-live? These are some of the most important questions every tester and testmanager needs to be able answer right now! If you’re working on a small project then a few worksheets in Excel with functions such as COUNTIF(), DSELECT() […]

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Techdays 2014 – Automated crossbrowser testing with CodedUI tests
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Presented by Marcel de Vries. Was an interesting presentation with a overview of CodedUI tests and the UIMap. There’s loads of information available on-line, so I wont repeat that here. Some bits that did stick in my mind. CodedUI webtests use Selenium as driver for Internet Explorer. You’ll need at least Visual Studio 2012 with […]

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Techdays 2014 – The road to continuous delivery
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Presented by René van Osnabrugge at Techdays 2014. An interesting presentation. See slideshare (Dutch) for the slides. Due to pressures and opportunities in the market, businesses feel the need to get new features available as fast as possible. They don’t know up-front which features or when. But as soon as they do know, they don’t […]

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Techdays 2014 – Desired State Configuration (DSC) with PowerShell
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Presented by Jeff Wouters at Techdays 2014. Using PowerShell we can define what configuration we want and the DSC framework will make sure that this configuration is enforced on a multitude of machines. Very much like Chef and Puppet. Some examples of configuration settings you can define are Installing windows features, MSI’s, registry settings, services […]

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Installing SpecFlow in Visual Studio 2013 Premium and up

In this post we go through the steps needed to get SpecFlow up-and-running in Visual Studio 2013. I’ve done this using the Premium edition and it should work on most editions except for Express. Install SpecFlow Click on Tools -> Extensions and updates: Click on ‘Online’ and type in SpecFlow in the searchbox: Click on […]

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