This track includes topics related to test automation architecture, continuous integration, agile automation, and what other tasks you need to perform after you have designed your framework and scripted your test cases.

Workshop: Software Design Patterns for Quality Engineers

What’s the definition of “best practices” for writing automation frameworks? .. for your API test strategy? .. for your GUI tests? What does it mean to write a scalable or clean library/application? The core to ensuring that you, as an automation engineer, or software engineer, are creating a well-designed program, e.g. framework, tests, utilities, is […]

Add Security Testing Tools to Your Delivery Pipeline

Developing a delivery pipeline means more than just adding automated deploys to the development cycle. To be successful, quality testing of all types must be incorporated throughout the process in order to be sure that problems aren’t slipping through. Those checks must include security, or else you risk quickly and efficiently developing insecure software. Fortunately, […]

Software Testing Bowl 2018

Software Test Professionals is happy to announce the Software Testing Bowl 2018 sponsored by Inflectra at STPCon Fall 2018 in the DC Metro Area on October 23rd starting at 6 pm. Join other testing professionals in a friendly test competition and possibly win some fabulous prizes! This competition is open to all testing professionals and […]

Can Codeless Testing Scale?

Transforming Manual Testers Into Automated Visual Testers with Record-Playback tools. Test automation folklore is full of horror stories of failed attempts to apply record-playback tools to perform UI-based functional testing. In this talk, we’ll take an objective look at record-playback tools and compare them with programming-based automation tools in order to evaluate their applicability to […]

DEMO: Advanced Test Automation Techniques for Responsive Apps and Sites

Responsive web design has become the preferred approach for building sites and apps that provide an optimal viewing and interaction experience on any phone, tablet, desktop or wearable device. However, automatically testing these responsive sites and apps can be quite a challenge, due to the need to cover all supported layouts, their respective navigation, and […]

3 Success Factors to Consider When Adding Chatbot into Your Strategy

Mobile apps continue to evolve to streamline and enrich user experience. Voice-driven chatbots constitute a leap in that sense: both in terms of services, as well as the various channels brands can interact with users over. Chatbots are described as the “$200 Billion disruption”. Indeed, almost every brand is either planning, developing or already launched […]

Proven Test Strategies for Progressive Web Apps (PWAs)

While mobile native apps provide great user experience, and RWD site offer a similar experience across both mobile and web, there is a new and emerging method of developing digital apps, that is called PWA (progressive web app). Since this app type is new and works on both mobile and web but adds unique capabilities […]

What Comes After “Hello, World”?

You’ve decided to use Selenium, and you’ve done your research. You’ve heard about page objects, element waiting strategies, and using WebDriver. Now you’re left wondering how the pieces all fit together beyond the basic tutorials you’ve seen, and how to move beyond the basic proof of concept in your own testing projects. In this session, […]