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Conditional Test Cases

A recent customer request was to have a decision tree in an automation test. This is a more advanced tutorial, showing using global variables and decision trees. Some reasons for wanting a decision tree could be as simple as saying, if a test fails, automatically run an additional set of tests, or more complexed, like …

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SOAPSonar – Continuous Testing ideas

In this example, I am going to use a success criteria to monitor a specific field value for a given response, but there are many possible ways to implement continuous testing. To have a little fun, I am going to use a JSON weather services provided by http://api.openweathermap.org. Being the weather and this being Canada, …

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4. REDUCING SCOPE – Test Cycle Strategies

In the service plan costing model, we set the number of Test cases at 20,000. The first post in this series was a introduction on ways to to try and reduce that number. This the 4th in the series follows SDLC Strategies and  Test Iteration Strategies and is part of ST3PP’s Best Practice Series aimed at developing …

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3. REDUCING SCOPE – TEST ITERATION STRATEGIES

Following on from SDLC strategies, the second group or area to focus on when attempting to reduce the total amount of testing is ways to reduce the number or Test Iterations or levels. Every organization has their own st3pps in their SDLC and organization structure. This often depends on the defined roles and functions in …

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SOAPSonar – Testing SOAP, REST or JSON Services

” What is the difference Testing a SOAP Services vs. JSON/REST or other service using SOAPSonar” After trying to answer this question verbally 3 times in the last week, I thought it a good idea to show it in a post. SOAP – “Simple Object Access Protocol” usually uses XML, and has WSDL. It also …

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Reducing Scope – the Amount of Software Testing

Our example used at TASSQ and in our a More Detailed look at Service Plan Costing we used a fix number of test cases (50,000). At the TASSQ event, many immediately wanted to discuss ways to reduce the number of test cases. This is just as important an aspect as streamlining the test process once …