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STARCANADA 2019 - Test Automation

Wednesday, October 23

Iryna Suprun

Destroying the Horcruxes of Full-Stack Automation

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 10:15am to 11:15am

Testing complex, distributed systems that consist of many layers and different types of software is a challenge. Creating a successful automation solution for such systems is like battling Voldemort: You need to pay attention to flying curses while fighting. Automation teams often concentrate on solving technical issues but forget about the evils popping up that can harm their project. Just like in the Harry Potter books, there are Horcruxes that can curse a robust, high-quality framework unless the QA team finds and destroys them. Fortunately, we are luckier than Harry because we...

Mike Cullen
Wawanesa Insurance

Enabling Enterprise Quality

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019 - 1:30pm to 2:30pm

Too often quality is identified as solely owned by the quality assurance team. By taking a broader approach to roles, tools, and ideology, you can restructure your vision of how to provide rapid, frequent releases that empower all delivery team members. From advancing the QA role to developing in-house frameworks to facilitate developer testing, you can make significant strides to become a leader in software development. Learn how Mike Cullen's team built and deployed an automated test framework that allows developers to write supplementary UI tests that reside within their code base...