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Synergy – Great way to work on two or more computers at the same time – with no wires!

I originally used Synergy back in the day when I was working from home and using a works Windows PC and wanted to use my iMac at the same time. After much searching on the net I found Synergy and - after some complicated setups - [...]

Apps World 2012, Day 2, Wednesday 3 October 2012

Last Wednesday, I went along to Day 2 of Apps World 2012, at Earls Court 2. I went for the full day, as there was more of interest during the morning session, especially around the area of Mobile Testing. My photos from the day are below, [...]

Webinar – Intro to Mobile Web App Testing with Selenium & Sauce

I recently attended this webinar, given by Jonathan Lipps of Sauce Labs. You can check out the webinar on YouTube. I’ll briefly outline the main points, for future reference. Webinar Intro Almost as easy to test web apps with Sauce / Selenium as it is to [...]

Webinar – Intro to Selenium2Library & Robot Framework (also Cucumber & Gherkin)

I recently attended a webinar on the uTest platform, which was titled "Intro to Selenium2Library & Robot Framework". I hadn't heard of Selenium2Library or the Robot Framework, so this was a really useful intro to both of these at once. Also there was some information on [...]

Learning Selenium… Selenium IDE

Selenium IDE is a Firefox add-on, which allows simple record and playback of browser interaction. Tests are recorded as scripts in Selenese, a special test scripting language for Selenium. The easiest way to understand how Selenium IDE works is to download it and install it in Firefox. [...]

2017-01-10T21:29:22+00:00August 8th, 2012|Categories: Development, open source, Selenium, Software Testing|Tags: , , , |

Who needs Visio, when you can use Dia

In some of my jobs I've used MS Visio to create diagrams of all types, such as system diagrams and processing flow diagrams. It's always been a good tool for creating these diagrams but is not part of MS Office package, therefore requires a separate purchase, [...]