List/Grid Tag Archives: Testing

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Testing triangles, pyramids and circles, and UAT

A few months ago Markus Gartner introduced me to the Testing Triangle, or Testing Pyramid. It looks like this:If you Google you will find a few slightly different version and some ...
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JUnit and Mockito cooperation

This time I want to make an overview of testing framework Mockito. Definitely this is one of the most popular tools for the testing of java code. I have already made the overview of ...
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Synchronising Multithreaded Integration Tests revisited

I recently stumbled upon an articleSynchronising Multithreaded Integration Tests on Captain Debug’s Blog. That post emphasizes the problem of designing integration tests involving ...
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Simulation of time consuming actions in integration tests

Quite recently in one of my projects I had a situation in which I needed to create an integration test for the application. That’s not very odd isn’t it? What was interesting ...
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Fault Injection with Byteman and JUnit

The time when our applications lived in isolation have passed long-long ago. Nowadays applications are a very complicated beasts talking to each other using myriads of APIs and protocols, ...
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Hamcrest Matchers, Guava Predicate and Builder design pattern

Often, while coding we have to deal with some POJO objects that have dozens of fields in them. Many times we initialize those classes through a constructor having dozens of arguments ...
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Running JUnit Tests Repeatedly Without Loops

Recently I came across a problem where I had to write tests for a method that calculates randomly distributed values within a certain range of possibilities 1. More precisely if you ...
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Penetration Testing Shouldn’t be a Waste of Time

In a recent post on “Debunking Myths: Penetration Testing is a Waste of Time”, Rohit Sethi looks at some of the disadvantages of the passive and irresponsible way that application ...
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JUnit: Naming Individual Test Cases in a Parameterized Test

A couple of years ago I wrote about JUnit Parameterized Tests. One of the things I didn’t like about them was that JUnit named the invidividual test cases using numbers, so if ...
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War Games, Pair Testing and Other Fun Ways to Find Bugs

I’ve already examined how important good testing is to the health of a project, a product and an organization. There’s a lot more to good testing than running an automated test ...
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