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Best Selenium Python Frameworks for Test automation in 2021

Introduction As per a recent Developer Survey by Stack Overflow, Python is the third most sought-after programming language among developers. It is the most accessible and simplified programming language and provides an extensive support system for test automation frameworks. With more and more implementation of Artificial Intelligence, Python has become a popular choice. Many liked Selenium Python frameworks for test ...

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Headless eCommerce – Common architectural elements

 In our previous article from this series we introduced a use case around headless e-commerce for retail stores. The process was laid out how we’ve approached the use case and how portfolio solutions are the base for researching a generic architectural blueprint.  Part 2 – Common architectural elements The only thing left to cover was the order in which you’ll be led through ...

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Looking into the JDK 16 vector API

JDK 16 comes with the incubator module jdk.incubator.vector (JEP 338) which provides a portable API for expressing vector computations. In this post we will have a quick look at this new API. Note that the API is in incubator status and likely to change in future releases. Why vector operations? When supported by the underlying hardware vector operations can increase ...

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Installing Anthos Service Mesh on GKE

Istio is an open source service mesh framework that employs traffic management, security, resiliency and observability during service to service communication. The framework itself is platform agnostic, it means you could also use it with non-Kubernetes services or for that matter, even monolithic applications. Some of the core features offered by Istio are service discovery, routing, load balancing, health check, ...

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Java 16: Stream.toList()

Java 16 introduces a handy new Stream.toList() method which makes it easier to convert a stream into a list. The returned list is unmodifiable and calls to any mutator method will throw an UnsupportedOperationException. Here is some sample code: 01 02 03 04 05 06 07 08 09 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 import java.util.stream.Stream; import static java.util.stream.Collectors.*; ...

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List of Open Source Security Tools

As a founder of a security company, I’m constantly looking for open source tools to either incorporate in our offering, or get inspiration from, or provide integration with. And there are dozens of great open source security tools, so I decided to publish a list of them. This plethora of options is one of the reasons that security is so ...

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My tips for using IntelliJ IDEA effectively

I wanted to share my tips and tricks that and especially keyboard shortcuts that make me more productive when using IntelliJ IDEA. IntelliJ is my favorite IDE and a very well thought-out program in general, and despite trying to learn the countless shortcuts available, there are a few that give you the biggest productivity boost already. My frequently used features ...

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Headless eCommerce – An architectural introduction

We’re kicking off another series sharing a new architecture blueprint. It’s focusing on presenting access to ways of mapping successful implementations for specific use cases. It’s an interesting challenge creating architectural content based on common customer adoption patterns. That’s very different from most of the traditional marketing activities usually associated with generating content for the sole purpose of positioning products ...

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Point of sale – Example image distribution architecture

In our  previous article from this series we shared a look at the logical common architectural elements found in  point of sale imaging solution for retail stores. The process was laid out how we’ve approached the use case and how portfolio solutions are the base for researching a generic architectural blueprint.  Part 3 – Example image distribution architecture It started with ...

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