This question has been discussed on the DbFit forums a few times (and very similar discussions have taken place over at the FitNesse forums); here is my 2c on the subject.
Good news, everybody – the long-overdue release of DbFit 2.0.0 is finally here. As always, the ZIP archive can be downloaded from the DbFit homepage. This release is identical to the 2.0.0-RC5 release, which hasn’t had any show-stopping bugs raised against it for several months now; you can learn more about it in the release […]
Both my day job and my open-source work involve constant use of git and GitHub. These are some useful patterns that I’ve found myself using regularly.
Recently, I interviewed a team lead, working in a large financial services company, about ensuring a high level of quality for a large ETL migration project that his team had delivered.
The problem If you are writing browser-driven tests, the Page Object pattern is a really useful abstraction to use. Let’s assume that our test wants to interact with the navigation bar on a complex page (eg The Guardian homepage): We could create methods for doing this on the page object class: However, for a page […]
I remember going to the dentist one time and being told off for having a bad brushing technique. As well as causing mild embarrassment, the rebuke got me thinking about feedback cycles – assuming that I adjusted my brushing, when would I notice a difference? Plaque build-up isn’t something that’s easy to pick up at […]
I am pleased to announce the release of DbFit 2.0.0 RC5 – it’s been a while since the last release. The ZIP archive can be downloaded from the DbFit homepage. The highlights: Support for encrypting database passwords - if you are working in an environment where you aren’t allowed to store database passwords in plaintext, you may wish […]