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Overview of Mobile Test Automation Frameworks

I found a really nice overview about Open Source Mobile Testing Frameworks for Test Automation. The overview was created by Dominik Dary (eBay). In his table he showed how many test automation frameworks are currently available for Android or iOS testing. The complete blog post can be found here:

http://www.dary.de/2012/03/open-source-mobile-test-automation-frameworks

A big thank you to Dominik, who provided this overview!

Invited as Speaker to Scandinavian Agile Conference 2012 in Helsinki

Great news!
During my vacation I received an invitation as a speaker to the Scandinavian Agile Conference 2012 in Helsinki. My talk will be about mobile testing in general.

Stay tuned, I will update this post, if I have more information about my talk and the conference.

Please visit the conference page:

http://scan-agile.org/
http://scan-agile.org/program/ 

Here is the video of my talk:

and all the other talks can be found here

http://vimeo.com/user11010926

A big thank you again to the conference organizer, it was a really good conference!

iPhone test automation using KIF (Keep It Functional)

In my last posts I dealed a lot with Android and how to implement automated regression tests using tools like Robotium. This post describes how to implement automated tests using the tool KIF (Keep It Functional, http://corner.squareup.com/2011/07/ios-integration-testing.html). KIF is an open source test framework developed by the company square (https://squareup.com). It is an iOS integration test framework that allows you to implement test cases with objective C that can be executed currently only against the iPhone/ iPad simulator. The KIF tests are integrated to your workspace, there is no need for additional servers or services that must be started. Read more

Agile Testing Days 2011

Last week from November 14th to November 17th I was attending at the Agile Testing Days 2011 in Potsdam! If you are working in an agile software development team in different roles e.g. tester, developer, agile coach or product owner, I really recommend to go to the next Agile Testing Days 2012 to meet great people and to exchange on certain test topics.

My conference started on Monday with a tutorial from Michael Bolton with the topic: “Critical Thinking Skills for Testers”. To make it short: This tutorial was AWESOME!
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“Challenges in Mobile Test Automation”

Currently, I am preparing my talk “Challenges in Mobile Test Automation” for the Agile Testing Days 2011 in Berlin (Potsdam). This talk includes insights into the challenging job of mobile test automation in an agile development team at XING. Also some solutions will be provided in this talk. For more information check: http://agiletestingdays.com/program.php?p=52