Approval Testing and Open Source Testing Tools in Methods & Tools Q2 2018 Articles

Here is a list of the articles published during the second quarter of 2018 on the Methods & Tools website. This quarter Methods & Tools has published on article discussing approval testing as an approach to stabilize tests in an Agile context. We also published two articles presenting open source software testing tools: Green Coffee is an open source library that allows you to run acceptance tests written in Gherkin on Android and the Axway Automated Testing System (ATS) is a powerful multipurpose open source testing framework suitable for different types of functional, performance and UI testing.

Approval Testing: Agile Testing that Scales

In an agile world where software never “stabilizes”, tests can quickly move from being a pillar of quality to a burden and hindrance to change. Approval Testing mitigates this risk by removing the need for explicit assertions and instead managing changes to the system behavior. Read more on http://www.methodsandtools.com/archive/approvaltest.php

Green Coffee – Running Gherkin Tests for Android

Green Coffee is an open source library that allows you to run acceptance tests written in Gherkin in your Android instrumentation tests. This allows to apply a Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) approach and Agile testing to mobile software development. Read more on http://www.methodsandtools.com/tools/greencoffee.php

Axway Automated Testing System (ATS)

The Axway Automated Testing System (ATS) is a powerful multipurpose open source testing framework suitable for different types of functional, performance and UI testing of modern enterprise products. ATS allows interacting with tested applications in variety of ways, as well as preparing the test environment and verifying the actual results. Read more on http://www.methodsandtools.com/tools/ats.php