Using TestNG setup/teardowns with data provider combinations

Sometime back, I tried to update my Kotlin test code using TestNG to use data providers and Before/After annotations and it did not work immediately. After some research I found the solution. Here is a post, explaining how to use these constructs well with an example.

Advice from a test journeyman

Hello there, Software testing and automation is a craft in itself and is intricately as complicated as the varying technologies that it aims to verify. Whether it be a web app, a mobile app, or a complex mesh of distributed microservices, IoT apps, and whatnot. Unlike other disciplines, People who work in Software Testing come…

7 Myths about software testing

Common misconceptions about testing and the people who perform it. Source: Unsplash Hello there! Being a tester in software engineering comes with its own sets of myths and stigma about the role. This post is about the these misconceptions and i aim to hopefully give an inside perspective of someone who has actually been through…

Testers are not the last line of defence

Thoughts on why testers need to think beyond their role and evolve to become quality coaches for the whole team. Hello there, If you are reading this and are in the software engineering field as primarily a developer or tester, then I have some important thoughts to convey to both of you. For Dev -…

Vol 1: How Kotlin eased my life in a Java world

Part 1 of a series of posts on why coding in kotlin makes so much sense over java. A Kotlin function Hello wonderful people, Over my 8 years of experience as a coder/Quality engineer the language which gave me the comfort of feeling at home was and still is “Python” 🐍 till date. It allowed me to…