Shaking up remote retros

They put me in charge of a team retro, the fools. I didn't realise until recently that the remote-first way of working can be pretty unusual even in the dev industry - I've never done an in-person stand-up, kick off or retrospective, and so it's not at all unusual in my mind to do these… Continue reading Shaking up remote retros

A B C, V R T

So I did a talk at the South West Test meetup in Bristol last week (at the time of writing first draft, probably last year by the time I finish...) and someone asked afterwards if I could make it into a blog post. I was a bit like yeah sure, but also a bit like… Continue reading A B C, V R T

Writing VRTs that interact with elements inside an iFrame

This post is about how I implemented a simple Visual Regression Test on my test playground, which interacts with elements inside an iFrame. This is something that can be a challenge for testing, since many of the most popular tools for automated testing like Gemini and Cypress don't seem to support this. I'm adding to… Continue reading Writing VRTs that interact with elements inside an iFrame

Additions to the VRT collection

In my last post, I wrote about the first Visual Regression Test I made for the test site. I have now written a couple more, which had a few differences and additions that I think make more sense of the way Gemini tests can be written. Not much more, mind. I've also uploaded the project… Continue reading Additions to the VRT collection

Finding time for learning

One of the hardest things about self development is that you have to go out of your way to pro-actively learn - mostly in your own time - rather than simply waiting for the information and experience to fall in your lap. At least that's what I believe. I'm one of those awful humans who… Continue reading Finding time for learning