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Using the Page Object Pattern with Robot Framework

Using the Page Object Pattern with Robot Framework

I really don’t want to call this Page Objects, because Robot Framework (or simply RF) is a not an Object Oriented Framework.  So in the spirit of Page Objects and RF, I’ll call it Page Resources.  You probably have heard the Page Objects are good and that you should be using them in your automated tests. You are correct. However it might be a little unclear how you might accomplish this in RF.   The basic idea around Page...

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The best tool for the job

The best tool for the job

When people come over to my desk for the first time they are sometimes overwhelmed by first the clutter then next by the number of monitors connected to various computers. Then they ask why do I have some many computers, I reply simply “I use the best tool for the job” My environment consists of 3 laptops all connected to external monitors. System 1: Windows Dell Latitude E6410 Laptop Windows 7 Ultimate 8GB RAM 120MB SSD Drive Primary...

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Virtual Hudson Build Environments

Virtual Hudson Build Environments

The Scenario You work on a software team and someone decides that a continuous build would be a good idea. Well, they are right! Someone should give that person a raise. The only problem is, who is going to build this thing? Software developers typically just want to write code, not build information systems. The IT department typically doesn’t know enough about the software development and testing process to configure such a beast....

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