Intro to Automated Testing with Selenium and Python

  • Thursday, November 14, 2019
  • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Two39 Work, 24301 Walden Center, 3rd Floor, Bonita Springs

This month, we are co-hosting our event with our friends of the SWFL Coders (and we will have 2 talks by 3 awesome speakers taking us from the principles of testing to browser automation testing using Selenium and Python.

TALK 1: TESTING AND THE SOFTWARE DEVELOPMENT PROCESS

BY: Delvis Echevarria and Christopher Valenciano ‍ ‍

Software development implies knowledge, experience, talent, intellectual capacity and an art point; all these elements help to raise software quality. Software Testing is a critical area and one of the most effective ways to improve the quality of the software. This presentation will cover the importance of incorporating testing in the software development process.
First, we will talk about the impact of huge software bugs that caused great losses including loss of life, as well as an introduction to the main fundamentals of software testing focusing on automated testing. Following, we will demo a JMeter for load and stress testing.

TALK 2: SCRIPT YOUR WAY TO SUCCESS: A BROWSER AUTOMATION TESTING DEEP DIVE
BY: Gabriel Boorse ‍

Don't let customers do QA for you! In this UI automation testing deep dive, we will explore ways that you can transform user journeys into fully functional UI tests using Python and Selenium. Get ready to learn about a number of core UI automation testing concepts including: element selection, performing actions on the page, taking screenshots, and more. Additionally, we will discuss some ways to organize and streamline your tests to make them easier to maintain, as well as some tips and tricks to achieve success in the tangled web of browser automation.

- Speaker introduction and background
- Introduction of UI automation concepts
- Setting up your environment
- How to find elements on a webpage
- Performing actions like a user
- Debugging UI tests
- Organizing your tests
- Running tests at scale

AGENDA:

6:30 - Arrival /Networking
6:45 - Introduction and announcements by the organizers
6:50 - Companies & Employers Needs
7:00 - Testing and the Software Development Process
7:40 - Browser automation testing deep dive
8:00 - Q&A
8:30 - After party celebration

ABOUT THE SPEAKERS:

‍ DELVIS ECHEVARRIA: Delvis has earned a Bachelor of Computer Science and a Master’s degree in Software Engineering focus on QA and Testing. ISTQB Certified Tester. He has been QA and Test Engineer for over 10 years on complex projects in US and Latin America. He was teaching Software Engineering, DataBases, and Software Testing as Instructor and Assistant Professor since 2007. He has also worked as Performance Test Instructor and Consultant for many companies and institutions in Cuba, Uruguay, Argentina and US. Delvis was a finalist (5th) in the Testing Hero Award 2018 by Tricentis, in the Performance Tester category of the year. Delvis works in the QA team at FieldEdge as QA and Performance Test Engineer at SQAadvisory.

‍ GABRIEL BOORSE: Gabriel works remotely for a San Francisco startup as a Senior Software Engineer and primarily uses JVM languages to get the job done. He has been, however, a longtime supporter of the Python community and enjoys writing Python wherever possible. Ask him about the pros and cons of Java versus Python and why he thinks that light themes are truly the better choice!

‍ CHRISTOPHER VALENCIANO: Chris is relatively new to the tech field. He has mostly been in, call center environment, IT Area, Training, and Operations Analysis with over 10 years of experience. He has always had a fascination with tech and has been slowly self teaching front-end development and more recently ventured into the world of Ruby, where he has found a great interest and hopes to learn much more. In 2018 he joined the SQA Advisory team as QA Business Developer and is immersing himself in Performance and Automation Testing using opensource tools: JMeter, Selenium, Gatling.

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