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1 minute video – Isotope Visual Layouts WordPress plugin

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Just been on a bit of a testing mission this weekend … I’ve put together this 1 minute screen recording of my WordPress plugin Isotope Visual Layouts. The video is taken from my Selenium based testing and goes from plugin install, checking plugin options, adding a page, viewing the results and finally deleting the plugin. […]

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Can I get at WordPress code from inside a Selenium test?

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There are many ways to skin a cat and trying to use Selenium with WordPress CLI is new to me. Essentially, WordPress is ‘just’ a dynamic website using a SQL database with some themes and plugin files behind it. Selenium is designed as a frontend browser test tool so keep that in mind for a […]

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HOW TO: Install Chromedriver for Mac OS X / Selenium / Python

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Selenium is great for automated testing of web-apps and I’ve been using the Firefox extension Selenium IDE for a few months now. For completeness of automated testing for web apps you need to do this in a number of different browsers which Selenium IDE doesn’t do. So you’ll need to download and install Selenium on your Mac. […]

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HOW TO: Get started with Selenium 2 for Mac OS X / Java

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If you own a Mac and want to get started with Selenium for Automated Testing of your web apps, then you’re already most of the way there. The Mac operating system already offers a number of baked in solutions and command line tools like Python, Ruby and Java. Get started with Selenium IDE and Firefox […]

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HOW TO: Install Selenium 2 for Mac OS X / Python

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If you own a Mac and want to get started with Selenium for Automated Testing of your web apps, then you’re already most of the way there. The Mac operating system already offers a number of baked in solutions and command line tools like Python, Ruby and Java. How To Install Selenium on your Mac […]

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Web Application testing – install Siege on Linux (or Mac OSx)

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Siege is a great tool for performance and load testing your web application. I’ve been using it for the past 6 months to test WordPress websites along with other web apps that we’ve been building. Use it to straighten out any kinks with applications like WordPress, learn if you’re server and database is flakey or […]

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