Gijs Paulides

Gijs is the lead developer and product owner of Calliope.pro. He has a background in functional testing, automated testing and developping in multiple different programming languages.

Mobile Website Test Automation with Cucumber but without the hassle

Mobile Website Test Automation with Cucumber

Introduction In the test automation world, the client often requests to run the tests on mobile devices, next to doing the testing on regular desktop. When running your automation in Cucumber, you have multiple possibilities to solve this. In this article I will talk about these possibilities and a new (simple) way to do it …

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How to write Gherkin scripts – A straightforward example

A screenshot from a video explaining how to write Gherkin scripts.

Today we will take you through step-by-step how to successfully write and execute durable test scenarios using the Gherkin syntax, using the payment pathway of an eCommerce website as a straightforward example. If you have not set up your environment to allow you to use Cucumber and Gherkin for testing, be sure to follow our …

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Why maximising browser size ruins your (automated) regression tests

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In the world of test automation, I often see people asking, “How do I maximise the browser window size?”. I actually used to do this myself in my early days of carrying out TA. Before that, when I worked as a functional tester, I never really thought about this being an issue. Most people have …

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