In this blog, we will show you how easily Qxf2’s page object model framework can be run in parallel using pytest-xdist plugin. As pre-requisite, Fork, and clone our framework. Follow the Readme.md and set up the framework. To run GUI tests in the framework parallel use the below command. As we have only 3 GUI tests I have passed 3 […]
How to run Qxf2 framework tests in parallel using pytest-xdist plugin
Email your pytest results as html report
We have noticed that sometimes we want to see test results in our email inbox even though good reporting tools are being used. We at Qxf2 Services, use pytest as our test runner. A simple utility email_pytest_reports.py has been added to our framework which can send pytest results as simple HTML reports. This blog is on how we built an […]
Run python behave from Visual Studio Code
I was working at a client that uses behave and was primarily designed to work on Linux systems. It has several configuration variables stored as environmental variables. I tried running the behave tests on Windows using Visual Studio Code since I wanted debugging functionality. I documented the steps so that it will help anyone who wants to try the same. […]
Build and Test iOS app with Qxf2 Framework and Appium.
Why this post? In this post, we are going to look into, how to test an iOS app with Python-based testing framework using appium. This is a step by step procedure, right from building an app, writing a test for iOS app in Python using Qxf2 test automation framework and then actual testing of app with Appium on Mac OS […]
Testing with Celery
As part of the pairing project activity at Qxf2 – I had to demonstrate a simple working example that included Celery and it’s monitoring tool called Flower. I knew a little bit of background as I have tested a product that includes Celery. I read the Celery guide, a few related articles, and simple examples. I also came across the […]
Do we have a helpful culture at work?
This post is to help folks measure if they have a helpful culture in their teams. We are sharing something we do to try and keep Qxf2 a fair place. In this post, we outline a metric called ‘help symmetry score’ that Qxf2 (a fully remote company) uses to figure out if we are nurturing a supportive environment. You might […]
Start Automation Quickly with Qxf2’s Framework using Cookiecutter
We came across Cookiecutter when working at a client. It is a tool that helps you create new projects based on templates. We decided to try it with our test automation framework. We have provided all the code used in this project on GitHub so that you can follow along. What is Cookiecutter? Cookiecutter is a command-line utility that creates […]