Writing end to end test for microservices based architecture used for posting skype messages

Recently, I have attempted to test microservices based architecture where the AWS Lambda function consumes messages from a microservices endpoint and posts them to the skype channel. I have made an attempt to add most of the validations for the flow. I have included this end-to-end test in the below blog. Background: The above architecture explains, microservices based architecture which […]

Writing a Skype listener using skpy

I implemented a Skype listener service that listens to messages posted on our common Skype channels. The Skype listener is written using an excellent Python module skpy. This listener serves as a building block for a few AI-based internal applications. This post outlines the implementation details. I hope it helps companies that still use Skype as their instant messaging tool. […]

Mocking an AWS SQS queue using moto

This post shows you a short example of how to use the Python module moto to mock a SQS queue. This technique is useful when writing code level tests for applications hosted on an AWS stack. We will work with a method that takes a string as an input, processes the string and then writes it to an SQS queue. […]

Filter Messages from the AWS SQS Queue using Python and asyncio

In message-oriented architectures, it is cumbersome for QA to gain visibility into where their test messages are flowing. Visibility usually involves looking at some browser-based monitor (AWS SQS Queue) and/or monitoring logs that might not even have the data QA wishes to check. Amazon Simple Queue Service(SQS), is a message queuing services, that allows user to send,receive, store and delete […]