Sunday, April 15, 2012

Biweekly roundup: Selenium and Android

At PHP Goes Mobile on Friday I held a short talk about using Selenium 2 (with the WebDriver API) for driving an android browser, either on a real device or an emulator. Here are the slides (only the title is in Italian).

Here are also my articles published in the last two weeks on DZone.
Finding wiring bugs is possible not only with end-to-end tests, but also by analyzing the wiring itself.
Lean tools: Feedback describes feedback as not only one of the basis of the Agile manifesto but also of Lean.
Commodities in the IT world analyzes today's trends of commoditized technologies and value-adding ones, comparing open and closed platforms (Amazon, Apple...).
2 years of Vim and PHP distilled contains the most important take-aways from my 2-year experience with this editor.
The Page Object pattern helps removing duplication and introducing abstraction into a test suite using browser-based tests.
Software versions, the necessary evil contains some thoughts on versions and necessity for software and libraries upgrade.
Lean tools: Iterations describes a common application of feedback.
What's in a name? That which we call a rose / by any other name would smell as sweet. Naming is commonly underrated in software engineering.


Anonymous said...

Giorgio, I'm seeing a lot of ZF2 Dependency Injection articles lately that all seem to miss the point. Using it as a grab bag to pull stuff from anywhere in the code. Is it just me?

Giorgio said...

That's one of the smells in my next talk - using containers as singletons.

Anonymous said...

Hi Giorgio, which text are you using as the basis for your 'Lean tools' series? Thanks

Giorgio said...

"Lean Software Development: An Agile Toolkit" by Tom and Mary Poppendieck