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Solving problems with QWeb

Mar 19, 2021 | Qentinel

Tuomas Koukkari, Senior Product Specialist and QWeb Owner at Qentinel is an expert in test automation. Now he tells, how he was first introduced to software testing and open source software. QWeb automation library was originally created as a project for Finnish Tax Administration and was finally published as open source in March 2021. Koukkari shares his thoughts on QWeb and its benefits. 

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Building open source automation library

Mar 15, 2021 | Qentinel

Antti Heimola, Senior Automation Architect at Qentinel, has been involved in QWeb library development since the beginning. QWeb automation library was originally created as a project for Finnish Tax Administration and is now finally published as open source. Heimola shares his insights about open source software, QWeb, and how he sees the future of software testing. 

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How to automate 18 109 test cases and keep maintenance effort under 15%

Mar 11, 2021 | Antti Heimola

How to automate over 18 000 test cases in two years while keeping maintenance workload under 15 per cent - 14,3% to be exact. The system under test was a tax processing software. Despite several attempts, no one could successfully automate testing on this system earlier.

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Story behind Robot Framework: How an inspiration created an exceptional concept

Mar 10, 2021 | Qentinel

Pekka Klärck is the main developer behind Robot Framework, the open source test automation and RPA framework. Pekka shares how he was inspired to start developing exceptionally usable automation framework valued by thousands.

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How I first met Robot Framework - and what happened then

Feb 22, 2021 | Esko Hannula

It was late 2005. I was preparing for my new job at Qentinel, a small software quality assurance shop. My future team members were each presenting those big, important, and exciting things they thought I should know before I officially start as the CEO of Qentinel in January 2006.

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Run Qentinel Pace tests from GitHub

Feb 15, 2021 | Jarno Lintusaari

We have recently added a GitHub action for running Qentinel Pace tests directly from GitHub.

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