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Automated UI Testing And You

Automated UI Testing And You

How often do you make a change to your site that causes an unexpected issue in some unrelated page? At least once a week, right? But manually testing every page for every change is time consuming and a pain in the butt.

This talk will dive deep in to WebdriverIO, an open-source library used for automated testing. We'll cover what it takes to get started writing automated browser tests, so that you can write and release code with confidence.
Notes at: https://workflowy.com/s/eKx3scHfuy

Kevin Lamping

October 17, 2016

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