Case Study: Java Desktop App Technical Testing

In this case study you will see different approaches for applying a Technical Testing approach to a desktop Java Application.

In this case study you will see different approaches for applying a Technical Testing approach to a desktop Java Application.

Over the course of the videos we will use technical knowledge of Java, and apply it to a MORIM Technical Testing Model: Modelling, Observation, Reflection, Interrogation and Manipulation.

As a result we will explore different ways of observing and interrogating the running application. As we do so we will expand our model of the application and identify ways of manipulating the application.

Some of the things you will learn:

  • different ways to start a Java Application and how that impacts your ability to observe
  • how to wrap a Java App in a Java project to automate scenarios and explore the application using code
  • how to manipulate a running Java application at low levels
  • how risk impacts your testing and what to consider when testing technically

This course builds on skills and information developed in the book "Java For Testers", so if you find this interesting, remember to check out JavaForTesters.com and EvilTester.com as well.

This set of videos is based on my EvilTester.com blog post:

http://blog.eviltester.com/2016/02/lessons-learned-testing-house-of-test.html

Intended Audience: Testers

Introduction
Decompiling and Adding into an IDE
Step back for some theory
Code Review and Exception Observation
Interrogation in the IDE and using JUnit against a desktop app
Any Java App and Oracles
Summary
Follow up links
PDF Slides

What's included

  • 8 Video Lessons
  • 1 Text Lesson

  • Works on all devices
  • Certificate of completion

Alan Richardson

Instructor