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The MetaAutomation blog is about applying automation to quality measurement, storage, and communication, in order to ship higher-quality software faster. Better transparency and communication across roles and geographies make happier teams, too!

  • What I like about “The Cucumber Book, Second Edition”

    The intro post in this series is here.

    I am impressed with the attempt to lay out a complete system for the quality automation problem space, and that it addresses many different roles on a software … more

  • Review of “The Cucumber Book, Second Edition”

    I wanted to learn more about Cucumber, what it was exactly, and why it is so popular.

    I had (and still have) no plans on using the BDD/Cucumber approach, because I’m very aware of the weaknesses of, … more

  • A gift to company executives

    For automation for quality (a superset of/fix for what is often called “test automation”) MetaAutomation provides trustworthy detail and transparency on what the SUT is doing and how fast to all … more

  • Ruby has lost its sparkle

    Ruby is very popular as an automation tool.

    Ruby’s creator, Yukihiro Matsumoto, had what seemed like great ideas: programmer productivity and fun, and that (to quote Wikipedia, quoting Matsumoto)

    “ … more

  • Make your automation sit up and pay attention

    One of the problems with the phrase “test automation” is that it implies that what a manual tester can do can also be automated, and even that it is automated when someone automates a manual test … more

  • The limits of AI testing

    Artificial intelligence (AI, or more accurately called machine learning) is all over public discussions about software testing. It seems like the next big thing! Many imply that it will take over the … more

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