Allure Testops Hands-On Guide
Allure Testops is a fullstack testing platform. It allows you to control the entire testing flow from one place: launch test runs, monitor their execution live, and dig into the test results. Let's go through the first steps of working with Testops, and learn about the main features!
Allure Testops and GitHub
GitHub is one of those community-building tools, it is extremely popular and lets you do everything - manage code, run it and track tasks. Allure Testops integrates with all of those things seamlessly, providing a single space for all your test-related needs.
Allure Testops for manual testers
Allure Testops has always been intended as a platform where manual testers and SDETs could work together. We've got lots of nice interconnected functionality for that, so now the time has come to make manual testers more comfortable with the system. Let's discuss the quality of life features we're working on!
Allurectl: respect your system, don't drown it with http-requests
Allurectl is a Qameta Software innovation that makes uploading test results faster and more stable. Let's explore how it works and what advantages it has over the traditional approach of transferring test results
Hide the tech until you need it: CI integrations in Allure Testops
Allure Testops strives to make automated tests usable by people who aren't SDETs - QA is a team responsibility, after all. To that end, our tool cleverly hides the technical details you don't need - right until the moment you need them.
Full-cycle test automation in Allure Testops: CI for SDETs
Today, we'd like to show you the full cycle of running and re-running tests in Allure Testops. Thanks to comprehensive integrations with CI servers, our tool allows you to control the entire process from just one screen and minimizes the time and effort involved.
Allure Report is more than a pretty report
The main thing about Allure Report is that it's language- and tool-agnostic thanks to its huge library of integrations and extensibility. Let's take a journey through the insides of our tool and see what makes the job of writing a new integration easier.
The Allure Report plugin for Jira
Allure for Jira is plugin that brings the strengths of Allure Report, a versatile test reporting tool, to Jira. It generates clear and fancy testing reports, provides information about test runs and failed tests in release and bug tickets, and supports attachments and nested steps for better presentation of test data.
QA as a process: where Shift Left and TestOps meet
Approaching QA as a process that has to be applied throughout the development cycle is a common topic for both Shift Left and TestOps. We've had a discussion with Parveen Khan, a proponent of Shift Left, and we hope that you'll find it as interesting as we did!
Smart Test Cases in Allure TestOps
Smart Test Cases are generated by Allure TestOps based on your automated tests. This allows you to have up-to-date documentation for tests with versioning and zero maintenance. Read on to learn the benefits of this feature and how to use it!
Squeezing neurons into narrow spaces: AI in QA
With AI in QA, there are big hopes on the horizon and small bumps on the road. What can we do to smooth them out? I'm going to generate some tests with neural networks and see how they compare to human standards; and if they fall short, I'll dig into the issues and see if maybe those problems have already been seen in other applications of AI
Allure Report in March 2023: time, geography and scale
We're back with more stats about Allure Report usage! This time, with tinkered more with data about the geography of usage, and there are some interesting findings there. Also, an old pattern in usage hours has reversed itself, and it probably means automation is winning the day. Read on to find out more!
Awesome Allure: help us build a list of everything great in our ecosystem!
We've decided to compile and maintain an official list of awesome Allure Report adaptors for languages, CI/CD tools, and IDEs. Report has always been a community effort, so we welcome your contributions to the list!
QA metrics for DevOps: the DORA keys
Since our last post about metrics, we've decided to take a look at some high-level indicators - and what better place to start than DORA? At the surface, those are just four (lately, five) numbers. But we'd like to show you that they are not as straightforward as they might seem, and there's a lot of stuff happening under the hood.
Defects in Allure TestOps, step by step
Do you ever find yourself spending too much time sorting through failed tests? Allure TestOps has a feature called Defects that automatically groups bugs by cause so that you can easily see which tests failed due to a known issue and which are new.
Automated requirement coverage calculation and its visualization in Allure Framework
Do you want to know how to turn the requirement coverage metric into an actual linter for your codebase? Read more to find out! This is a case study about an automated pipeline with that metric.
Most in-demand software testing skills in 2022
If you’re looking for a path to develop in the software testing world, or even trying to break into the industry for the first time, you might be wondering what the most in-demand testing skills are right now. If so, you’re in the right place!
Choosing an E2E Testing Framework in 2022
If you’re looking for the best end-to-end testing automation tool in 2022, you’ve probably narrowed your search to a few options, and there’s a good chance your choices are Playwright Vs Cypress Vs Selenium. Let’s take a quick look at each one, so you can make an informed decision.
Productivity Engineering is not just for Google!
While it’s true that quality matters, with the new tools and approaches available out there, there’s really no reason you can’t have quantity too. This is a lightweight post for y'all to think of productivity from a QA approach.
Testing is diverse. Despite the fact that the main goals are the same everywhere, there are many differences from project to project: different stacks, technologies, processes, and approaches. Analyzing the processes in many teams, Qameta Software has found one problem. That problem is inefficiency. Currently, testing is one of the most under-optimized processes in the development life cycle.
Automation as a Service
In this article, I will pose and answer three main questions related to the use of our system. Why do we need a TMS? How does TMS usually work with automated tests? How do we go about setting up automation, with the example of Allure TestOps?
5 Questions to ask your Testing Automation Team
Testing automation is quickly becoming the baseline standard in software development. However, if you’re still working on making the switch towards it, you may still be wondering what the most important issues are. Here are five must-ask questions that can help you decide.
Qameta Software Support for people in need
Qameta Software, as a company serving customers internationally, is deeply concerned by the military conflict in Ukraine and other impacted regions. As OSS maintainers, we care deeply about our community, and many of us have friends and loved ones worldwide.
Allure Report 35+ million reports and 10% monthly growth
In October 2021, I've published the first post with Allure Report usage statistics with ~2.3 million users and ~27 million sessions. Now, it's time to take a look at the new numbers! What results did we get in January 2022? Let's take a look!
7 Superpowers of Allure TestOps
As Allure Report and TestOps maintainers, we face a lot of questions regarding the tools these days. It’s one of the hottest testing automation tools out there. But is it really everything they say it is? Is it worth trying it out and learning more about how it works? Here are seven reasons that the answer to that is a resounding yes.
Allure TestOps Feature review 01-2022
Today we’ll take a look at the latest **Allure TestOps** release - **3.188.1**. Feature review is a new format, where I won’t go through all the features and improvements of the release. We will focus on one or two features instead.
Allure Report Feature Review 12.21
We have been working hard to deliver our open-source users some neat features. UI improvements, new filters for unstable and new tests detection, and a 'flaky' annotation. Each of the features will make automation QA engineers easier!
Allure Integration at Wrike
Allure TestOps is a huge tool that does a lot and helps QA and Dev teams with testing. Sometimes, it takes a lot of words and screenshots to show how it all works! We thank the author of the original story, Sergey Potanin, QA Automation team lead at Wrike, and the Wrike team for letting us keep this awesome story at our blog.
Qameta Software has entered into a strategic partnership with OTUS
Qameta Software and OTUS, a high-tech education startup, have announced the start of a strategic partnership. Qameta Software will focus on supporting courses for QA Directors, QA engineers, and test automation specialists.
SuperJob UI regression and acceptance testing automation. Tools and Solutions
A story of how the team went from manual-only to full automation of UI testing. Dive in to learn how manual tests interrupted high-paced pipelines, how the automation process started, what tools the SuperJob QA team used, and what pitfalls they faced.
Allure TestOps Release Notes Review 2021-10
A week ago we have deployed one more massive release. Today, it's time to take a look at what's new in Allure TestOps 3.182.0. Lots of UI/UX and integrations enhancements, new API, and a bunch of bug fixes. Ready, steady, go!
Wisebits Story. Merging manual and automated testing into one place
Alexander Abramov and Maksim Rabinovich, QA engineers at Wisebits, an international IT company, tell the story of how they went from half-manual chaotic testing to fully automated, organized multi-platform and multi-device testing.
Allure TestOps Release Notes Review 2021-08
Let's take a look at the new features and improvements we brought for your testing automation success. Today, we'll dive into two latest releases - 3.181.5 and 3.179.2. Please, update carefully and read the disclaimer part before jumping on new versions!
Top-5 Allure TestOps myths
Every single developer team faces community myths about a product. The number of these myths increases rapidly if the product introduces some new concepts. Allure TestOps, as such a product, has a trail of these myths. And in this post, we aim to address the most common myths and break them down.
Allure TestOps Release Notes Review 2021-07
20 days have gone since the previous Release Notes Review. And these days didn't were quite productive for the team. We managed to deploy two releases! There are plenty of features in each. New CI systems native support, new test case filtering options, and a lot of improvements.
Managing Test Cases the TestOps way. Goodbye, folders!
Storing and reporting data from a large system to a human-readable format is a long-time-ago solved issue. Today, we will discuss Test Case Management and Testing, and the first question is “How do people usually store the test cases?”.