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Simple visual regression testing

Thursday 10:10-10:40 UTC+2 in Main hall

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Visual regression testing is an afterthought to many developers working on lean development teams. We will go over how to create automated visual tests that are both scalable and simple to implement.

Most of us will agree that testing CSS changes is important…in theory. But when you have limited development time and no QA resources, how do you ensure that pages look as expected after CSS changes? Instead of constantly having to click around we can programmatically detect UI changes

In this talk I will start with how to set up your existing test environment with automated visual tests using Python and Selenium. Then we will discuss a few pit falls that I ran into when implementing visual regression testing

The audience will be expected to have a general understanding about how test cases are set up in Django