All Posts by Ciprian Balea

Ciprian Balea

Ciprian Balea

QA Lead

Ciprian Balea is a QA Lead who works in 3Pillar’s Timisoara, Romania office. Ciprian began his career in software testing 2 years before he graduated from college. He is proficient with Agile practices and is a Certified Scrum Master. He is most interested in the fields of Continuous Integration & Deployment, and Automation and Performance enhancements. Away from work, Ciprian likes outdoors sports and photography.

Automated Testing with Sauce Labs

Sauce Labs is an online provider of cross-platform testing. It offers Selenium testing, mobile testing, and JS unit testing on over 500 OS/browser platforms. This article will focus on cross-platform testing a web application. Regardless of whether it’s close to a release or during each development iteration, it’s good practice to assess how your application… Read more »

Browsermob Programmatic Proxy for Automated Testing

The web applications we build and test these days are far from a simple collection of HTML pages designed and coded from scratch by a small team of people. Some of the functionalities we see on sites are not even developed by the engineers coding the web page, but actually were created by different third… Read more »

Automated Browser Performance Testing using Python and AutoIT

Our project concentrates on a custom web browser, that mimics the behavior of the native Internet Explorer. What we needed to verify with this session of testing was the performance of the custom browser versus the native IE: startup and shutdown time, webpage loading time, CPU and memory usage. The tests needed to be ran… Read more »

How to Use Selenium in Continuous Integration Testing

Selenium provides web developers with a suite of tools to automate web browsers across many platforms. At 3Pillar, we use Selenium in conjunction with continuous integration to ensure web applications are automatically tested via scripts as opposed to manually. Prerequisites Before we start we will need the following installed on our local machine: Firefox (at… Read more »