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As we continue to explore more about APIs, from the example I gave in my previous blog, we saw that the API of the Instacart application communicates with the APIs of various grocery stores and transfers data from their databases. But what if one of these APIs fails? — The entire service stops working! If one single API doesn’t work efficiently and effectively, it will never be adopted, regardless if it is free or not. Also, the risk of putting a bad, and potentially insecure, product on the market is greater than the cost to test it. …


As the coronavirus continues to spread across the world, there is a surge in demand for grocery deliveries during this pandemic; lots of people either can’t get to the grocery store or aren’t willing to risk going out. This means grocery delivery apps are seeing record number of daily downloads. One of the biggest, most widely available grocery delivery services is Instacart that lets you shop from local grocery stores online. …


Just like a coin has two sides, Agile and DevOps are the two buzz concepts of the same modern software development practices that many organizations are eager to employ or have already employed. Though the two are NOT essentially the same they can often create mix-up or overlap while trying to comprehend them. Both Agile and DevOps are aimed at providing a framework to produce a new product or a part of a product, a launch, or a release. …


Genius is the ability to reduce the complicated to the simple — C. W. Ceram

Many a time, we make things unnecessarily complex when we can actually think, break it down and make it simple for ourselves as well as for others.

Having decided to make test automation a priority, you plan to use BDD (Behavior-Driven Development), selecting a good language for test automation, keeping in mind a BDD tool and when you are ready to write your first Gherkin feature file, you start thinking “How am I supposed to write?”

But before we look into what good Gherkin guidelines…

Sanya M

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