Tag: Jarmo Pertman

#46 Jarmo Pertman on Watir 2.0

Željko Filipin Jarmo Pertman

Željko Filipin talks with Jarmo Pertman about the recent release of Watir 2.0.

This episode is sponsored by Watir book! If you would like to sponsor an episode, let me know.

Music at the beginning and the end of the podcast is by George Sanders from Portland, Oregon.

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Show notes:

  • 1:00 – Introduction.
  • 1:38 – Jarmo’s gems: RAutomation and WatirSplash.
  • 2:44 – Watir 2.0: zero based indexing, firewatir is deprecated, locators for collections, default zero based locators.
  • 9:48 – Future plans: decrease incompatibilities between watir and watir-webdriver gems even further with the help of watirspec gem.
  • 11:12 – Our sites.
  • 12:15 – Jarmo says a few words in Estonian.

#36 Jarmo Pertman

Željko Filipin Jarmo Pertman

Željko Filipin talks with Jarmo Pertman.

Music at the beginning and the end of the podcast is by George Sanders from Portland, Oregon.

We are proud to be a part of Testing Podcast family. You can find audio podcasts on software testing there. All of them.

A big thank you to Tiffany Fodor for editing the audio and for show notes.

Show notes:

  • 1:00 – Introductions
  • 4:50 – Jarmo’s introduction to Watir
  • 7:15 – Jarmo’s background
  • 10:08 – Jarmo’s blog IT Really Matters
  • 10:50 – Blog highlights – Watir/RSpec
  • 13:08 – Most popular blog post – Debugging Watir’s click_no_wait method problems
  • 14:37 – Jarmo’s thesis – Web Applications’ User Interface Based Testing Automation
  • 16:20 – Watir frameworks
  • 18:10 – Ideas for future development and functionality in Watir – popups, screen shots
  • 23:08 – Other test automation tools
  • 23:40 – Watir versus Selenium
  • 27:50 – watir-webdriver
  • 31:12 – WatirSplash framework
  • 36:05 – Current Watir development activity
  • 38:15 – Jarmo’s other interests
  • 39:02 – Closing thoughts
  • 39:57 – Watir Stack Exchange site
  • 40:58 – Jarmo’s contact information
  • 41:40 – Zeljko’s contact information
  • 42:17 – Closing