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Testing Mendix

Why is testing Mendix a challenge. When should you consider test automation for your Mendix app

Companies are scaling up their Mendix deployment

Scaling up results in:

  • More apps per Mendix customer
  • More business critical apps
  • More complex apps

 

Therefore:

  • The chance that errors occur increases
  • The impact of errors increases

 

 

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“Deploying Mendix at scale requires a test strategy”

As Mendix suggests, you need a structured approach with proper attention for quality controls such as testautomation when deploying Mendix at scale

Drivers for automated testing

Some Mendix apps need automated testing more than others! Read these indicators. If three or more apply to your situation it is a good time to start thinking about your test strategy

Mendix app

The Mendix app

  • is mission critical;
  • contains complex business logic;
  • contains a lot of processes or transactions;
  • has complicated or extensive user flows;
  • is updated frequently;
  • is integrated with your application landscape, i.e. contains a lot of API’s.
Mendix team

The Mendix team

  • has more than 2 developers;
  • has a low average level of IT knowledge and experience (citizen developers);
  • has a high need for refactor sprints in order to avoid technical debt.
  • has frequent changes in development team
Markus Travaille

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