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From learning to doing: My Growth Journey in the First Months at b.ignited

From intern to permanent colleague. Discover Maude's journey at b.ignited. How did she experience her internship and the first mon…

A guide to mobile testing: Appium and Webdriver.io

Unlock the full potential of your mobile testing with Appium and Webdriver.io by following this comprehensive guide. Dive into the…

Starting at the Client's Side: My Journey with b.ignited begins

Discover the benefits of joining a team that values collaboration, continuous learning, and professional growth. Start your journe…

Safety as a Service by b.ignited

Unlock the full potential of your software development with Safety as a Service by b.ignited. Ensure robust, secure, and reliable …

The Co-Pilot's seat: Harnessing GitHub Copilot for smarter coding

Ready to elevate your coding game with GitHub Copilot? Dive deeper into how this revolutionary AI tool can transform your developm…

Test Automation unveiled: your guide with the best principles for testing

Master Test Automation with b.ignited: Learn the essentials of when and what to automate to boost your testing efficiency. Dive in…

From Full Stack Developer to Test Automation Engineer: My Ambitions and Growth Opportunities at b.ignited

Embark on Lucas' career evolution at b.ignited, from Full-stack Developer to Test Automation Engineer, where he dives deep into th…

Designing a Clean and Modular Playwright Framework

Looking to elevate your automated testing game? Dive into our latest blog post, where we unravel the secrets of crafting a scalabl…

Comprehensive Guide to Quality Testing in Automation

Uncover the importance of quality testing in preventing back-end errors and security breaches. Learn about the different types of …

The Spark After School: Embracing the Work-Life Balance at b.ignited

Discover the inspiring journey of Muskaan, a former intern turned employee at b.ignited, as she navigates the transition from the …

Challenges of changing hats: Developer vs Tester

Are you navigating the vast landscape of software engineering, juggling between the creativity of development and the precision of…

First impressions count: My interview experience with b.ignited

Discover a job application journey with b.ignited that's as unique as you are. Explore how our welcoming culture and innovative pr…

Glitches in the Code: Exploring Historical Bugs in Software Testing

Explore critical software testing through 6 historical bugs, in this blog Patrick Van Ingelgem highlights its importance in safety…

The Evolution of Test Data: Introducing Our Own Test-Data-Generator

Discover the Test Data Generator (TDG), a serverless solution crafted by b.ignited's Test Automation Engineers. This innovative to…

How to run two Teams accounts at the same time? UPDATE

In the latest version of Microsoft Teams, users now have the capability to add multiple accounts on their computers. Discover how …

Getting Started with Cucumber Testing: A Step-by-Step Guide

Welcome to the world of Cucumber testing! In this blog, we'll guide you through creating a basic Java project with Cucumber, TestN…

Stop talking about testing

In the realm of software development, testers are often overlooked, but their role is pivotal. This blog redefines software testin…

Maxime's Bachelor Thesis Experience at b.ignited: A Journey of Learning and Growth

Discover Maxime’s compelling journey during his bachelor's thesis at b.ignited, where learning and growth became the cornerstone o…

Navigating Test Automation: Unveiling My 10-Week Internship Journey at b.ignited

Embarking on a 10-week internship at b.ignited after two and a half years of evening school marked a significant turning point in …

The journey of Interns Muskaan and Viktor at b.ignited

Join Viktor and Muskaan, Test Automation Engineer Interns at b.ignited, as they navigate a transformative journey of collaboration…

How to run Postman tests with Newman?

Discover a step-by-step instruction on how to install Newman, export Postman collections, and execute tests using Newman in the te…

Cucumber: The revision

Koen revisits his previous post on Cucumber and highlights the misconception that Cucumber is solely for testing purposes. …

Beyond the Stereotypes: The Sexiness of Testers

From debunking stereotypes to celebrating their impact, this blog sheds light on the crucial role of testers in software developme…

Do not fall for this Katalon Test Object issue

Uncover Katalon Test Objects' limitations in this informative blog. Learn how leveraging Groovy files can enhance xpath management…

Speedy Selenium Locators

Are you looking to optimize your Selenium tests? In this post, Dieter benchmarks a selection of locators and browsers, looping 100…

Why Test Reporting Should be a Top Priority in Your Software Development Process

Testing is a vital aspect of software development, ensuring the quality and readiness of the final product. However, in some cases…

A Transformative Journey with b.ignited

Rouah's first-hand experiences and reflections on her internships are captured in this compelling blog post, offering insights int…

Dieter through the eyes of his partner Maria

Discover the story of Dieter Eyckmans, through the eyes of his girlfriend Maria. Learn about Dieter's calm and friendly demeanour,…

Overcoming the Challenges of Continuous Integration in Agile Development

Continuous integration (CI) is a best practice in Agile development. It involves integrating and testing code changes frequently t…

Koen through the eyes of his partner Julie

Koen Van Belle, a hardworking dad of two, is the reason behind the series “Our Colleagues through the eyes of their family’. And t…

Working with Cypress for the first time: an honest impression

When I got the mission to start using Cypress, it was the first time I had to learn such a framework on my own. In the end, it was…

b.ignited Partners with Eurostar: A Match Made in Testing Heaven

We are thrilled to announce that b.ignited has partnered with EuroSTAR, Europe's Best Software Testing Conference. The conference …

Kevin through the eyes of Kirsten

Kevin, a helpful colleague. Discover more about our colleague, through the eyes of his partner, Kirsten.…

15 bugs per 1000 lines of code find their way to your client.

You probably understand the importance of delivering high-quality software to your clients. We, at b.ignited, do too. Did you know…

What makes a good test engineer and where to find them.

It’s no secret, in the world of software there is a big need for good Test Automation Engineers. How do we find people? How do you…

Pieter through the eyes of his partner Sofie

Handy, structured, positive minded,.. it are only 3 of the many characteristics that Sofie used to describe her husband Pieter. We…

Patrick through the eyes off Isabeau

Let's kick off our series on our colleagues through the eyes of family and friends with our own Managing Partner- Patrick Van Inge…

Working for charity - Students from Olvi - Boom joined our b.ignited crew for a day

In October, two high school students came to reinforce our team for one day to support the charity Youca. Flore and Isabeau, two s…

How to run two Teams accounts at the same time?

As a consultant, it just so happens you could be part of multiple Teams, and we've all heard this excuse before: "I didn't see tha…

b.fast, b.furious: b.ignited at the ICT Inkart Trophy

We attended, we drove, we had fun, and we took home the Fair Play Trophy at the ICT Inkart 2022. Discover everything about our adv…

A successful internship at b.ignited, the story of Ruben and Bert

Looking for an internship? Discover from two interns how it is to do an internship at b.ignited.…

Boost your TestOps

In the wonderful world that we know as IT , new terms arise every day. One that has been catching my attention for a while is Test…

Getting AWS certified, learning Playwright and Appium, all in my first month

It is crazy to see how much I got to learn only in my first month at b.ignited as Test Automation Engineer.…

Cloud-scale your performance testing with Artillery: Let’s get started.

Looking for a tool that helps you with your performance tests in a quick, clean and effortless way? Artillery offers you the solut…

We are fully AWS certified: Let’s go to the Cloud

In the interview with Patrick Van Ingelgem, our Managing Partner, and Koen Van Belle, Senior Test Automation Engineer, you’ll disc…

Start your Python Project and Share your Dependencies

Wondering how to set up Python? In this blog post, you will find answers to questions like 'What do you need to get started with P…

Troubleshooting your Docker Containers

While I was working on a Docker container setup with test containers, I ran into some issues. Find my solutions in this blogpost.…

My 4-weeks Software Quality School experience

Pieter De Bie followed the Software Quality Course of b.ignited. Discover his experience. …

SSH key Management for multiple AWS accounts

What happens when you need two different SSH keys for the same platform, specifically AWS ?…

Selenium tips and tricks

Discover our tips and trips on Selenium.…

Cypress Intercept Function: Spy and Stub Network Requests and Responses

Discover more about the Cypress Intercept Function…

The need for a Testing Code of Ethics.

The need for a Testing Code of Ethics.…

Testing with Artificial Intelligence

Artificial Intelligence is everywhere nowadays. With eggplant we found an image based test automation tool powered by machine lear…

FInding a job as Junior IT consultant: you are hired!

Maren was looking for a job in 2019 as junior IT consultant. She found her place at b.ignited…

To record or not to record: playback test tools

What is a recording tool in Test Automation and what are the pro's and con's of recording web pages in the Selenium standard style…

Get started with Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD)

Discover how to use Cucumber in Behaviour-Driven Development (BDD) in this blogpost.…

Dealing with environment variables in Cypress.io

Why choosing for Cypress.io? In this article we explain different environment variables while working in Cypress.io…

Tricentis Tosca: Automated Continuous Testing

Do you wonder what Tricentis Tosca is. In this article we give a first look in how this Test Automation Tool works and give a revi…

Katalon: Test automation tool for API testing

Looking for more information on Katalon and how this Test Automation tool for API testing is working? Discover a first look in thi…

How to setup a Pre-request script in postman?

Discover in this article more on how to write pre-request scripts in postman. …

How to add local nuget packages to your .NET core project

One thing we’ve run into while developing our .NET core test automation framework is dealing with local nuget packages. If your wo…