Mallory Mooney

Mallory Mooney is a QA Engineer at Modus Create. She has experience in developing automation suites for a broad range of frameworks like Angular, Ext JS, and .Net and is an advocate for open source automation tools. She believes in building the “right” tests for the job - not just an arbitrary number of them. Aside from her work, Mallory loves road trips, photography, breakfast tacos, Texas BBQ, and is a loyal Red Raider. Wreck ‘em Tech.

Posts by Mallory Mooney

February 3, 2017

Protractor and Elementor

Intro Locators and elements are the foundation of any automated test (youdontsay). You spend a good portion of your time hunting down the right elements to interact with for tests....

November 8, 2016

Quality Assurance is More Than Just One Team

IT departments feature a wide variety of skills and disciplines, usually divided into groups with specific focus areas. There are developers and system administrators, project and product managers, the design...

July 5, 2016

Testing Patterns and Anti-Patterns

Every company develops their own methods for testing. A lot of these patterns naturally form around development cycles. Some are pretty informal while others grow into complex structures with various...

April 19, 2016

5 Qualities Of A Good QA Engineer

Let’s be honest, Quality Assurance (QA) is not the most glamorous of careers. QA is the type of field that does not get a lot of attention until something is...

February 10, 2016

Automation: What, Why and When To Use It

The case for not automating all the things Test automation is a powerful process that has found a valued role in software development. We see more and more companies pushing...

November 10, 2015

Protractor and Friends: Continuous Integration

When initially building out a testing framework for an application, you have a wealth of tools, plug-ins, and approaches to choose from. What tool works best for the application you...

September 29, 2015

Protractor and Page Objects

In a previous post, we looked at using the Protractor framework with AngularJS apps. While Protractor is a great testing tool out of the box, it can benefit from some...

August 11, 2015

Testing AngularJS Apps with Protractor

Do the words “automated” and “tests” make you cringe a little? Creating automated tests for an application isn’t the most glamorous of tasks. Sure, it can be tedious and requires...