I know that I’m a bit late in publishing our Automation Development team goals for the last quarter this year. But better late than never. I think there are some very interesting tasks we want to tackle on over the course of the next three months. And we would invite everyone who has interest to join us, learn new stuff, and simply have fun with coding. Given that we are a part of the https://wiki.mozilla.org/Auto-tools team aka the A-Team, we inherit some of the overall team goals for Q4 2013.
During the last week we did something phenomenal. As you might have heard, we were able to release Mozmill 2.0 to the world. After about 3 years of development it was one of our biggest milestones to finish off. But also lots of trouble with our Windows nodes in Mozmill-CI caused us a bit of headache, which we were able to finally get solved. For more details please read on… Hightlights As already announced by my blog post last week, we were able to finally release Mozmill 2.0. Since our
The last week was more dedicated for maintenance. We were working on features for mozmill-ci to let us more easily debug failing tests, especially with all the cpu load spikes we have seen across our Windows machines. But we also got the final Mozmill 2.0rc6 release out. Continue reading to find details. Hightlights One of our biggest issues last week was definitely the drastic increase of the CPU load across all of our Windows nodes in the mozmill-ci cluster. It magically started when QA did the first ondemand tests for
It looks like since everyone is back from the summer vacations we keep our productivity kinda high over the last couple of weeks. During the last week we finished again a couple of important tasks. Hightlights As announced in last weeks report we were going to upgrade our Mozmill continuous integration system to the latest LTS release of Jenkins. That task has been done now, after a full week of observation on our staging instance. Everything looked fine, so Henrik pushed the upgrade to production on Monday. Since then the
Woot!!1! MozCamp EU 2012 is approaching really fast. Only two days left until a couple of hundred supporters of Mozilla will meet in Warsaw to plan and work on the future of the open web. It’s exciting to be part of it and to see you all again! My task together with Rob Wood – we both are from the Automation Development team – will be a hacking session about WebAPI test automation. WebAPI’s are a crucial part of the Firefox OS (B2G) initiative, Mozilla is putting a lot of