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October 3, 2022
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Enabling Tracetest to Work Directly with OpenSearch

Tracetest now directly supports OpenSearch as a backend storage system for OpenTelemetry based traces. Tracetest can be installed and you can immediately begin creating trace-based tests.

September 22, 2022
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Is it Observable? with Henrik Rexed

In the video, Henrik provides an overview of Tracetest, shows how to deploy it, covers how to create and run tests from both the UI and from the CLI, and discusses Tracetest’s value.

September 21, 2022
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Tracetest v0.7 Release Notes

This release includes an updated, easy to use installation process and improvements to workflow usage.

August 23, 2022
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Tracetest Roadmap Planning - In Person, In Cartagena!

The Tracetest team is similar to a microservice based architecture. Multiple languages, distributed, using the best person for the job. To provide ‘Observability’ for the team, we went to Cartagena!

August 18, 2022
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Common Cypress Testing Pitfalls & How to Avoid Them

How to write better E2E tests using Cypress while avoiding the most common pitfalls. Discusses avoiding the use of wait, importance of using baseUrl and chains, and more.

July 27, 2022
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Tracetest 0.6 Release - gRPC, Postman and More

Tracetest released v0.6 introducing the ability to create tests based on gRPC or Postman Collections in addition to other new features.

July 22, 2022
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Creating a Custom Language Code Editor Using React

See how Tracetest developed a code editor for adding advanced selectors in our UI. Discusses the business need, requirements, and React implementation utilizing the Code Mirror editor & Lezer parser.

July 13, 2022
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Integration Tests: Pros and Cons of Doubles vs. Trace-Based Testing

A look at utilizing doubles in tests, full system integration tests, and trace based tests when developing test suites and the pros and cons of each technique.

July 6, 2022
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Detect & Fix Performance Issues Using Tracetest

Tracetest can spot anomalies in code before users or developers encounter them. Learn more about how to use it in a Test-Driven Development (TDD) flow.

June 24, 2022
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Integrating Tracetest with GitHub Actions in a CI pipeline

See the challenges faced & approach taken in designing a CI pipeline using Github actions to run integration tests against an actual Tracetest deployment using Cypress and Tracetest.

June 8, 2022
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Tracetest — Assertions, Versioning & CI/CD

Tracetest released v0.5 with new capabilities to enable you to create trace-based tests for your microservice based system. The release includes better assertions, versioning, & CI/CD capability.

May 26, 2022
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Tracing the History of Distributed Tracing & OpenTelemetry

A history of the birth of OpenTelemetry Tracing. From Dapper in 2010 to Zipkin, Jaeger, OpenTracing & OpenCensus, we discuss how the industry coalesced around OpenTelemetry over the last 14 years.

May 6, 2022
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Tracetest is released. Here's what's next for the Opentelemetry tracing test tool

We released Tracetest to the public last week. Learn more about how we'll go from MVPrototype to MVProduct as we inch closer to our next release.

April 26, 2022
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Introducing Tracetest - Trace-based Testing with OpenTelemetry

Introducing Tracetest, a tool which allows easy creation of end-to-end tests via a simple user interface. Leverages your current investment in OpenTelemetry based tracing to make deep testing simple.

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