Christian Baumann

Christian is a principal test architect with 15+ years of experience in the field of software testing. He has successfully held different roles in the context of testing: From Test Automation Engineer to Test Team Lead. During his career he worked with various test (automation) tools using programming languages, but also applied certain development/ testing methodologies. Christian is strongly driven by his context, always searching for the best fitting solution for a given situation. HeĀ“s able to understand businessĀ“ and peopleĀ“s problems, and is always eager to learn and improve himself, while staying curios, open minded and willing to share his knowledge.


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[Tutorial] Building a modular API test framework

Nowadays more and more testers use GUI tools to do their API testing, which is a good thing, as these tools provide a low-level, yet powerful entry into the topic. A programmatic approach to API testing is even more effective: The full potential of a programming language, combined with certain tools & libraries, provides nearly […]


Unfacepalm Your Test Automation

Test automation is often seen as a silver bullet to solve many problems in software development: It is supposed to speed up test execution, find more bugs than manual testing, decrease release time and increase test coverage, just to name a few. But why do a lot of test automation initiatives fail or donā€™t deliver […]

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