My Most Viewed Medium Articles — (Updated Monthly)

This Month’s Most Viewed Article (2024–07–01)

Zhimin Zhan
2 min readApr 9, 2021

Most Viewed Article Right Now: The human reasons behind the rise and failure of so many JavaScript web test automation frameworks throughout the last decade.

Most Viewed New Article Last Month: If AI Could Really Do Real E2E Test Automation, What Would You (Software Engineer in Test) Do for Living?

All-Time Most Viewed (All: Categorized; Series; Favourites ; Featured in newsletters) , Quotes, and Favourite Memes 😂.

  1. is Dying
  2. Why Software Testing is Not Effective in Most Software Teams?
  3. Why Cypress sucks for real test automation? (Part 1)
  4. Why Gherkin (Cucumber, SpecFlow,…) Always Failed with UI Test Automation?
  5. One Simple Test Automation Scenario Interview Question that Most Candidates Failed
  6. ChatGPT is Useless for Real Test Automation
  7. A Tale of a Deceptive End-to-End Test Automation Engineer


Test Automation and Continuous Testing Coach, Speaker, Author, Trainer, International Award-Winning Programmer, and Product Owner.

Creator of TestWise (the next-generation functional testing tool) and BuildWise, an international award-winning Continuous Testing (CT) server. Pioneer of Functional Test Refactoring and CT techniques such as Auto-Retry and Dynamic Ordering.

Zhimin authored 13 books on test automation and two on programming, also is regarded as a “top software testing writer on Medium”, with 150+ articles featured in the leading software testing newsletters (probably №1 in the world for two consecutive years since I started blogging in 2021).

Zhimin developed several highly-acclaimed apps, with his test automation and continuous testing knowledge and the help of TestWise & BuildWise, such as ClinicWise, SiteWise CMS, WhenWise, and TestWisely, all in his spare time. Yes, Test Automation and CT can greatly increase a software team’s productivity.



Zhimin Zhan

Test automation & CT coach, author, speaker and award-winning software developer. Help teams succeed with Agile/DevOps by implementing real Continuous Testing.