Test Automation Fundamentals

Course Description

The Test Automation Fundamentals course is a one-day practical workshop which aims to introduce the concept of software test automation to anyone who has an interest or is about to embark on introducing automation software into their test environment.
1 days

Who should attend?

The course is suitable for testers, developers or managers with an interest in software test automation.

Course Objectives

On completion of the Test Automation Fundamentals course, attendees will be able to plan for a successful test automation project and avoid some of the common pitfalls that can prevent success.

What is test automation?

Myths and truths
Advantages and disadvantages

Test automation tool selection

Open source
Custom or in-house
Technologies and platforms

Plan for success

The salesman's approach
Failure to plan results in planning to fail
Test case management
Data management
Version control
Maintenance planning

Automation frameworks

Object based
Keyword / action based
Transaction based

To automate or not?

Functional vs. performance testing
Regression testing
System testing
Unit testing
Usability testing

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