Chapter 3

Test Automation Approach

Simply installing an automated testing tool and recording scripts may jump-start the initial automated testing effort, but soon the automation project becomes too difficult and expensive to maintain. Success of an automation projects depends on a well-thought architected solution. A well-planned test automation approach needs to be handy when implementing the automation project. The test automation approach decides the automation scope, test automation development model, type of automation testing, automatability criteria, and team dynamics. This chapter explains the prior requirements for implementing an automation project. This chapter also discusses the factors and real-time conditions that the project ...

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