Chapter 6

Test Automation Process

The software industry, today, faces the challenge of developing and delivering quality software products within an ever-shrinking schedule and with minimal resources. This results in the demand to test major part of the software in the minimum time to ensure both quality and delivery deadline. To accomplish this goal, organizations are turning to automated testing. Though automation testing sounds simple with an understanding that test automation is all about record and playback, the experience shows that when it comes to success or failure of an automation project, the lack of standardized test automation processes and record/playback hypothesis are among the most common reasons for failure of an automation ...

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