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Complete Guide to Test Automation: Techniques, Practices, and Patterns for Building and Maintaining Effective Software Projects by Arnon Axelrod

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© Arnon Axelrod 2018
Arnon AxelrodComplete Guide to Test Automationhttps://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4842-3832-5_10

10. Designing the First Test Case

Arnon Axelrod1 
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In this chapter I’ll explain how to approach designing the first test case, which is the first step in our process. Most of the technique is also relevant for any subsequent test case, but first we should consider how to choose the first test case .

Choosing the First Test to Automate

The question “which test to start from” may be stunning. You probably have tens, if not hundreds or even thousands of test cases that you would like to automate. They’re probably divided into features, screens, subsystems, or whatever your company used to categorize all of them. If the system ...

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