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Designing and Implementing Test Automation Frameworks with QTP by Ashish Bhargava

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Chapter 1. Automation Life Cycle and Automation Goals

The test automation tool creates a set of scripts that emulates the user action to be performed on the Application Under Test (AUT) and replays them over and over with minimal or no human intervention. Test automation is a complete process, which goes through distinct phases to automate test cases for applications under the test. The AUT can belong to any technology or domain.

Test automation should start very early in the life cycle of the project and its success depends upon the following:

  • Knowledge of the automation life cycle
  • Processes in test automation
  • Selection of the right tool
  • Test automation planning
  • Appropriate technical know-how about automation and test automation tools

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