Semiautomated Manual Testing Process Steps

The following semiautomated testing process is presented as an alternative approach to current ad hoc manual processes. It was implemented using Rational Suite TestStudio 2000 (note that the TestLog summary reports mentioned below are no longer available as of TestStudio 2001 and later versions), but similar processes can be implemented using other commercially available automated testing tool suites. The only requirements are that the test scripting language has the capability to present dialog boxes and retrieve tester input from them.

In this semiautomated testing process, Steps 1 through 4 involve planning and pretest setup. Step 5 describes the test execution process using Rational Robot and Rational ...

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