Chapter 3. Automated Tests

Automated test is a form of testing to record the manual testing steps and then re-runs the recorded steps without performing the entire test manually again. The other type is to write scripts using programming language to automate the service level testing. Automating user interface (UI) testing was the biggest challenge but nowadays a few tools provide the flexibility to record user actions and create a script out of it. It is made simpler in Microsoft Visual Studio 2012. These tests are also called coded UI tests. The existing manual tests, test cases, and the action recordings of the user interface tests are re-used for generating the automated tests and the code files in the managed code (C# or VB.NET).

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