Tag: automated testing

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Treat Test Automation Like a Project

Treating test automation like a project helps to ensure the success of your automation initiative. Applying Agile project principles along with preparing appropriate documentation keeps the automation activities on schedule and produces a maintainable automation solution.

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Software Testing: Start Test Design with the Data

The term “software testing”, especially outside the profession, often relates to the user interface. What buttons does someone push to make sure it “works right”? What will“make it break”? This is true not only when it comes to test execution, but test case design as well.

In modern software projects, this approach won’t be enough. Today’s tester can’t wait until the user interface is fully designed, implemented, and available before writing and executing tests. When complex software systems require multiple testing methodologies to verify and validate, the effect of this waiting period is magnified. A tester must start from another perspective – the data – and carry that perspective throughout every aspect of testing.

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Mobile Testing Choices

When should we use Manual versus Automated testing? How should we choose our devices for test, and when should we use real devices versus virtual devices? What should we automate first? What should we manually test first?  Here are a few testing approach tips to get you started in testing your new Mobile project.

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