Test Automation from the Manual QA Engineer Side

April 22, 2022 1

Many manual testers have a wrong idea about the basics of test automation, as a result, they draw false conclusions. In the following article, we will take a look at the top 5 questions about what test automation is and why switching to it is a must-have!

A Strategy for Browser Compatibility Testing

September 12, 2017 2

With the multiplication of versions, platforms (desktop, mobile, tablets) and operating systems, testing an application that is supposed to run in a browser is not easy. In this article, Alexander Rayskiy proposes an approach to select the set of browsers that will be used during the software testing activities.

Moving from Manual to Automated Testing

May 30, 2017 0

Moving from manual to automated testing at a small company takes curiosity, research, careful planning and the ability to evolve as you learn. This talk will focus on how to get started, cultural hurdles, technology options, implementation and evolution. Additionally, virtualization and test case management will be covered. The goal for this topic is to show how to go from manual test case execution to an automated framework that can be built upon.

Why Building Record/Playback Testing Tools Is Hard

September 14, 2016 0

Almost every manual QA started with Selenium IDE or at least tried it at some point, and the retention rate is close to 0. This talk depicts the challenges that Test Automation Developers face. We categorize the challenges, name them, and see the skill set required to overcome the difficulties.

Integrate Manual and Automated Testing in a Test Plan

April 4, 2016 3

The debate is always active in the software testing community about the usage of manual or automated testing. In this article, Art Trevethan explains that both have their value. He guides you on how to choose the test items to automate and proposes an approach to integrate test automation smoothly in your test plans.