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 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.
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.
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.