Abuse & Misuse of Test Automation

This video shares strategies for successful automation, the challenge of flaky tests, the perils of UI automation, and many other tips based on experience in test and test automation across dozens of high volume products. Whether you are deeply invested in test automation, or just getting started, learn practical tips you can apply to your own testing efforts immediately.

If you are a tester who codes, chances are a big chunk of your job involves test automation – specifically writing tests that automate the user workflow. As a two-decade (and counting) veteran of software testing, Alan Page has seen a huge number of teams utterly fail in their test automation efforts – but he is also been a part of a few teams who have been successful. Learn some of the patterns that work; as well as many that don’t.

Video producer: http://www.associationforsoftwaretesting.org/