In his latest TechWell column, Hans Buwalda discusses multi-station testing with actions, in particular using the “lead-deputy model.” In this model, a lead machine is responsible for most of the UI interaction of a test, but will also assign commands to the one or more “deputy” machines. The “deputy” machines work like normal test machines and are able to interpret and execute actions. They can work in sync with the lead machine, or in parallel.
“A clever automation engineer alone is not enough to fix a situation where tests are not well designed.”
LogiGear CTO Hans Buwalda summarizes ABT’s advantages for agile projects with focus on the relationship between product and automation development life cycles, and the importance of test modules in test design.
Keyword-driven test automation has entered the software testing mainstream. It has proven to be a powerful approach to reach a high level of automation with the lowest possible effort. It brings the flexibility, manageability, and maintainability that cost-effective software test automation demands.