Over the years, we’ve provided an extensive number of articles that provide a wealth of knowledge about Test Automation. Below is a compilation of some of those articles.
Guide to Automated Voice Apps Testing
This article explores some of the basic test tools you’ll need and how to blend the use different automated testing tools and methods together to build an effective test strategy for voice-based
Survey Results: Test Automation
For the third survey in our State of Software Testing Survey series, we cover the skills, tools, benefits, and problem areas of Test Automation.
Misconceptions About Test Automation
This article covers the most common misconceptions about software Test Automation.
September 2017 LogiGear Magazine
The September 2017 Magazine was entirely dedicated to Test Automation.
Cruise Control: Automation in PERFORMANCE TESTING
Automated performance testing is important. Here are some key things to keep in mind when implementing it.
Why is Test Automation the Backbone of Continuous Delivery?
Not all aspects of testing can be automated, but where it can, will help with software delivery tremendously. Especially when on the path to Continuous Delivery.
Avoid Epic Fail. Get Professional Help
This article covers the benefits of using professional services teams to get great Test Automation quickly.
Test Automation Tool Shopping Guide
We compiled a short list of criteria and popular automation tools.
Book Review: Experiences of Test Automation
This is a book every person with a relationship to software development should read.
Test Automation Games
This article focuses on 3 main contexts for Test Automation; code, system, and social context. Each content has its own automation approach, tools, and styles for each.
The Real Costs/Benefits of Test Automation
Do you know what it takes to automate testing? This article breaks down the challenges and benefits of Test Automation that you may not have been aware of.
Four Software Testing Challenges We Must Repeatedly Overcome
This article covers the four software testing challenges that still need to be overcome in order to advance in the software testing industry.
With the new year just around the corner, here’s a look at the Test Automation trends that have the potential to dominate. DevOps is being relied upon more than ever. With there being strong Market Drivers for the adoption of DevOps, the need for Test Automation has also never been greater. But what’s next after ...
Are you frustrated with vendors of test automation tools that do not tell you the whole story about what it takes to automate testing? Are you tired of trying to implement test automation without breaking the bank and without overloading yourself with work? I experienced first-hand why people find test automation difficult, and I developed ...
Investing in Test Automation training will increase your team’s productivity. The availability of reliable jobs in a competitive US market seems to be constantly embattled with competition and replacements of artificial intelligence (AI). In 2016, Foxconn replaced 60,000 employees with robots. However, the growth of Test Automation as an occupation has highlighted an intriguing option ...
Regardless of your current state of tools, building an effective Continuous Integration suite of significant automated regression tests is the key to moving to a higher level of confidence in today’s development world. In the evolution timeline of software development tools, new tools have recently proliferated. We have all been sold on collaboration, transparency and ...
Automated Testing is a huge part of DevOps, but without human-performed quality assurance testing, you’re increasing the risk of lower-quality software making it into production. Automated Testing is an essential DevOps practice to increase organizations’ release cadence and code quality. But there are definitely limits to only using Automated Testing. Without human quality assurance (QA) ...
Test automation provides great benefits to the software testing process and improves the quality of the results. It improves reliability while minimizing variability in the results, speeds up the process, increases test coverage, and ultimately can provide greater confidence in the quality of the software being tested. However, automation is not a silver bullet. It ...
LogiGear Magazine January Trends Issue 2017
Elfriede Dustin of Innovative Defense Technology, is the author of various books including Automated Software Testing, Quality Web Systems, and her latest book Effective Software Testing. Dustin discusses her views on test design, scaling automation and the current state of test automation tools. LogiGear: With Test Design being an important ingredient to successful test automation, ...
An automation framework is a way to organize your code in meaningful manner so that any person who is working with you can understand what each file contains. Automation frameworks differ based on how you organize your code – it can be organized based on your data, so that any person who wants to use ...
What is the Automation ROI ticker? The LogiGear Automation Return on Investment (ROI) ticker, the set of colored numbers that you see above the page, shows how much money we presumably save our customers over time by employing test automation as compared to doing those same tests manually, both at the design and execution level.
All too often, software development organizations look at automating software testing as a means of executing existing test cases faster. Very frequently there is no strategic or methodological underpinning to such an effort. The approach is one of running test cases faster is better, which will help to deliver software faster. Even in organizations that ...
One of my current responsibilities is to find ways to automate, as much as practical, the ‘testing’ of the user experience (UX) for complex web-based applications. In my view, full test automation of UX is impractical and probably unwise; however, we can use automation to find potential UX problems, or undesirable effects, even in rich, ...