Jim Holmes talks about a few of the high-level reasons for teams struggling with UI automation, and gives some ideas on avoiding, or moving past those same struggles. Biography Jim…
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Test Automation Anecdotes

Dorothy Graham & Mark Fewster

Software test automation has moved beyond a luxury to become a necessity. Applications and systems have grown ever larger and more complex, and manual testing simply cannot keep up. This…
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We automate specifications to get fast feedback, but our primary goal should be to create executable specifications that are easily accessible and human readable, not just to automate a validation…
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Many people make mistakes in test automation based on good intentions but flawed knowledge. We will look at some common pitfalls encountered when chartering your testing for session-based exploratory testing.…
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The idea for this presentation came directly from EuroSTAR 2011. Sitting on the bus back to the conference centre after attending the Gala Dinner, a discussion started, about industry luminaries…
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Test automation used to be a luxury. Since nowadays improving product quality, reducing costs, shortening time-to-market combined with more frequent releases are an irreversible trend, test automation has become a…
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Large-scale testing projects can stress many of the testing practices we have gotten used to over the years. This can result in less than optimal outcomes. A number of ideas…
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Testing is one of the few overarching aspects of software delivery. Done well it is almost invisible. Yet in reality almost all aspects of a successful release require test input.…
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