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Test Automation

A practitioner's guide

By (author) Boby Jose

Publication date: 19 Jul 2021

The practice of test automation is invaluable for modern software testers. Done well, it significantly increases software testing's efficiency, effectiveness and coverage and is essential for continuous testing and continuous delivery. This comprehensive guide covers test automation in-depth, from the benefits of test automation to defining, developing and implementing a test automation approach that is fit-for-purpose, to planning, designing, creating, executing and maintaining test execution scripts and frameworks. Real-world scenarios, activities and exercises are included throughout.
Paperback - £29.99
Boby Jose is a Portfolio Test Manager who has been working in the Business, Technology and Consulting industries for over 21 years. He has successfully managed the testing of many large IT transformation programmes and globally distributed software engagements.

Dimensions: 244x170mm

Print ISBN-13: 9781780175454

250 pages

Imprint: BCS, The Chartered Institute for IT

Part 1: Why and What of Test Automation

1.      Test Automation Strategic View

2.      Domain-Focussed Test Automation

3.      Tools and Languages for Test Automation

4.      People and Team

5.      Automation Frameworks

6.      Test Environments and Releases

7.      Candidates for Automation

8.      Test Automation Coverage

Part 2: How and When to do Test Automation

9.      Prerequisites for a Successful Automation Tester

10.   Tools and Industry Trends

11.   Programming Languages and Scripting Languages

12. Application Architecture

13. Candidates for Scripting

14. Automating First Scripts

15. Framework Design

16. Test Data

17. Number of Runs

18. Simulator

19. Managing the Automated Test Suite

20. Metrics