Manual vs. Automated Testing: the Chicken and Egg Question Answered!

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Manual vs. Automated Testing: the Chicken and Egg Question Answered!

  1. 1. Manual vs. Automated Testing: the Chicken and Egg Question Answered! Marina Kudryavtseva EXTENT October 2011
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  3. 3. Preconceptions Advantages Automated Testing Manual Testing <ul><li>Within a short period of time, you can cover all the major test cases. </li></ul><ul><li>Using tools, you can check all kind of cases like performance and load of the software. </li></ul><ul><li>It is the best choice for regression , functional, performance, load testing. </li></ul><ul><li>This testing can be executed on different operating platforms within the same allocated period of time </li></ul><ul><li>Within a short period of time, you can obtain test results of many test cases. </li></ul><ul><li>It is used in both big and small projects </li></ul><ul><li>The test cases can be added or removed according to the direction of the project. </li></ul><ul><li>The more time tester spends testing a module the grater the odds to find real user bugs </li></ul><ul><li>Tester can execute random/sapient testing. </li></ul>Disa dvantages <ul><li>The tester can launch a set of tests multiple times. </li></ul><ul><li>In certain cases, automated tests do not allow finding the root cause of defects. </li></ul><ul><li>Real performance and load numbers cannot be determined for a huge number of clients. </li></ul><ul><li>Manual testing is time consuming. </li></ul><ul><li>Each time there is a new build, the tester must return all required tests – which after a while would become very mundane and tiresome. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Testing of complex GUI
  5. 5. From manual to automated and vice versa
  6. 6. Testing & Checking <ul><li>T he C ontext-driven school was founded by CemKaner , BrianMarick , JamesBach , and BretPettichord . </li></ul><ul><li>The school was founded on November 21, 1999 . </li></ul><ul><li>Checking is something that we do with the motivation of confirming existing beliefs. </li></ul><ul><li>Testing is something that we do with the motivation of finding new information. </li></ul>
  7. 7. Summary Automated Testing Manual Testing Manual Testing Automated Testing Automated Checking
  8. 8. Summary Automated Testing Manual Testing Manual Testing Automated Testing Automated Checking

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