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  • Automation Benefits and its future
  • What is Test automation
    Tools to perform regression tests
    Reduce human effort
    Reduce human errors
    Maintain consistency
  • Myths about test automation
    Mechanism to discover new bugs
    Improves product quality
    Replace manual testers
  • Benefits
    Run unattended. 24x7 execution
    Minimize human errors
    Increase test coverage
    Execute on multiple platforms
    Cross browser testing
    Simplify testing on distributed architecture
  • Application
    Extensively used in web application testing
    API testing
    Desktop application testing
    Backend services/engines
    Client-server / Distributed architecture testing
  • Few popular tools
    Commercial
    Mercury QC/QTP, Segue Silk Test/Performer
    Open Source
    Sahi (www.sahi.co.in)
    Selenium (www.seleniumhq.org)
    Backend automation tools
    Perl, python, shell scripts
  • Skills required
    Programming
    perl, shell, python, javascript, proprietary…
    Database concepts, SQL
    XML, Xpath, SOAP, XML-RPC
  • Future
    Lot of scope for innovation
    Products with well defined frameworks to reduce development and maintenance
    Focus on increasing coverage
    Make automation accessible to non programmers
  • Thank you
    Website and contact
    http://www.softwaretestingconcepts.com
    rajeev@softwaretestingconcepts.com