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Automated testing


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Slides about automated testing that accompanied a live demo at the April '10 South Florida User Experience Meetup.

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Automated testing

  1. 1. Automated Testing<br />By: Lauren Martin<br />
  2. 2. What is automated testing?<br />Automated testing involves testing your application on many people at once, without a moderator, to get feedback about the site.<br />
  3. 3. What you need<br />A Website<br />Goals or Key Tasks that you know about for the website.<br />A testing application.<br />The ability to share a link online with many.<br />
  4. 4. Creating the Test<br />Write down the key goals or tasks for the site. <br />Identify any questions you have about how people use the site.<br />Once you have some questions in mind, you want to start thinking about order.<br />Don’t forget to ask people for their opinions too.<br />
  5. 5. Best Practices<br />Vet your participants.<br />Be sure to gather information about the participants… don’t forget “other”.<br />Identify 3 or 4 key tasks questions. If the test is longer than 10 minutes, people will most likely not finish it. <br />Ask follow up questions: Overall, _____: 1 = Strongly Disagree to 5 = Strongly Agree<br />Test your test!<br />
  6. 6. Share the Test<br />You’ll need to identify a way to recruit. <br />If this is a personal site, try friends, family, social networking, etc. <br /><ul><li> If this is a business site, try feedback emails, promotions, integrating with customer service calls, etc. </li></li></ul><li>Check Your Results<br />
  7. 7. SURPRISE!!! from<br />Oh Snap – this slide is for <br />South Florida UX Meet-up Members only.<br />