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Automation Benefits and its future


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Automation Benefits and its future

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