From the Web: The 411 on Test Automation

We’ve scoured the internet to search for videos that provide a wealth of knowledge about Test Automation. We curated this short-list of videos that cover everything from the basics, to the more advanced, and why Test Automation should be part of part of any software development organization.

Automation Testing Tutorial for Beginners

This tutorial introduces Automation Testing to beginners. Automation is indispensable to Quality Analyst (QA) professionals to save manual testing effort. Automation Testing means using an Automation Tool to Execute your Test Case Suite.

Why You Need An Automation Testing Framework

Blackbox automation testing should be part of any successful software development organization. Unit testing is great, but to cover the largest area of your software with the least effort you need to have blackbox automation testing. Not only that, but
you also need to have an automation testing framework.

REST API concepts and examples

This video introduces the viewer to some API concepts by making example calls to Facebook’s Graph API, Google Maps’ API, Instagram’s Media Search API, and Twitter’s Status Update API.

REST Vs SOAP – What is the difference? | Tech Primers

This video covers the difference between REST and SOAP.

Making testing fun | Andy Zaidman | TEDxDelft

Zaiman’s interest in software started with his fascination for computers as a teenager. As part of his talk, he will explore examples of high profile projects that went wrong due to software bugs. He also explains the importance of software testing before
its release as it is usually undervalued by many.

LogiGear Corporation
LogiGear Corporation provides global solutions for software testing, and offers public and corporate software testing training programs worldwide through LogiGear University. LogiGear is a leader in the integration of test automation, offshore resources and US project management for fast, cost-effective results. Since 1994, LogiGear has worked with Fortune 500 companies to early-stage start-ups in, creating unique solutions to meet their clients’ needs. With facilities in the US and Viet Nam, LogiGear helps companies double their test coverage and improve software quality while reducing testing time and cutting costs.

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Introduction A common issue that I come across in projects is the relationship between test automation and programming. In this article I want to highlight some of the differences that I feel exist between the two.
Test automation provides great benefits to the software testing process and improves the quality of the results. It improves reliability while minimizing variability in the results, speeds up the process, increases test coverage, and ultimately can provide greater confidence in the quality of the software being tested. However, automation is not a silver bullet. It ...
When it comes to performance testing, be smart about what and how you automate Listen closely to the background hum of any agile shop, and you’ll likely hear this ongoing chant: Automate! Automate! Automate! While automation can be incredibly valuable to the agile process, there are some key things to keep in mind when it ...
Utility: A program that performs a specific task related to the management of computer functions, resources, or files, as password protection, memory management, virus protection, and file compression. Tool: A program or application that software development teams use to create, debug, maintain, or otherwise support other programs and applications. The term usually refers to programs that can be combined together ...
TestArchitect TM is the name we have given to our automation toolset. It reflects the vision that automated testing requires a well-designed architectural plan allowing technical and non-technical elements to work fluidly in their capacity. It also addresses the continual missing link of all test automation tools of how to design tests. In TestArchitect the test ...
When automated tests are well-organized and written with the necessary detail, they can be very efficient and maintainable. But designing automated tests that deal with data can be challenging if you have a lot of data combinations. For example, let’s say we want to simulate a series of 20 customers, along with the number of ...
LogiGear Magazine, December 2015: Test Automation
The following is a transcript of a May 7, 2008 interview with Hung Q. Nguyen, founder and CEO of LogiGear Corporation and coauthor of the best selling textbook Testing Computer Software. Interviewer: When it comes to software testing, what concerns or issues are you hearing from software developers? Hung Q. Nguyen: The most pressing concern ...
The success of Automation is often correlated to its ROI. Here are 5 KPIs that we find universally applicable when it comes to quanitfying your Test Automation.
A short-list of selection criteria and popular automation tools. There are a lot of test automation tools available in the market, from heavy-duty enterprise level tools to quick and dirty playback-and-record tools for browser testing. For anyone just starting their research we’ve put together a short list of requirements and tools to consider.
Automated Testing is a huge part of DevOps, but without human-performed quality assurance testing, you’re increasing the risk of  lower-quality software making it into production.  Automated Testing is an essential DevOps practice to increase organizations’ release cadence and code quality. But there are definitely limits to only using Automated Testing. Without human quality assurance (QA) ...
LogiGear Magazine – September 2010

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