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 As a consultant and trainer, I am often asked by my clients and students how to deal with automated acceptance tests. One common question is whether automated acceptance tests should use the graphical user interface (GUI) provided by the application.

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