LogiGear Magazine September Test Automation Issue 2017

LogiGear Magazine September Test Automation Issue 2017

Tiffany Marcelle McClure
After earning a Bachelor’s Degree in Media Culture, focusing on journalism and creative writing, Tiffany has built her career in a number of sectors; from an Editorial Assistant in a startup magazine, a Media Consultant in a media company in South Africa, a Marketing Executive in a startup business in London, and now a Managing Editor in Vietnam’s Leading Software Testing Company.

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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.
In order to make the right choices among tools, you must be able to classify them. Otherwise, any choice would be at best haphazard. Without functioning classification, you would not be able to understand new tools fast, nor come up with ideas of using, or creating new tools.
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.
Developers of large data-intensive software often notice an interesting — though not surprising — phenomenon: When usage of an application jumps dramatically, components that have operated for months without trouble suddenly develop previously undetected errors. For example, the application may have been installed on a different OS-hardware-DBMS-networking platform, or newly added customers may have account ...
This is part 2 of a 2-part article series; part 1 was featured in the September 2020 issue of the LogiGear Magazine, and you can check it out here. Part 1 discussed the mindset required for Agile, as well as explored the various quadrants of the Agile Testing Quadrants model. Part 2 will delve into ...
Two dominant manual testing approaches to the software testing game are scripted and exploratory testing. In the test automation space, we have other approaches. I look at three main contexts for test automation: 1. Code context – e.g. unit testing. 2. System context – e.g. protocol or message level testing. 3. Social context – e.g. ...
All too often, software development organizations look at automating software testing as a means of executing existing test cases faster. Very frequently there is no strategic or methodological underpinning to such an effort. The approach is one of running test cases faster is better, which will help to deliver software faster. Even in organizations that ...
Mobile usage today is not just a trend but it is an essential shift in how people communicate with each other, interact with the world, and do business. According to a ComScore, in 2014 the number of mobile users surpassed the number of computer users and is showing strong growth over time, towards some point in ...
Introduction A characteristic of data warehouse (DW) development is the frequent release of high-quality data for user feedback and acceptance. At the end of each iteration of DW ETLs (Extract-Transform-Load), data tables are expected to be of sufficient quality for the next ETL phase. This objective requires a unique approach to quality assurance methods and ...
Many organizations rely on HP Quality Center to design test plans and track test results. TestArchitect’s Quality Center integration makes working with QC as easy as pie. TestArchitect (TA) is a three-in-one tool for Test Management, Test Development, and Test Automation. Users can create and manage test assets, execute tests, track and analyze test results, ...
Having the right Test Automation plan helps bridge gaps and fragmentations in the complex mobile environment. Figuring out the best Test Automation plan is one of the biggest frustrations for today’s digital teams. Organizations struggle to develop cross-platform Test Automation that can fit with their Continuous Integration cadence, their regression cycles and other elements of ...
Investing in Test Automation training will increase your team’s productivity. The availability of reliable jobs in a competitive US market seems to be constantly embattled with competition and replacements of artificial intelligence (AI). In 2016, Foxconn replaced 60,000 employees with robots. However, the growth of Test Automation as an occupation has highlighted an intriguing option ...

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