In this step-by-step guide, I will describe how to develop a modularized Test Automation Framework from scratch using Java, Selenium, TestNG and Maven. To begin with, let’s see what a Test Automation Framework is and what are the benefits of creating… Read More »
Many agile teams seem to prefer UI level automation or think that such level of testing is necessary to prove the required business functionality. However, within six to nine months after starting this effort, they will soon realise that the cost… Read More »
How do you choose which tests to automate and which tests to leave for manual testing? Before you start automating a test, you need to see what benefits you get by automating the test after you factor in the time,… Read More »
Andrew asks: I have recently joined a web based company as their first QA member. The website has been developed in the past five years and during this time, developers and other team members were doing the testing. There is no… Read More »
Should test automation be the responsibility of a separate team or should we have test automation engineers embedded in scrum teams? What are the advantages and disadvantages of having a dedicated test automation team focusing only on automation tasks?