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How to Translate Manual Test Cases into Automation Scripts? – A Step by Step Guide with Example

This will be basic “how-to” article and is not any automation tool specific. Basically, what I am trying to do here is put the thought process that goes into creating an automation test case into words. As always, I hope this will be useful to you all.

How to design an automation test case or script?

Automation always follows manual testing. Typically, one or more rounds of manual testing already would be performed on the AUT. This implies that manual test cases already exist and have been executed at least once.

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Manual Testing Help eBook – Free Download Inside!

I am glad to share “Manual Testing Help” eBook prepared by one of our readers. The content of this eBook is very useful to understand manual testing concepts, testing methodologies and preparing for software testing interviews.

Here are some of the topics covered in this book:


  • Fundamentals of software testing
  • When defects gets introduced in SDLC?
  • Why does software have defects?
  • What is Verification?
  • What is Validation?
  • Software Testing Techniques
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10 Tips to Help You Achieve Your Software Testing Documentation Goal

Note: If you missed the first part of this post please read it: Why Documentation is important in testing?

As I mention in my earlier post, in general, understanding about software testing documentation is “It can be done only by the person who has free time”.  We need to change this mindset, and then only we can leverage documentation power on our projects.

It’s not that we don’t know how to do the documentation right. We just don’t think it’s important.

Everyone must have standard templates for all the kinds of documentation starting from Test strategy, test Plan, Test cases, and Test data to Bug report. These are just to follow some standards (CMMI, ISO etc.) but, when it comes to actual implementation how many of these documents are really used by us? We just need to synchronize our quality process with documentation standards and other process in an organization.
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Why Documentation is Important in Software Testing

This is a guest article by ‘Tejaswini Patil’ – Associate QA Manager.

In my Software Testing career, I never heard people talking much about software testing documentation. The general opinion about testing documentation is that anyone who has free time can do the documentation like a Test case, Test plan, status report, Bug report, project proposal etc.

Even I did not stress more on the documentation, but I can say it’s my habit to place all the data in black and white and to update others about that as well.

Just want to share my experience with you:
We had delivered a project (with an unknown issue in that) to one of our client (angry client). And they found the issue at a Client-side, which was a very bad situation for us, and as usual, all blame was on QA’s. The issue was Continue reading →