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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10 Awesome Tips to Become a Better Automation Tester

Automation Testing is every tester’s dream. We all want be automation testers. But only a few of us are successful at it. Here are some simple measures that will help you be the kind of superb automation tester that you desire to be.

10 Tips to Make You a Good Automation Tester

Tip #1: Learn the basics of testing very well:


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This is because Automation Testing is nothing but a branch of testing – a form that uses a little more ‘techie’ approach to testing itself. To know what you are testing and why you are testing is very important. ‘How’ – is where Automation and manual testing differ.

Tip #2: Start early:

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Test Automation – Is it a Specialized Career? Can Normal Testers Do Automation Also?

I’m really happy to share a wonderful guest post by Gunasekaran Veerapillai. He is working as a competency Head in Wipro Technologies Testing Services.

Gunasekaran has covered an interesting transformation of automation industry – How it was a few years ago and where is it heading now. He has also answered one core question: “ Whether we need dedicated automation experts to do the test automation or the normal testers can do automation also?”

So please enjoy and take it away Gunasekaran!

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Test Automation is no more a niche skill” – “any good business tester with the right attitude can create test automation scripts”.

Over the last decade, test automation has undergone multiple facets of changes. Same vendors have introduced new tools, open source tools have come to stay, and still, some vendors are marketing their products as the ultimate solution for Quality. Continue reading →