In this video, Meaghan Lewis quantifies a cost associated with each scenario as a step in determining if the scenario should be automated or not. Collaborate with your team to determine the cost of each test scenario.
- Risk and value are critical … when considering test scenarios, … but it's also important to consider … how much automating a test may cost. … I'll go through each scenario … and assign a score of one to five … for the cost of automation. … A score of cost will be determined … by how easy it will be to write the test script … and how quickly the test will be scripted. … First step is view products for sale. … This is an easy and quick test script to write. … I'll give this a score of five. … Next up, is adding an item to the cart. … This is easy to write … and should also be pretty quick to write, … so I'll give this a score of five. … The next scenario is to remove an item from the cart. … It is easy to write, but will first require … adding an item to the cart to remove it. … I'll give this a score of four. … Remove from items from cart is easy to write scenario, … but requires adding multiple items to the cart … to remove them as well. … Because of this, I'll give this scenario a score of three. …
- The test pyramid
- Unit, integration, and UI tests
- Creating an automation strategy
- Choosing test tools
- Deciding what to automation
- Identifying the risks and cost of automation
- Implementing test automation
- Using continuous integration
- Measuring code coverage
Skill Level Beginner
Value of automation1m 24s
1. Test Types
2. How to Approach Automation
3. Testing Tools
4. Decide What to Automate
5. Adopt Test Automation
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