In this video Meaghan Lewis walks through a step-by-step guide of how to choose the tools for unit, integration, and automated testing. There's usually not one perfect tool, but it's good to have an approach for selecting a best fit tool that will be a good solution to your automated testing needs.
- Once the team of stakeholders has gotten together…and made some initial decisions,…the real action can start.…After deciding how you want your automated tests to look,…it's time to find the tools to support that.…Otherwise, if you choose test tools…before you know how you want to express your tests,…you've eliminated many viable options too early.…Select the right tools for the type of desired testing.…There are discrete frameworks available…for different types of tests.…It can be tough for a team to come to consensus…about selecting an automation framework.…
But it's best to discuss this problem together…and try to find a good solution.…One thing to understand is…that there is no one right test automation solution…that will solve all your team's needs.…The goal is to find the tools…that seem best suited for the job.…I recommend starting with a baseline requirement…of what the test tools need to support.…There are two baseline requirements that I use.…The first is the type of test to be implemented…and the second is the language…
- 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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