Introduction to Software Test Automation

This courseware is available in a Virtual Classroom configuration.

This course covers the critical software development related issues that you must address. It helps you understand and choose the best approaches for your organization….

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Certificate None
Duration 1 Day
Delivery Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom
Languages English

What is included in Introduction to Software Test Automation

Course Description

This course covers the critical software development related issues that you must address. It helps you understand and choose the best approaches for your organization. The course is relevant in any technology environment, regardless of the automation tools you use. Management issues including responsibilities, automation objectives and return on investment are also included in the course. In addition to technical matters such as testware architecture, pre- and post-processing and automated comparison techniques.

Course Information

Certification: None

Duration: 1 Day

Domain: Solution Development and Deployment

Delivery Method: Blended, Classroom, Virtual Classroom


Available Languages: English

Purchase Options: Customizable Courseware


  • Software Engineer
  • Software Tester

Learning Objectives

At the end of this course, you will be able to:

  • Achieve better success in automation
  • Deal with management issues and technical issues
  • Plan an effective automation strategy

Course Outline

    • Objectives, what we cover (and don’t cover) today
  • Session 1: Managing Test Automation
    • Test automation objectives (and exercise)
    • Responsibilities
    • Pilot project
    • Measures for automation
    • Return on Investment (ROI) (and exercise)
  • Session 2: Scripting Techniques
    • Objectives of scripting techniques
    • Different types of scripts
    • Domain specific test language
  • Session 3: Testware Architecture
    • Importance of testware architecture
    • What needs to be organised
  • Session 4: Pre- and Post-Processing
    • Automating more than tests
    • Test status
  • Session 5: Comparison Techniques
    • Automated test verification
    • Test sensitivity
  • Session 6: Testware Maintenance
    • Common maintenance issues
    • Maintenance mitigation

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