On skills and roles in software development – automation

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A recent blog post from Alan Page prompted an interesting subsequent twitter conversation In Alan’s blog, he writes: Automation works wonderfully for short confirmatory or validation tests. Unit, functional, acceptance, integration tests, and all other “short” tests lend themselves very well to automation. But I think it’s wasteful and inefficient to have testers write this […]

Adventures in GUI Automation – Verification Layer

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One of the things I really like about the Logical Functional Model is the concept of removing verification code from the execution code. Another is updating verification data on the fly to reduce the likelihood of false positives. These concepts are especially appealing since QTP’s in-built verification method is not worth using. Verification points are […]