Test Automation Framework (Selenium with Java) — Genesis or What To Automate?
S01E01 of the Test Automation Framework series about everything you’ll need to set up the nice, simple, yet sophisticated framework.
Covered with clear explanations and pretty illustrations.
Sounds like fun? Cool. Now, please, fasten your seatbelts because you’re here for a ride.
I could’ve started with the cliché like “today we’re going to cover Selenium & Java test automation framework”. But I don’t want to do that. Don’t get me wrong, eventually, we’re going to cover that part as well, but what I want to pinpoint is that you have to understand why you’re doing tests automation in the first place.
Why do you even test that tenth Angular’s form group this week? You’d probably answer with something like “because I need to be sure it’s not messed up”, or if you’re a little bit more cynical — “because I need the money, man”. And I think there’s nothing wrong with both of those attitudes. But, it’s simply not enough, if you’d want to write tests that represent high Return on Investment (ROI).
ISTQB Test Automation Engineer syllabus provides useful tips on what to consider before automate-everything-frenzy.