Category: Best Practices

Designing for Automation: Use the ‘title’ attribute to mark sections.

07/30/2013
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Webdriver doesn’t recognize element attributes not part of the HTML definitions.   So aria-xxxx and dojo-xxx attributes are much slower to locate in the DOM.   Whenever one of the standard attributes can carry a unique value on the page that describes a business object or function directly understandable to a business user, automation will be easier…

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Automation Best Practices: Building To Get the Job Done

05/03/2012
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Visit this post for an index for our Blog Series – Best Practices for Achieving Automated Regression Testing Within the Enterprise Build: Building Automated Test Cases to Get the Job Done With maintenance on automated test cases taking up a good portion of our clients time we thought it would be a good idea to…

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Automation Best Practices: Building From Scratch

04/18/2012
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  Perhaps the most critical aspect of an effective test automation implementation, the Build phase is where it all begins. The decisions you make during the this phase of the implementation will impact you throughout your automation life-cycle. This means the initial building out phase of a proper test automation implementation requires decision making based on your…

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Automation Best Practices: Achieving Automated Regression Testing Within the Enterprise

04/12/2012
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Awetest: Test Automation Implementation Best Practices 1. Introduction In the upcoming weeks we will be publishing a comprehensive blog series highlighting our professional experience and findings with the deployment of our test automation framework, Awetest, within a large enterprise implementation. This series will include our methodology for building out automation, code examples, best practices, and…

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