How will you choose a tool for test automation?
Choosing of a tool defends on many things.
> Application to be tested.
> Test environment.
> Scope and limitation of the tool.
> Feature of the tool.
> Cost of the tool.
> Whether the tool is compatible with your application which means tool should be able to interact with our application.
> Ease of use .Reply
Does automation replace manual testing?
That is a some functionality which cannot be tested in an automated tool so we may have to do it manually. therefore manual testing can never be replaced .When we talk about real environment we do negative testing manually. Reply
What are the main attributes of test automation?
There are many software test automation attributes :
> Maintainability : the effort needed to update the test automation suites for each new release.
> Reliability : the accuracy and repeatability of the test automation.
> Flexibility : the ease of working with all the different kinds of automation test ware.
> Efficiency : the total cost related to the effort needed for the automation.
> Portability : the ability of the automated test to run on different environments.
> Robustness : the effectiveness of automation on an unstable or rapidly changing system.
> Usability : the extent to which automation can be used by different types of users.Reply
Can test automation improve test effectiveness?
Yes, Automating a test makes the test process :
> What is data driven automation?
Testing the functionality with more test cases becomes laborious as the functionality grows. For multiple sets of data or test cases,
we can execute the test once in which you can figure out for which data it has failed and for which data, the test has passed. This feature is available in the WinRunner with the data driven test where the data can be taken from an excel sheet or notepad. Reply
How do you plan test automation?
That are defines as :
> Prepare the automation Test plan
> Identify the scenario
> Record the scenario
> Enhance the scripts by inserting check points and Conditional Loops
> Incorporated Error Handler
> Debug the script
> Fix the issue
> Rerun the script and report the result. Reply
How did you use automating testing tools in your job?
Many ways are there :
> For regression testing
> Criteria to decide the condition of a particular build
> Describe some problem that you had with automating testing tool.
The problem of winrunner identifying the third party controls like infragistics control. Reply
What automating testing tools are you familiar with?
Many Testing tolls are there :
> Win Runner ,
> Load runner,
> QTP ,
> Silk Performer,
> Test director,
> Rational robot,
> QA run. Reply
What are the table contents in testplans and test cases?
Test Plan is bassically a document which is prepared with the details of the testing priority. A test Plan generally includes :
> Objective of Testing
> Scope of Testing
> Reason for testing
> Entrance and exit criteria
> Risk factors involved
> Deliverables Reply
What are the tables in testplans and testcases?
Test plan is bassiclaly a document that contains the scope, approach, test design and test strategies. It includes the following :
> Test case identifier
> Features to be tested
> Features not to be tested.
> Test strategy.
> Test Approach
> Test Deliverables
> Staffing and Training
> Risk and Contingencies
While A test case is a noted/documented set of steps or activities that are carried out or executed on the software in order to confirm its functionality/behavior to certain set of inputs. Reply
How will you evaluate the fields in the application under test using automation tool?
We can use Verification points or rational Robot to validate the fields . For the Example :
> Using objectdata,
> Object data properties VP we can validate fields. Reply