Test automation — From basics to advanced
This article answers the following questions:
- What are the prerequisites for test automation?
- What do you achieve by automating tests?
- What steps do you take to get test automation in place?
You’ve decided you need test automation. Awesome! Next phase: Get cracking! You’ve read what considerations to keep in mind when creating a successful automated testing strategy. So you’re good to go. Or are you?
Test automation is the process of automating tests. A set of checks distilled from test cases that are a translation of acceptance criteria. Clear user stories are the first prerequisite for test automation.