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Learning Software Testing with Test Studio

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Rawane Madi

There’s all you need to get started with software testing using Test Studio in this handy tutorial. It covers test automation, execution, reporting, and much more. As a practical manual and guide to best practices it’s unbeatable.
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Book Details

ISBN 139781849688901
Paperback376 pages

About This Book

  • Learn to use Test Studio to design and automate tests valued with their functionality and maintainability
  • Run manual and automated test suites and view reports on them
  • Filled with practical examples, snapshots and Test Studio hints to automate and substitute throwaway tests with long term frameworks

Who This Book Is For

If you are a beginner or a professional QA who is seeking a fast, clear, and direct to the point start in automated software testing inside Test Studio, this book is for you. You should be familiar with the .NET framework, mainly Visual Studio, C#, and SQL, as the book's examples rely on them. Prior testing knowledge will also be helpful.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Introduction
Testing concepts
Testing phases
Testing techniques
Test Studio uncovered through the chapters
Approach
Setting up your environment
Other reference sources
Chapter 2: Automating Functional Tests
Getting started with automation
About Test Studio
Functional test automation
Functional random keyword-driven tests
Test execution settings and debugging
Integration with Visual Studio
Summary
Chapter 3: Data-driven Tests
Data-driven testing architecture
Binding tests to data sources
Database binding
Summary
Chapter 4: Maintaining Test Elements
Automation element recognition
The element repository
Finding locators
The Find class
Summary
Chapter 5: Manual Testing
Manual Testing
Manual tests
Hybrid tests
Test execution
Versioning
Tailor tests in Test Studio
Summary
Chapter 6: Test Lists and Reports
Test suites
Creating test lists
Executing test lists
Reporting
SQL integration
Summary
Chapter 7: Performance Testing
Performance testing
Performance time measurements
Performance testing in Test Studio
Summary
Chapter 8: Load Testing
Load testing
Measurements
Load testing in Test Studio
Summary
Chapter 9: Mobile Testing
iOS testing inside Test Studio
Automating tests
Web portal
Feedback and crash reports
Data management
Summary
Chapter 10: Tips and Tricks
Introduction
Maintainability
Data-driven design
Summary

What You Will Learn

  • Create functional automated tests using the recorder
  • Add logic to the recorded tests
  • Insert proper verification, and wait and log steps
  • Customize tests in code
  • Produce Keyword tests
  • Generate data-driven tests by connecting tests to various data sources
  • Export, create and run manual tests
  • Create and execute test lists
  • Gather performance test metrics
  • Carry out performance and load testing while collecting necessary metrics

In Detail

Test Studio is Telerik’s QA solution for automating your manual testing. With Test Studio’s standalone edition or Visual Studio plugin, you can rule out the possibility of unreliable test execution and UI recognition, non indicative test results and reports, dispersed test repository, low code coverage, and unaffordable learning curves. With no code, this tool provides an intuitive IDE to effortlessly create maintainable tests. If you are looking for a solution to automate testing for your web, desktop, or mobile application, you can now benefit from Test Studio's rich automation features.

"Learning Software Testing with Test Studio" will illustrate how to reliably automate test cases when it is time to relinquish manual testing habits. This book is all about less theory and more hands-on examples to present a complete manual and automated solution for your ASP .NET, WPF, Silverlight or iOS apps.

This book gets you started directly with automation in Test Studio by exploiting its recording powers through series of concrete test cases built around the equipped applications. Each chapter starts with a typical automation problem which is then approached using Test Studio specialized automation features.

You will learn how to create record and playback functional, performance, and load tests. Furthermore, we will see how to insert verification steps, logical constructs, convenient logging operations, and how to convert test scripts in order to implement keyword and data-driven architectures. To endow your tests with additional flexibility, each recorded automation feature will be approached from its coded perspective through the usage of the underlying ArtOfTest Test Studio automation library.

This book also illustrates how Test Studio can automate pre-conditions, test result inputting, and the capturing of system states during manual test case execution in order to keep the tester’s attention focused on the important details.

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