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Experiences of Test Automation: Case Studies of Software Test Automation by Mark Fewster, Dorothy Graham

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Chapter 10. Ten Years On and Still Going

Simon Mills

Simon Mills updates his case study from our previous book, Software Test Automation (Addison-Wesley, 1999). Still automating 10 years on is a significant achievement! The original story is included in full and contains excellent lessons and ideas. The success and continued growth of this automation is a testament to the sound foundation on which it was built more than a decade ago. The case study describes many lessons learned the hard way and some amusing observations on Simon and his team’s first automation attempts. Their automation architecture separated their tests from the specific tools they were using—a wise move as was proved later. They devised a reliable way to document their tests ...

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