Getting More Mileage Out of Your Automation

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Kelly Whitmill offers hints, guidelines, and tradeoffs for automated verification of test executions and tells you how to do automated verification when you can't know the expected results until runtime. Find out why you don't need formal models and fancy tools to use test case generation in your projects.

Don't settle for rerunning the same automated test cases over and over again. Instead, get more mileage out of your automation! Learn how to add real-time variety and randomness to automated tests and make your data-driven test cases even more dynamic.

Kelly Whitmill offers hints, guidelines, and tradeoffs for automated verification of test executions and tells you how to do automated verification when you can't know the expected results until runtime. Find out why you don't need formal models and fancy tools to use test case generation in your projects.

About the author

Kelly Whitmill's picture Kelly Whitmill

Kelly Whitmill has more than nineteen years experience in software testing. Most of that time his role has been that of a team lead with responsibility for finding and implementing effective methods and tools to accomplish the required tests. He is particularly interested in practical approaches that can be effective in environments with limited resources. He has a strong interest in test automation. He has worked in both small and large company environments. He has worked on PC-based, Unix-based, and Mainframe-based projects. He currently works for the IBM Printing Systems Division in Boulder, Colorado.

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