Book demo
Start trial
Book demo
Start trial

The LEAP

Automation insights and productivity tips from LEAPWORK.

How to Achieve Agile Testing with Test Automation

Agile transformation helps businesses manage change and pursue emerging opportunities in any market situation. A key ingredient of this approach is to implement agile testing.

How Test Automation Supports Agile Transformation

In a world where new business models are disrupting established revenue streams and expectations to the customer experience are constantly increasing, businesses everywhere are struggling to stay relevant. To stay competitive requires efficiency: Fast market adaptation, well-organized change management, and the ability to secure emerging opportunities. One of the ways to get there is through agile transformation.

Get Started with Test Automation

When implementing test automation there are several things to consider, including: how much can we automate? which tool is right for us? can we justify the initial investment of time and effort? and much more.

How to Build Cross-Application Test Automation

Business-critical processes of everyday work often involves several applications across environments, i.e. both desktop and web applications. This makes it especially challenging to test those processes with conventional methods.

How to Use the Data Builder Pattern in Test Automation

The Data Builder Pattern is used to automatically create data in the system under test. In this post, I will show how to apply the pattern using LEAPWORK to generate data and increase the value of automated test cases.

Will AI Take Over Test Automation?

Artificial Intelligence (AI) is an intriguing – and sometimes intimidating – phenomenon. It is no longer the stuff of a faraway future. With headlines warning about job elimination, it is only natural for professionals in any industry to think about how AI will affect their work.

What's the Difference between Test Automation and RPA?

By taking a look at how Robotics Process Automation (RPA) is defined, we find obvious similarities with the concept of visual GUI / UI test automation.

How to Automate Desktop UI Tests and Processes

In any organization, every single day, a myriad of processes and tasks are performed in and between desktop applications.

How to Check Hundreds of Domain Names in 5 Minutes

At LEAPWORK, we are always looking for smarter ways to solve tasks, and we often use our own tool to help us do that.

The Keynote that Shook TestExpo 2017

At TestExpo 2017, held in August 31 in Copenhagen, LEAPWORK's CTO, Claus Topholt, presented our idea of flowchart-based automation design. The novel approach generated a lot of buzz among conference attendees.

Web Automation Case: Automate Dynamic Forms in ServiceNow

LEAPWORK is a great match for automating ServiceNow. In this article, we show one example of how to do that, using dynamic forms and fields from an Excel sheet.

How to Automate Salesforce: Test and Process Automation

The size and complexity of Salesforce means that many repeatable tasks are performed manually by sales reps, marketeers and managers over and over every day. In a medium-sized company, it's not unusual to have manual workflows that take hundreds of hours to perform daily, which could (and quite possibly, should) be automated.

How to Drive Test Automation with Excel, Databases, and ODBC

Driving automation in LEAPWORK with pre-defined data from an Excel file is easy with the Read Excel block. But sometimes you need more real-time access.

Boost Productivity in Testing with Web Automation

Are you doing test automation on web applications? We're about to boost your productivity so much your boss will think you're cheating.

How to Automate ServiceNow: Test and Process Automation

Heavy customization combined with mandatory upgrades put a lot of pressure on functional and regression testing of ServiceNow implementations around the world.

How to Test Dynamics 365 with Codeless Selenium Automation

This post covers how to easily automate tests of Dynamics 365 applications using the Selenium automation framework without having to program. Microsoft Dynamics 365 is a widely used suite of enterprise applications for practically any function within customer engagement, finance, and operations. With frequent updates to the core and standard applications, Dynamics-users face a growing workload of continuously verifying thousands of business-critical processes.

How to Use Iteration in Web Automation

A demonstration of how to iterate through found content with LEAPWORK's Selenium-based web automation capabilities.

Record and Playback Testing: Why it Doesn't Work

I want to talk about something that's causing a lot of confusion and frustration for testers around the world as they start their test automation journey: Using record and playback tools and why you most likely should avoid them.

How to Use Software Testing Resources Optimally

Automated functional testing and live monitoring of business-critical desktop and web applications built with technologies such as SAP, Microsoft .NET, Salesforce, ServiceNow, WordPress, and many others is a considerable challenge for traditional, code-based test automation tools.

Automated Performance Testing: Using Stopwatches in Test Automation

Measuring elapsed time can be a key component in test automation. For instance, a business requirement may state that a search query must not take more than 5 seconds to respond with results. Although there are dedicated performance testing and monitoring tools such as dynaTrace on the market which can provide detailed insights, LEAPWORK can easily be used to do sanity checks on business transactions using the Stopwatch building block.

How to Handle Image Comparison with Automation

Sometimes, user interface elements on screen can change size, color or shape depending on their state. For instance, a button might change from blue to green to signal something to the user.

Codeless Web Automation Case: Booking a Hotel Room

Here's an example of how to automate a web application with LEAPWORK.

Data-Driven Automation Testing: Drive Test Cases with Excel

The "Read Excel" block in LEAPWORK is a major step forward for data-driven test automation, making it very easy to parameterize and drive automation cases with structured and tabular data.

Looping Images, Text, and Numbers in Test Automation

LEAPWORK has a unique, built-in ability to loop through any images, text and numbers that has been found on-screen, allowing for very quick and visual creation of even highly complex automation tasks.

How to Automate Date and Time Testing

Dates and timestamps are important in most test automation scenarios. For instance, when testing user sign-up flows, entering a birthday or social security number is often required. Or when validating expiration dates during web content testing, generating a date/time value exactly one week from today might be needed.

    Related Posts