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[WHITEPAPER] Test Automation: The Codeless Answer

Today, digital transformation affects businesses in every market. Either they are driving it or being driven by it. As new business models emerge and customer demands keep increasing, enterprises everywhere struggle to stay relevant.

[Factsheet] 9 Reasons to Use No-code Automation Tools

In the jungle of automation tools, it can be complicated to select the right one for your enterprise. This is why we have listed 9 reasons to choose no-code automation tools in a factsheet. No-code automation tools speed up business processes and reduce errors while limiting boring and repetitive work. 

Behavior Driven Development (BDD) Whitepaper: What, How And Why

Do you want to learn more about the role of BDD in software development? Is BDD right for you?

Behavior Driven Development (BDD) and Codeless Test Automation

When we talk about agile, most testers like the idea of it and what it brings to the work space - that is, working efficiently and being responsive to customers and users. However, automating tests at this development speed is a strenuous endeavor.

Regression Testing Tools: Selenium vs. LEAPWORK

Regression testing is the process of checking a software system for bugs or regressions that have occurred in existing code after introducing new code.

Automated Regression Testing: Why and How

Although regression testing is an essential part of the testing process, some software development teams choose to only run tests on specific code changes, under the assumption that if the new part of the software works, then the rest of it will as well.

How to do Regression Testing Faster

Regression testing is a core part of quality assurance and software testing. This type of testing is key to ensuring a great end-user experience. Yet, some testers rush the process or skip it entirely because it is time-consuming.

How Does Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) Support Agile Development?

Behavior-Driven Development (BDD) was carefully developed to support agile development in the software industry. This is because agile cannot be fully deployed if the testing process still follows a traditional methodology.

[WHITEPAPER] Functional UI Testing: An Introduction to Codeless Test Automation

Faced with frequent product releases and system upgrades, there is increasing pressure on the resources used in software testing. One small change or upgrade can affect the whole software within seconds meaning that, if the functionality is not being continuously tested as per design, a single bug could have a tremendous effect on user experience.

Traditional Development vs. Behavior Driven Development (BDD)

  Behavior Driven Development (BDD) is no new concept in the software development industry. Still, many companies don’t fully understand the benefits of this framework in the development process. In a world where traditional development methodologies have excluded team members in silos, BDD serves as a collaborative force that fosters agile development.

Technical Post: Big Performance Improvement in Data Serialization

Usually, in this blog, we tend to look at the LEAPWORK Automation Platform from a user perspective. We talk about how to automate different kinds of work processes and we also give you a few tips and tricks every now and then. However, we’ve recently made some changes to the core engine, so we thought it would be interesting to look into the engine room for a change. Buckle up because we’re about to get a little technical.

Collaboration in Agile Teams: Codeless Automation For All

In order to improve testing processes and transform them into an efficient and cost-effective part of software development, companies are introducing concepts such as agile, DevOps, or BDD in their teams. The rising adoption of these frameworks is slowly shrinking the gap between IT and business, allowing for more collaboration and continuous delivery. In order to facilitate this collaboration, automation has been brought into play.

How to Automate Regression Testing

Software is continuously evolving through changes, updates, and bug fixes. However, even the smallest of the changes can have a domino effect in an application’s source code. 

Why Should You Automate Your Functional UI Tests?

Faced with frequent product releases and system upgrades, there is increasing pressure on resources used in software testing. While manual testing through the user interface (UI) can be time-consuming, one way, as we all know by now, to free up tester hours is to automate.

How to Choose a Continuous Testing Tool

Testing continuously at multiple stages of the release pipeline supports delivery of high-quality software. Here’s how to pick an automation solution for your Continuous Testing needs.

The Critical Role of Continuous Testing in Continuous Delivery

To keep up with the ever-increasing customer expectations to digital products and services, software providers are under pressure to be more and more thorough in their quality assurance of products. Learn how Continuous Testing can support those efforts.

Why You Should Conduct and Automate End-to-End tests

Digital transformation of businesses is not only necessary, but it is also happening. One of the effects this has is that many business-related operations are dependent on an ever-increasing number of platforms, systems, and applications. Testing and end-to-end testing are essential to risk reduction; however many cite high costs as a reason to focus on other testing forms. The key to solving this lies in automation. Read more about why you should automate end-to-end tests in this article.

Comparison: Selenium IDE vs. LEAPWORK

Selenium IDE is a great open source tool for HTML-savvy users who want record and playback automation of simple web applications, but it isn’t suitable for enterprises and has very limited functionality. This post compares Selenium IDE with LEAPWORK enterprise web automation.

Comparison: LEAPWORK vs. Selenium Web Automation

Selenium is a great tool for professional programmers who want to automate web applications, but for users who don’t write code nor want to, there are better options. This post compares the code-based Selenium to LEAPWORK web automation. Watch our side-by-side video comparison of the two.

Test Automation Frameworks: Why They Fail

Test automation frameworks are basically recipes for how to build automated test cases. They include guidelines for testers on how they should do their job. The problem is, these frameworks don’t always work, as they tend to complicate test automation more than necessary.

7 Benefits of Codeless Test Automation

So far, automation frameworks and tools have dictated that testers should waste time programming. Codeless test automation is a much more efficient way for testers to work. Here's why.

Why You Needed Automated Testing: High-Risk ServiceNow Challenges

In thousands of enterprises, ServiceNow is the beating heart of daily operations. If something breaks, it will have effects across the business. The problem is, testing ServiceNow is a real time sink, which puts the platform’s agility at risk.

Why Should You Automate for Cross-Browser Testing?

With the vast array of browsers and devices on the market, there are many ways an application can be accessed. For testers, this creates a well-known challenge of having to test their application across multiple browsers and devices. This method of testing is called cross-browser testing.

What is Test Automation?

Test automation is about letting software robots perform repetitive tasks, emulating end-user interaction with the system under test, in order to increase the range, depth, and reliability of one's quality assurance efforts.

How to Do a Test Automation Tool Evaluation?

Steep learning curves make it difficult to evaluate automation tools within a reasonable time frame. This can cause the evaluation to drag out and in the worst cases, automation projects are tanked altogether.

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