I presented a talk on Automating Pragmatically.
Based on questions I am often asked about automating. I wanted to create a talk where I explained the models I use to help me understand automating and the approach I use for evaluating information about automating that I find online.
You can read the slides below.
The talk was recorded. I have uploaded it to Patreon, and the full talk with Q&A has been uploaded to Evil Tester Talks.
Title: Automating Pragmatically
The online discussions of automating can leave me confused.
- Should you automate through the GUI?
- Should GUI automating be banned?
- Do all testers need to code? Is automating part of testing or not?
- Do we need to automate to get a job?
In this short session Alan will discuss automating from a pragmatic and contextual position and share how he thinks about automating.
We will leave time for questions, and Alan is happy to answer questions on any testing or development related topic.
The slides are available as slides on slideshare