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Foundations of Test Automation

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Fishburners Brisbane Coworking Space

155 Queen Street

#level 3

Brisbane City, QLD 4000

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Learn test automation the right way with one of the best in the business.
2 full days of live training in a small, interactive group.


“Excellent value, based on years of practical experience in the software industry. This hands-on course is challenging and fun, with no student left behind.”
– Kim Engel, Foundations of Test Automation training course attendee


By the end of this live, interactive training course you will have the foundational skills to add and maintain automated tests. You will learn a highly-technical, bare-bones approach which will teach you not just how to use the test automation tool, but how the tool works. This will equip you with the skills you need to be adaptable across all UI-driven test automation tools, regardless of which programming language you choose to use.

By the end of this course you will:

  • Write end-to-end UI automated tests for web
  • Design robust and efficient automated tests
  • Translate manual test cases into automated test cases

Trainer: Trish Khoo

This is a rare opportunity to learn from one of the best in the business. Trish Khoo is recognised as a global expert in testing and automation. She brings over a decade of experience to the classroom, including her background at Microsoft and Google.

Curriculum:

Day 1: Write your first automated tests

  • Automating your first test
  • Finding elements in the DOM
  • Interacting with elements with WebDriver
  • Asserting expectations with RSpec
  • Waiting for events
  • Debugging tests with Pry
  • Finding tricky elements with CSS selectors

Day 2: Test design

  • Writing test suites
  • Using before and after hooks
  • What makes a good automated test
  • Making tests fast
  • Making tests deterministic
  • Making tests maintainable
  • How to design a good test
  • Limitations of e2e tests
  • Taking it further


FAQs

What prerequisite skills are required for this course?

You will need the following prerequisite skills to take this course:

  • Basic Ruby programming skill
  • Basic command line skill
  • Basic HTML and CSS knowledge

More details about these prerequisites

Will I need to bring my own laptop computer?

Yes. You will need to bring a laptop computer running a Windows, OSX or Linux operating system. Some software will also be required for installation, which is all free of cost. An installation guide will be sent to you upon registration.

Will food and drink be provided?

Yes. Lunch, morning and afternoon tea, coffee, tea and water will be provided each day on site as part of the training package. You can let us know about any dietary requirements in the registration form.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Use this contact form via the website.

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Fishburners Brisbane Coworking Space

155 Queen Street

#level 3

Brisbane City, QLD 4000

Australia

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Refunds up to 1 day before event

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