This introductory course is designed to familiarize testing professionals with the basics of the Coded UI tests in Microsoft Visual Studio. Testers can build, enhance, and run automated test scripts in Visual Studio. In addition to class lecture, you will be asked to complete labs to reinforce critical concepts and tool functionality. The focus is on the practical application of the Visual Studio Coded UI tests to resolve common functional testing challenges. This course focuses on getting started with Coded UI testing with Visual Studio.
- Testing professionals
- Quality assurance practitioners
- Team leaders
At the end of the course, you will be able to:
- Create and execute coded UI tests using the recorder and import functionality.
- Understand the basics of Coded UI testing, UI Map and the Coded UI test structure.
- Navigate the Microsoft Visual Studio interface as it pertains to Coded UI tests.
- Modify scripts to extend the capability to test the application using UI control locator and code.
- Modify scripts to extend the capability to test the application using the UI control locator and enhancing the code.
- Learn to troubleshoot and debug tests to correct common maintenance issues.
- Learn to create data-driven tests
Introduction to Automated Functional Testing
- Benefits of Test Automation
- Visual Studio Interface Overview
Creating a Coded UI Test
- Recording Test Steps
- Using the Recorder Controls
- Method Generation
- Importing Action Recordings
Adding Assertions to the Test
- Assertions using UI Locator
- Selecting Objects with the UI Locator
- Using Coded UI Comparators
- Manually Coding Assertions
Understanding the UI Map
- Accessing the UI Map
- Understanding Control Names and Parent Windows
- UI Map Maintenance
Test Executing & Evaluating Results
- Running Coded UI Tests
- Evaluating Log Files
- Understanding Assertion Failures
- Collection Files
Understanding Coded UI Test Structure
- Test File Types
- Understanding File Relationships
Debugging and Troubleshooting
- Evaluating Assertion Statements
- Storing Expected Results
- Updating Control Statements
- Debugging Process
- Creating DataSources
- Creating Data-Driven Tests
- Modifying Assertions with Data Driven Tests
To benefit from this course, you should have:
- Basic understanding of Microsoft Windows applications and of the testing process
- Some software development experience (beneficial, but not required)
- Knowledge of C# programming language (beneficial, but not required)