Thursday, September 22, 2011
Updated: I realized that I didn’t make it clear I was writing this post from a vendor’s viewpoint! My choices of what to automate below are based on the view of a tester working on the team for this component—the creators of this control. You, as a consumer, should rarely, rarely ever automate third party controls or components. You may need some high-level test to ensure custom functionality works correctly, but your value is much better focused on testing your own software. Don’t invest in automating Google, Telerik, or other commercial products.
When you’re working with automation, choosing what ...