Test development is a very broad term, but it usually refers to a process where we go from a high-level test scenario way down to very concrete and detailed test scripts. This process typically starts from those test scenarios—descriptions of testing objectives—such as “test that user can successfully log in to the system”.
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Here’s a challenge. How would you test an application that is supposed to check that an email address provided is a proper one? Similarly, how would you thoroughly test an application that takes an IBAN number? Or personal identity number? Or a VAT number? Or business ID? How would you identify a complete enough test set for testing the application?
While test automation is the key to increased quality and productivity, the act of test design is often the completely overlooked aspect of test automation. Test design is a separate and distinct task and is performed before tests are executed. It is a crucial part of any testing process and has direct impact on your test automation’s bug detection capabilities.