Automated testing has a big reputation. In fact, it’s not uncommon for teams to think their entire QA process can or should be automated. But no matter whether you have an app, website, or both, it’s unlikely that this is possible — or even a good idea. So how do you decide which test cases to automate?
Different types of software have different features and flows. In some cases, the exact same feature might even have different priorities at different companies! But there are certain core features that are common across many websites and apps. Whenever possible, these are good candidates for automation.
Even if you have the budget, staff, and resources to automate as many flows as possible, the test cases below are usually the most important to start with.
1. Registration/Signup Test Cases
Most websites and apps have the ability for users to sign up. And if your users can’t create an account, it’s unlikely that they can fully use your product. Continue reading →