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Microsoft VS2012 Coded UI Foundations
Course Description This course provides a deep dive into functional test automation using Coded UI, the new Microsoft test type that allows testers to automate GUI testing. Students will create Coded UI tests by converting manual tests, recording with the Coded UI builder and enhance these automated scripts with parameters and checkpoints. The Coded UI tests will be examined and code added in the Visual Studio IDE. The UI Map is used and customized and tests are executed from Visual Studio and Microsoft Test Manager.

Duration 2 day(s)
Time 9-5pm EST
Price $1,460
Labs Approximately 50% of this course is devoted to labs.

Intended Audience The target audience for this course includes:
  • Test Analysts who want to learn Automation using the Microsoft 2012 Test Tools
  • Automation Engineers
  • Software Developers

Prerequisites
  • Knowledge of Software Testing Concepts
  • Familiarity with Web Applications
  • Experience Coding in C#, VB.net or other Microsoft Languages is helpful

Outline Course Outline:
  • Introduction – Coded UI Testing and Test Automation
  • How Coded UI Automation is Implemented
  • Introduction to the Coded UI Structure
    • Test Context
    • UI Map
    • Test Methods
    • Comparators
    • Data Sources
  • Converting Manual Tests to Automated Tests
    • Creating Manual Tests
    • Parameterizing Manual Tests
    • Creating Action Recordings during Replay
    • Action Recording Options
    • Converting Manual Tests to Coded UI Automation
  • Using the Coded UI Builder
    • Recording Actions
    • Adding Verification Points
    • Viewing Object Properties
  • The UI Map
    • UI Map Overview
    • Object Types and Properties
    • Modifying the UI Map
  • Checkpoints
    • Overview of Verification
    • Adding Checkpoints While Recording
    • Adding Checkpoints to an Existing Test
  • Enhancing Coded UI using C#
    • Adding Methods
    • Starting your application
    • Custom Functions
  • Executing Coded UI
    • Test Controllers and Test Agents
    • Execution using Visual Studio
    • Execution using Microsoft Test Manager
  • Analyzing Test Results
    • Viewing Test Results
    • Drilling Down into Test Result History
    • Analyzing Test Runs
    • Test Attachments and Related Entities
    • Test Result Reporting
  • Conclusions and Best Practice Recommendations

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