Test Automation

Test planning involves deciding which tests to automate. If you choose to automate a test, you can generate a test script and run the test using Unified Functional Testing, LoadRunner, or Visual API-XP.

Automating a test allows unattended execution of the test at high speed. It also makes the test reusable and repeatable. For example, you automate functional, benchmark, unit, stress and load tests, as well as tests requiring detailed information about applications.

Consider the following issues when deciding whether to automate a test.