How to create an effective test-automation strategy (v2)

Albert Starreveld
VX Company
Published in
9 min readAug 15, 2022

When you hear “test automation” you probably think of end-to-end testing with Selenium. It is the hammer of the metaphorical toolkit of test automation.

When you have a selenium-based test suite, often it grows into proportions that cause maintenance issues. It takes too long to run these tests, so they are run nightly. The next morning you know if you’ve broken something or if a test is broken. You’ll need to run it the next night to see if you’ve fixed it. This can be problematic especially if you have a Service Level Agreement that…