Școala informală de IT

Test Automation – Curriculum

Școala Informală de IT


Web App Fundamentals Testing concepts Intro in automation Environment setup OOP / programming intro Automation framework Selenium Webdriver Web automation (end to end) project Enhancements Advanced

Web App Fundamentals:

  • HTML/HTTP basics
  • DOM introduction
  • Web basics: client-server, cookies, session, types of requests, web servers, and more

Testing concepts:

  • Testing types and the relationship to automation
  • Test cases practices

Intro in automation:

  • What is automation? Why automate? How to automate?
  • Web / native automation practices and approach
  • Backend / api
  • Some of the basic tools used
  • Automation principles
  • Advantages vs. disadvantages

Environment setup:

  • Programming language (Java)
  • Integrated development environment (IntelliJ IDEA)
  • Version control (Git)
  • Build automation (Maven)

OOP / programming intro:

  • Basic concepts
  • Coding standards, naming conventions

Automation framework:

  • Concept, structure, tools, terminology
  • Use existing framework; run existing tests
  • Compare the manual tests vs. automated tests
  • Debug code and tests
  • Update existing tests
  • Create/add new test scenarios
  • Read / investigate results
  • Run tests on different browsers

Selenium Webdriver:

  • Web elements identification
  • Write locators CSS and XPath
  • Webdriver commands
  • Handling browser cookies
  • Taking screenshots

Web automation (end to end) project:

  • Create an automation project from scratch
  • Create and use framework primitives
  • Use of page object model
  • Structure code, tests and results
  • Advanced reporting (reporting tools, custom report)


  • Direct HTTP requests
  • Database usage (concepts, sql commands, CRUD operations in code)
  • Data driven test execution


  • CI and automated builds (Jenkins)


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