An overview of some tools for automated testing of software applications

Flaviu FUIOR  
National Institute for Research and Development in Informatics – ICI Bucharest

Abstract: Software testing is one of the most, if not the most critical phase of the Software Development Life Cycle and this is because it is the phase in which are measured the quality assurance criteria and the Key Performance Indicators already set for releasing software in the production environment. The paper presents an analysis of the most comprehensive seven tools used for automated testing with the purpose to offer an objective approach for choosing an automated testing tool. In the paper, one can find, in a structured manner, a short description of the tools under investigation with advantages and disadvantages followed by a synthetic comparison between them based on eight criteria.

Keywords: Software Development Lifecycle; Software Testing; IT Quality Assurance; Automated Testing Tool.

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Flaviu FUIOR, An overview of some tools for automated testing of software applications, Romanian Journal of Information Technology and Automatic Control, ISSN 1220-1758, vol. 29(3), pp. 97-106, 2019.