What is codeless testing?

The critical importance of software quality testing on software process can not be denied because even the slightest error causes huge losses on financial situation and moral. Automation is the most indispensable approach to speed up software testing processes and improve software value in SDLC. However, we can say that obtained financial gain from automation is decreasing by human skills and resource shortage. This situation annihilate one of the main purpose of automation which is to save time and money.

Codeless test automation is one of the solutions to this problem. With codeless test automation, it is aimed to automate test cases in a shorter time, to reduce the coding time and to make the test process easier and user-friendly.

How Does No-Code Testing Work?

In the codeless automation process; automation developer doesn’t need any coding skills. Instead, it will suffice to specify which steps need to take place. After it, “codeless” tool will translate these colloquial steps into real code block during test is running.

For codeless test, recording and playback technique is the most common technique. With this technique, test cases are recorded and automated by easily navigating on web apps like users. Test cases can be extended with valid or invalid data entries. If features of app are updated by development team, test cases also can be updated quickly as possible.

Also cross browser tests can be made with no code testing. So, testing cases can be executed on multiple browsers in parallel.

What are the “Codeless” Advantages?

  • Test expert doesn’t need to have an experience on writing codes.
  • Priority is the knowledge of application and business.
  • Cases that are used before can be also used for different cases.
  • Dashboard, reporting and test planning are usually present in codeless tool.
  • It provides the opportunity to automate quality test scenarios in a short time.