Selenium UI Automation or API Test Automation Training For QA Analysts – What to do first?


The Short Answer: Start with API Test Automation training Note: The term API is synonymous with REST API a.k.a. RESTful webservice. For the purpose of this article, we are focusing on REST APIs only. (We won’t mention SOAP based Webservices again!) Scope of this article or some context around the information provided in here: At Automation School®, one of the first things QA professionals — usually very experienced at manual testing but with limited coding skills — ask us when they first talk to us is: How can I start learning “Selenium / Java automation”? What comes out of our ensuing discussion with them and our general advice to them is summarized as [...]