NOT ONLY CARS: AI, PLEASE TEST MY APP!
The future of testing is autonomy: creating programs that autonomously test applications. Fear for your future, or be excited by the opportunities?
Autonomous cars were a Sci-Fi dream not 10 years ago. A computer driving a car? No way. But it did happen, and is happening. And if scientists do it for a complicated task such as driving, can they do it for automated regression testing?
In this talk, Gill will explore what is being done in the field today, but also speculate about the future. Gil will introduce the 6 levels of autonomous testing (that correspond to the 5 levels of autonomous driving), and try and figure out what kind of help current AI techniques can bring to automated testing.
This talk will aim to show that AI in testing is not something to be feared, but rather something to look forward to. A tool that will alleviate most of the boredom inherent in the field, and will make software testers better - not obsolete.
Gil is a Senior Architect and Evangelist at Applitools.
30 years of experience have not dulled the fascination Gil Tayar has with software development. From the olden days of DOS to the contemporary world of Software Testing, Gil was, is, and always will be, a software developer. He has in the past co-founded WebCollage, survived the bubble collapse of 2000, and worked on various big cloudy projects at Wix.
His current passion is figuring out how to test software, a passion which he has turned into his main job as Evangelist and Senior Architect at Applitools. He has religiously tested all his software, from the early days as a junior software developer to the current days at Applitools, where he develops tests for software that tests software, which is almost one meta layer too many for him.
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