A senior software engineer in test, Jason Hagglund has five years of industry experience advocating for and executing great test engineering practices. Jason is passionate about applying software design principles to test automation code; working toward maximum collaboration between test engineers and application developers; and more efficient application delivery processes. At The Climate Corporation, his primary focus is web/mobile UI automation frameworks and continuous delivery pipelines—enabling timely and quality delivery of software and data analysis tools—to help farmers make more effective and profitable decisions. He GitHubs and tweets from @jhagglund.
It can be hard to produce reliable, stable UI tests. But these tests come the closest to simulating the actions of a real user, and they help ensure that your product works as a cohesive system. Consequently, UI test automation is worth doing, and worth doing well—with the same standards as any other tests.