Lesson #5: Working with variables and expressions

Explores how constants, variables, and operations are combined to form expressions that can be included in your tests. Through careful use of variables and expressions, your tests can be flexible, modular, powerful, and compact.
Audience: Testers, Automation engineers
Time: Duration: 2 hours
Prerequisites:
  • Basic understanding of the TestArchitect user interface
  • Familiarity with the TestArchitect test editor
  • Essential understanding of TestArchitect repositories, projects, and tests
  • Basic understanding of basic computer programming concepts
What you will learn:
  • How variables are used to store different types of data
  • How expressions are formed from numeric and string operations
  • How variables, by acting as placeholders for actual values, lend reusability to expressions and actions
  • How data can be converted from one type to another
  • How wildcards can be used to add flexibility to searches and comparisons