Automation Assist, Part 2: Training

Use automation scripts to help your team create customer-training videos

Zhimin Zhan
5 min readNov 1, 2023

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The benefits of UI Test Automation extend beyond verification. In this article series, I will show you how to use automated test scripts to assist:

  • Showcase
  • Help Create Training Videos for staff and customers to use the app.
  • Test Data Generation (coming soon)

As an author and a blogger, I have to accept the fact that people nowadays read less and less. Young generations get information from videos. That’s why YouTube and TikTok are so popular. The user manual is being gradually replaced with a small piece of paper with QRCode, which links to an online video.

Creating product-use-guide videos is becoming more of a necessity for businesses producing products.

Table of Contents:
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Problems with traditional App-Use video making
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The Steps to Make App-Use Video with the Help of Automation
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Example
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“But we don’t do test automation, can you still make this happen?”
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FAQ

Problems with traditional App-Use video making

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Zhimin Zhan

Test automation & CT coach, author, speaker and award-winning software developer. Help teams succeed with Agile/DevOps by implementing real Continuous Testing.