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I've recently been tasked with getting some UI automation written to help with regression testing for our product. This is entirely new to me and I've scouring the web for resources but not finding much that has been really beneficial in terms of learning.

I'm especially after good tutorials to get to grip with the product and was disappointed there wasn't a few bundled with the software.

Anyone have any recommendations?

Thank you

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Selenium is likely what you want to use. First you need to decide in which language you want to write the tests. Then google will give you more answers that you can read in lifetime. As language, I strongly recommend Python, even in case your main development is in different language, as debated recently in Selenium - advantages and disadvantages of using Python vs C# –  Peter Masiar Jul 2 '14 at 16:21
Hi Peter, thank you for the comment but unfortunately I have to use UFT as its what they had already paid for before I even joined. Do you know of any decent resources for UFT? –  shicky Jul 2 '14 at 16:27
For general information, check out Albert Gareevs site: automation-beyond.com Otherwise, I should warn you that GUI automation is not for the faint of heart and is generally not successful. BTW, Selenium is an open source UFT tool for web pages. –  Jeff_Lucas Jul 2 '14 at 16:42
I assumed that you test web applications like everybody else (using Selenium), but seems that UTF is for windows desktop applications (my bad) using VBScript. Yuck! I wish you good luck for your googling. You will need it. –  Peter Masiar Jul 2 '14 at 17:13
haha Peter you have no idea how spot on your comment is! I'm also learning Selenium on the side and it is far more enjoyable! –  shicky Aug 26 '14 at 10:18