Software Test Automation in Practice: Empirical Study from Sri Lanka


  • Hushalini S Faculty of computing, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Randunu RPAA Faculty of computing, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Maddumahewa RM Faculty of computing, Sri Lanka Institute of Information Technology, Colombo, Sri Lanka
  • Manawadu CD Zone24x7 (Pvt) Ltd, Sri Lanka


Test Automation, Empirical study, Sri Lanka, Testing, Software


In today, software projects are more complex than ever before, bugs are found before the product released and always creep in and often reappear. The Objective of the automated testing is to simplify as much of the testing effort as possible with minimum scripts. Automated software testing is the best way to increase the effectiveness, efficiency and coverage of software testing for software projects and also enables an organization to influence technology to perform tedious repetitive tasks efficiently, saving both time and cost, Along with that it gives more time to create test and increasing overall test coverage. The Current Literature suggests that nowadays it is very noticeable when considering the number of companies investing in automated testing tools due to the increased importance of Test Automation in software engineering. This paper will focus on how software test automation is in practice of today’s Sri Lankan’s software developments projects and will present the empirical observations. The objective of this empirical study is to shed light on the problems and the limitations in using the test automation tools and to figure out how test automation in Sri Lanka utilizes it significant key roles to succeed in software development projects in managing the mundane tasks. This paper can be used in future as a reference to obtain the knowledge and the findings of Test Automation use in Sri Lanka for early adopters.


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How to Cite

Hushalini , S., Randunu, R., Maddumahewa, R., & Manawadu, C. D. (2024). Software Test Automation in Practice: Empirical Study from Sri Lanka. COMPUSOFT: An International Journal of Advanced Computer Technology, 3(11), 1232–1237. Retrieved from



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