Top 10 Reasons for Flaky Automated Tests

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Top 10 Flaky Test



Top Ten Reasons for Flaky Automated Tests

1. Not having a framework

2. Using hardcoded test data

3. Using X,Y coordinates or XPath for element recognition

4. Using shared test environments

5. Having tests that are dependent on one another

6. Test not starting in a known state

7. Test no managing their own test data

8. Not treating automation like any other software development effort

9. Failure to use proper synchronization

10. Badly written tests

 

Top 10 Flaky Test