Tips for successful debugging of automation tests

Debugging skills matter

Clean code and best practices

Poor code readability makes it much harder to debug an issue
With clean code, you clearly see an issue after a first look

Extensive reporting

Verbose logging

Clear failure message

assertThat("User is logged in", homePage.hasUserLoggedIn, is(true));
java.lang.AssertionError: User is logged in
Expected: is <true>
but: was <false>

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