2010 05 24 document created.
Automated testing is a key technology is being incorporated into the workings of JBS. At the present, this is a somewhat specialized skill, and a team of people who are familiar with this will help write automated tests and train other JBS members on automated testing. Our aim is to eventually make automated testing a routine part of fixing issues.
For a good comparison of the two, see System Testing versus Unit Testing
To get started with Automated Testing, there are a few prerequisites: