How to automate and develop applications using Autoit

Time to project approach to develop your own applications, automate functional test scenarios and boring tasks.
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  • Lectures 17
  • Length 1.5 hours
  • Skill Level Intermediate Level
  • Languages English
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Published 1/2015 English

Course Description

Learn how to automate boring tasks and develop added value applications in record time using the popular scripting standard, AutoIT.

Master automation and application programing with this curriculum:
Basic Knowledge:(Installation, Compilation...).
Core Knowledge:(Functions, Datatypes, String Management…).
Advanced Techniques:(Record and Replay, XML Management, Web Services..).
Final Project:(Development of an application similar to SOAP UI of SmartBear Editor).

An opportunity to strengthen your automation techniques:
AutoIT is a free standard with a wide range of functions that will make you implement reliable solutions to automate boring tasks but also to develop added value GUI applications in record time.
Jobs in test automations are plentiful, and being able to learn AutoIT will give you a strong and confident background to shine in QA, testing or development roles.

Content and Overview
Suitable for students and developers in tests, through this course of 17 lectures and 2 hours of content, you will learn the main techniques of automation.
Also you will be able to develop robots and standalone applications for your repetitive tasks or scenarios.
Starting with basics and core knowledge, you will have the opportunity to learn at your own rhythm before starting the advanced techniques section.
The advanced techniques section will provide you with many assignments, examples and source codes which you can download from the course’s resources.
They will give you the ability to code similar programs and provide you with enough inspiration for your own needs and applications.
Every Section of the course ends with a Quiz to test your knowledge and understanding of the subjects covered in the lectures.
The last section is about the final project where you will apply all the knowledge we shared during the course and will make you implement a webservices client application that summarizes a variety of techniques, AutoIT functions and coding standards.
Students completing the course will be able to automate windows tasks and develop GUI based applications matching their needs and their requirement specifications.

What are the requirements?

  • Be familiar with one scripting language
  • A windows machine
  • Internet connection (For installation and Final Project)

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Ability to automate boring tasks
  • Gain enough Autoit techniques to develop your own applications
  • Ability to powerful your automation techniques using a free language

Who is the target audience?

  • Students in IT
  • Developers in Test
  • Anyone who wants to automate repeated and boring tasks

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Overview

Why Automation matters?

Why AutoIT?

Case study: "Data Scraping"

What will you learn from that course?


Technical pre-requisites.

Knowledge pre-requisites.


How to install AutoIT


Different ways to compile an AutoIT script.


Overview about:


How to use AutoIT.

AutoIT Helpfile.

5 questions
Section 2: Core Knowledge

Summary about syntax of loops, conditions and string management.

including an assignment about function implementation and string management.


How to implement an advanced GUI in record time.


How to open, write and append files using AutoIT.


How to manage MS-Office using AutoIT:

Opening, writing in excel, word or powerpoint.

UDF and examples are available in attachment.


All what you need to start coding scripts about internet explorer.

Open, create, attach websites to IE.

Click on links, buttons, images using AutoIT..etc..

5 questions
Section 3: Advanced Techniques

That section contains an assignment that summarize the techniques of record and replay in addition to some coding techniques.


you will be able to automate web scenarios using AutoIT in addition to the ability to record a movie of the execution itself using Hypercam.


Remind of some DOM methods to parse XML files using AutoIT.


Remind about webservice requesting (Client Mode) using AutoIT.


Introduction to SQLite database using AutoIT.

5 questions
Section 4: Final Project

Idea is to build a GUI with two tabs.

First tab contains the url endpoint to reach the webservice and a button to send the request (call of a function).

Second tab contains the area where you paste the XML request.

The response is then received and saved in an XML file using the file management techniques seens previously.


Summary of all topics discussed in that course:

Prerequisites, Compilation, Installation..etc..

Core knowledge: Functions, String management..

Advanced techniques: Record and replay, thin client, fat client automation.

Final Project: Summury of all the techniques.

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Instructor Biography

Amine M Barki, IT Manager & Test Automation Specialist

Who is Amine M Barki?

Amine M Barki is an assertive and determined global citizen with a European experience as an IT Manager

As a person, Amine is facinating by travelling, discovering new cultures and people from all backgrounds.

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