How to automate and develop applications using Autoit
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How to automate and develop applications using Autoit

Time to project approach to develop your own applications, automate functional test scenarios and boring tasks.
4.1 (195 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
12,163 students enrolled
Created by Amine M Barki
Last updated 1/2015
English [Auto]
Current price: $16.99 Original price: $24.99 Discount: 32% off
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This course includes
  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 16 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Ability to automate boring tasks
  • Gain enough Autoit techniques to develop your own applications
  • Ability to powerful your automation techniques using a free language
Course content
Expand all 17 lectures 01:29:48
+ Overview
5 lectures 09:50

Why Automation matters?

Why AutoIT?

Case study: "Data Scraping"

What will you learn from that course?

Preview 04:15

Technical pre-requisites.

Knowledge pre-requisites.

Preview 01:01

How to install AutoIT

Preview 00:51

Different ways to compile an AutoIT script.

Preview 02:23

Overview about:


How to use AutoIT.

AutoIT Helpfile.

Preview 01:20
5 questions
+ Core Knowledge
5 lectures 44:07

Summary about syntax of loops, conditions and string management.

including an assignment about function implementation and string management.

Preview 07:52

How to implement an advanced GUI in record time.

GUI Functions & Controls

How to open, write and append files using AutoIT.

File Management

How to manage MS-Office using AutoIT:

Opening, writing in excel, word or powerpoint.

UDF and examples are available in attachment.

MS-Office Management

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..

Internet Explorer and Network Management
5 questions
+ Advanced Techniques
5 lectures 31:48

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

Key and Mouse Simulation, Record & Play Scenarios

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.

Automation of a Web Scenario and use of a video recorder

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

XML Management

Remind about webservice requesting (Client Mode) using AutoIT.

Web Services (Client)

Introduction to SQLite database using AutoIT.

Database Interaction: SQLite
5 questions
+ Final Project
2 lectures 04:03

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.

Project Description

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.

  • Be familiar with one scripting language
  • A windows machine
  • Internet connection (For installation and Final Project)
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.
Who this course is for:
  • Students in IT
  • Developers in Test
  • Anyone with some coding experience who wants to automate repeated and boring tasks