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ℹ️ What Programming Language to learn for Test Automation
Many companies are moving away from hiring pure manual testers and prefer testers with test automation skills.
Learning a programming language will get you started with test automation. Not only that testers can speak the same “language” as developers they will understand better what developers do and get a better appreciation of how complex development is. Further, a tester can do unit testing and participate in code reviews.
Programming languages come in all shapes and sizes, and each language has pros and cons for software testing hence it really depends on which one to learn on the testing situation and what one is trying to accomplish.
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In my opinion , if you are already working as a Manual tester in an organization which uses automation tool , you should start "There".
Request for assistance from automation engineers within your organization to brief you about the Programing language / automation tools used.
You can start training yourself with online resources and try automating simple features of the product you test. Try running existing automation test and seek guidance from the team and if it works you can also get some hands on experience.