If you find yourself doing the same thing over and over again you can save a lot of time by automating it. You can also, unfortunately, use up a lot of time in development. A quick and easy approach is to carry out the sequence of steps once and let the application record the actions. But you can do a lot better if you choose a different approach, as we’ll see in subsequent issues. See this article to get the terms right: as with most things in IT, why have one term or one meaning when we can make things more confusing?