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Test recorders seem invaluable as they provide a quick way to capture navigation through an application. However, we strongly advise against their regular use, as it tends to result in brittle tests which break with small changes to the UI. The test code they produce tends to be relatively poor and riddled with unnecessary duplication. Most importantly, test recorders tend to cut channels of communication between the test automation and development teams. When faced with an application that is difficult to test through the user interface, the solution is to have a critical conversation between the teams to build a more testable UI.