What is automation Framework?




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What is automation Framework?..

Answer / sid

A test automation framework is a set of assumptions,
concepts, and practices that provide support for automated
software testing. This article describes and demonstrates
five basic frameworks.


There is no hard and fast rule to use a specific Automation
frame work. It all depends on your project needs, here are
some info on the same.

Data Driven approach is suitable for applications that have
limited functionality but large number of variations in
terms of test data.

Functional Framework is suitable for applications that have
variety of functionality but limited variations in terms of
test data.

Hybrid Test Automation Framework is suitable for
applications that have variety of functionality and larger
number of variations in terms of test data.

Record, enhance and play back methodology is suitable to
convert small to medium size manual scripts into equivalent
automation scripts - one to one basis.

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What is automation Framework?..

Answer / bindu puvvala

?The Framework is a tiered organization of the function
libraries.?

In other words, our Test Automation Script contains simply
calls to functions instead of individual statements. These
functions are reusable and any Test Script can be
constructed by simply calling these functions.

The code for these Library functions is found in the next
tier(level). The functions themselves might have been
defined in terms of another set of functions, which are
again described in the next tier.

This is called automation framework. It can be 2-tier, 3-
tier,... n-tier.

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What is automation Framework?..

Answer / lakshmanaraj bg

A automation framework is a set of assumptions, concepts and tools that provide support for automated software testing.

The main advantage of such a framework is the low cost for maintenance.

Automated testing is the process of running part of whole of the software testing activity by using automation tools.

The Frameworks are divided into five basic types,

1. Test Script Modularity Framework
2. Test Library Architecture Framework
3. Keyword-Driven or Table-Driven Testing Framework
4. Data-Driven Testing Framework
5. Hybrid Test Automation Framework

Thus, these are the some basic idea of an automaton framework.

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