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A Practical Approach to Understand & Implement Automation Framework Methodology

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Understanding of Automation Framework

  1. 1. www.softwaretestinggenius.com Understanding of Automation Framework A Storehouse of Vast Knowledge on Software Testing and Quality Assurance
  2. 2. Introduction to Test Automation Framework <ul><li>What an Automation Framework is ? </li></ul><ul><li>How many types of Automation Framework are there ? </li></ul><ul><li>How to select & Deploy an Automation Framework ? </li></ul><ul><li>What are the Constituents of Automation Framework ? </li></ul>Areas covered Include: >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  3. 3. What a Test Automation Framework is ? <ul><li>Various Assumptions for Testing </li></ul><ul><li>Testing Concepts </li></ul><ul><li>Testing Practices </li></ul>It is a structured combination of : Aim is to provide support to Automated Software Testing >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  4. 4. Utility of Test Automation Framework <ul><li>Provides an Outline of overall Test Structure </li></ul><ul><li>Ensures Consistency of Testing </li></ul><ul><li>Minimizes the Amount of Code for Development - thereby Less Maintenance </li></ul>Contd.. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  5. 5. Utility of Test Automation Framework <ul><li>Maximizes Reusability </li></ul><ul><li>Reduces Exposure of Non-Technical Testers to Code </li></ul><ul><li>Enables Test Automation using Data </li></ul>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  6. 6. How Many Types of Automation Frameworks are there ? <ul><li>Data Driven Automation Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Keyword Driven Automation Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Modular Automation Framework </li></ul><ul><li>Hybrid Automation Framework </li></ul>Generally there are 4 Types : >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  7. 7. Data Driven Automation Framework >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  8. 8. Data Driven Automation Framework <ul><li>Repeated use of Test Scripts with Different Inputs and Response Data coming out of Predefined Dataset </li></ul><ul><li>Easy to implement in IBM - RFT with the help of Datapools </li></ul><ul><li>Helps in Reducing Coding for Large Test Cases </li></ul><ul><li>Ease of Testing of Time-Consuming & Complex Test Cases </li></ul>Advantages : >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  9. 9. Keyword Driven Automation Framework >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  10. 10. Keyword Driven Automation Framework <ul><li>As the Name suggests, it enables Keyword Driven Testing or Table Driven Testing </li></ul><ul><li>Data & Keyword Tables being Independent of the Automation Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Enables Documentation of the Functionality of the Application under Test (AUT) in A Tabular Format </li></ul>Attributes : >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  11. 11. Modular Automation Framework >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  12. 12. Modular Automation Framework <ul><li>Test Script Modularity Framework: Enables creation of Small, Independent Scripts representing Modules & Functions of the Application under Test (AUT) </li></ul><ul><li>Test Library Architecture Framework: Enables creation of Library Files representing Modules & Functions of the Application under Test (AUT) </li></ul>Types of Modular Frameworks : >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  13. 13. Hybrid Automation Framework >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  14. 14. Hybrid Automation Framework <ul><li>It is the Most Popularly Implemented Framework </li></ul><ul><li>It is a Combination of the Three Types of Frameworks described before </li></ul><ul><li>It has an Ability of Evolving Itself Over a Passage of Time and Over Many Projects </li></ul>Attributes : >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  15. 15. Ten Steps to Implement Automation Framework Approach >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  16. 16. How to Implement Test Automation Framework Methodology <ul><li>1) Identification of the Scope of Testing: Company Oriented, Product Oriented, Project Oriented </li></ul><ul><li>2) Identification of the Needs of Testing: Identify Types of testing e.g. FT, Web Services etc. and application / modules to be tested </li></ul>Steps 1 and 2 : >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  17. 17. Ten Steps for Implementation of Test Automation Framework Methodology <ul><li>3) Identification of the Requirements of Testing: Find out the Nature of Requirements, Identification of type of actions for each requirement & identification of High Priority Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>4) Evaluation of the Test Automation Tool: Preparation of Evaluation Checklist, Identification of the Candidate Tools Available, Sample Run, Rate & Select the Tool, Implementation & Training </li></ul>Steps 3 and 4 : >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  18. 18. Ten Steps for Implementation of Test Automation Framework Methodology <ul><li>5) Identification of the Actions to be automated: Actions, Validations & Requirements supported by the Tool </li></ul><ul><li>6) Design of the Test Automation Framework: Framework Guidelines, Validations, Actions Involved, Systems Involved, Tool Extensibility Support, Customs Messages & UML Documentation </li></ul>Steps 5 and 6 : >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  19. 19. Ten Steps for Implementation of Test Automation Framework Methodology <ul><li>7) Design of the Input Data Bank: Identification of Types of Input file, Categorization & Design of File Prototypes </li></ul><ul><li>8) Development of the Automation Framework: Development of Script based upon Framework Design, Driver Scripts, Worker Scripts, Record / Playback, Screen / Window / Transaction, Action / Keyword & Data Driven </li></ul>Steps 7 and 8 : >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  20. 20. Ten Steps for Implementation of Test Automation Framework Methodology <ul><li>9) Population of Input Data Bank: Different Types of Data Input, Population of Data from Different Data Sources, Manual Input of Data and Parent – Child Data Hierarchy </li></ul><ul><li>10) Configuration of the Schedulers: Identify Scheduler Requirements & Configure the Schedulers </li></ul>Steps 9 and 10 : >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  21. 21. Benefits of Automation Framework Approach >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  22. 22. Automation Framework Combined with Systematic Approaches <ul><li>Significant Reduction in Testing Cycle Time </li></ul><ul><li>Comprehensive Coverage against Requirements </li></ul><ul><li>Use of a &quot;Common Standard&quot; across the Organization / Product Team / Project Team </li></ul>Yields Following Benefits : >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  23. 23. Automation Framework Combined with Systematic Approaches <ul><li>Generation of Reusable Test Scripts ( Utility Functions) </li></ul><ul><li>Systematic Maintenance of Automation Scripts </li></ul><ul><li>Data Pooling </li></ul>Yields Following Benefits : >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  24. 24. www.softwaretestinggenius.com Multiple Quiz Interview Questions as used by Several MNC’s to Evaluate New Testers and Hundreds of Interview Preparation Questions on Quicktest Professional (QTP) , LoadRunner & Software Testing & Quality Assurance A Storehouse of Vast Knowledge on >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<
  25. 25. Thank You >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>> www.softwaretestinggenius.com <<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<