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Implementation & Best Practices

Clear defined goals while developing automation scripts for any projects.

  • Object Oriented : Reusable function & methods
  • Self Driven: Simple config file changes, complete execution.
  • Coding Standards: Predefined to reduce automation mistakes.
  • Concise: As simple as possible and no simpler.
  • Self-Checking: Test reports its own results; needs no human interpretation.
  • Repeatable: Test can be run many times in a row without human intervention.
  • Robust: Test produces same result now and forever. Tests are not affected by changes in the external environment.
  • Sufficient: Tests verify all the requirements of the software being tested.
  • Necessary: Everything in each test contributes to the specification of desired behavior.
  • Clear: Every statement is easy to understand.
  • Efficient: Tests run in a reasonable amount of time.
  • Specific: Each test failure points to a specific piece of broken functionality; unit test failures provide "defect triangulation".
  • Independent: Each test can be run by itself or in a suite with an arbitrary set of other tests in any order.
  • Maintainable: Tests are easy to understand and modify and extend even by manual team.
  • Traceable: To and from the code it tests and to and from the requirements (automation testcases are mapped to requirements)
  • Screenshot: Capture the error lively and share with development team.
  • Log files: Analyse the defect with details steps.
  • Documentation: Installation & User guides
  • Thought process: Framework based, is set of rules defined for developing and organizing the test scripts.
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