PacktLib: Robot Framework Test Automation

Robot Framework Test Automation

Credits

About the Author

About the Reviewers

www.PacktPub.com

Preface

Getting Started with the Robot Framework

The need for acceptance testing

What is the Robot Framework?

The Robot Framework ecosystem

Installing and setting up the Robot Framework

Support for different runtimes

A small exercise

Summary

Configuring a Test Project

Test naming conventions

Test file structure

Test configuration files

Summary

Further Test Customization

Automation and agile

Internal re-use

Flow control

Feeding external data

Higher order re-use

Approaches towards writing tests

Behavior-driven development

BDD using the Robot Framework

Standard libraries

Remote test execution

Summary

Extending the Framework

Testing the web applications

Running web-based tests

Testing desktop applications

Testing through images

Other noteworthy libraries

Summary

Generating Reports

The need for reports

Generated files

Output structure

Test coloring information

Making changes in outputs

Summary

Index