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Archana Priyadarshini
Archana Priyadarshini
Computer Science
08 Feb 2019

What are the modules of an automation testing framework?

An automation testing framework is responsible for creating a test harness with a mechanism to connect with the application under test, take input from a file, execute the test cases and generate the reports for test execution.

Modules of automation testing framework:

Test Assertion Tool: This tool will provide assert statements for testing the expected values in the application under test.

Data Setup: Each test case needs to take the user data either from the database or from a file or embedded in the test script. Frameworks data module should take care of the data intake for test scripts and the global variables.

Build Management Tool: Framework needs to be built and deployed for the use of creating test scripts.

Continuous integration tool: With CICD (continuous integration and continuous development) in place, continuous integration tool is required for integrating and deploying the changes done in the framework at each iteration.

Reporting tool: A reporting tool is required to generate a readable report after the test cases are executed for a better view of the steps, results, and failures.

Logging tool: The logging tool in framework helps in better debugging of the error and bugs.