Have you seen any automated tests written in Hindi, Spanish or any other non-English languages? Have you added any test case to the suite for CI without check-in or commit? Have you worked on any code-less open source framework which enables you to write tests for Web and Desktop Applications?

This session will cover a reliable and versatile framework concept we’ve developed and used successfully in-house. Currently, the concept is powered by a Java utility which has addressed all of our UI automated tests requirements with speed, simplicity, flexibility, efficiency and better control. We’ll see the demonstration of how one can write a test without any installation, configure it for execution and perform result analysis on HTML Extent reports on Jenkins.

This application technology agnostic utility gives us the ability to write tests handled by Selenium and Sikuli, and can be extended to other automation APIs like Appium. Seamless integration with a CI server and capability to redirect executions to Selenium Grid on Selenoid hosted environments such as SauceLabs, BrowserStack, and simple local configuration provide incredible flexibility for executions.

We’ll walk through the journey we took to get to where we are today. We'll discuss how tools like Google Sheets and its API has improved our efficiency in writing, managing automated tests in plain English. How real-time test management, collaboration, parallel execution, HTML Extent reports, logging and increased control has speed-up our contribution to the test suite. And, how we can work with security and agility.

It uses ReadExcelsAnywhere utility which enables the user to read Excels stored on Sharepoint, Local or Google Drive. Hence, wherever you go, it will be with you.

Please have a look at the test structure in Google Sheets:

Framework Components


Outline/Structure of the Demonstration

  • Our goals (5 mins)
  • Challenges solved by the framework? (5 mins)
  • Framework features (5 mins)
  • Framework structure and usage (5 mins)
  • Enhancing the framework (5 mins)
  • Work in progress (2 mins)
  • Live Demo (15 mins)
  • Questions (3 mins)

Learning Outcome

  • Understanding when a codeless test automation framework is beneficial
  • The audience will learn to configure framework for execution on a local machine or via a CI job
  • How the framework can be used to support BDD and enable the team to perform test failure analysis
  • How to extend the framework to support Appium for mobile and Applitools Eyes for Visual Testing
  • How to manage a large number of tests using sheets and tags/ groups

Target Audience

Script-less framework lovers, project leads, BAs, manual QAs, test automation engineers. Anyone who likes to analyze in spoken language.

Prerequisites for Attendees

  • Basic testing experience for those looking to understand the benefits of the framework
  • Java, Selenium/ Appium knowledge for those looking to understand how to extend the framework
schedule Submitted 1 year ago

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  • Anand Bagmar
    By Anand Bagmar  ~  1 year ago
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    Hi Hemant,

    Is this similar to / related to keyword driven framework?

    • Hemant Ojha
      By Hemant Ojha  ~  1 year ago
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      Hello Anand,

      There are few things which are common in this framework and a Keyword Driven Framework like managing data in Excels, Action keywords, Object Repository, and an Execution Engine as it is the foundation for a script-less framework.

      Extraneous features of this framework?

      • It uses a utility ReadExcelsAnywhere which enables Test Management in Google Sheets or Excels on SharePoint and Local
      • Users can create Tests and reusable Business Modules in Plain English or other languages and version control in supported platforms
      • Smart parameters management with Keywords and MetaData
      • Test execution controlled by tags/ groups and sheets
      • Parallel or sequential execution on the basis of tags/ groups
      • Generate HTML Reports using ExtentReports API and many more...

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