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Modular Automation Framework Checklist for the Smoke Testing

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Ensure a Automation test suite that has the following features:

  • Re-usability –  Develop a robust function library to be used across the projects and within the application.
  • Robustness – Develop a robust test suite that can be easily used for testing the application in different environments e.g. development, testing and production.
  • Portability – To ensure easy installation of the suite in different environments.
  • Modularity – Develop modular scripts to ensure maintainability, scalability and readability of the scripts.
  • Scalability - Scalable scripts which can be upgraded/ enhanced.
  • Maintainability – The approach should be such where in major effort goes in to the planning and developing the scripts where as least possible effort is required to maintain the same.
  • Data Driven Testing – To perform positive and negative tests using data driven scripts.
  • To achieve this, we need to a checklist for Automation Framework Planning:
  1. Identify the Scenarios / Test Cases for Smoke – 6 Identified Done
  2. Execute the Scenarios / Test Cases Manually at least 5 times - Done
  3. Get the Scenarios approved from QA Manager / Product Manager / Client - Done
  4. Create the Folder Structure – Done, C:\AST
  5. Create the shared object repository - Done
  6. Identify the Actions for the approved scenarios – Done with 8 Actions
  7. Create test data (take inputs from the manual testing team / SME’s) - Done
  8. Generate the Actions / Action library by hard coding the data – 8 reusable created, 0-pending
  9. Separate the data from the Actions / Reusable – Done
  10. Integrate / call the Actions in the main test - Done
  11. Execute & debug the Actions / Reusable - Done
  12. Get the Actions reviewed by the lead / manager / client - Done
  13. Create the AOM - Done
  14. Use Environment Variables - Done
  15. –Build in, user defined Functions
  16. Schedule the Smoke Test - Done