In 2020, it is no exaggeration to say that, if your application is not cloud-based, customers may not consider using you––and with public cloud adoption rates rising to 92% in 2018, it’s clear to see why. Having dedicated systems running native applications that require maintenance by individual organizations creates a coordination headache that is easily solved by cloud technology. I have been involved with companies that developed shrinkwrap and downloadable software, applications that run entirely in the cloud in a Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) environment, and a hybrid of the two models. Each has their own challenges.Continue reading
- Keyword-Driven Testing (KDT) is a battle-tested method to speed up test automation development and cut downscaling costs in the long run.
- This article gives you the best practices that we’ve crystallized from our 20+ years of helping clients successfully build and maintain their Keyword-Driven Testing frameworks.
- To reap the full reward of Keyword-Driven Testing, you should 1) organize tests into self-contained test modules with clear test objectives, 2) separate Business-Level from Interaction-Level tests, and 3) architect a robust keyword library.
- As Keyword-Driven Testing is a widely adopted method, you can apply these best practices to many test automation tools including Robot Framework, Unified Functional Test, TestArchitect, TestComplete, Ranorex, etc.