Chapter 9

Agile Automation Framework

In agile environment, by the time the GUI is ready there is very little time left for automation. Moreover, if the test cases are not ready, then automation cannot be started. This makes test automation very difficult in agile environment. Most of the existing frameworks fail to support agile test automation. This happens because of the high script development effort associated with them. The test automation team lags behind the agile iteration cycle. Most of the time reasons are that GUI was ready during the last iterations of the agile cycle, test cases were developed too late, environment is not stable, and test script development takes time. Automation in agile environment requires an ...

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