Chapter 3. Further Test Customization

This chapter covers syntax and styles necessary to create reusable test components for automated tests. Apart from the Robot Framework centric tests, it also covers an introduction to behavior-driven development and covers the following major topics:

  • Need for test re-use
  • Internal and external re-use
  • Feeding data into test scripts
  • Higher order test re-use
  • Different styles of writing tests

Automation and agile

The agile manifesto places tremendous importance on usable code over conventional documents. It encourages practices such as extreme programming, which is a type of agile software development practice that improves software quality and makes the software development more responsive to the ever changing customer ...

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