A test automation framework provides a superstructure for automated tests. The superstructure may include APIs, coding practices, ways to structure and run the automated tests.

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Is opening site during set up a bad practice?

I have been using set up method to launch site but it has made made it difficult for me to maintain tests, especially now when there are multiple URLs for application - public void setUP() { ...
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Selenium 2.0 Webdriver file structure for automation testing

My team uses Selenium 2.0/webdriver to test our enterprise web app. We've been learning and playing with webdriver commands for a while. Each team member has their own style to keep their script ...
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Automating form dealing with large number of element

This is more of test design question than pure Selenium question. I have a form in my application and while following page object pattern I wrote a method which has many parameters - ...
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What kind of testing is ApprovalTests.com doing and are there other similar frameworks?

I came across the ApprovalTests.com framework today and am curious how it would be classified. I am familiar with concepts of Unit Tests, functional tests, and user acceptance testing, but this seems ...
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Test Automation Design Question

I am analyzing automation design for a web app UI Layer Web Service Layer DB Layer Intranet based app and limited user base My Approach for automation is Web Services layer Test automation ...
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How to eliminate \ reduce invalid failures in automation due to GUI changes?

I am into the automation of a web application using Selenium. I write test cases without hard-coding anything in the test cases. There were many invalid failures in the run due to GUI changes such as ...
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Layered Architecture of Test Automation Software

I was introduced to a 5-layer-model for GUI test automation frameworks, that was considered common knowledge. But I would be interested in a source describing this model. The layers are the following: ...