Keyword-Driven Testing: The Best Practices You Can’t Afford to Miss

  • 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.
Thuc Nguyen
Thuc Nguyen has been leading the product teams at LogiGear in delivering quality test automation solutions to LogiGear's customers and services clients. Thuc has a great passion for helping organizations transform their Test Automation, Continuous Delivery and DevOps practices as well as empowering testers of all technical levels to thrive in complex enterprise environments.

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