A framework is a set of rules, guidelines and best practices that are followed to get the desired results. A testing framework should have the features listed below:
Should support more than one browser.
Should run on multiple platforms.
Should run on multiple programming languages like Java, Python, C#, Ruby and so on.
Efficient handling of test data.
Test case creation and updating are easy and maintainable.
Provision for setting priority for each test case execution.
Efficient test report generation.
Proper test history maintenance for interpreting trends and analysis of execution results.
Integration with continuous integration tools like Jenkins.
Minimal manual intervention.
Increases efficiency and productivity.
Ensures efficient test code coverage.
The types of automation testing frameworks are listed below −
Keyword Driven Framework.
Data Driven Framework.
Behavior Driven Framework.
Hybrid Driven Framework.
Selenium can fusion with the following testing frameworks −
A good automation test framework ensures scalability and test code coverage.