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Automated Software Testing Frameworks: A Review

International Journal of Computer Applications
Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA
Year of Publication: 2018
Milad Hanna, Amal Elsayed Aboutabl, Mostafa-Sami M. Mostafa

Milad Hanna, Amal Elsayed Aboutabl and Mostafa-Sami M Mostafa. Automated Software Testing Frameworks: A Review. International Journal of Computer Applications 179(46):22-28, June 2018. BibTeX

	author = {Milad Hanna and Amal Elsayed Aboutabl and Mostafa-Sami M. Mostafa},
	title = {Automated Software Testing Frameworks: A Review},
	journal = {International Journal of Computer Applications},
	issue_date = {June 2018},
	volume = {179},
	number = {46},
	month = {Jun},
	year = {2018},
	issn = {0975-8887},
	pages = {22-28},
	numpages = {7},
	url = {},
	doi = {10.5120/ijca2018917171},
	publisher = {Foundation of Computer Science (FCS), NY, USA},
	address = {New York, USA}


Manual software testing has been traditionally used in the software industry. It depends completely on human testers without the help of any tool to detect the unexpected behavior of an application. However, the main problem in the manual testing approach is that it is a time-consuming task in addition to the fact that tests cannot be reused. Automation software testing has been introduced to reduce testing efforts and detect as many faults as possible. Test cases are executed not only to test the functional requirements for the first time, but also to check the functions which have been already tested. This study aims to present the main features of different automation testing frameworks. In addition, an overview of different scripting techniques is presented during the study.


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Software Testing, Automated Software Testing, Test Data, Test Case, Test Script, Manual Testing, Software Under Test.