Keyword driven testing is a kind of software testing approach, which is normally used for the functional automation testing. Keyword driven testing is also called as the ‘table driven testing’. This is also utilized for the manual testing. We can detaches all documents like test cases, execution results etc, while using table driven testing. We utilize tabular format for specify the keywords and also the action words.
Benefits Of Keyword Driven Testing:-
There are many benefits or advantages when we use the ‘Keyword Driven Testing’ approach. Few of them are mentioned as below --
1- This testing approach permits to writing tests in a better summarize way.
2- We have a lot of chance to reusability of the software while using this testing approach.
3- This testing approach is suitable for non-specialist or non-technical software tester.
Drawbacks Of Keyword Driven Testing:-
There are also many drawbacks or disadvantages of ‘Keyword Driven Testing’ approach. Few of them are mentioned as below --
1- Sometimes this testing approach is treated as a boundations for the technically skilled software testers.
2- Sometimes at the beginning when investiture in creating the codewords or keywords and also its associated functionalities, might take higher.