I just want to enquire about QTP inbuilt Keyword driven option. When we start QTP 9.x it shows two tabs one for Keyword and the other is Expert view.
I haven't seen and heard anybody using that inbuilt keyword feature. I think it is inbuilt Keyword driven framework which QTP is providing, then why people are not using that feature and why people are going for external Keyword driven Framework and Data Driven Framework.
If anybody can provide some details on this then it will be helpful, or did anybody used that feature.
Inbuilt keyword view is really good. But your preferences/needs vary. For egs we wanted a keyword view that would be simple enough for the manual testers to create automated tests. Since QTP's keyword view is built considering a large number of scenarios, it is incumbent on the user to be good/familiar with QTP. I mean the complexity of using the framework increases.
However when you have a specific application and the ideas to what to test and how to test, you do not need all the features that the QTP has provided. So with limited features with a bit of limited scope you could develop a framework that could be far more easier to use.
So what is the basic difference between these two things QTP Keyword feature and Keyword Driven Framework
What I know is that in keyword driven framework which you develop, you will be having your own keywords repository. Which user will use and there will be relevant functions written in the libraries for those keywords
As Keyword Driven Framework(KDF) means there will be table (can be excel sheet) in which there will be simple lines written with some keywords...
In QTP Keyword feature as Vengat said needs user should be proficient in tool and should know what keyword will exactly match their requirement.while there in KDF you have limited repository and rather easy to understand keywords....
This is what i know ans wanted to know more from you people out there....what more we can get.
I think I know about that post of tarun and i have been through some of the posts mentioned....and i have that framework demo which you have posted.
I am kind of confused or am you can say am not able to explain my manager about this....why people are not using inbuilt Keyword feature...I told him that as it is too detailed and need some set of skills to use....and the framework developed will be more user friendly, easy to use and effective...