What is Data Driven testing?
Applications have become very data dependent. A user while accessing a site need to enter a lot of data items which means a lot of input items. And each of the input item can have thousands of different types of words or keys. It is thus necessary to reproduce the performance tests also in a way how it happens in the production environment. i.e., devising a mechanism to input multiple type of data items.
The mechanism of using different data items as input in performance tests for different users and for their different iterations is called data driven testing. This data is read from an external file. There can be an output data also that can come out of data driven testing. This output data can also be saved in an external file. A lot of tools that are available in market are now having features that support external data files. Data files can be of the following types –
What are the different types of data driven testing?
What are the advantages of DDT?
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