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Serenity BDD

Contributor(s): Matthew Haughn

Serenity BDD is a framework and open source library for the creation of automated software testing for code in development.

Like other automated testing tools, Serenity BDD is made to smooth development by catching bugs sooner and helping ensure the release of a stable, fully functioning end software product. Serenity allows the creation of specifically tailored automated testing from its libraries.

Serenity BDD, like other automated software testing tools, uses scripts to perform functions within developmental software in order to test functionality and find where problems occur. Testing with automation is most common where manual software testing tools are no longer adequate or the company can’t fill the need for human testing in a cheaper manner.

Serenity BDD ensures testing needs are met by starting with testing requirements and allowing tests to be mapped back to specific requirements. The framework allows for the creation of flexible testing that is easier to update and maintain, tracks performance, shows the amount of the application tested, produces illustrated written reports and tracks project progress.

This was last updated in May 2018

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