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Serenity – library designed to make writing automated acceptance tests easier

Serenity is a test automation reporting library (previously known as Thucydides). Serenity BDD is commonly used for both Automated Acceptance Tests and Regression Tests

Serenity helps structure your automated acceptance tests in order to make them easier to understand and maintain, and provides great reporting capabilities on top of tools like Cucumber and JUnit. In Serenity, tests are broken down into reusable steps. An important principle behind Serenity is the idea that it is easier to maintain a test that uses several layers of abstraction to hide the complexity behind different parts of a test.

It also provides tight integration with WebDriver and RestAssured, to make both web testing and API testing easier and more efficient.

Features include:

  • Rich built-in support for web testing with Selenium.
  • REST API testing with RestAssured.
  • Highly readable, maintainable and scalable automated testing with the Screenplay pattern.
  • Instruments your test code and reports on the steps that your tests execute to achieve their goals, and stores the test results in a standardized format.
  • Aggregates these test results into clear and meaningful reports, that reflect not only the outcomes of your tests, but also the status of your project.
  • Provides libraries and patterns that make it easier to write cleaner, more reusable code. It provides tight integration with Selenium WebDriver, and modern testing patterns such as Lean Page Objects, Action Classes, and the Screenplay Pattern.
  • Rich reporting.
  • Work with Behaviour-Driven-Development tools like Cucumber or JBehave, or simply use JUnit.

Website: github.com/serenity-bdd/serenity-core
Support: User Guide
Developer: John Ferguson Smart
License: Apache License, Version 2.0

Serenity is written in HTML and JavaScript. Learn JavaScript with our recommended free books and free tutorials.

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