Structure of the project


Hi readers!

In my previous post I’ve described how we choose IDE and Framework.

Next phase – build project structure. Our project consists from next files and folders:

Root folder:

  • Failed_Screenshots – to those folder added screenshots when tests failed
  • Features folder – all project files, i will describe with details below
  • – small description of the project 🙂
  • requirements.txt – required libs for correct running of the project

Folder Features:

In root of this folder we’re creating Gherkin Feature files with all described test scenarios.

Folder Features\Steps:

Our BDD Framework propose to create child folder Features\Steps – Python files with steps. In each step described functions which will be executed during this step

Folder Features\Data:

Contain – this file contains all needed settings for connection to our Application. Into this file should be added all general settings, which should be used in all Test Cases, such as: path to client executable file, connection path to DB, etc…

Folder Features\lib:

  • – here we define top level elements, which can be used in different PageObject files, like a general application Frame, and child elements, standard screen messages which appeared in different tests.
  • – here we create functions, which return values from DB, and can be used in more than one Test Case

Folder Features\lib\Pages –  in this folder we place separate python file for each module. Each of elements should be described just one time, and just in one file.

Thanks for attention. In next post i will describe libraries which used in our project

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