12:40 - 14:00 Uhr

RoboCon Germany


René Rohner
imbus AG

Robot Framework and Browser Library. Open Source Keyword-Driven Testing at its best.

In this tutorial René will take you to a journey from the very start with Robot Framework to web automation with Browser library.

This Talk should be valuable for beginners of Robot Framework as well as experienced users.

Every example in this tutorial can be easily followed or also tried after RoboCon. The only requirement is a Notebook with web browser and a github.com account.

About Robot Framework:
Robot Framework is a generic open source automation framework. It can be used for test automation and robotic process automation (RPA).

Robot Framework is supported by Robot Framework Foundation. Many industry-leading companies use the tool in their software development.
Robot Framework is open and extensible. Robot Framework can be integrated with virtually any other tool to create powerful and flexible automation solutions. Robot Framework is free to use without licensing costs.

Robot Framework has an easy syntax, utilizing human-readable keywords. Its capabilities can be extended by libraries implemented with Python, Java or many other programming languages. Robot Framework has a rich ecosystem around it, consisting of libraries and tools that are developed as separate projects.

About Browser library:

Robot Framework deserves a browser automation solution that's designed for the 2020s.

Browser library powered by Playwright provides.

  • Conscise assertions.

  • Precise and fast browser window and tab control.

  • Chainable selector strategies.

  • Good shadow DOM support.

  • Easy mobile device descriptors.

  • Sending HTTP requests.

  • many more

René Rohner, imbus AG

René Rohner is a Senior Consultant for Testing Systems, Product Owner of the Value Stream Test Automation at imbus in Germany and Chairman of the board of Robot Framework Foundation.

He is member of the Core Team of Robot Framework Browser and developer of Robot Framework DataDriver. He is trainer and coach for Keyword-Driven Testing in multiple small and huge projects in Germany.