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It is a keyword-driven testing framework that uses tabular test data syntax. The basic ideas for the Robot Framework were shaped in the Pekka Klärck’s masters thesis in 2005.
The first version was developed at Nokia Networks the same year. 0 was released as open source software June 24, 2008 and version 2. 4 was released February 7, 2014. The framework is written using the Python programming language and has an active community of contributors.
It is released under Apache License 2. 0 and can be downloaded from robotframework.
Test cases are written using keyword testing methodology written in a tabular format. RIDE simplifies writing test cases by providing framework specific code completion, syntax highlighting, etc. Log is a built-in keyword that logs the given parameter to the test report generated by the Robot Framework.
Laukkanen, Pekka: “Data-Driven and Keyword-Driven Test Automation Frameworks”, 2006″. Writing Maintainable Automated Acceptance Tests by Dale H.