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How to execute your first .robot file.

Robot Framework is a generic open source automation framework. It can be used for test automation and robotic process automation (RPA). It can be integrated with virtually any other tool to create powerful and flexible automation solutions.

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.

pre-requisites - you need to have python installed.

step-1: install robotframework

pip install robotframework

after executing this command verify the robotframework installation

robot --version
pip list 

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step-2 : install SeleniumLibrary

pip install robotframework-seleniumlibrary
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Step-3 : you still need to install browser drivers separately.

Goto the following link
and download necessary drivers unzip and place it PATH,
or you can place inside python folder
Ex: C:\Program Files\Python-38\Scripts
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Step-4: Open your favorite IDE or simply nodepad & copy the below code & save as tc1.robot

*** Settings ***
Library           SeleniumLibrary

*** Test Cases ***
My first robot file 
    Log To Console     Hello Robot World..!
    Open Browser chrome
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Step-5: Open the terminal & execute the file 🚀

python -m robot tc1.robot
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congratulation..!! you have executed your first robot file 🙌

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