Explore the generations of automated test frameworks, test framework design considerations, best practices, and benefits and risks associated with modifying test frameworks, and other topics, in this 15-video course. Begin by examining the features, advantages and disadvantages of generations of automated test frameworks, then look at popular open-source test automation frameworks with comparative modification granularity. Learn about design considerations for modifying test frameworks to accelerate productivity; best practices for modifying test frameworks to build Agile-friendly test automation frameworks; and benefits and risks of modifying test frameworks. Delve into refactoring techniques, which can be used to refactor code in test automation frameworks; modifying Selenium framework by creating and destroying WebDriver objects using Selenium Core; and modifying Selenium to implement Page Object Patterns by using the Selenium Test class. Learn how to modify the report generation mechanism of testing frameworks by using ExtentReport and Allure; modify the Chai framework; modify Jasmine to adopt behavior-driven development framework; and recall design patterns of test automation frameworks. To conclude, discover WebDriverIO execution and customization.