This 3-day comprehensive course covers all the essential principles of using the Selenium WebDriver.

Designed for beginners as well as testers with previous automation experience, it takes the new-comer to Selenium through all the basic techniques of writing effective automated web tests.

Throughout the course practical examples are demonstrated, and the delegates get to practice what they have learned in each chapter against a Web training application.

The introductory course that takes you from beginner through to writing effective automated tests in Selenium WebDriver.

Recommended for anyone new to Selenium.

Entry Requirements

  • A basic understanding of  HTML and how Web Pages are developed
  • Some programming experience would be advantageous  - The course is based on using WebDriver with Java & JUnit, but does not teach you Java as you can use a variety of programming languages with WebDriver.
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11 Dec 3 Days London £975.00
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08 Jan 3 Days London £975.00
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Course Objectives

  • Understand the key principles of test automation using Selenium WebDriver
  • Understand how to structure your automated testing including the Page Object Model
  • Understand how to manage Object Recognition using  techniques such as XPath and CSS
  • By the end of the course, you should have a thorough understanding of how to develop reliable, robust Selenium Web Tests using the Selenium WebDriver and other tools

 

Key Points

Installation & Setup

How to install Selenium WebDriver Java, JUnit, Eclipse, and other useful tools. How to organise your file structure.

Introduction to Java (Optional)

Basic introduction to the Java programming language and OOP.

Introducing WebDriver

How to write a simple automation script in WebDriver within a standard java Class.

Object Identification

Element locator strategies, using simple techiques.

Object Identification using CSS & XPath

More complex locator strategies using CSS & XPath notation.

Synchronisation & Debugging

Implicit and Explicit Waits explained, debugging your test scripts.

WebDriver with JUnit

Overview of the JUNIT keywords.

Using the correct WebDriver methods.

Using the correct validation techniques.

Using JUnit Test Suites.

Helpers & Base Classes

Code re-use through Helper Methods and Base Classes.

Introducing Page Objects (POM)

Introduction to why we do it and how it makes life easier. Refactoring our tests to use a page object model. Developing a library of pages.

Data-Driven testing

In-line and external data sources, data-driving your tests.

Reporting

Screenshots, Using ANT Reports, Using 3rd party reporting tools.

Cross-Browser & Selenium Server

Executing tests remotely using Selenium Server/Grid, Cross-Browser Testing

Integration

Command-line execution, Integration with source control (GIT), integration with Jenkins, and automating Test execution.

There is no exam associated with this course.

How to buy

  • Call TSG +44 (0)20 7 469 1500