Who Should Attend?

  • Delegates with 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.

Exam Details

There is no exam as part of this course.

Objectives

  • Understand the key principles of test automation using Selenium WebDriver
  • Learn how to structure your automated testing including the Page Object Model
  • Manage Object Recognition using techniques such as XPath and CSS

Choose a location

Please note: this course runs on demand so the price is TBC. It can be arranged to run on-site at your offices as Training for Teams or as a public course if there is sufficient interest.

Please contact us for more details.

Course Content and Agenda

The agenda comprises 13 modules, including an optional introduction to Java:

  • How to install Selenium WebDriver Java, JUnit, Eclipse, and other useful tools
  • How to organise your file structure
  • 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
  • Element locator strategies
  • Using simple techniques
  • More complex locator strategies using CSS & XPath notation
  • Implicit and Explicit Waits explained
  • Debugging your test scripts
  • Overview of the JUnit keywords
  • Using the correct WebDriver methods
  • Using the correct validation techniques
  • Using JUnit Test Suites
  • Code re-use through Helper Methods and Base Classes
  • Introduction to why we do it and how it makes life easier
  • Re-factoring our tests to use a page object model
  • Developing a library of pages
  • Screenshots
  • Using ANT Reports
  • Using 3rd party reporting tools
  • In-line and external data sources
  • Data-driving your tests
  • Executing tests remotely using Selenium Server/Grid
  • Cross-browser testing
  • Command-line execution
  • Integration with source control (GIT)
  • Integration with Jenkins
  • Automating test execution
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