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Introduction to Selenium

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Duration: 2 Days

Method: Instructor-led, hands on

Price: $1125.00

Course Code: AG1080



Description

This course will introduce you to the basics of automation testing using Selenium and build on that foundation to cover advanced topics. The course is very hands on with a strong focus on web driver functionality.

Objectives

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Know how to use Selenium WebDriver automation tool and write test scripts using Java, Python or C#
  • Understand the motivation for test automation
  • Know how to work with Page Objects
  • Have ample practice using Selenium Grid
  • Be able to develop Frameworks using WebDriver and Java

Prerequisites

Students should have a minimum of six months hands-on coding experience in the language they will be using in production (e.g. Java, C#, Python, etc.).

Topics

  1. Introduction
    • Selenium
    • Test Automation
    • Testing Approaches
    • Should I Automate?
  2. Selenium Installation
    • Browser Specific
    • Non-Browser Specific
    • Standalone
  3. WebDriver – Beginning
    • Browsers
    • Drivers and Plugins
    • Basic Operations
    • Open and Closing Window
    • Maximizing the Window
    • Navigating Back and Forward
    • Get Current URL
    • Get Page Source
    • Resize and Move Window
  4. WebDriver Elements
    • Element Identification
      • By XPath
      • By CSS
      • By ID
      • By Name
      • By Tag Name
      • By Class Name
      • By Link Text / Partial Link Text
    • XPath Fundamentals
    • Element Operations
    • Keys and Data Entry
    • Performing Actions
      • Drag and Drop
      • Double Click
      • Mouse Over/ Mouse Hover
      • Context Menu
    • WebDriver – Advanced
      • Setup
      • Browser Launching
      • Waits
      • Support
      • classes
      • HTTP Proxies
      • Page Loading Strategy
      • Web Elements
      • Keyboard
      • Mouse
      • JavaScript Executor
      • Exceptions
      • Switching Context
      • Screen Shots
  5. Remote WebDriver
    • Server
    • Client
  6. Testing Considerations
    • Page Object Models
    • Page Factory Model
    • Domain Specific Language
    • Data-Driven?
    • Generating Application State
    • Mock External Services
    • Improved Reporting
    • Avoid Sharing State
    • Test Independency
    • Using a Fluent API
    • Browser State
  7. Testing Gotchas
    • Captchas
    • File Downloads
    • HTTP Response Codes
    • Logins
    • Test Dependency
    • Performance Testing
    • Link Spidering
  8. Selenium Grid
    • Pros and Cons
    • Components
    • Create Your Own