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  • Use Selenium IDE to record, edit, and debug tests
  • Create tests to access JavaScript
  • Set Up the all important Selenium Remote Control successfully
  • Develop automated tests using the Selenium Remote Control
  • Get to grips with Selenium Remote Control Best practises
  • Set up the Selenium Grid to extend your Selenium RC
  • Create tests for Selenium Grid that can be distributed across multiple servers, saving you time by running tests in parallel
  • Create tests for Selenium 2
  • Create locators for elements on the web page
  • A wide range of miscellaneous tips, tricks and tasks to help get your web applications one step closer to perfection

Selenium is a suite of tools to automate web application testing across many platforms. A strong understanding of using Selenium will get you developing tests to ensure the quality of your applications.

This book helps you understand and use Selenium to create tests and make sure that what your user expects to do can be done. It will guide you to successfully implement Selenium tests to ensure the quality of your applications.

The Selenium Testing Tools Beginner’s guide shows developers and testers how to create automated tests using a browser. You'll be able to create tests using Selenium IDE, Selenium Remote Control and Selenium 2 as well. A chapter is completely dedicated to Selenium 2. We will then see how our tests use element locators such as css, xpath, DOM to find elements on the page.

Once all the tests have been created we will have a look at how we can speed up the execution of our tests using Selenium Grid.

  • Save your valuable time by using Selenium to record, tweak and replay your test scripts
  • Get rid of any bugs deteriorating the quality of your web applications
  • Take your web applications one step closer to perfection using Selenium tests
  • Packed with detailed working examples that illustrate the techniques and tools for debugging
Page Count 232
Course Length 6 hours 57 minutes
ISBN 9781849510264
Date Of Publication 23 Nov 2010


David Burns

David Burns is a Senior Developer in Test having worked with Selenium for quite a few years. He is a Selenium Core Committer and so he knows and understands what users and developers want from the framework.