Selenium Essentials

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  • Handle the Selenium IDE and Builder features efficiently
  • Integrate JavaScript with the Selenium IDE
  • Practice cross-browser testing in your favorite browser
  • Run automated Selenium WebDriver tests on different cloud servers
  • Go through all the Selenium WebDriver functions
  • Discover how to handle the features not supported by Selenium WebDriver
  • Observe various testing techniques using available frameworks
  • Develop your own Selenium framework for well-organized web application testing

This book will help you seamlessly migrate from Selenium RC to Selenium WebDriver. You will be able to quickly develop automated tests with little effort. Based on popularity, support, and usage, the scripts throughout the book are in Java.

We will start off by familiarizing you with the Selenium IDE, teaching you its functions, and using it to automate and debug a complex website. Next, we will harness the power of Selenium WebDriver to perform cross-browser automation tests. We will then go to the next level and run automation tests on the cloud. After this, we will cover a wide range of functions provided by the Selenium WebDriver API that can be used for effective web automation tests. Finally, you will learn how to perform Data-Driven and Behavior-Driven tests.

  • Utilize Selenium WebDriver features for automation testing using outstanding techniques and strategies
  • Learn how to build, customize, and maintain Selenium frameworks
  • Packed with numerous practical examples, this book covers all the functions and commands that will help you grasp Selenium functions quickly
Page Count 194
Course Length 5 hours 49 minutes
ISBN 9781784394332
Date Of Publication 27 Mar 2015


Prashanth Sams

Prashanth Sams is a test automation engineer contributing to the IT industry since 2011. He graduated with a bachelor's degree in information technology from Anna University and lives in Chennai, India, with his family. He started his career as a human resource executive. Later, he worked at an HR outsourcing (US recruiting) company that operates in Chennai.

He is very passionate about test automation and has chosen to be a professional software engineer. He is an active blogger and a moderator for, a blog about Selenium, and is a great supporter of the Selenium Community, responding diligently to questions and answers over professional networks. He loves emerging technologies with soft skills development and spends 14 to 16 hours a day on them. In a short span of time, he has gained rich experience in various projects, handling different automation tools. Prashanth's Twitter handle is @prashanthsams.