Selenium Testing Tools Cookbook - Second Edition

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Learn
  • Understand how the locators work and use various locator methods to build reliable tests
  • Build reliable and maintainable tests with the Selenium WebDriver API
  • Use the PageFactory pattern to build a robust and easy to maintain test framework
  • Build data-driven tests and extend Selenium API to implement custom steps and checks
  • Integrate and use ATDD/BDD tools such as Cucumber, SpecFlow, Capybara, and Behave with the Selenium WebDriver API
  • Set up iPhone/iPad and Android simulators and devices to test your mobile web application with Appium
  • Set up Selenium Grid for faster and parallel running of tests, increasing test coverage and reducing test execution time for cross-browser testing
  • Build extended Selenium WebDriver tests for additional coverage
About

This book is an incremental guide that will help you learn and use the advanced features of the Selenium toolset including the WebDriver API in various situations to build a reliable test automation. You start off by setting up the test development environment and gain tips on the advanced locater strategy and the effective use of the Selenium WebDriver API.

After that, the use of design patterns such as data - driven tests and PageFactory are demonstrated. You will then be familiarised with extending Selenium WebDriver API by implementing custom tasks and setting up your own distributed environment to run tests in parallel for cross-browser testing.

Finally, we give you some tips on integrating Selenium WebDriver with other popular tools and testing mobile applications. By the end of this book, you will have learned enough to solve complex testing issues on your own.

Features
  • Learn to leverage the power of Selenium WebDriver with simple examples that illustrate real-world problems and their workarounds
  • Explains the testing of mobile applications with Appium for mobile platforms such as iOS and Android
  • A pragmatic manual with engaging recipes and attractive screenshots to test your web applications efficiently
Page Count 374
Course Length 11 hours 13 minutes
ISBN 9781784392512
Date Of Publication 30 Oct 2015

Authors

Unmesh Gundecha

Unmesh Gundecha has over 16 years, experience in Agile software development, test automation, and DevOps methodologies. He is an Agile, open source, and DevOps evangelist with extensive experience in a diverse set of tools and technologies. He has extensive hands-on experience in building sustainable and repeatable test automation solutions for web and mobile platforms, APIs, and CLI apps with continuous integration and delivery pipelines, using best-of-breed open source and commercial tools to do so. He is the author of Selenium Testing Tools Cookbook and Learning Selenium Testing Tools with Python, both by Packt Publishing.