Category: Selenium

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Tuesday Tip Day – Turn Off JavaScript

Sometimes when designing a website or web application, it’s important to try and plan for the different kind of visitors that will be visiting your site. One of the more troublesome visitors you might get is someone who has their JavaScript turned off within their browser, either due to their security software, or just being…
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Selenium – Locators

When creating automated tests with Selenium, the most common thing you’ll find yourself doing over and over again is finding out your locators for the elements in which you wish to interact with. There’s no two ways about it, this is a tedious task. There are automated page scrapers that can do this for you…
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Selenium – Writing Your First Test

In the last article of this series, we learnt about what Selenium and WebDriver were, and how they work. With that basic understanding, we can now look at how we implement the very basics of Selenium into code, and how we go about writing our first test. For the purpose of this article, we’re going…
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Selenium – What Is It?

One of the most common technologies used throughout the world of automation is Selenium, and it’s one that you should strive to be comfortable with as it will see you far in terms of an automation career. In this mini-series, I will cover the basics of Selenium and what it is, and then go on…
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