Category: Selenium

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framework

Automation framework with Selenium Java (Advanced)

The next big course on automation testing for Selenium with Java which got released in Udemy yesterday after months of effort named Automation framework with Selenium Java (Advanced)

This course is one of my favorite course after Automation framework development with Selenium C# (Advanced) which released early this year and chosen as the bestselling course in Udemy as well !

The course features following sections

  • Understand how to design a custom automation framework
  • Understand develop various components for automation framework in industry standard
  • Understand developing generic Page Object Model practice using Generics in Java
  • Understand developing generic Page Navigation concepts of POM using Generics in Java
  • Understand and work with custom Test Runner for TestNG
  • Understand and writing custom controls for Selenium automation by learning internals of Selenium API in-depth

Here is the complete introduction video of the above course

For purchasing the above course, do drop me an email for latest coupon code to avail discount.

Thanks,

Karthik KK

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Working with multiple data using DataTable in Cucumber for Java

In our last post we discussed getting started with cucumber for Java, in this post we will discuss working with multiple data using DataTable in Cucumber for Java. We have already discussed about working with multiple data in Specflow of C#, which has Table class, but here in Cucumber for Java they have class named DataTable.

Working with multiple data in Cucumber

We might need to supply multiple data instead of hardcoded value passed in steps from feature files, this happens most of the time while working with your project

This can be done using DataTable class available in Cucumber, basically DataTables are of type List<List<String>>

Table in the scenario looks something like this

Here is the complete videos of the above discussion

Working with DataTable using DataTable.raw()

Working with DataTable using custom class

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Udemy course of ExecuteAutomation is chosen as BestSelling course

Hi Friends,

I am very happy to announce that our “Automation framework development with Selenium C# (Advanced)” course is chosen as the bestselling course.

The course has served many professionals to get their daily job done, since it has an ready-to-use framework along with many ancillary features (like reporting, test harness etc)

If you are not aware of the course content, here is a sneak peek video of the same

Here are the other courses released by ExecuteAutomation

Thank you once again !

Karthik KK

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Setting Selenium grid with Docker compose

In our last post on docker compose, we discussed what docker compose is and how to work with docker compose in much greater working detail.

In this post we will go a step further to configure selenium grid with docker compose. We have also discussed about configuring and working with Selenium Grid using Docker in greater detail in our executeautomation, please go ahead and read the article from here

Here is the complete video to configure and work with Docker compose for Selenium grid

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Karthik KK

ExecuteAutomation Reporting System (EARS) Outsourced

If you have already read earlier articles in ExecuteAutomation, we has taken effort to outsource as much source code as possible on GitHub

Today, ExecuteAutomation is happy to outsource on of the most exciting yet most requested tool developed for automation community which is

  • ExecuteAutomation Reporting System (EARS) along with
  • ExecuteAutomation Web Service System

You can clone the complete source code of ExecuteAutomation Reporting System source from here.

https://github.com/executeautomation/ExecuteAutomationReportingSystem/

Quick Introduction on ExecuteAutomation Reporting System (EARS)

If you don’t know what ExecuteAutomation Reporting system or EARS is all about, it’s an tool developed using

EARS stores automation reports for every test execution done on the framework which consumes it and display it with as much information as possible

Features

Here are some of the key features of EARS compares to other common reports like Extent Report or ReportNG (which is not even in development)

Historical

EARS shows report for every test sessions and stores them historically in MS SQL server database as shown below

Figure 1: ExecuteAutomation Reporting System Home Page

Searchable

EARS has powerful search capabilities like search by

  • Test case ID
  • Name (who executed it)
  • Date search

Supported automation tools

Supports automation testing tools like

  • Selenium
  • Coded UI Testing
  • Robotium

Stores Screenshot and detailed report

EARS also stores screenshot of failed test cases (coming soon)

Figure 2: Detailed Report

Stores pickles report

EARS also stores the most famous living documentation Pickles report

Where can I learn building this tool from ground up?

You can learn building ExecuteAutomation Reporting System and ExecuteAutomation TestHarness System from udemy course below

https://www.udemy.com/creating-automation-reports-with-ears

Here is the complete video of the above discussion

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Karthik KK

specflow

Parallel execution with Specflow 2.0 + NUnit + Selenium

In the last post we discussed how to work with Specflow 2.0 parallel execution, in this post we will discuss how to run Multiple tests in parallel in multiple browser same time using Specflow + NUnit + Selenium.

Problem with Selenium WebDriver object while running Specflow test in Parallel

Since we will be using selenium webdriver object in many Specflow step definitions and while running tests in parallel, we will encounter NullReferenceException , in order to resolve the problem, we need to use two important techniques

  • Context injection (dependency injection)
  • IOC Container

IOC Container

  • In software engineering, inversion of control (IoC) is a design principle in which custom-written portions of a computer program receive the flow of control from a generic framework.
  • A software architecture with this design inverts control as compared to traditional procedural programming: in traditional programming, the custom code that expresses the purpose of the program calls into reusable libraries to take care of generic tasks, but with inversion of control, it is the framework that calls into the custom, or task-specific, code.

-Source : Wikipedia

So how code looks like for IOC Container?

Here is the complete source code in GitHub https://github.com/executeautomation/SpecflowSeleniumParallel

Here are the complete videos of the above discussion

Video 1

Video 2

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Running Specflow test in Parallel using Specflow 2.0 and NUnit 3.x

In this post we will discuss one of the cool new feature introduced by Specflow 2.0, which is Parallel execution support out-of-box along with NUnit 3.x.

Does NUnit 3.x support parallel execution?

Yes it does, NUnit parallel execution support is discussed in greater details in Selenium automation with C# video series of ExecuteAutomation youtube channel

Parallel execution consideration

In order to achieve parallel test execution, there are some important consideration needed to be taken care before you ensure your test runs properly

Parallel execution with memory isolation (AppDomain)

  • Ensure your test code executing the application is not depends on static states (e.g. external cache, databases etc), if so then
  • This can be achieved by isolating test into AppDomain, this ensures that every test execution thread is hosted in a separate AppDomain and that each thread’s memory

Parallel execution without memory isolation (AppDomain)

  • If your tests do not depend on any static states (ie. do not store any test-specific information in static fields), you can run the tests in parallel without AppDomain isolation

What’s the code change in existing specflow code ?

It’s fairly very simple, just one line of additional change in AssemblyInfo.cs file and you are good to go and the change is this

Here is the complete video of the above discussion

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Karthik KK