Science of Selenium

Science of Selenium

   Formats - EPUB, PDF

   Pages - 404

   ISBN - 9789389423242

   Development, Software Testing, Selenium WebDriver

   Published on 12/2019



Step-by-step guide to understand key concepts for Selenium Automation using examples to shine in your interview for test automation roles

Key Features

● Acquire Selenium skills to do independent test automation projects
● Learn the basics of Selenium Web Driver for test automation using Selenium
● Understand Page Object Model, including how and when they're used in test automation
● Understand the approach for building a test automation framework
● Build Selenium test automation scripts using various languages – Java, Python, JavaScript/Node JS and Ruby
● Learn how to report and integrate with CI tools for test automation
● Get some professional tips for handing interviews and test automation approach
● Implement cross-browser testing scenarios using Selenium Grid and commercial tools and services


Software Engineering has taken massive strides with a multitude of technology innovations. With several changes being introduced – development of products and their integration into the market – understanding of mobile devices and user interface channels across a plethora of platforms is getting complex day by day. In addition, since the process or procedures of software testing for products and applications can become an act of boiling the ocean, the role of test automation is crucial while dealing with such challenges.
The book starts with a brief introduction to the world of automation and why it is important, succinctly covering the history of Selenium and the capabilities it offers. In this book, you will learn how to do simple Selenium-based automation with examples and understand the progressive complexity of some key features. Before diving deep into advanced concepts such as Page Object Models, Test Automation Framework and Cross Browser testing, you will grasp comprehensive knowledge of several concepts related to Java, Python, JavaScript and Ruby programming languages.

What will you learn

By the end of the book, you will find several examples to help ignite your understanding and usage of Selenium across a myriad of languages and frameworks. With this, you’ll be able to put your knowledge to practice and solve real-life test automation challenges such as testing a web site, mobile application and leveraging tools available for fast-tracking your test automation approach.

Who this book is for

The book is intended for anyone looking to make a career in test automation using Selenium, all aspiring manual testers who want to learn the most powerful test automation framework – Selenium and associated programming languages – or working professionals who want to switch their career to testing.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Test Automation
2. Introduction to Selenium
3. Understanding Selenium Architecture
4. Understanding Selenium Tools
5. Understanding Web UI
6. Web UI Automation with Selenium Using Java & Python
7. Selenium Coding with Other Languages – Ruby & JavaScript
8. Building a Test Automation Framework with Selenium
9. Advanced Features of Selenium Using Java & Python
10. Cross-Browser Test Automation
11. Tips and Tricks for Test Automation
12. Interview Tips

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