Introduction to Selenium Training Course

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Duration Duration

7 hours (usually 1 day including breaks)

Requirements Requirements

For maximum benefit:

  • Some software development experience (recommended)
  • General understanding of web-based applications (desired)
  • Knowledge of Java programming (beneficial)

Overview Overview

This introductory course is designed to familiarize testing professionals with the basics of testing web applications using Selenium. Testers can build, enhance, and maintain scripts using both the Selenium IDE and the Selenium 2 WebDriver.

Intended Audience

The target audience is software testers who are seeking to automate the testing of web applications using Selenium. These testers maybe new to test automation and may also include quality assurance practitioners, managers, or team leaders who are responsible for interacting with testers or who need to ensure that the tools are being implemented fully and appropriately.

At the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Describe the function and purpose of Selenium
  • Understand the benefits and proper approach to test automation
  • Record automated test cases
  • Play back automated test cases
  • Apply and use different verification techniques
  • View and analyze results
  • Configure and use the Selenium RC (Remote Control)
  • Create and work with test suites
  • Schedule automatic test runs
  • Utilize different Selenium script formats
  • Modify scripts to extend the capability to test the application
  • Configure Selenium with Eclipse and the Selenium 2 WebDriver
  • Understand and use RTTS helper files
  • Convert selenium code to work with the Selenium 2 WebDriver
  • Configure Custom Log Files
  • Create a custom object map
  • Create reusable modules to reduce script maintenance
  • Use tools to help identify XPath

Course Outline Course Outline

Selenium Overview

  • Purpose of Selenium
  • Selenium IDE

Using the Selenium IDE

  • Recording and executing Test Cases
  • Test Case Verification
  • Working with Test Suites
  • Test Case HTML Reports

Selenium 2 WebDriver Setup

  • Configuration with Eclipse
  • Setting up Helper Files
  • Setting up Templates

Selenium 2 Test Scripts

  • Setting Up Test Scripts in Eclipse
  • Locating Web Elements
  • Conversion of Verification Statements
  • Creating Custom Log Files
  • Creating Test Reports

Test Script Enhancement

  • Useful WebElement Methods
  • Target Object Map Creation
  • Test Modularization

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Public Classroom Public Classroom
Participants from multiple organisations. Topics usually cannot be customised
From 1990EUR
Private Classroom Private Classroom
Participants are from one organisation only. No external participants are allowed. Usually customised to a specific group, course topics are agreed between the client and the trainer.
Private Remote Private Remote
The instructor and the participants are in two different physical locations and communicate via the Internet
From 1640EUR
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Number of Delegates Public Classroom Private Remote
1 1990EUR 1640EUR
2 1290EUR 1065EUR
3 1057EUR 873EUR
4 940EUR 778EUR
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