Course Description

Short Course | 18 hours | 1.8 CEUs | $1,795

Class modules include hands-on labs where you will be able to apply the concepts just learned to developing Selenium automated Java tests. Students will work with a complex Web Application that requires a number of testing scenarios.

Course Outline

  • Introduction to Test Automation
    • Variations of Test Automation
    • Test Harness Tools
    • Benefits of Test Automation
    • What to test
      • The Testing Pyramid
      • Test Data
  • Introduction to Selenium
    • Selenium Suite of Testing Tools
    • History of Selenium
    • Selenium Browser Drivers
    • Version Considerations
      • W3C WebDriver Specification
      • JSON Wire Protocol
      • Selenium Roadmap
    • Downloading and Installing Selenium
  • Selenium WebDriver
    • Introduction to WebDriver
    • Test script as Java code
    • The Selenium WebDriver library
    • The Main WebDriver classes
    • WebDriver Capabilities
    • Setting up Selenium WebDriver projects
    • Using Maven and Gradle build tools
  • Working with Selenium WebElements
    • WebElements as Nodes in the DOM
    • Locating WebElements on the Web Page
    • Using Selenium IDE as a Prototype Time Saver
    • Interacting with WebElements
      • Retrieving WebElements
      • Verifying WebElements
      • Submitting a Form
  • Working with Selenium Clickable WebElements
    • Working with Clickable WebElements
      • Handling Radio buttons and Check Boxes
      • Working with Select Drop Down Elements
  • Accessing Links Using Selenium WebDriver
    • Exact and Partial Link Text Match
    • Case-sensitivity
  • Accessing Tables Using Selenium WebDriver
    • HTML Tables Structure
    • Advanced Strategies for Locating WebElements
    • Walking a Table with Selenium
  • Selenium Patterns and Testing Frameworks
    • Testing Frameworks
      • Modular
      • Data Driven
      • Keyword-Driven
      • Hybrid
    • Introduction to POM (Page Object Model)
      • Making Automated Test Scripts Maintainable
      • POM Benefits
      • How to Refactor a Project to POM
  • The Selenium Page Factory
    • Introduction to the Page Factory
    • PageFactory implicit Instantiations
    • Page Factory Annotations
    • Lazy Instantiations and Caching
  • Working with Multiple Windows
    • Working with alert pop-ups
    • Switching between multiple windows
    • Working with iFrames
    • OS Generated pop-ups
  • Controlling Test Execution
    • Waiting on a Web Page Element
    • Implicit Waits
    • Explicit Waits
    • Specifying Expected Conditions
    • Working with Ajax Controls Using WebDriver
      • Overview of Ajax
      • Issues testing Ajax model
      • Pros and Cons of different methods to wait on Ajax
  • Advanced User Interactions
    • Introduction to Advanced User Interactions
    • Keyboard & Mouse Events
    • Building a Series of Multiple Actions
  • Advanced Web Application Access
    • Taking Screenshot Using WebDriver
    • Working with Colors
    • HTML5 Considerations
    • Handling HTML5 Date Time Picker Using Selenium
    • Working with Non-Text Pressable Keys or Unicode PUA Code points
    • Menu Selection
  • Selenium Wisdom
    • Selenium Guidelines and Recommendations
    • Selenium Worst Practices to Avoid
    • Selenium References
  • Working with Selenium Grid
    • Introduction to Selenium Grid
    • Selenium Grid Distributed architecture
    • Selenium Server
    • Selenium Grid Console
    • Running Selenium Grid
  • Mobile Application Testing
    • Mobile App Considerations
    • Selenium and Mobile Apps
    • Testing with Native Platform Support
    • Appium Cross Platform Support


This is a hands on course designed for Web and Test Engineer Developers who are new to Selenium.
Students should have a background in

  • Developing Java applications in an IDE like Eclipse
  • Web technologies
  • Testing concepts
  • Knowledge of HTML DOM and Object Oriented Development is helpful


18 Hours | 3 Days or 6 Nights

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