Selenide: Concise UI Tests in Java

schedule Sep 9th 10:45 AM - 11:30 AM place Pavilion East/West

Selenium WebDriver is a great tool, but it's not a testing library. It's a browser manipulation tool. There is a gap. 

Selenide adds a possibility for easy and stable testing.

 

Why yet another Selenium wrapper?

There are several testing libraries around Selenium webdriver. But it seems that they do not resolve the main problems of UI tests. Namely, instability of tests caused by dynamic content, JavaScript, Ajax, timeouts etc. Selenide was created to resolve these problems. With Selenide, you can forget all these common timing issues and concentrate on business logic.

 
 
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Outline/structure of the Session

  • Selenide demo - 5 min
  • Common Selenium problems (timing, ajax, browser) and common remedies to these problems - 10 min
  • How Selenide resolves them - 10 min
  • Page Objects with Selenide - 5 min
  • Additional Selenide features - 5 min
  • Selenide live demonstration on real-life examples (real internet-bank) - 5 min
  • Q&A - 5 min
 

Learning Outcome

You will learn how to write readable and stable UI tests in Java. How to deal with timing issues, ajax. How to run tests fast. 

 

Target Audience

QA Engineers, automation specialists, developers

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  • Pasha Diko (breakmt)
    By Pasha Diko (breakmt)  ~  2 years ago
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    I think this is "must have" speech

  • Dave Haeffner Test
    By Dave Haeffner Test  ~  2 years ago
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    It would be helpful in your "Common Selenium Problems" if you discuss the common remedies to these problems before switching gears to showcasing how Selenide resolves them.

    Also, I wouldn't rely on the internet for a real demo. Perhaps record a video before-hand.

    • Andrei Solntsev
      By Andrei Solntsev  ~  2 years ago
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      Good point, I have added "common remedies" next to "common problems". The comparision will be really demonstrative.

      No problems with demo. I can run local copy of internet-bank and its tests on my machine without internet connection.


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