Running your tests headless using Java + Selenium + PhantomJs Driver + TestNG

In this era of continuous software development and continuous delivery automation of a software plays a really big role in reducing time and effort for quality control and visually verifying individual functionalities. Automation plays a vital role in quickly pin pointing any break within the functionalities of the software system and also provides a quick report so that the software development team is aware what functionality in the system needs to be attended.

The session would contain running an automation test headless by using the capability of phantomjs driver, running Selenium, implemented in Java and triggered by TestNG. People interested in learning automation can utilise the power of phantomjs driver to run tests quickly and get the desired test reports.

 
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Outline/structure of the Session

1. About the speaker

2. Agenda

3. What is PhantomJs driver and how does it run tests headless.

4. How is selenium manifesting the capability of running tests using phantomjs driver.

5. How is the implementation done

6. What is TestNG

7. What is it used for

8. How is it useful in generating test reports

9. Setting up a headless test environment.

10. Practical approach.

Learning Outcome

1. At the end of the session the participants would get the knowledge of harvesting the capability of running headless automation tests.

2. How can one configure selenium with the capabilities of phantomjs driver.

3. Setting up a headless test environment.

4. How to run test cases using TestNG ?

Target Audience

Automation for quality control

schedule Submitted 1 year ago

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  • Dave Haeffner
    By Dave Haeffner  ~  1 year ago
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    Do you plan on mentioning alternative headless execution options like Xvfb? Or the pros and cons of headless execution compared to full browser execution in a Grid? Or some of the bugs that can occur with PhantomJS/GhostDriver?

    Also, what kind of reporting are you planning on demonstrating?

  • ManojKumar
    By ManojKumar  ~  1 year ago
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    Hello,

    Do you have any link to the Slides(ppt) for this presentation ? 

     

    • Soumyajit Basu
      By Soumyajit Basu  ~  1 year ago
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      Yes I will update the site with the slides very soon


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