Triggering alerts on Slack along with screenshots in case of test case failure

One of the biggest limitations with most of the frameworks in selenium is that we need to wait till the end to get the final test case report. Only then we can raise the alert that a particular functionality is broken. By then, it may be too late! In addition to this, in most of the frameworks, the HTML report generated is hosted on our company's private network and we need to connect to the VPN if we are outside the office to open the report and check the related screenshots to see which test case has failed and why.

So, why not raise an alert as soon as the test case fails? And why not attach a screenshot along with that alert so that all the stakeholders can actually see what has failed in the application?

In this session, we will learn a simple yet a really useful way of sending an alert along with the failed test case screenshot by integrating slack with selenium which will help us alert all the stakeholders as soon as an automated test case fails so that everyone can react to it immediately and the damage will be minimised.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Demonstration

  • Defining the problem [~10min]
  • Presenting the solution [~5min]
  • Demonstrating the solution [~20min]
  • Discussing alternate use-cases [~5min]
  • QnA [~5min]

Learning Outcome

  • Knowledge of Slack incoming web hook
  • Knowledge of TestNG Listener class
  • Integration of slack with selenium
  • Multiple applications of this integration

Target Audience

Selenium users

Prerequisites for Attendees

Basic knowledge of Selenium

schedule Submitted 3 months ago

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  • Deepti Tomar
    By Deepti Tomar  ~  3 weeks ago
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    Hello Sameer,

    Thanks for your proposal!
    Could you please update the Outline/Structure section of your proposal with a time-wise breakup of how you plan to use 45 mins for the topics you've highlighted?

    Thanks!

    • Sameer Arora
      By Sameer Arora  ~  3 weeks ago
      reply Reply

      Hello Deepti, thank you for going through my proposal, I have updated my proposal with the time-wise breakup. Please let me know if you have any other suggestions/doubts.

  • Vital Kumar
    By Vital Kumar  ~  1 month ago
    reply Reply

    I like these aspects of the submission.

    I'm sure that, it would be a great learning. I'm really much curious.

    Thanks for come up with this topic.

    Thanks,

    VitalKumar U

    • Sameer Arora
      By Sameer Arora  ~  1 month ago
      reply Reply

      Thank you Vital, i hope the topic would be of great help to you. Looking forward to presenting, fingers crossed :)


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