location_city Virtual Platform schedule Sep 11th 02:15 - 03:00 PM place Online Meeting 3 people 29 Interested

Selenium has done a pretty good job in keeping the API surface friendly and usable, but what actually happens when you call some of the commands? In this talk, David will walk you through what happens when you make a call in your test, how it gets to the browser, what happens in the browser, and how it returns all the way back to your test.

Selenium is designed so that each of the commands works synchronously, so you know that a command has finished before it moves onto the next. This creates some interesting problems in browsers since they are mostly designed around asynchronicity.

We will start with how each of the bindings communicates with the browser and then move on to how navigation works. David will show all the different aspects that we need to figure out to tell if a page is “loaded”. He will also show where it goes horribly wrong and how you can write code in your tests to stabilise around these “anomalies”.

From there we will have a look at how clicks work from making sure they are trusted to what if they cause a navigation.

 
 

Outline/Structure of the Talk

To be updated!

Learning Outcome

People will understand some of the inner workings of specific commands and how this works within the browser.

Target Audience

everyone

schedule Submitted 8 months ago

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