Category: <span>Selenium RC</span>

Jenkins and Continuous Test Execution

Continuous test execution is an essential part of automation testing, especially in regression run. If you need to start execution manually means your return on investment is not as good as needed. There are multiple ways to do this. Developers in many companies use Continuous Integration (CI) tool like Hudson, Rational Team Concert for building application multiple times in a day where codes are checked in from multiple locations. You can use the same feature of building application to perform testing as well. You can build your own in-house application to perform the same task. I will give an idea …

How to use WebDriver to handle dropdown or select tag

We can use regular webdriver command to handle most of webelements like check box, text box etc. but to handle dropdown or select element as given below [sourcecode language=”htm”] <select id="sel123"> <option value="my">My</option> <option value="name">Name</option> <option value="is">Is</option> <option value="admin">Admin</option> </select> [/sourcecode] you can use following code. [sourcecode language=”csharp”] IWebElement sTag = driver.FindElement(By.Id("sel123")); OpenQA.Selenium.Support.UI.SelectElement selectTag = new OpenQA.Selenium.Support.UI.SelectElement(sTag); selectTag.SelectByValue("admin"); //Or selectTag.SelectByText("Admin"); //Or selectTag.SelectByIndex(3); [/sourcecode] In case if you want to verify how many options are available in select tag then use following: [sourcecode language=”csharp”] var availableOptions = selectTag.Options; foreach (IWebElement item in availableOptions) { Console.WriteLine(item.Text); } [/sourcecode]

Selenium GRID and Nunit

Everyone asking about how to setup Selenium GRID. We were using Visual Studio to execute script which was kind of time consuming. It used to take minium 1.5 hours after every build. After that I implemented GRID and divided ┬átests into groups based on category and ran in parallel and achieved 66% improvement. Not bad ;). [gview file=”http://learnseleniumtesting.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/SeleniumGrid_LearnSeleniumTesting1.pdf”] If you have any question, I will try to answer. If you are using webdriver and want to use grid then you need to use remote webdriver instead. Every thing will be the same. Remember: If you try to use two instances …