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When using SlowLoadableComponent we have to remember that in the Java Throwable hierarchy the Error and the Exception are siblings. This means that you have to catch exceptions in SlowLoadableComponents and convert them to Errors to cause synchronisation to take place.
To capture HTTP Messages and network traffic with Selenium WebDriver we need to use an HTTP proxy, and configure the browser to direct all traffic through the proxy.
Abstraction layers can provide a new layer of specificity or flexibility to an existing library. How can we make a
WebElement more fluent and act as a readable Domain Specific Language?
Amending the page under test can introduce risk, but if we know what we are doing, then it can make automating some conditions easier.
How to synchronise on application state? How to Wait with WebDriver? Thread.sleep is not the answer, so what is?
I can see why people find it hard to work with WebDriver, particularly people new to the tool. Over the years I have learned to expect almost constant change from the ecosystem within which I automate with WebDriver (Browsers, Drivers, WebDriver, Java, JUnit). After all, the ongoing betterment of web automating worldwide must continue.
Sometimes we need to find alternative ways to interact with a page becuase buttons might need more than a click.
How can we highlight the elements in use with Selenium WebDriver?
JUnit 4 supports parameterizing a Test class to run the test methods in the class with multiple data values.
In this podcast I discuss How to get a job in testing. But… When we discuss how to get a job in testing. The answer is that we don’t know. No-one actually knows. Because getting a job is completely and utterly dependent on the employer. But there are things we can do to improve our chances….