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Selenium Training

Fri 08 Aug 2008

Selenium is becoming one of the most widely used automation tools in the world. Unfortunately since I have been using it there has been a distinct lack of tutorials available on the internet. This is the reason why I have decided to create them for everyone to use.

So lets start with the basics. A simple record and replay training exercise. For this you will need to make sure that you have Selenium IDE installed.

The first tutorial available is the Record and Replay tutorial. Once you have mastered this tutorial move on to either the JavaScript tutorial or the XPath Tutorial or the Regular Expression Tutorial. If you are struggling to test AJAX applications the waitFor Command Tutorial will help your tests wait for the AJAX on the page to stop loading. Now and then you get situation that the default Selenium commands just can't handle what you want. Its times like this you will need to creat your own own User Extension. Follow the User Extension Tutorial to see how to create one.

At the bottom of this page there is a regular expression that we came across at work. Try guess what it is used for? The answer can be found at the end of the Regular Expression Tutorial

When you have mastered this you will be able to move onto using Selenium Remote Control. You will need to download Selenium Remote Control before starting the Selenium Remote Control HTML Suite Tutorial.

Feeling Brave and want to start writing your tests in a proper language? Follow the NUnit and Selenium Tutorial to see how you can use c# to drive your Selenium tests. You can set up a Selenium Grid as an Infrastructural Tool to make life easier.

If you want to learn how to start using the new Selenium-WebDriver API then you can start by having a look at the Selenium-WebDriver and C#/NUnit using Internet Explorer Driver tutorial, Selenium-WebDriver and IronRuby using Internet Explorer Driver and Selenium-WebDriver and IronPython using Internet Explorer Driver tutorial.

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