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Selenium Testing Course Content

Category : | Sub Category : | By Runner Dev Last updated: 2023-12-04 14:58:21 Viewed : 84

The content of a Selenium testing course can vary depending on the specific goals, the level (beginner, intermediate, or advanced), and the duration of the training. Below is a general outline of topics that are commonly covered in a comprehensive Selenium testing course:

1. Introduction to Automated Testing:

  • Overview of automated testing
  • Advantages and disadvantages of automated testing
  • Introduction to Selenium and its role in test automation

2. Setting Up the Selenium Environment:

  • Installing Selenium WebDriver
  • Configuring development environments (e.g., Java, Python)
  • Integrating Selenium with browsers (e.g., Chrome, Firefox)

3. Selenium WebDriver Basics:

  • Understanding the WebDriver interface
  • Locating and interacting with web elements (e.g., buttons, text fields)
  • Handling different types of web controls (dropdowns, checkboxes)

4. WebDriver Commands and Operations:

  • Performing basic navigation (open URL, forward, backward)
  • Executing JavaScript commands
  • Managing browser windows and tabs

5. Handling Waits and Synchronization:

  • Understanding the importance of waits in Selenium
  • Implicit and explicit waits
  • FluentWait for advanced synchronization

6. Page Object Model (POM):

  • Introduction to the Page Object Model
  • Creating and implementing Page Objects
  • Advantages of using POM for test maintenance

7. TestNG Framework for Test Automation:

  • Introduction to TestNG as a testing framework
  • Annotations in TestNG
  • TestNG assertions and reporting

8. Data-Driven Testing:

  • Parameterization of tests using TestNG
  • Reading test data from external sources (e.g., Excel, CSV)
  • Implementing data providers for data-driven testing

9. Handling Pop-ups and Alerts:

  • Managing browser alerts and pop-ups
  • Switching between frames and windows
  • Handling file uploads and downloads

10. Advanced Selenium WebDriver Techniques: - Working with dynamic elements - Capturing screenshots and logging - Executing JavaScript in Selenium tests - Browser interactions (e.g., handling cookies)

11. Cross-Browser Testing: - Strategies for cross-browser testing - Running tests on multiple browsers - Introduction to cloud-based testing services

12. Selenium Grid: - Overview of Selenium Grid - Setting up a Selenium Grid environment - Running tests in parallel on multiple machines

13. Continuous Integration with Jenkins: - Introduction to Jenkins for continuous integration - Integrating Selenium tests with Jenkins - Configuring and running automated builds

14. Frameworks for Selenium Automation: - Introduction to test automation frameworks (e.g., TestNG, JUnit) - Data-driven and keyword-driven frameworks - Best practices for creating maintainable test automation code

15. Best Practices and Tips for Selenium Testing: - Coding standards for Selenium test scripts - Debugging and troubleshooting in Selenium - Performance optimization in Selenium tests

16. Real-World Selenium Projects: - Working on practical automation projects - Applying learned concepts to real-world scenarios - Troubleshooting and debugging real-world challenges

This course outline covers a broad range of topics essential for Selenium testing. Depending on the course`s duration and focus, specific topics may be covered in more detail, and additional tools or technologies may be introduced. Practical exercises, hands-on labs, and real-world projects are often included to provide practical experience in Selenium testing. 

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