Test Automation Framework (Selenium with Java) — Alchemy or Translating JIRA with Selenide (with Exercises)
S01E07 of the Test Automation Framework series about everything you’ll need to set up the nice, simple, yet sophisticated framework.
Covered with clear explanations and pretty illustrations.
Sounds like fun? Cool. Now, please, fasten your seatbelts because you’re here for a ride.
As you probably noticed so far — Selenium is quite a complex solution. It provides you with everything that is required to successfully automate your browser, hence automating your UI-based Test Cases and even more.
On the other hand — it doesn’t make things easy in terms of the Test Automation Framework’s complexity. That’s why there are a handful of frameworks & libraries that are written with a specific purpose that can enrich and make your Selenium-based Test Automation environment more intuitive and easier to maintain — Selenide, Cucumber, Serenity, Appium to name a few.
In this episode of the Test Automation Framework, we’ll focus on the Selenide which is a Selenium wrapper.
Before we start, I would like you to get familiar with the term Convention over Configuration, which is essentially a software development paradigm that makes our lives better with much less boilerplate code required. Its main flaw is that you have to understand the convention(s) to work efficiently…