Test Automation Framework (Selenium with Java) — Magic or JIRA, Selenide, Complex SQL, Java Objects with Equals & HashCode (with Exercises)

Tomasz Buga
17 min readDec 12, 2021

S01E08 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.

S01E01 — What To Automate?

S01E02 — Test Automation Environment and Tools

S01E03 — The First Selenium Test Case

S01E04 — Selenium Foundations Revisited

S01E05 — Page Factory and Elements Related Exceptions

S01E06 — Page Loading Strategies and Waits

S01E07 — Translating JIRA with Selenide (with Exercises)

S01E09 — Code Review and Refactoring (Part 1)

S01E10 — Code Review and Refactoring (Part 2)

S01E11 — Allure in Action

This article is a continuation of the previous episode, so please complete the steps from S01E07 — Translating JIRA with Selenide (with Exercises) or simply clone the repository from https://github.com/n4bik/test-automation-framework/tree/Alchemy-ClientTests to follow the steps described below.

USD-8 Test Case Implementation

This task is one of the most complicated yet. In the real world, it should’ve been split into five different Test Cases such as:

  1. Verify that the Article title is visible
  2. Verify that the Article author full name is visible
  3. Verify that the Article publish date is visible
  4. Verify that the Categories assigned to the Article are displayed as badges
Tomasz Buga

Software Development Engineer in Tests. Passionate about programming. Experienced, former employee of the insurance industry. Graphic designer by choice.