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Most cliched Selenium questions...

I see following Selenium questions time and again on multiple Selenium forums (StackOverflow, Google Groups, QAForums) -

  1. Does Selenium IDE work with IE?
  2. How do I read data from excel using Selenium?
  3. Should I use selenium 1 or 2?
  4. How do I handle js error using Selenium?
  5. How do I handle pop up window using Selenium?
  6. Does Selenium support Window application?
  7. How do I upload a file using Selenium?
Well I am am not posting solution for any of these problems as net is filled with all possible solutions for these scenarios.


Comments

  1. The code is:
    ________________________________

    package com.testscript;

    import java.awt.Robot;
    import java.awt.event.KeyEvent;

    import org.testng.annotations.AfterClass;
    import org.testng.annotations.AfterMethod;
    import org.testng.annotations.AfterSuite;
    import org.testng.annotations.AfterTest;
    import org.testng.annotations.BeforeClass;
    import org.testng.annotations.BeforeMethod;
    import org.testng.annotations.BeforeSuite;
    import org.testng.annotations.BeforeTest;
    import org.testng.annotations.Test;
    import org.openqa.selenium.server.SeleniumServer;

    import com.thoughtworks.selenium.SeleneseTestNgHelper;


    public class PeopleFinderTest extends SeleneseTestNgHelper{

    SeleniumServer ss;


    @BeforeMethod
    public void beforeMethod() {

    }

    @AfterMethod
    public void afterMethod() {

    }



    @BeforeClass

    // maximize window
    public void testBeforeClass() throws Exception{


    ss=new SeleniumServer();
    ss.start();

    Robot robot = new Robot();
    robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_ALT);
    robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_SPACE);
    robot.keyRelease(KeyEvent.VK_ALT);
    robot.keyRelease(KeyEvent.VK_SPACE);
    Thread.sleep(1000);

    //Press down arrow key to move down the menu
    for (int i=1;i<=4;i++){
    robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_DOWN);
    robot.keyRelease(KeyEvent.VK_DOWN);
    Thread.sleep(100);
    }

    //Press enter to invoke the Maximize menu option

    robot.keyPress(KeyEvent.VK_ENTER);
    robot.keyRelease(KeyEvent.VK_ENTER);

    }


    @BeforeTest
    public void beforeTest() {
    }

    @AfterTest
    public void afterTest() {
    }

    //Closing and stoping Selenium Server
    @AfterClass
    public void tearDown(){

    ss.stop();

    }

    @BeforeSuite
    public void testBeforeSuite(){
    }

    @AfterSuite
    public void afterSuite() {


    }



    //This Function tests whether Home Page is opening Properly.
    @Test
    public void testPeopleFinder() {

    try{

    selenium.open("http://internal.com/page/hub_south_east_asia_oceania/index.jsp");
    System.out.println(" Home Page Opened Successfully");

    } catch(Exception e){
    System.out.println("Runtime Exception While Opening Home Page:"+ e);
    }


    }

    //This Function tests whether PeopleFinder Button is present in Home Page.
    @Test
    public void testPeopleFinderPresent() {

    assertTrue(selenium.isTextPresent("People Finder"));
    }


    }

    ____________________________________________________________________________________________________

    but unable to srat server from here.getting error:unable to conenct.
    coul u plz suggest?

    ReplyDelete
  2. Where is your browser set up? Where are you specifying a browser for launch?

    ReplyDelete

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