About the Course

This course covers all the essential principles of using the Selenium WebDriver automation framework in Microsoft Visual Studio.

Designed for beginners as well as testers with previous automation experience.

Throughout the course practical examples are demonstrated, and the delegates get to practice what they have learned in each chapter against a Web training application.

The Selenium course that takes you from beginner through to writing effective automated tests in WebDriver .NET.

Recommended for anyone new to Selenium


Course Pre-requisites

  • A basic understanding of HTML and how Web Pages are developed

  • Some programming experience would be advantageous


Course Objectives

  • understand the key principles of test automation using Selenium WebDriver

  • understand how to structure your automated testing including the Page Object Model

  • gain a full understanding of how Selenium integrates with the Application Under Test

  • Understand how to integrate with other tools such as Git & Jenkins


Syllabus - Key points

Introduction to WebDriver

An overview of the Selenium tools, Unit testing Frameworks, and Supported Browsers.

Installation & Setup

Libraries & Extensions in VS, using NuGet to install the required libraries. How to organise your file structure.

First Test Case

Creating our initial NUnit Test, the import statements, invoking a browser, writing to the console, writing a simple script against the Web Site

Object Identification

Element locator strategies, Chrome Developer Tools and other extensions, Regular Expressions, Index, Xpath functions

Recording Tools

Recording & Exporting Scripts


What is Synchronisation, Adding Delay, Implicit versus Explicit Waits, common example

Capturing Values and Validation

How to capture values from the Web Site, Using Asserts, Execution Flow, Debugging Tools

Testing Structure

How to build more than one test, in a single Class, NUnit Fixtures, Execution Order, NUnit Traits/Categories, Playlists

Base Classes

Creating a Test Base Class to use through Inheritance for SetUp & TearDown

Helper Libraries

Reusable code, Common examples such as Handling Alerts & Pop-ups


Console reporting, Taking Screenshots, Creating Dynamic HTML Results with Extent Reports

Cross-Browser Testing

Handling differences between Browsers, Tips for Edge & IE Browsers

Data-Driven Testing

Data driving your Tests using In-Line Test Data, using external sources such as CSV files

Introducing Page Objects (POM)

Refactoring our tests to use a page object model. Developing a library of pages (POMs). Fluent Coding.

Global Parameters

Using Application config files to store global values

Command Line Execution

Command-line execution with the NUnit Console Runner

Source Control

Integrating with Git & GitHub

Continuous Integration

Integrating with Jenkins for C.I

3 Days

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Selenium WebDriver C# .NET Apr 29, 2019 May 1, 2019 London £975
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