Overview:

About the Course

The introductory course that shows you how to use Appium to start testing mobile devices, emulators and Windows 10 Apps. Recommended for anyone looking to extend their Selenium knowledge to mobile testing.

 This comprehensive course covers all the essential principles to get you up and running with Appium – The essential tool for automating mobiles and Windows applications.

The course follows on from our Selenium WebDriver courses, extending WebDriver testing to Android, iOS and Windows.

Throughout the course practical examples are demonstrated, and the delegates get to practice what they have learned against physical devices & emulators.

Key Technologies used

  • Microsoft Visual Studio Code
  • Mocha
  • Chai
  • NodeJS & npm
  • WebDriverJS 3
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Course Pre-requisites

  • A basic understanding of HTML and how Web Pages are developed would be helpful though not essential
  • Some programming experience would be advantageous - The course is based on WebDriver JavaScript, but does not teach you JavaScript.
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Key Points

Introduction to JavaScript

An overview of the History & Terms, Basic Syntax, Browser Dev Tools & the Console

JavaScript in the IDE

IDEs, VS Code, Node & Npm, Setting up the workspace, executing JS, VS Code features.

First Test Case - WebDriverJS

What is Selenium? Selenium Projects, installing WebDriverJS and Browser drivers, creating our first script

Object Identification

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

Simple WebDriver Tests

Creating a simple test, execution & failures, debugging tools

Synchronisation

JavaScript Asynchronous nature, Callbacks, Promises, Async/Await, Adding Delay, Implicit versus Explicit Waits, common examples

Asserts

Node Asserts, Chai Asserts, Chai Styles, installing and using Chai

Mocha

What is Mocha? Why use Mocha, Installation, using Mocha, Mocha Options, Hooks, Mocha Timeouts, Execution options

Reporting

Mocha --report option, installing and using Mochawesome, writing to the results

Helper Libraries

Reusable code, writing, exporting & importing methods from modules, Common examples

Introducing Page Objects (POM)

Introduction to why we do it and how it reduces maintenance. Refactoring our tests to use a page object model. Developing a library of pages (POMs)

Handling Web Elements

Handling Web Tables, Drop-Down lists, executing JavaScript in the Browser, Keyboard input & more

Source Control

Integrating VS Code with Git & GitHub, adding our project to Source Control

Continuous Integration

Command-line execution, integration with Jenkins

3 Days

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Selenium WebDriver JavaScript Mar 11, 2019 Mar 13, 2019 Birmingham £975
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