Practical WebDriverIO: Learn to Automate Effectively Using WebDriverIO APIs

  • 1h 50m
  • Shashank Shukla
  • Apress
  • 2021

Learn how to quickly set up the test automation tool WebdriverIO, one of the major Node.js-based test frameworks. Software testing is here to stay, and an integral part of this is test automation. Dive into the amazing possibilities that WebDriverIO offers to automate browser interactions for a user of any web application.

You will learn to automate a vast range of actions that a user takes to interact with the browser. From a simple click to more complex user actions such as frame switches, selecting from drop-downs, and file downloads using WebDriverIO APIs. You will also learn about assertions, timeouts, waits, parallel testing frameworks, and the general pros and cons of WebDriverIO.

With over 150 working code samples demonstrating various test scenarios that you require in your day-to-day automation testing, this book is your practical handbook to WebDriverIO.

What You'll Learn

  • Set up and install WebdriverIO efficiently
  • Run parallel execution using WebdriverIO
  • Review the pros, cons and challenges you may face with WebdriverIO
  • Ensure optimum usage and avoid common mistakes

Who This Book Is For

This book is ideal for test engineers who have a basic understanding of test automation with Selenium, developers who want to implement this testing tool for internal testing, Test Managers/IT Project Managers who want to get some general understanding of this tool and its advantage, and students who want to pursue career in test automation.

About the Author

Shashank Shukla has been working in software testing for over a decade and is passionate about tools and technology that can be leveraged to enrich the testing experience and optimize the quality of delivery.

In this Book

  • Getting Started
  • Web Locators
  • Browser APIs
  • Element APIs and WebdriverIO Assertions
  • Additional WebdriverIO Methods
  • Other Useful APIs
  • Waits
  • Timeouts
  • Framework Options and Design Patterns
  • Assertions
  • Configuration File
  • Conclusion