Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. Subscribe to our architect newsletter? What I really want to know is whether combining Selenium with JUnit is the best practice to test web application in the industry now. Thanks for your answer. It suffers from a methodological error.

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I’m a beginner in the testing field. I also do not know how to start making test cases. I have learned Robot Framework these days.

Do you also know any example which uses those that can help me? Even though Selenium modifies the normal JavaScript execution of an application, it uses the webrriver itself and therefore is nearer to the standard behaviour of the browser.

You can express each test as a method on a class; typically, you have multiple tests per class. I’m not entirely certain that most of what people do with Canoo really constitutes “functional” tests – a difference that comes down to semantics in large part.

Email Required, but never shown. Update Company name to: I webdrivee given a javascript function which takes as input some numbers and returns the max, as a part of a project at the university, and I have to test it, using Selenium, JUnit, Ant and JScover. If you want to be able to run both Join a community of oversenior developers.


WebTest vs. Selenium: Real and Simulated Browser Testing

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Update company role to: Nov 02, 4 min read. Contrary to popular belief, you don’t need to run your test as JavaScript inside a browser to test AJAX functionality.

HtmlUnit and thus WebTest is just as well up to the task. Murali suggested PragmaticQA Element. Functional testing tools for web applications come in a variety of styles, but one of the most fundamental differences between the choices are between the tools that drive one or more real web browsers in order to fully recreate a realistic environment, like Webdrivet, and tools that simulate the way a web-browser operates, like Canoo WebTest.

I work with selenium, and I would like to add that XPath is supported by the tool, and Extensibility is not only supported but encouraged by openSQA selenium open project.

WebTest vs. Selenium: Real and Simulated Browser Testing

Does this inspire you to join the discussion about the next-generation of functional testing tools? Subscribe to our industry email notices? Selenium is a tool that remote-controls a browser. It’s been very interesting to see the various views on this matchup! They are there if you want them but mostly we write functional tests in a DSL that matches the customers domain language typically a layer above interactions with the browser.


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Out of these points, I assume that Selenium is the best simulation engine so far. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service. By subscribing to this email, we may send you content based on your previous topic interests.

For more information, read on about Canoo WebTestSeleniumTesting and the next generation of functional testing tools.

Thank you for participating in the discussion. Subscribe to our newsletter? Christian rebutted WebTest’s Ajax supportsaying that in his application, “Even the simplest pages are throwing exceptions, because HtmlUnit can’t parse the Dojo import statements. Post as a guest Name. Marc Guillemot compared the twoand in his opinion, WebTest wins, with a score of Finally, Kent Tong imagines bridging webdrier two approaches: