Course Overview

Selenium is used for automating Web Applications. Selenium a Web based automation tool that automates anything and everything available on a Web page. Initially started by Thoughtworks and currently Google developers are supporting the latest version i.e. WebDriver.

Course Content


  • What is automation testing?
  • What is the use of automation testing?
  • What we need to Automate?
  • What is Selenium?
  • Advantages of Selenium
  • What is the difference between Selenium and QTP?

Different flavors in Selenium

  • IDE
  • Selenium Web Driver/Selenium 2.0
  • Selenium-Grid

Selenium IDE

  • Installing Selenium IDE
  • Selenium IDE icons
  • Recording your first test with Selenium IDE
  • IDE Context Menu
  • Assert
  • Verify
  • Adding Selenium IDE comments
  • Synchronization commands
  • What you cannot record

Locators & Object Identification

  • Tools to identify elements/objects
  • Firebug
  • IE Developer tools
  • Google Chrome Developer tools
  • Locating elements by ID
  • Finding elements by name
  • Finding elements by link text
  • Finding elements by XPath
  • Finding Elements by using CSS
  • Summary
  • Some Special IDE commands
  • Write your own Selenium IDE script without record and playback

Java For WebDriver

  • Introducing the JAVA technology:
  • Relating Java with other languages
  • Showing how to download, install, and configure the Java environment on a Windows system
  • Key features of the technology and advantages of using Java
  • Java Features
  • Write Simple Java Program
  • Compile and Run the class files
  • Packages:
  1. Introduction to all predefined packages
  2. User Defined Packages
  3. Access Specifiers
  • Object Oriented Programming Concepts:
  1. Introduction
  2. Class
  3. Object
  4. Local, Instance and static variables
  5. Constructors
  6. This keyword
  7. Inheritance and Types
  8. Working with super classes and subclasses
  9. Using types of polymorphism such as overloading, overriding, and dynamic binding
  10. Abstraction
  11. Encapsulation
  12. Abstract classes
  13. Interfaces
  • String Processing:
  1. String manipulation with String Builder and String Buffer
  2. Essential String Methods
  • Exceptions and Assertions:
  • Introduction
  • Exceptions categories
  • Standard Java Exception classes
  • Using Try-catch and finally clause
  • I/O Streams:
  1. I/O using Java
  2. Files (Create/Read/Write operations on files)
  • Wrapper Classes:
  1. Introduction
  2. Byte, Short, Integer, Long
  3. Float, Double
  4. Character
  5. Boolean classes
  • Collections:
  • Introduction to Collections framework
  • util Package
  • List, Set and Map
  • Difference of All Collections Interfaces and classes
  • Reading data from Property files using java program
  • Reading and Writing data from/to Excel files using Apache POI API and JXL API

Junit FrameWork:    

  • Running Java Programs using junit
  • Writing Selenium tests from scratch using Junit FrameWork
  • JUNIT Annotations
  • JUNIT Methods
  • Frequently used Selenium commands
  • Test Suites using JUNIT
  • Parameterized test cases using junit framework

TestNG FrameWork

  1. Overview of TestNG
  2. Environment of TestNG
  3. Writing WebDriver Test Cases using TestNG
  4. Basic Annotations of TestNG
  5. Executing Tests
  6. Executing Test Suites
  7. Ignore Test
  8. Dependency Test
  9. Parameterized Tests
  10. TestNG XML
  11. Report Generation


  • Why WebDriver?
  • Downloading web driver Jars configuring in eclipse
  • Architecture of selenium webdriver
  • Drivers for Firefox, IE, Chrome, Iphone, Android etc
  • What is the difference between Selenium RC and WD?

Sample programs in webdriver

  • Handel Text box
  • Handel HyperLink
  • Handel Button and Check box
  • Handel Radio Button and DropDown Controls
  • Select value from DropDown
  • Display all values
  • Select values step by step
  • Capture screenshots
  • Synchronization Commands In Web Driver
  • Why Implicit wait and Implementation of Implicit wait
  • Why Explicit wait and Implementation of Explicit wait
  • Web Driver Fluent wait and Thread Sleep functionality
  • File uploads and File downloads (Handling Window based controls using Robot and Sikuli API)
  • Handling alerts box and Verfying the Alert Texts
  • Handling confirmation messages
  • Keyboard actions
  • Mouse actions
  • Handling Iframes working with Nested Iframes
  • Handling multiple tabs
  • Handling popups
  • Preparing web driver test cases using customized x-path
  • Identifying controls using x-path predefined functions
  • Web Tables
  1. What is Web Table
  2. Extracting data from web tables
  3. Examples on static and dynamic Web Tables
  4. Creating Reusable functions for Web Tables
  • Web Driver with TEST NG Frame Work
  • Batch Running Test cases using TestNG
  • Validations and its usage in Automation test scripts
  • Customized Report Generation
  • Implementing Logs using Apache Log4j API
  • Database testing using Web Driver

Working with multiple browsers

  • Executing Automation Test Cases in multiple browsers Sequentially
  • Working with Chrome and IE browsers
  • What is WebDriver Desired Capabilities class
  • Executing Automation Test Cases in multiple browsers Parallel
  • ANT & Maven Build Tool Explanation

Automation Test Frame Work

How to develop Test automation frame work in live environment

  • What is a frame work
  • Types of frame work
  • Data driven frame work
  • Modular driven frame work
  • Keyword driven frame work
  • User Defined Keyword driven framework with implementation
  • Execute test scripts from the framework

Overview on Selenium Grid


Most of the enterprise adopting selenium to cut down overall software development cost significantly. This automation tool is loaded with more salient features and functionalities compared to other premium tools available in the market. Open source is always cost effective, license free and provide long term solution even for individual software testing experts.  Being most used tool for testing web applications, selenium offers huge career prospects for talented professionals. Thus, Selenium Training proves worthy for individuals looking to enter software testing domain.

There are several reasons why the future of Selenium looks so promising. Every organization is striving very hard to develop and deploy quality product that deliver immense user experience. In this regard, Selenium automation testing is perfect. Here are some reasons:

Free and Open Source:

Selenium testing tool was released under Apache 2.0 license from ThoughtWork. Thus, this framework is open source and it can be downloaded and used without any license agreement. Moreover, you no need to pay fees to use this automation testing framework. It can be easily accessed by small, medium, large corporates as well as independent software testers.

Cross Platform Support:

For any web application, it is important to run on all operating systems as well as web browsers. Cross platform support is mandatory to keep visitors engaged. Software testers need efficient tools that help them to validate the App performance quickly on web browsers. Selenium is a portable testing application that readily integrates with most of the web browsers. Simply, software testers can launch the web browsers and run the tests. Selenium automation framework works on popular operating systems including Linux, Windows, Solaris and OS X.

Selenium IDE:

Selenium IDE is loaded with various advanced tolls that assist software testers to record, edit and debug the tests. No additional effort required from the testers. With this automation tools, professionals can edit the test scripts manually to optimize the test management. You can use auto completion features to edit the test scripts and advance with the command.

Selenese Programming Language:

The programming language in which test scripts are written is called as Selenese. With selenium automation tool, testers can choose programming language based on their preference. This automation framework supports various programming languages like Ruby, Java, PHP, Python, C#, Perl, etc.

Incredible Support and Documentation:

Proper training is need to for professionals when they shift to new technology. Adequate documentation and tutorials provided with this automation testing tool. Therefore, software testers can use the guide to understand the functioning and features of the tools. In addition, several organizations provide support related to selenium course and tutorials to assist the professionals.

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