Month: February 2016

Module 3 – Adding Selenium Browser Automation in to the Mix

February 19, 2016
As we look at driving a Windows client machine from Jenkins, to run Selenium based browser tests things get a little bit more involved. In this 3rd module of our Building The Test Automation Framework course we step things up a little bit. Nothing we can't handle though as we take you through each step in detail. We're going to cover four key areas: 1. Setting up a Windows Jenkins salve machine 2. Install the test software on the slave machine (e.g. Python and Selenium) 3. Creating a basic Selenium script 4. Running the Selenium Scripts from the Jenkins Master Machine Once you've completed all of these steps you'll have setup a client Windows AWS machine that will run Selenium...
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Module 2 – An Introduction to Jenkins for Testers

February 2, 2016
We have the test environment in place (if you don’t check here) and we know enough to be dangerous with Amazon Web Services. Next step is probably the most important. We need to get Jenkins installed, configured and running. Jenkins has to be one the testers most useful tools. It’s not just handy for kicking off automated tests it’s indispensable for automating all sorts of processes you have to complete day in day out. We’re going to cover 4 main areas here… 1. Jenkins Installation 2. Installing Jenkins Plugins 2. Jenkins Configuration 3. Deploying and Building the Application Under Test By the time we’ve completed the module we will have Jenkins running on our Windows Master machine. The Jenkins configuration will...
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