Happy New Year

I would like to wish you all a very happy new year! I hope you have a great year ahead of you.

I have some bad news. About 150 comments have disappeared after I replied to one comment and clicked approve and reply button on WordPress. I suspect it is related to the caching plugin I use. I plan to take a back before I reply to comments in the future. In the meanwhile, if you have left a comment and don’t see it on my blog, please send it again.

 

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Manually Adding and Updating Element Locators – The Easy Way

Let me start with some quotes. “Change is inevitable.” “The only thing constant is change.” We have all heard these phrases and variations of these before. It is so very true when it comes to tests. Updating tests can be … Continue reading

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verifyTextPresent, typeKeys and key* – The Deprecation

Note: I wrote this post before Selenium IDE 2.4.0 was released and was not able to publish it until now. I have not made any changes. In the next version of Selenium IDE, the verifyTextPresent command and some others will … Continue reading

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Using Special Keys in Selenium IDE – Part 2

In part 1, we saw how to use the special keys in the sendKeys command in Selenium IDE starting in v2.3.0. Selenium IDE v2.4.0 shortened some key names. This post serves as a quick reference and provides the full list … Continue reading

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Using Special Keys in Selenium IDE – Part 1

I added special keys support to the sendKeys command in Selenium IDE v2.3.0. Not just in normal playback, but also in Webdriver playback. Along with this, I added special keys support to all the officially supported formatters for Java, Ruby, … Continue reading

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Selenium Camp 2013 was Awesome!

Selenium Camp 2013 was Awesome! It had one of the most amazing and gender balanced audience I have seen in a long while. I had a great time there. The conference was held in Feb 2013 in Kiev. The slides … Continue reading

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Solution to the Selenium with Firefox 22 Issues and How to Report Issues

Firefox v22 changed things and many commands for Selenium core did not work any more. If you use Selenium IDE, the latest release v2.2.0, fixes all known issues caused by Firefox 22. Since the automatic update is currently not working … Continue reading

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Changes to Selenium IDE Plugin System

Plugins for Selenium IDE were an awesome idea. They allowed plugin authors to execute any code they wanted. However, with great power also came great risk of breakage. A practical problem that arose is that when a plugin broke down, … Continue reading

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WebDriver Playback in Selenium IDE is Here

It’s here! It’s finally here! I have finally committed the code for the WebDriver playback feature in Selenium IDE. If you have not seen the video of the demo during Selenium Conference 2012, you can watch it here. Someone pointed … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for WebDriver Playback in Selenium IDE – Part 3 – Internet Explorer Driver Server

WebDriver playback in Selenium IDE requires the Standalone Selenium Server. The Standalone Selenium Server in turn requires a few supporting pieces of software. I have decided to break the whole process into individual parts to make it easier on the … Continue reading

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