Execute your test

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Explain why we would like to run our tests outside of eclipse.

Use Eclipse to execute your tests

We can use the Eclipse to run the tests, via right-click on the test class or method and selecting Run -> Run As -> TestNG Test.

Right-click on the test class will execute all the tests within the class

Right-click on the test method will execute a single test

Use maven to execute your tests

We need a maven plugin to execute our test scripts, called Surefire.

  1. Open the context menu of the pom file and choose: Maven -> Add Plugin
  2. Now you can search for ‘maven-surefire-plugin’ and select the latest version

OR:

Open the POM.xml file and add the following XML snippet between the <build><plugins> ... </plugins></build> tags:

<plugin><groupId>org.apache.maven.plugins</groupId> 
<artifactId>maven-surefire-plugin</artifactId> 
<version>2.15</version> </plugin>

Now you are able to execute your tests by maven

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