Assertion chaining with Hamcrest

In some cases we want to assert more than one thing in a test. For instance when testing a financial application with a chart of accounts that contains multiple calculated fields. Those fields change after […]

A guide to clear assertions with Hamcrest

A good practice in test automation is the use of Descriptive And Meaningful Phrases (also known as DAMP). This means that our tests clearly tell us what they do in language that is relevant to […]

Retrieve all testcase data with HP QC OTA and Python

During my current assignment I was asked if I could provide the data table parameters I used in all my HP Quick Test Pro test cases. Normally this would mean opening QTP, export the data […]

Snel prototypen met HP QTP. Het kan!

3 belangrijke aspecten van prototypen in QTP In de snelle wereld van Agile zijn we wellicht geneigd om aan kleinere opensource tools te denken als het om prototypen gaat voor test automatisering. Het moet snel […]

Waarom faalt FitNesse als testautomatiseringstool?

Veel organisaties gebruiken FitNesse als dé testautomatiseringstool. Naar mate het project vordert, vordert ook het aantal tests in FitNesse en daarmee ook de tijd om deze tests te onderhouden. Tot men op een punt komt […]

Combining assertions

allOf Given the following example: <code lang="java"> public void testAssert() { String s = "This is some text."; assertThat( "Assert a string starting with Tis and a string ending with ext.", s, Matchers.allOf(Matchers.startsWith("Tis"), Matchers .endsWith("ext."))); […]

Assert collections

hasItems Given the following example: <code lang="java"> public void testAssert() { List<String> list = new ArrayList<String>(); list.add("test"); list.add("webdriver"); assertThat("Assert that the list contains: tedst", list, Matchers.hasItems("tedst")); } </code> Returns the following output when the assertion […]

Assert booleans

Given the following example: <code lang="java"> public void testAssert() { boolean b = false; assertThat("Assert boolean b against expected result: true", b, Matchers.equalTo(true)); } </code> Returns the following output when the assertion fails: <code lang="console"> […]

Assert numbers

equalTo Given the following example: <code lang="java"> public void testAssert() { int n = 4; assertThat("Assert that n is equal to 5", n, Matchers .equalTo(5)); } </code> Returns the following output when the assertion fails: […]

Assert text

equalTo Given the following example: <code lang="java"> public void testAssert() { String s = "This is some text."; assertThat("Assert s to match the exact text", s, Matchers .equalTo("Tis is some text.")); } </code> Returns the […]

Add dependency to your project

There are two ways of adding dependencies to your project, as discussed in chapter 4. You can manually add dependencies or you can add the dependency to the POM file (then it will be automatically […]

Improved assertions – Introduction

Matchers are the way to validate the result in your test script. Hamcrest is a Java library of Matchers objects. Hamcrest has been ported to several languages, like: Java, C++, Objective-C, Python, ActionScript 3, PHP, […]

Accept Security Certificate Warning Internet Explorer

<code lang="java"> public void acceptCertificateWarning() { System.setProperty("webdriver.ie.driver", this.getClass() .getClassLoader().getResource("IEDriverServer.exe") .getPath()); WebDriver driver = new InternetExplorerDriver(); driver .navigate() .to("javascript:document.getElementById('overridelink').click()"); } </code>

Manage cookies

For one of the biggest beer brewers of the world it is required to enter your birthdate, before you get access the main website. This functionality is made in flash and selenium WebDriver can not […]