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About Tom Millichamp

Tom has been involved in automated software testing for over 20 years, both as a trainer and consultant. He is both an HP/Microfocus & Ranorex certified trainer.

Setting up a Cucumber Project in Eclipse using Maven

By |2018-03-29T14:31:09+00:00March 20th, 2018|Categories: BDD, Cucumber, Selenium WebDriver|Tags: , , , , |

Maven Cucumber and WebDriver Projects in Eclipse In our Selenium courses we tend to use Ant for building, executing from command line, and creating reports. However, you may wish to use Maven, which makes projects much easier to manage. So in this blog we show you how to set up your Cucumber project in Eclipse using [...]

BDD using Ranorex, NUnit, POM in Visual Studio 2017 part 3

By |2018-03-29T14:31:11+00:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: BDD, Ranorex, SpecFlow|Tags: , , , , , , |

This is the final part of our 3 part blog on integrating Ranorex with SpecFlow in Visual Studio and creating a Page Object style framework In this last part we look at bringing in BDD using SpecFlow. BDD with SpecFlow OK, now we have our own Ranorex POM framework sorted, lets extend this into BDD using [...]

BDD using Ranorex, NUnit, POM in Visual Studio 2017 part 2

By |2018-03-29T14:31:11+00:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: BDD, Ranorex, SpecFlow|Tags: , , , , , , |

This follows on from part 1 of our BDD with Ranorex 8 blog So far, we have done all the required set up in Visual Studio, now let's create our test framework! Base Test Class As all of our tests need to start and stop browsers and deal with the web page (DOM), lets just do [...]

BDD using Ranorex, NUnit, POM in Visual Studio 2017 part 1

By |2018-03-29T14:31:11+00:00March 19th, 2018|Categories: BDD, Ranorex, SpecFlow|Tags: , , , , , , |

BDD using Ranorex, NUnit, POM in Visual Studio 2017 In this example, we are going to work through creating a BDD project in Visual Studio using SpecFlow and Ranorex. This is to show that we can do BDD using Ranorex, but as a draw back we don’t have access to Object Repositories. This could create a [...]

Ranorex 8.0 – Maintenance Mode

By |2018-03-29T14:31:12+00:00March 1st, 2018|Categories: Automated Testing, Ranorex|Tags: , , |

How to use Maintenance Mode in Ranorex 8.0 Maintenance Mode is a handy new feature, added to Ranorex Studio in version 8.0. It allows for the ability to pause, catch and debug certain errors and then continue to run your tests, during test execution, therefore saving time and making the test script writing process, a whole [...]

Highlighting Web Elements

By |2018-03-29T14:31:12+00:00February 23rd, 2018|Categories: Automated Testing, Selenium Grid, Selenium WebDriver|Tags: , , , |

Highlighting Web Elements with Selenium WebDriver C# Selenium WebDriver is a test automation tool used to drive web applications (hence the name) :D. It works at the user interface level, so it will click on buttons, enter text into text fields, perform validations for us etc. as well as a multitude of other functions. One issue, [...]

Ranorex, Git, GitHub & Jenkins Continuous Integration

By |2018-03-29T14:31:12+00:00January 22nd, 2018|Categories: Ranorex|

Continuous Integration with Ranorex Continuous Integration is a hot topic in the world of automated testing, and Ranorex provides some great integrations for this. It integrates directly with Git and GitHub through the Ranorex Studio IDE, Ranorex provide a Jenkins Plug-In for Test Execution, and as Ranorex is .NET, we can even automate the build [...]

Free Web Testing Record and Replay Tools based on Selenium

By |2018-03-29T14:31:13+00:00November 9th, 2017|Categories: Selenium WebDriver|

Free Record & Replay Web Testing Tools Roundup Gartner reports that by 2020, Selenium WebDriver will have been adopted as the standard for all Web Testing. At Edgewords we provide training on developing WebDriver Tests programmatically, but what if we want to utilise simple Record & Replay Tools to get us up and running quickly? [...]

Ranorex Mobile Web Testing using Appium

By |2018-03-29T14:31:13+00:00October 20th, 2017|Categories: Appium, Ranorex|Tags: , , , |

Ranorex and Appium Integration Ranorex 7.2 introduced the ability to test web applications in native web browsers in mobile devices. This means we can test Chrome, or Android's default Web Browsers on Android devices, or Safari on iOS devices! We can use emulators or physical devices, but our web tests can still be recorded simply [...]

ChromeDriver Options for starting Chrome with WebDriver

By |2018-03-29T14:31:13+00:00October 13th, 2017|Categories: Selenium WebDriver|Tags: , , , , |

In this Blog we take a look at some of the options provided with the ChromeDriver Server for starting Chrome with various options when using Selenium WebDriver. The examples are in C# so you may need to tailor for Java. Set Path to the ChromeDriver Server System.setProperty("","C:\\Drivers\\chromedriver.exe") WebDriver driver = new ChromeDriver(); driver.get(""); or you [...]

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