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Selenium Testing Tools Cookbook

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Selenium Testing Tools Cookbook

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Overview of this book

This book is an incremental guide that will help you learn and use the advanced features of the Selenium toolset including the WebDriver API in various situations to build a reliable test automation. You start off by setting up the test development environment and gain tips on the advanced locater strategy and the effective use of the Selenium WebDriver API. After that, the use of design patterns such as data - driven tests and PageFactory are demonstrated. You will then be familiarised with extending Selenium WebDriver API by implementing custom tasks and setting up your own distributed environment to run tests in parallel for cross-browser testing. Finally, we give you some tips on integrating Selenium WebDriver with other popular tools and testing mobile applications. By the end of this book, you will have learned enough to solve complex testing issues on your own.
Table of Contents (21 chapters)
Selenium Testing Tools Cookbook Second Edition
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Performing drag-and-drop operations

Selenium WebDriver implements Selenium RC's dragAndDrop command using the Actions class. As seen in earlier recipes, the Actions class supports advanced user interactions such as firing various mouse and keyboard events. We can build simple or complex chains of events using this class.

In this recipe, we will use the Actions class to perform drag-and-drop operations.

How to do it...

Let's implement a test that will perform a drag-and-drop operation on a page using the Actions class:

public void testDragDrop() {

  WebElement source = driver.findElement("draggable"));
  WebElement target = driver.findElement("droppable"));

  Actions builder = new Actions(driver);
  builder.dragAndDrop(source, target) .perform();
  assertEquals("Dropped!", target.getText());

How it works...

To drag an element on to another element and drop it, we need to locate these elements and pass them...