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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
About the Author
About the Reviewers

Handling session cookies

Websites use cookies to store user preferences, login information, and various other details of the client. The Selenium WebDriver API provides various methods to manage these cookies during testing. Using these methods, we can read cookie values, add cookies, and delete cookies during the test. This can be used to test how the application reacts when cookies are manipulated. The WebDriver.Options interface provides the following methods to manage cookies:



addCookie(Cookie cookie)

This method adds a cookie.

getCookieNamed(String name)

This method returns the cookie with a specified name.


This method returns all the cookies for current domain.

deleteCookieNamed(String name)

This method deletes the cookie with a specified name.

deleteCookie(Cookie cookie)

This method deletes a cookie.


This method deletes all the cookies for current domain.

In this recipe, we will see how to read a cookie and...