In the first post of this series, I got us set up with a Serenity repository using Maven as our build tool. I also started us on the path of applying Cucumber-JVM by putting a feature file in place. In this post we’ll start tying Cucumber into Serenity’s runtime operations.
I’ve talked a bit about Serenity in previous posts as well as Cucumber-JVM. Here I’ll combine the two and talk about how to set up a simple Cucumber-style project. Along with this focus, I’ll be concentrating a bit more on the Serenity reporting as part of this.
This post follows on from the previous (see part 1 and part 2). Here we’ll wrap up the test we started with by making sure the test actually performs some sort of verification. This will complete my initial tour of screenplay-based functionality within the context of Serenity.
This post is following on the from the first post in this series. Here I’m going to dig a little further into the screenplay pattern, finishing up the execution of the test started in the first post. I’m focusing on the screenplay pattern itself here. That pattern can be applied in any programming language. I happen to be using Java, and I’m using a tool (Serenity) that already encapsulates this pattern.
In this tutorial post, I’ll begin covering how to apply the screenplay pattern with the Serenity framework. This is a “roll-up your sleeves and code” post. Here I will take a measured approach to demonstrating the screenplay pattern in the context of a working example.
Serenity is a Java-based library for test automation that wraps and extends WebDriver and JUnit functionality. Serenity also wraps around BDD style tools like Cucumber and jBehave. It even has some nice Jira integration. These benefits aside, Serenity can be a little hard to wrap your head around so I’m hoping this in-depth post will aid automaters who want to give it a try.
In this post I’ll focus on using page objects in a Selenium and Cucumber JVM context. Please note that this post follows on from the previous post, using the code you built up there.
I previously posted a tutorial on using Cucumber JVM to test Java code. However, many testers are in the position of using Cucumber JVM to test web-based applications using tools like Selenium. In this post I’ll show how to use these tool solutions together.
A lot of testers I run into learn Cucumber on Ruby. This tends to be a very easy path since the overhead on a dynamic language like Ruby is generally pretty low. However, some testers need or want to run Cucumber on the Java Virtual Machine. Yes, you can use JRuby to run the Ruby version of Cucumber on the JVM. But you can also use Cucumber-JVM, which is a port of the Ruby version into Java. However, I find many testers have a hard time getting started with it, particularly if they are coming from Ruby. What follows is the tutorial I wanted and either didn’t find or didn’t look hard enough to find.