What we cannot record - SELENIUM

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Unfortunately, there are a number of things that Selenium cannot do. Since Selenium was developed in JavaScript, it tries to synthesize what the user does with JavaScript events.

  • Silverlight and Flex/Flash applications, cannot be recorded with Selenium IDE.
  • Selenium cannot do file downloads.
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Q) What is the main language that drives Selenium IDE?
Answer: JavaScript

Q) Selenium IDE works on Internet Explorer?
Answer: False

Q) Selenium verifies items on the page when it is recording steps?
Answer: False

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Q) What is the difference between verify and assert?
Answer: A verify command validates and verifies that an element is on the page but does not interrupt the execution of the test. Assert
is similar to a verify command except that it will cause the test to fail and interrupt its execution.

Q) If you wanted to validate that a button has appeared is on a page which two commands would be the best to use?
Answer: verifyElementPresent/assertElementPresent

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Q) If an element got added after the page has loaded what command would you use to make sure the test passed in the future?
Answer: waitForElementPresent

Q) How do we run all the tests in a Test Suite?
Answer: Click on the button with the Arrow and three solid green lines.

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Madhuri Yerukala
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Madhuri is a Senior Content Creator at MindMajix. She has written about a range of different topics on various technologies, which include, Splunk, Tensorflow, Selenium, and CEH. She most of her time researching on technology, and startups. Connect with her via LinkedIn and Twitter . Protection Status