UI Testing with Puppeteer: Implement end-to-end testing and browser automation using JavaScript and Node.js (Paperback)

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Write fail-safe automation tests, device emulation, and browser automation using Puppeteer's Google-powered API

Key Features:

  • Get up and running with Puppeteer and discover best practices for automation testing
  • Automate your modern web applications using Jest and Mocha with Puppeteer
  • Generate screenshots using Puppeteer and find out how they can be used for UI regression tests

Book Description:

Puppeteer is an open source web automation library created by Google to perform tasks such as end-to-end testing, performance monitoring, and task automation with ease. Using real-world use cases, this book will take you on a pragmatic journey, helping you to learn Puppeteer and implement best practices to take your automation code to the next level

Starting with an introduction to headless browsers, this book will take you through the foundations of browser automation, showing you how far you can get using Puppeteer to automate Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. You'll then learn the basics of end-to-end testing and understand how to create reliable tests. You'll also get to grips with finding elements using CSS selectors and XPath expressions. As you progress through the chapters, the focus shifts to more advanced browser automation topics such as executing JavaScript code inside the browser. You'll learn various use cases of Puppeteer, such as mobile devices or network speed testing, gauging your site's performance, and using Puppeteer as a web scraping tool.

By the end of this UI testing book, you'll have learned how to make the most of Puppeteer's API and be able to apply it in your real-world projects.

What You Will Learn:

  • Understand browser automation fundamentals
  • Explore end-to-end testing with Puppeteer and its best practices
  • Apply CSS Selectors and XPath expressions to web automation
  • Discover how you can leverage the power of web automation as a developer
  • Emulate different use cases of Puppeteer such as network speed tests and geolocation
  • Get to grips with techniques and best practices for web scraping and web content generation

Who this book is for:

The book is for QA engineers, testing professionals, and frontend web developers alike who want to perform end-to-end testing using Google's developer tools. Web developers who want to learn how to use Puppeteer for generating content, scraping websites, and evaluating website performance will also find this book useful. Although knowledge of Node.js isn't necessary, basic JavaScript knowledge will assist with understanding the concepts covered.

Product Details
ISBN: 9781800206786
ISBN-10: 180020678X
Publisher: Packt Publishing
Publication Date: March 11th, 2021
Pages: 316
Language: English