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Mastering Selenium WebDriver 3.0 by Mark Collin

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Introducing the JavaScript executor

Selenium has a mature API that handles the majority of automation tasks that you may want to throw at it. That being said, you will occasionally come across problems that the API doesn't really seem to support. This was very much on the development team's mind when Selenium was written. So, they provided a way for you to easily inject and execute arbitrary blocks of JavaScript. Let's have a look at a basic example of using a JavaScript executor in Selenium:

driver.executeScript("console.log('I logged something to the Javascript console');");

Now it's possible that this didn't work for you; it depends on what sort of object you are passing around. If you are passing around an instance of RemoteWebDriver ...

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