Selenium WebDriver: JavaScript Automation for Beginners 2019

Video description

Do you want to master Selenium and browser automation? Do you want to create scripts so you can automate boring tasks or test your web applications? If the answer is yes, then this course is for you. The author will take you from a complete Selenium Framework newbie to a master of browser automation.

Here is what you are going to gain from enrolling in this course:

  • From the very first lecture, you'll learn how to use Selenium with JavaScript.
  • We won't waste any time with boring lectures with slides. We start practicing right away, which is the best way to learn in my experience.
  • After that, the author will show you how you can set up Selenium WebDriver with all the settings you need.
  • With the practices he has prepared for you, he shows you how you can handle all kinds of form inputs and how to find elements on your web page as easily as possible.
  • He teaches you about CSS and XPATH selectors, ways to find elements on web pages.
  • Debugging is a very important skill for every programmer, so we are not going to avoid that topic. In the lectures he also shows you how you can debug your code in order to understand why you don't get the results you wanted.
  • In the last section, he shows you how, even if you have no programming skills, you can record actions to be performed on web pages with the Selenium IDE Recorder and how to use custom variables in those recordings.
  • When you have finished this course, you will be able to automate, scrape, and test any website?
  • Now, because he wants his students to always feel comfortable when they make a purchase, he has uploaded multiple free videos for you to view at any time.

What You Will Learn

  • How to use Selenium IDE Recorder (no programming skills required)
  • How to set browser profiles with extensions and settings
  • How to use proxies in your browser automations
  • How to handle frames on your webpage
  • How to scrape websites and extract the data
  • How to set up Selenium WebDriver with the desired preferences
  • How to debug your code with VSCode
  • How to handle all kinds of form inputs
  • How to use CSS and XPATH selectors


This course is for everyone who is keen to learn how to automate browser tasks and JavaScript developers who want to learn how to test their web applications.

About The Author

Rangel Stoilov: Rangel Stoilov - Web Developer and Entrepreneur

Rangel has been a web developer for 8 years now. First, he had started with Dreamweaver back in the days and went through Wordpress as a simple way to create websites. After that, he wanted to go further in web development so he started learning different programming languages such as C#, Java & JavaScript. He has a major in Java with Spring Framework and now he is pursuing to deepen his knowledge in different JavaScript frameworks. He also has a passion for Solidity and Smart Contracts as well as the Truffle Framework. He has also dived in the entrepreneurial spirit with Amazon publishing and trading on the Forex market as well as creating automated systems for trading.

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Product information

  • Title: Selenium WebDriver: JavaScript Automation for Beginners 2019
  • Author(s): Rangel Stoilov
  • Release date: November 2019
  • Publisher(s): Packt Publishing
  • ISBN: 9781838981143