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21. Optimization

Courtney Zhan1  
Fitzgibbon, QLD, Australia
Working test scripts is just the first test step to successful test automation. Automated tests are meant to be executed often, and we all know that applications change frequently, too. Therefore, it is important that your test scripts are the following:
  • Fast

  • Easy to read

  • Concise

In this chapter, we will show some examples of optimizing test scripts.

Assert Text in a Page Source Is Faster Than the Text

To verify a piece of text on a web page, frequently for assertion, you can use driver.PageSource or driver.FindElement(By.TagName("body")).Text. Besides the obvious ...

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