Selenide Maven Dependency: Simplifying Web Automation with Java

Selenide Maven Dependency

Introduction

Selenide is a powerful testing framework that simplifies web automation using Selenium WebDriver. It provides a concise and expressive API for writing UI tests in Java. In this article, we will discuss how to add Selenide as a Maven dependency to your project.

Step 1: Create a Maven Project

To get started, create a new Maven project in your preferred IDE or using the command line. This will generate a basic project structure with a pom.xml file.

Step 2: Add Selenide Dependency

Open the pom.xml file and add the following dependency to the `` section:

«`xml

com.codeborne
selenide
5.23.3

«`

This will add the latest version of Selenide to your project. You can check for the latest version on the official Selenide website or Maven Central repository.

Step 3: Save and Update Maven Project

Save the changes in the pom.xml file and let Maven update the project dependencies. This can be done either by clicking on the «Update Project» option in your IDE or running the following command in the terminal:

«`
mvn clean install
«`

Maven will download the Selenide library and its transitive dependencies from the Maven Central repository and add them to your project.

Step 4: Start Writing Selenide Tests

Now that you have added Selenide as a Maven dependency, you can start writing UI tests using the Selenide API. Import the necessary classes and annotations in your test class and begin writing your test cases.

«`java
import com.codeborne.selenide.Selenide;
import org.junit.jupiter.api.Test;

public class MySelenideTest {

@Test
public void myTest() {
Selenide.open(«https://example.com»);
// Add your test steps here
}
}
«`

You can use the various methods provided by Selenide to interact with web elements, perform actions, and make assertions in your tests.

Conclusion

Adding Selenide as a Maven dependency is a simple process that enables you to leverage the power of Selenide in your UI test automation projects. By following the steps outlined in this article, you can quickly get started with writing expressive and reliable UI tests using Selenide.

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