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Parsing and asserting inside a PDF document from Selenium in three easy steps

August 25th, 2017 by Sorin Raschitor in Automated testing, Software Development

automated software testing SeleniumThe Portable Document Format (PDF) is a file format used to present documents in a manner independent of application software, hardware, and operating systems. Each file encapsulates a complete description of a fixed layout flat document.

In its particular way it is different than a common document file and also it is more difficult to edit the data inside it.

The following use case is presented in this Selenium tutorial:

Having Selenium based automated tests for a software project, in a test script, we require the verification of pre-defined expected results against noticed results data that are stored in a PDF file.

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Selenium automated testing: workaround when encountering pop-ups

March 3rd, 2017 by George Codreanu in Automated testing

StockSnap_8B0Z5GDJT1During the runtime of our automated testing scripts, a common problem that blocks the completion of the tests arises from the appearance of pop-ups that are displayed for a small amount of time. This kind of situations can be easily missed when writing the test script, due to their short display time.

 

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