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How can I perform automated UI testing with Selenium and JavaScript?

Help me to perform automated UI testing with Selenium and JavaScript?

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As per StackOverflow insights 2019, JavaScript is the most popular programming language. As the power of web and mobile is increasing day by day, JavaScript and JavaScript frameworks are becoming more and more popular as well. Thus it would not be surprising to hear that JavaScript has become a preference for test automation as well.

Since the past few years, a lot of development has happened in the opensource JavaScript-based test automation framework development and now we have multiple JavaScript testing frameworks that are robust enough to be used professionally. There are scalable frameworks that can be used by web developers and testers to automate not even unit test cases but also create complete end-to-end automation test suites. Mocha is a one such JavaScript testing framework, which has been well renowned since 2016, as per StateofJS 2019.

With that said, when we talk about JavaScript automation testing, we can’t afford to not loop in Selenium into the discussion as well. Here is a step by step tutorial on the framework will be beneficial for you to kickstart your JavaScript automation testing with Mocha and Selenium.

We will also be looking into the execution of automation testing scripts using Selenium & JavaScript over an online grid for better browser coverage and faster execution times. By the end of this tutorial, you will have a clear understanding of the setup, installation, and execution of your first automation test with Mocha for JavaScript testing.

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