SELENIUM BASICS:

  • What is Automation Testing - Advantages & Types of Tools
  • What is Selenium IDE, Selenium RC, Selenium WebDriver, Selenium Grid?
  • Selenium IDE, Firebug & Firepath Installation

  • SELENIUM WEBDRIVER:

  • Selenium WebDriver Architecture
  • Selenium Installation
  • Challenges and Limitations of Selenium
  • First Selenium WebDriver Script
  • Working with Firefox Browser
  • Solution - Failed To Launch Browser Using Selenium WebDriver
  • Working with Chrome Browser
  • Working with IE Browser
  • Difference Between FindElement & FindElements
  • Install Firebug, Fire path and other add on for Selenium
  • Locators in Selenium
  • Dynamic Xpath
  • Dynamic CSS
  • Handle drop-downs
  • How to work with file upload
  • Handle Alerts & Popups
  • Handle Multiple Windows
  • Mouse Hover event in Selenium
  • Right Click
  • Double Click
  • Drag and Drop
  • Capture Screenshots in Selenium
  • Parameterization
  • Synchronization
  • Implicit Wait, Explicit Wait and Fluent Wait in Selenium
  • Implicit Waits
  • Explicit WebDriver Waits
  • Fluent Wait In Selenium
  • Apache POI
  • How To Read Data From Excel File
  • How To Write Data In Excel File
  • Database Testing Using MSSQL
  • Database Testing Using MySQL
  • Database Testing Using DB2
  • Handle Ajax Call in Selenium
  • Listeners in Selenium
  • Handling JavaScript in Selenium
  • Stale Element Reference Exception in Selenium
  • Integrate Sikuli with Selenium
  • Headless Browser Testing 
  • Headless Browser Testing using HtmlUnitDriver
  • Headless Browser Testing using PhanthomJSDriver

  • TESTNG:

  • TestNG Installation
  • TestNG Complete Tutorial

  • REPORTS:

  • Extent Reports Introduction
  • Extent Reports Generation
  • Capturing Screenshots & Including In Extent Reports
  • Extent Reports Version 4

  • BUILD & CONTINUOUS INTEGRATION TOOLS:

  • ANT Build Tool - How To Download & Install
  • Maven Build Tool - How To Download & Install
  • Creating Maven Selenium Project
  • GIT Integration with Selenium
  • Jenkins - How To Download & Install
  • Jenkins - Executing TestNG Scripts
  • Jenkins - Generating Reports After Test Execution
  • Jenkins - Executing Maven Project
  • Create build and Execute build for nightly execution
  • Send Email report based on build Status
  • Selenium Continuous Integration with Jenkins [Selenium – Maven – Git – Jenkins] – Step By Step Guide

  • CROSS BROWSER TESTING:

  • Running Selenium Tests On BrowserStack
  • Kobiton - Mobile Testing Platform with Real Devices

  • MOBILE TESTING:

  • Mobile Testing Platform with Real Devices

  • AUTOMATION FRAMEWORKS:

  • What is Framework & Types of Framework
  • Page Object Model Design Pattern
  • Data Driven Framework
  • How to explain Test Automation Framework or Selenium Automation Framework Architecture In Interview

  • API Testing:

  • Learn API Testing
  • Postman Tutorial (API Testing with Postman)

  • INTERVIEW QUESTIONS:

  • Test Automation Framework Interview Questions
  • Selenium Interview Questions
  • TestNG Interview Questions
  • Java Interview Questions
  • Python Interview Questions
  • API Testing Interview Questions

  • SAMPLE RESUME:

  • Automation Tester Resume
  • Headless Browser Testing Using PhantomJSDriver in Selenium WebDriver

    Headless Browser Testing Using PhantomJSDriver In Selenium WebDriver

    In the earlier post, we have seen some brief explanation on what is headless browser and in this post, we learn how to perform headless browser testing using PhantomJSDriver in Selenium WebDriver. PhantomJSDriver is one of the drivers of Selenium WebDriver. HtmlUnitDriver and PhantomJSDriver are most popular headless browsers.

    PhantomJS is used for Headless Browser Testing of Web Applications that comes with in-built GhostDriver. This means that the rendered web pages are never actually displayed.

    Advantages:

    1. Lightweight
    2. Proxy server support
    3. Fastest implementation of WebDriver
    4. Platform Independent
    5. Allows us to simulate different browsers having different versions.

    You could download PhantomJSDriver executable file from here – PhantomJS Driver

    Download PhantomJSDriver jar file from here – PhantomJS Jars

    Usually, to run Selenium Scripts using Firefox, we initialize the Firefox driver.

    Whereas while running Selenium Scripts using PhantomJSDriver you need to write the below statement

    Remaining statements in your script will be as usual.

    Let’s see a working example using PhantomJSDriver in Selenium WebDriver:

    Output:

    Different Browser Versions using PhanthomJSDriver:

    We could test our scripts on different browser versions using PhanthomJSDriver. Yes, it allows us to choose our preferred browser version. See the below screenshot.

    I am concluding this post about headless browser testing using PhanthomJSDriver. Check out our other post on how to perform headless browser testing using HtmlUnitDriver in Selenium WebDriver.

    As always, feel free to share this post with your friends and colleagues on Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus!

    Headless Browser Testing Using PhantomJSDriver

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    Rajkumar

    2 thoughts on “Headless Browser Testing Using PhantomJSDriver in Selenium WebDriver”

    1. What is the difference between HTML unit driver and phantomjsdriver

      • Hi Prajwal, Both HtmlUnitDriver and PhanthomJSDrivr are headless browsers. HtmlUnit Driver uses Rhino JavaScript engine and PhanthomJS uses Webkit javascript engine. We could use any of these two for headless browser testing. There are some other headless browsers but these two are popular ones. HtmlUnitDriver is much faster than PhanthomJSDriver.

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