Reinventing Quality

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14:00 - 15:30

Getting started with Selenium WebDriver

Roy de Kleijn, Polteq Testing Services

Today’s companies are starting to realize the advantages of test automation. Test automation will reduce the regression testing time, limit repetitive work and give testers the opportunity to do some real thinking on more complex test scenarios. Selenium WebDriver is a tool which interacts with browsers. It enables us to create tests through the GUI, because it can simulate all kinds of user interactions.

The participants will be fully guided in the creation of a test automation framework. Roy will continuously write and explain code together with the candidates. After the workshop participants will be able to set up an automation project by themselves, in order for them to start automating test scripts. Additionally, some interesting design patterns will be introduced to create an easy to maintain test automation framework. For this workshop Java is used as programming language. Java knowledge is required and candidates need to bring a laptop.

Roy de Kleijn, Polteq Testing Services

Roy de Kleijn is technical test consultant at Polteq where he works with clients on test process and automation, mainly in agile teams, and develops and presents training in Selenium/WebDriver. He is especially interested in web technology, new programming languages and knowledge transfer methods and publishes Selenium-related tutorials at and test-related articles at