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About the Book

Watirways is a guide to navigating and applying Watir.

About the Author

Justin Ko
Justin Ko

Software tester specializing in exploratory testing and Ruby/Watir test automation.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Introduction
    • 1.1 Watir gems
    • 1.2 Building a script
  • 2. Locating an Element - Basics
    • 2.1 Concepts
      • Single vs multiple properties
      • Exact vs partial match
    • 2.2 Element type
      • Element vs collection
      • Standard html element methods
      • Convenience methods
      • Custom elements
    • 2.3 Attributes
      • Standard attributes
      • Class
      • Data attributes
      • Custom attributes
    • 2.4 Text
    • 2.5 Label
    • 2.6 Index
    • 2.7 CSS
    • 2.8 Xpath
  • 3. Locating an Element - Relationships
    • 3.1 Based on its ancestors
    • 3.2 Based on its decendants
    • 3.3 Based on its siblings
    • 3.4 DOM Traversal
      • Parent
      • Previous/next sibling
  • 4. Inspecting an Element
    • 4.1 Text
    • 4.2 Attribute value
      • Standard attributes
      • Custom attributes
    • 4.3 Computed style
    • 4.4 Existence and visibility
  • 5. Forms
    • 5.1 Text Field
      • Input
      • Inspect
      • Textarea
    • 5.2 Checkbox
      • Input
      • Inspect
    • 5.3 Radio
      • Input
      • Inspect
  • 6. Element Collections
    • 6.1 Counting
  • 7. Troubleshooting
    • 7.1 UnknownObjectException - Unable to Locate Element

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