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Prerequisites required for learning Selenium

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Prerequisites required for learning Selenium can be categorized into the following two types:

  • > Basic Pre-requisites required for learning Selenium
  • > Other Pre-requisites required for learning advanced concepts of Selenium

Prerequisites required for learning Selenium

Basic Prerequisites required for learning Selenium: 

The following are the mandatory prerequisites that are required for learning Selenium:

  • > Software Testing Basics
  • > Automation Testing Basics
  • > HTML Basics
  • > Locators
    • > Locators will help Selenium in identifying or locating the UI elements like buttons etc on the web pages
    • > Locators concepts will be explained in detailed in the upcoming blog posts
  • > Core Java
    • > Core Java programming concepts form the backbone for learning Selenium
    • > Its recommend to start learning Selenium using Core Java, even though there are many programming languages that are support Selenium
    • > Selenium with Java has good support over the web and can easily learn it as you can find all the solutions for any problems you face over web while learning Selenium
    • > Core Java programming concepts will be explained in detailed in the upcoming blog posts
  • > Eclipse IDE
    • > Eclipse IDE is the most used editor for creating and executing the Selenium and Java code

Other Prerequisites that are required for learning advanced concepts of Selenium: 

Apart from the above said mandatory pre-requisites, we can also learn the below pre-requisites for understanding the advanced concepts of Selenium on the need basis. You don’t have to learn any of these below before learning Selenium.

  • > JavaScript Basics
  • > DOM (Document Object Model) Basics
  • > SQL Basics
  • > CSS 
  • > XPATH
  • > XML 
  • > JSON

Notes:

  • > All the above prerequisites mentioned will be covered in a step by step manner in my upcoming posts.

What this video on ‘What are the prerequisites required for learning Selenium?’ for more clarity:

Next Steps:

  • > To learn more about Selenium, continue to the next post (Click on Next Post link below)
  • > Check complete Selenium Tutorial Contents here (Click here)

 

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Happy Learning 🙂

Arun Motoori(www.QAFox.com)

On a mission to help the Software Testing Community in all possible ways.

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