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Thursday, June 11, 2009

Fitnium = Selenium + FitNesse

Fitnium (http://www.magneticreason.com/tools/fitnium/fitnium.html) is a Non Specific Domain Specific Language (DSL) that provides the power of Selenium (http://seleniumhq.org/) for automating web based acceptance tests with the power of FitNesse (http://www.fitnesse.org/).

FitNium provides you with the ability to write and execute Selenium tests using the FitNesse framework but without the need to write a single line of code!

Based on a FitNesse DoFixture FitNium provides a english language interpretation of the Selenium API that you would normally call from Java, Ruby, Python, Perl or C#. In this instance it allows none developers, testers, and even customers to write UI driven automated acceptance tests.

Every single API available to Java, Ruby, Python, Perl or C# developers is now available as an easily understand english phrase that anyone can use to develop their own tests.

3 comments:

  1. hi,

    the description always says you can reuse the selenium codes in fitnesse. Care to explain how is that achieved? Couldnt find a way to convert selenium code to be used in fitnesse

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  2. To link fitness and Selenium, the most used approach is to use DoFixture.
    You can read those excellent Posts to have some examples:
    - Automating web tests with FitNesse and Selenium by Gojko Adzic: http://gojko.net/2007/05/20/automating-web-tests-with-fitnesse-and-selenium/
    - Fitnesse Selenium Wrapper by Cory Foy: http://blog.cornetdesign.com/2006/09/fitnesse-selenium-wrapper/

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  3. Some more links ... Thanks to my delicious.

    - to create an entirely domain-generic combination of selenium and FitNesse, so that I could record web app tests in Selenium IDE, save them to FitNesse, and run them from FitNesse without having to write any new testing code (easy maintenance!) go here: http://foo-gui.blogspot.com/2006/09/automated-web-testing-bliss_17.html
    -Create a Testing DSL with FitNesse and Selenium : http://codebetter.com/blogs/jeremy.miller/archive/2006/07/15/147400.aspx
    - Concerning WebTest fixture: http://www.fitnesse.info/webtest
    - Jumpstart: http://anubhava.wordpress.com/2008/03/09/jump-start-fitnesse-with-selenium/
    - http://blog.xebia.com/2009/04/23/fitnesse-selenium-integration-struggles/

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