Learning Selenium – Writing your first test case Hello World

In this post, Hello world program explained by opening www.google.com web URL in chrome browser.

Prerequisite: You should have Eclipse and JDK setup, if not refer below link and do the initial setup.

Refer this link to install Eclipse and JDK.

Step 1: Download and Configure Selenium Jar files
Go to below link and download Selenium Jar files and copy them in to lib folder of you eclipse project.


Step 2: Download and Configure Chrome Web Driver
Go to below link and download Chrome Web Driver for testing browser, copy the file in to lib folder of your eclipse project.
Note: If you are using Apple Mac system or any Linux system, make sure the file is having permissions 777 (i.e execute mode)


Code developed in this tutorial provided below:

import org.openqa.selenium.chrome.ChromeDriver;

public class HelloWorld {

     * @param args
    public static void main(String[] args) {
        // TODO Auto-generated method stub
        System.setProperty("webdriver.chrome.driver", "/Users/Niranjan/My Briefcase/My Development/eclipse_learning/SeleniumLearning/lib/webdrivers/chromedriver");
        ChromeDriver driver = new ChromeDriver();


Refer YouTube tutorial with detailed explanation

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