Questions tagged [watir]

Watir, pronounced "water", is an acronym standing for "Web Application Testing in Ruby". Watir is a toolkit used to automate browser-based tests during web application development. It uses the Ruby scripting language to drive Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and Safari, and is available as a RubyGems gem.

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Under what circumstances is Sikuli better for test automation than Selenium or Watir?

The Sikuli website says: Sikuli is a visual technology to automate and test graphical user interfaces (GUI) using images (screenshots). Under what circumstances is Sikuli a better technology for ...
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Structuring Selenium tests to avoid duplication

I'm refactoring our test suite to take advantage of page object pattern. I'm missing how to structure the actual tests. Lets say that I want to test StackOverflow posting and deleting. Once scenario ...
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Include Watir test cases in a Continuous Integration system

Did anyone succeed deploying Watir test cases to a continuous integration system such as Team City or Hudson? I'm trying to find a way to have the test scripts executed and have the results ...