How To Install Selenium Tools on Ubuntu 18.04

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In our last article on Selenium, we touched on the tools that the software provides for testing web applications. In this article, we will review the installation of these tools and some basic tests that can be run using the following tools. 

  • Selenium IDE 
  • Selenium Grid
  • Selenium WebDriver

We will go through each of the Selenium tools in the order that is listed below. So let’s begin by installing Selenium IDE. After this, we will cover the basic usage of each of the tools. 

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What is Selenium?

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Introduction

Selenium is a suite of open-source testing tools for web apps that can be utilized across multiple platforms and browsers. Selenium is comprised of four different tools, each providing a different testing capability.

Parts of the Selenium Testing Suite

  • Selenium Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
  • Selenium Grid
  • WebDriver
  • Selenium RC
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How to Install SQuirrel SQL Client

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In this article, we will discuss what the SQuirreL SQL Client is, some of its features, the supported database types, and how to install the client.

What is SQuirreL SQL Client?

The SQuirreL SQL Client is an open-source, graphical Java database administration tool that will allow you to review the structure of a JDBC compliant database, browse the data in tables, and issue SQL commands.

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Installing Tomcat 9 on Windows

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Apache Tomcat

What is Tomcat?

Apache Tomcat installs several Java Enterprise Edition specs including Java Servlet, JavaServer Pages, Java EL, and WebSocket. It provides for a “pure Java” HTTP web server environment in which Java code can run.

Tomcat 9 is the latest version of Apache’s Tomcat service and can easily be installed on Windows to serve as a convenient way to run Java.

There are many features and tools that Tomcat 9 has to offer that can make the deployment of web pages more manageable, including the use of JavaServer Pages.

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Installing Jenkins on Ubuntu 16.04

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What Is Jenkins?

Jenkins is an open source automation server software developed in Java. It allows developers to integrate CI/CD (Continuous Integration/Continuous Delivery) pipelines within their organization that ease and automate workflows. It has an extensive help community, supports over 1000 plugins, allows users the ability to automate almost any task and, it saves significant time that can be better utilized addressing other issues.

When automating tasks with Jenkins, users can optimize their workflow by quickly automating the jobs that servers are not able to do themselves. Jenkins has a wide array of features including building projects, executing unit tests for bug detection, analyzing static code, and deploying applications. For this article, we will learn how to install Jenkins on a Ubuntu 16.04 server using APT (Advanced Package Tool). When using APT, we can retrieve and install all of the needed dependencies as well.

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How to Install Apache Tomcat 9 on Ubuntu 18.04

Reading Time: 3 minutesApache Tomcat is an accessible, open-source application server used to house many of today applications. It’s free, stable, lightweight and is utilized to render Java coding as well a range of other applications.

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Install Oracle Java 8 on Ubuntu 18.04

Reading Time: 2 minutesJava is a programming language used to build Android apps and real life web applications like Gmail and Google Docs. This ubiquitous language can be installed onto an Ubuntu server and its what we’ll be teaching in this tutorial today. Continue reading “Install Oracle Java 8 on Ubuntu 18.04”

Install Java 8 on CentOS 7

Reading Time: 2 minutesIn this tutorial, we’ll be showing you how to install Oracle’s Java 8 programming language specifically onto a CentOS 7 server. This simple object-oriented language is used for many of the applications and websites you come across today.  Let’s jump right in!

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How to Install Cassandra on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS

Reading Time: 3 minutesApache Cassandra is a free open-source database system that is NoSQL based. Meaning Cassandra does not use the table model seen in MySQL, MSSQL or PostgreSQL, but instead uses a cluster model. It’s designed to handle large amounts of data and is highly scalable. We will be installing Cassandra and its pre-requisites, Oracle Java, and if necessary the Cassandra drivers. Continue reading “How to Install Cassandra on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS”

How To Install Oracle Java 8 in Ubuntu 16.04

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