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Selenium + JUnit 5: The Perfect Match

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Selenium + JUnit 5: The Perfect Match

Boni García: Assistant Professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid

Selenium has become the de-facto standard framework for end-to-end web testing nowadays. JUnit 5 is the latest version of this popular testing framework and implements a brand-new programming and extension model named Jupiter.

This talk presents Selenium-Jupiter, an open-source JUnit 5 extension aimed to provide seamless integration with Selenium.

At first glance, it allows creating Selenium tests using local or remote browsers, reducing the required boilerplate thanks to the dependency injection mechanism supported in JUnit 5. Moreover, it will enable us to use different types of web browsers and Android devices in Docker containers out of the box.

All in all, Selenium-Jupiter can be used to carry out different types of tests for web and mobile applications, including functional, compatibility (using test templates to define different devices or browsers -types and versions-) or performance tests.


Boni García is an Assistant Professor at Universidad Carlos III de Madrid (UC3M) in Spain. He is passionate about software testing, web engineering, and open source. He is the author of more than 35 publications including international conference papers, journals, and the book “Mastering Software Testing with JUnit 5”. He is the creator of different open source utilities for Selenium, including Selenium-Jupiter (a JUnit 5 extension for Selenium) and WebDriverManager (a well-known helper library aimed to automate the management of binary drivers for Selenium WebDriver).