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Germanium Selector Builder Alfa Release

After a lot of work over the last year, we're proud to present you the alfa release of our Germanium Selector Builder. Germanium Selector Builder is an application that can generate Selenium selectors with a simple click. It also offers functionality for visualising the matches in the browser, and full Germanium API support.


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Optimizing Jenkins Builds

Here are three important lessons we've learned at GermaniumHQ in optimizing build speeds.


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Creating CHM Files From AsciiDoc

A lot of documentation is present on how to create documentation from HTML files, in a CHM format, but a lot of it is either outdated, depends on Windows, or plain out wrong. There's got to be a better way.


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On The Road To Abstraction II

Continuing the previous article with concrete code examples of the ultimate automation achievable in the Germanium stack (Selenium, WebDriver, Germanium, Behave).


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On The Road To Abstraction

Let's talk about the benefits of abstraction and some historical Selenium notes in the context of Selenium and Germanium.


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Simple Germanium Selectors

Writing selectors shouldn't be always complicated. Here is a quick comparison between a few more popular selectors.


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Germanium 2.0.8 Release Notes

As usual Germanium gets a driver update, but this time, but here's the other goodies packaged in.


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Writing Python Decorators

You might think it's tricky to write decorators in Python. Well, this article is written to demistify that process.


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Germanium Abstract Selectors

Hi, this is Christopher. My first blog, ever, I promise. We will show the present state of the Selenium Page Object Pattern (in Java) and then tear it apart with a simpler Germanium approach that is equivalent but far superior. Tighten your belts: we have work to do.


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Writing Simple Selectors

We all got tired at some point of finding element by XPath, since it's error prone and hard to maintain. A naive approach might be using string constants, but is there another way?


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