Katalon Studio – Promising Automation Tool
I am working with Selenium Automation tool for almost five years now and has developed many Frameworks solving many challenges I faced automating Application under test. Listing down few of the challenges –
- Multiple Browser Testing.
- Maintaining Web Elements.
- Writing utilities like wait utility, interaction with excel sheet, sending emails, reports etc.
These are some of the challenges I have faced the list is long.
Recently, I came across a tool which looks promising – Katalon Studio which is like a wrapper written over Selenium.
It provides all the important feature which one needs from a framework like –
- It’s free to use.
- Provides a GUI to write test cases.
- Writing and maintaining test cases is simple with features like drag and drop. dropdown select etc.
- Provides inbuilt methods to use.
- Object Repository.
- Object Identification.
- Reporting Feature.
- Sending Email is easy.
- Record and Play Feature.
and much more.
Let us start our journey of learning Katalon Studio. I will be going through tutorials both text and video in upcoming posts.
Let us set up the environment to start working with Katalon Studio.
Download and Install Katalon Studio:
Follow below screenshots to download and install:
Sign Up for Katalon Studio: Enter Name, Email Id and Password
Select the Operating System:
Fill up details, why are you using Katalon Studio.
After all these steps downloading will automatically start.
Once the download is successful, double-click katalon.exe to start.
Create a new Katalon Project: Enter relevant Name and select the workspace.
Now, we are ready to start working with Katalon:
Follow below video for more information on Katalon Studio and its Environment setup:
Now we are ready to start working with Katalon Studio. In the next tutorial, I will cover Running an end to end scenario using Katalon. Till then Keep Learning. For any queries or concerns, write us at firstname.lastname@example.org