Archive for September 2008
I wish I could filter my newspaper…
Selenium RC allows selenium testing to be automated — run as part of unit test suite.
- Download it. Package includes both the server and clients that you can use to write your tests with.
- Ensure the Selenium RC server is running. Requires single jar invocation as shown in the tutorial.
- Server can only be started once — otherwise socket-related exception results.
- I have had some strange problems with security in Internet Explorer. The first request works, but subsequent requests fail with security exceptions — and the first request waits on a “do you wish to close this window dialog”. Perhaps a Windows update has affected it.
- Firefox 3.0 will not start
Turns out the latest version does not work in Windows XP. Invoking convert results in error:
convert: missing an image filename 'file.jpg'.
And to get 5.5.7 to work I had to rename the Windows version of convert because of the error:
Must specify a file system
encountered when attempting to use convert.exe version 5.5.7.
Image Converter Plus is a piece of crap — and is only a one day trial.