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Selenium Essentials by Prashanth Sams

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The PageObject pattern

PageObject is an approach widely used in testing to reduce code duplication and increase the reusability of code. It is a design pattern that defines a page using objects. Moreover, the page object provides easy maintenance of code, and the scripts can be read easily anytime by any user. It is a pattern representing an entire page or a portion of the page in an object-oriented behavior.

Let's discuss the PageObject design pattern with an example on the Google web page. To start with the example, let's create a class that emphasizes how to write PageObject methods for a page in detail (GoogleSearchPage.java). The search() and assertTitle()methods let you perform Google searches and to assert the page title on the results page. ...

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