Robot Framework selenium grid example

This Robot Framework code example will get you a quick start using a selenium grid to run a single test.

The Gridlastic hub endpoint, video url and credentials used in this code example is displayed after launching your Gridlastic selenium grid.


Test Script

selenium_grid_example.robot

*** Settings ***

Library  SeleniumLibrary
Library  output_video_url.py

*** Variables ***

@{_tmp}
    ...  browserName: chrome,
    ...  platform: WIN10,
    ...  platformName: windows,
    ...  version: latest,
    ...  username: USERNAME,
    ...  accessKey: ACCESSKEY,
    ...  video: True


${browser}          Chrome
${capabilities}     ${EMPTY.join(${_tmp})}
${remote_url}       https://SUBDOMAIN.gridlastic.com/wd/hub

*** Keywords ***

Open Test Page
    Open browser  https://www.gridlastic.com/?demo  browser=${browser}
    ...  remote_url=${remote_url}
    ...  desired_capabilities=${capabilities}
   Maximize Browser Window


*** Test Cases ***

Run Test
    Open Test Page
    output video url
    [Teardown]  Close Browser
	

Output Video URL

output_video_url.py

from robot.libraries.BuiltIn import BuiltIn
import time

def output_video_url():
    session_id = BuiltIn().get_library_instance('SeleniumLibrary').driver.session_id
    BuiltIn().log_to_console("VIDEO_URL=https://s3-us-west-1.amazonaws.com/........./play.html?"+session_id)
    time.sleep(15)

Run Test

robot selenium_grid_example.robot


Get a free account and launch your Gridlastic selenium grid demo, then run this code locally and test your grid!



NOTE: Gridlastic auto scaling requires all 3 test environment parameters platform, browser and browser version to be specified in each request in order to launch test nodes to fulfill test demand. Video recording is optional. See test environments for capabilities options.