In this post, we have prepared a curated top list of reading recommendations for beginners and experienced. This hand-picked list of the best Selenium books and tutorials can help fill your brain this December and ensure you’re getting smarter. We have also mentioned the brief introduction of each book based on the relevant Amazon or Reddit descriptions.
Selenium is a the most popular open-source test automation tool. Its widely used in Industry to automate web and mobile projects. Selenium can be used to test across different browsers and platforms. Its flexible enough to allow you to code your automation scripts in languages like Java, C#, Python etc. This book covers tutorials and training to teach you Selenium 2 as well Selenium 3. The book uses Java as the scripting language. Table Of Contents: Introduction to Selenium; Install Selenium IDE and FireBug…
Author(s): Krishna Rungta
Are You Interested in Selenium WebDriver?This is one of the best Java books specifically for Selenium. 3 Tips To Master Selenium Within 30 Day. Why You Will Like Part 1 – Java 4 Selenium WebDriver? Part 1 – Java 4 Selenium WebDriver contains valuable information for testers without previous programming knowledge. The book is written with the absolute beginner in mind, so that they may gain a thorough understanding of Java. Important Java concepts are explained in a very simple…
Author(s): Jones II, Rex Allen
3. Software Quality and Java Automation (2016)
The book is about Software Quality & Java automation skills with basic concepts, self-review and interviews preparation related to the Java based projects in a practical sense with questions-answers. This book is targeted mainly at beginners to the software quality and development engineers. It is also useful for experienced quality engineers to do self-assessment and to be on top of relevant automation skills. It is hard to survive without having the fundamentals and automation skills in software development and quality as a QA or dev engineer. Also, many skills need references to many other…
Author(s): Jagadesh Babu Munta
4. Test-Driven Development with Python (2017)
By taking you through the development of a real web application from beginning to end, the second edition of this hands-on guide demonstrates the practical advantages of test-driven development (TDD) with Python. You’ll learn how to write and run tests before building each part of your app, and then develop the minimum amount of code required to pass those tests. The result? Clean code that works. In the process, you’ll learn the basics of Django, Selenium, Git, jQuery, and Mock, along with current web development techniques.
Author(s): Harry J. W. Percival
5. Selenium Webdriver: Book1 (2015)
Selenium automates browsers. That’s it! What you do with that power is entirely up to you. Primarily, it is for automating web applications for testing purposes, but is certainly not limited to just that. Boring web-based administration tasks can (and should!) also be automated as well. Selenium is one of the popular open-source web based automation tool. This book will provide an insight about Selenium Automation to beginners. It is recommended you refer this book series, one after the other. This is the first Book in the series. You will learn what selenium is, how to install java, selenium and Eclipse, how to configure…
Author(s): E, Rajan
6. Selenium WebDriver Recipes in C# (2015)
Solve your Selenium WebDriver problems with this quick guide to automated testing of web applications with Selenium WebDriver in C#. Selenium WebDriver Recipes in C#, Second Edition contains hundreds of solutions to real-world problems, with clear explanations and ready-to-run Selenium test scripts that you can use in your own projects. How to locate web elements and test functions for hyperlinks, buttons, TextFields and TextAreas, radio buttons, CheckBoxes, and more. How to use Selenium WebDriver for select lists, navigation, assertions, frames, file upload…
Author(s): Zhimin Zhan
7. Selenium Testing Tools Cookbook (2012)
Unlock the full potential of Selenium WebDriver to test your web applications in a wide range of situations. The countless recipes and code examples provided ease the learning curve and provide insights into virtually every eventuality. Web technologies are becoming increasingly complex and there is a need to test your web applications against a vast number of browsers and platforms, so you need to build highly reliable and maintainable test automation.
Author(s): Gundecha Unmesh
8. Practical Web Test Automation (2014)
While few people deny the benefits of test automation, comprehensive automated testing via UI (browser for web applications) is rarely implemented in software projects. Common reasons for projects’ failed attempts on test automation are: Difficult to learn – test scripts are complex and testing tools are not easy to use; Hard to maintain – UI tests are vulnerable to application changes; Long feedback loop – automated tests take too long to run. To succeed in automated testing…
Author(s): Zhimin Zhan
9. Selenium WebDriver Recipes in Python (2015)
A quick problem-solving guide to automated testing web applications with Selenium WebDriver in Python. It contains hundreds of solutions to real-world problems, with clear explanations and ready-to-run Selenium test scripts that you can use in your own projects.
Author(s): Zhimin Zhan
10. Selenium Webdriver (2016)
To learn about software-testing job opportunities and practice with sample scripts on how to automate software applications using Selenium Webdriver, TestNG, JUnit, Cucumber BDD within Eclipse-based Java Projects and build an extensive Data Driven Automation Framework that consists of Screenshot capability, Log4J Integration, XSLT Reporting, Parameterisation, Object Repositories, Excel Sheets–based Data Input/Outputs, Cross Browser Tests using Firefox, Chrome and Internet Explorer, this book is an unmatchable one. You can also enhance tests with Page Object Model, Reuse Selenium…
Author(s): Narayanan Palani
Test Automation using Selenium WebDriver, is the latest book released on Selenium 2.0 using Java as a programming language. This Selenium book has been designed with the objectives of simplicity and ease of understanding. After huge success of author Navneesh Garg’s first book (Test Automation using Unified Functional Testing) this book follows a similar step by step approach to Install, configure and design automation framework using Selenium WebDriver and it components. This book is recommended both for those who are beginning to learn…
Author(s): Mr Navneesh Garg
Take a deep dive into building data-driven test frameworks using Selenium WebDriver. The Selenium WebDriver 3.x Technology is an open source API available to test both Browser and Mobile applications. It is completely platform independent in that tests built for one browser or mobile device, will also work on all other browsers and mobile devices. Selenium supports all major development languages which allow it to be tied directly into the technology used to develop…
Author(s): Carl Cocchiaro
Best Books to Learn Selenium
We highly recommend you to buy all paper or e-books in a legal way, for example, on Amazon. But sometimes it might be a need to dig deeper beyond the shiny book cover. Before making a purchase, you can visit resources like Genesis and download some Selenium books mentioned below at your own risk. Once again, we do not host any illegal or copyrighted files, but simply give our visitors a choice and hope they will make a wise decision.
Hands-On Functional Test Automation: With Visual Studio 2017 and Selenium
Author(s): Chaminda Chandrasekara, Pushpa Herath
Publisher: Apress, Year: 2019, Size: 10 Mb, Download: pdf
Selenium in poultry nutrition and health
Author(s): Surai, Peter F
Publisher: Wageningen Academic Publishers, Year: 2018, Size: 10 Mb, Download: pdf
Testing Java Microservices: Using Arquillian, Hoverfly, AssertJ, JUnit, Selenium, and Mockito
Author(s): Andy Gumbrecht Alex Soto Bueno & Jason Porter [Andy Gumbrecht Alex Soto Bueno and Jason Porter]
Publisher: Manning Publications, Year: 2018, Size: 3 Mb, Download: epub
Author(s): Bernhard Michalke
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2018, Size: 9 Mb, Download: pdf
Selenium in plants: Molecular, Physiological, Ecological and Evolutionary Aspects
Author(s): Elizabeth A.H. Pilon-Smits, Lenny H.E. Winkel, Zhi-Qing Lin (eds.)
Publisher: Springer International Publishing, Year: 2017, Size: 7 Mb, Download: pdf
Author(s): Percival, H.J.W.
Publisher: O’Reilly Media, Year: 2017, Size: 12 Mb, Download: pdf
Bioremediation of selenium contaminated wastewater
Author(s): Vam Hullebusch, Eric D
Publisher: Springer, Year: 2017, Size: 4 Mb, Download: pdf
Please note that this booklist is not final. Some books are really best-sellers according to The Wall Street Journal, others are written by unknown authors. On top of that, you can always find additional tutorials and courses on Coursera, Udemy or edX, for example. Are there any other relevant resources you could recommend? Leave a comment if you have any feedback on the list.