Getting Started


With TestingBot you can easily run your automated tests with any C# test framework, here's a simple example:

Download selenium web-driver (selenium-dotnet-x.x.x.zip) from http://www.seleniumhq.org/download/ and include it in your project library.
using System;
using OpenQA.Selenium;
using OpenQA.Selenium.Remote;

namespace SeleniumTest {
  class Program {
    static void Main(string[] args) {
      IWebDriver driver;
      DesiredCapabilities capability = DesiredCapabilities.Firefox();
      capability.SetCapability("key", "key");
      capability.SetCapability("secret", "secret");
      capability.SetCapability("version", "latest-1");
      driver = new RemoteWebDriver(
        new Uri("http://hub.testingbot.com/wd/hub/"), capability
      );
      driver.Navigate().GoToUrl("http://www.google.com/ncr");
      Console.WriteLine(driver.Title);

      IWebElement query = driver.FindElement(By.Name("q"));
      query.SendKeys("TestingBot");
      query.Submit();
      Console.WriteLine(driver.Title);

      driver.Quit();
    }
  }
}

This test will start a Firefox browser on Windows in our cloud, go to Google, and search for TestingBot. It will then output the title.


This test does not make any assertations or verifications, but it's a quick intro in how to run a C# test on TestingBot.


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Make sure to always stop your test (driver.Quit()) otherwise it will continue running leading to a timeout


Configuring capabilities


To let TestingBot know on which browser/platform you want to run your test on, you need to specify the browsername, version, OS and other optional options in the capabilities field.


IWebDriver driver;
DesiredCapabilities desiredCap = DesiredCapabilities.Firefox();
desiredCap.SetCapability("key", "key");
desiredCap.SetCapability("secret", "secret"

driver = new RemoteWebDriver(
  new Uri("http://hub.testingbot.com/wd/hub/"), desiredCap
);

To see how to do this please select a combination of browser version and platform in the drop-down menus below


1. Select a Platform
2. Select a Browser


Testing Internal/Staged Websites


We've built TestingBot Tunnel, to provide you with a secure way to run tests against your staged/internal webapps. Please see our TestingBot Tunnel documentation for more information about this easy to use tunneling solution.


The example below shows how to easily run a Java WebDriver test with our Tunnel:


1. Download our tunnel and start the tunnel:

java -jar testingbot-tunnel.jar key secret

2. Adjust your test: instead of pointing to 'hub.testingbot.com/wd/hub' like the example above - change it to point to your tunnel's IP address.
Assuming you run the tunnel on the same machine you run your tests, change to 'localhost:4445/wd/hub'. localhost is the machine running the tunnel, 4445 is the default port of the tunnel.


This way your test will go securily through the tunnel to TestingBot and back:


using System;
using OpenQA.Selenium;
using OpenQA.Selenium.Remote;

namespace SeleniumTest {
  class Program {
    static void Main(string[] args) {
      IWebDriver driver;
      DesiredCapabilities capability = DesiredCapabilities.Firefox();
      capability.SetCapability("key", "key");
      capability.SetCapability("secret", "secret");
      capability.SetCapability("version", "latest-1");
      driver = new RemoteWebDriver(
        new Uri("http://localhost:4445/wd/hub/"), capability
      );
      driver.Navigate().GoToUrl("http://www.google.com/ncr");
      Console.WriteLine(driver.Title);

      IWebElement query = driver.FindElement(By.Name("q"));
      query.SendKeys("TestingBot");
      query.Submit();
      Console.WriteLine(driver.Title);

      driver.Quit();
    }
  }
}

Other Options


We offer many other test options, for example: disable video recording, specifying a custom Firefox Profile, loading Chrome/Firefox/Safari extensions, running an executable before your test starts, uploading files, ...
See our list of test options for a full list of options to customize your tests.



Speed up Testing

Parallel Testing

Parallel Testing means running the same test, or multiple tests, simultaneously. This greatly reduces your total testing time.

You can run the same tests on all different browser configurations or run different tests all on the same browser configuration.
TestingBot has a large grid of machines and browsers, which means you can use our service to do efficient parallel testing. It is one of the key features we provide to greatly cut down on your total testing time.


Please see our PNUnit documentation for parallel testing.

Queueing

Every plan we provide comes with a limit of concurrent VMs (how many tests you can run in parallel).
For example: if you have a plan with 5 concurrent VMs, it is possible to start more tests. TestingBot will queue the additional tests and run the tests as soon as slots become available.

Pick a C# Test Framework


  • NUnit

    An unit testing framework that is open source written in C#.

  • PNunit

    With PNUnit you can run several tests in parallel.

  • SpecFlow

    SpecFlow allows you to run Automated .NET tests using Cucumber-compatible Gherkin syntax.