Nightwatch.js Quick Start Guide

Web automation with Nightwatch

web page testing

test automation for the web


  • Familiar with Javascript


In one hour, learn some of the basics of web test automation using Nightwatch.js.  You will quickly dive into some basics of web automation such as navigating to web pages, clicking on elements, and filling out forms.

By the end of this quick, one hour course, you will learn:

  • how to install Nightwatch and Chromedriver
  • how to create and edit tests with Visual Studio Code
  • how to navigate to web pages
  • how to click on elements
  • how to pause between actions
  • how to fill out forms
  • how to check the visibility of items on the page
  • how to use tags to selectively run your tests

After this Quick Start Guide, you will be able to dig in deeper into Nightwatch and start writing your own tests.

Who this course is for:

  • Software Testers
  • Quality Assurance Engineers
  • Software Test Engineers
  • Software Developers
  • Software Engineers

Course content

1 section • 12 lectures • 57m total length

Introduction12 lectures • 57min

  • Introduction01:47
  • Install05:56
  • Config File03:21
  • Empty Test05:42
  • Navigate To A URL02:12
  • Pause04:30
  • Click08:37
  • Visible05:32
  • Fill A Form07:59
  • Check Text03:58
  • Using Tags06:54
  • Bonus Lecture00:56

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