A sample project illustrating Gauge features using webdriver
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Gauge example in Java

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This is an example project for doing web automation testing with Gauge. This project tests some of the functionalities of the active admin demo app. This app is hosted as a Java WAR (with embedded Jetty).

Running this example

The tests are run on Firefox by default.


This example requires the following softwares to run.

  • Java 1.7 or above
    • Note that Gauge works with Java 1.6 and above. But this particular example uses Java 1.7
  • Gauge
  • Gauge Java plugin
    • can be installed using gauge --install java
  • Firefox

Setting up the System Under Test (SUT)

java -jar activeadmin-demo.war

Run specs

If you already have Gradle installed, you can execute specs as gradle specs. Otherwise, you can use the gradle wrapper and run specs as below:

On Linux / Mac

./gradlew gauge

On Windows

gradlew.bat gauge

This runs Gauge specs with Gradle.

This uses Firefox as default browser for specs execution. Make sure Firefox(v42 or prior) is installed in your machine and is in PATH.

If you want to use Chrome/IE as browser, pass the corresponding argument to set browser environment as follows:

./gradlew gauge -Penv=chrome
./gradlew gauge -Penv=ie


  • Gauge can also be used with other build tools like maven and ant.
  • You can use Gauge even without a build script!

Topics covered in the example


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