About Continuum for Java
Access Continuum for Java (Cucumber/Selenium) allows developers who are familiar with Cucumber and Selenium an easy and painless way to embed automated accessibility testing for their applications written in Java.
Selenium is a browser automation tool. It automates web application for testing purpose and is one of the most popular automated testing tools. Cucumber is a Behavior Driven Development (BDD) testing tool.
By integrating with this widely used automated test framework, Continuum for Java (Cucumber/Selenium) provides developers with an easy and painless way to address accessibility concerns during the development process.
Continuum for Java(Cucumber/Selenium) includes
- Access Engine, specifically the automatic tests included with this accessibility testing engine
- A sample project for Java(Selenium-Cucumber) that allows users to understand how to integrate accessibility testing into their current automated testing process.
Getting Started with Continuum for Java
Java 11* (https://java.com/en/download/)
Google Chrome (https://www.google.com/chrome/) - Chrome is the preferred browser. You can make some minor modifications to the script if you would like to use other browsers
*Note: All versions of Java prior to 11 are End of Life. So Java 11 is the minimum supported version for Access Continuum)
Installation and Configuration
- Download Continuum for Karma/Jasmine from the AMP Toolbox.
To run tests, use 'mvn test.'
In order to help you better understand how Continuum for Java (Cucumber/Selenium) works, we include a sample project which tests www.levelaccess.com with Cucumber and Selenium.
To test your own application, find the file for the sample project, named "continuum-pro-java/src/test/resources/cucumber/webpage.feature."
Simply replace "www.levelaccess.com" in this file (continuum-pro-java/src/test/resources/cucumber/webpage.feature) with the URL of your application. Then run the test using "mvn test" in your IDE.
Email Level Access support at firstname.lastname@example.org for any question, or get support from the community and the Level Access development team by posting questions on Stack Overflow with the following tags: #acccessibility, #webaccessibility and #wai-aria