Arquillian Drone Extension 1.2.0.Alpha2 Released

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The Arquillian team is proud to announce the 1.2.0.Alpha2 release of the Arquillian Drone Extension component!

We’ve please to announce Drone 1.2.0.Alpha2. This release brings you PhantomJS support and an easier model for future extensions.

Significant changes since 1.2.0.Alpha1

Support for PhantomJS

PhantomJS allow you to run headless tests on a real browser. And Drone supports it out of the box.

<extension qualifier=“webdriver”>
<property name=“browserCapabilities”>phantomjs</property>
<property name=“phantomjs.binary.path”>/path/to/phantomjs.binary</property>
Automatic Augmentation

RemoteWebDriver instances are now automatically augmented.

Discarding cookies for reusable browsers

You can now use reusable browser while ensuring cooking from previous test runs do not affect current test run. The default behavior is to delete the cookies. If you want to preserve previous behavior, you can use the reuseCookies configuration option.

<extension qualifier=“webdriver”>
<property name=“reuseCookies”>true</property>

This release breaks implementation compatibility with previous Drone releases. You should not be affected by this unless you use Drone combined with other projects that depend on more then just SPI, such as Graphene 2. We are releasing new compatible versions of these projects; such as Graphene 2.0.0.Alpha4.
These changes were done in order to make Drone more reusable by third party projects to avoid similar problems in future.

I’d like to thank everybody involved in this release. You guys make testing a breeze!

We hope that you’ll enjoy the improvements and look forward to hear your feedback in the community forums.

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Release details

Component Arquillian Drone Extension
Version 1.2.0.Alpha2 view tag
Release date 2013-04-12
Released by Lukas Fryc
Compiled against

Published artifacts org.jboss.arquillian.extension

  • org.jboss.arquillian.extension » arquillian-drone-bom pom
  • org.jboss.arquillian.extension » arquillian-drone-selenium-depchain pom
  • org.jboss.arquillian.extension » arquillian-drone-webdriver-depchain pom
  • org.jboss.arquillian.extension » arquillian-drone-api jar javadoc pom
  • org.jboss.arquillian.extension » arquillian-drone-spi jar javadoc pom
  • org.jboss.arquillian.extension » arquillian-drone-configuration jar javadoc pom
  • org.jboss.arquillian.extension » arquillian-drone-impl jar javadoc pom
  • org.jboss.arquillian.extension » arquillian-drone-selenium-server jar javadoc pom
  • org.jboss.arquillian.extension » arquillian-drone-selenium jar javadoc pom
  • org.jboss.arquillian.extension » arquillian-drone-webdriver jar javadoc pom

Release notes and resolved issues 11

PhantomJS; Automatic Augmentation; Discarding cookies for reusable browsers

Component Upgrade
  • ARQ-1308 - Update Selenium to 2.30.0
  • ARQ-1310 - Update Arquillian Core in Drone to 1.0.3.Final
  • ARQ-1349 - Drone: upgrade Selenium to 2.31.0 and phantomjsdriver to 1.0.3
  • ARQ-1314 - Better exception message when creating a new instance fails
  • ARQ-1350 - Drone: allow reuse of session even though all capabilities are not serializable
Feature Request
  • ARQ-1177 - Allow browser capabilities to be extensible
  • ARQ-1206 - Add configuration option to delete all cookies on reusable browser instance
  • ARQ-1307 - Support for GhostDriver / PhantomJS
  • ARQ-1351 - Drone: augment RemoteWebDriver instances automatically
  • ARQ-1363 - Drone SPI - provide service type for enhancing a instances instantiated by Drone
  • ARQ-1364 - Drone SPI - add DroneReady event fired when either class or method-level instance is created

Thanks to the following list of contributors: Lukas Fryc, Karel Piwko, Tomas Repel, Jiří Locker, Jan Papoušek, Aslak Knutsen