Acceptance Tests with Geb

In this half-day, online workshop, you'll learn how to create acceptance tests for your web applications using Geb.

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Geb was born out of a desire to make browser automation easier and more productive. It aims to be a developer tool, in that it allows and encourages the use of programming and language constructs instead of creating a restricted environment. Geb uses Groovy’s dynamism to remove the noise and boilerplate code, so developers can focus on what’s important — the content and interaction.

This course provides an in-depth demonstration of the testing capabilities of Geb and prepares students to integrate these powerful solutions into the development cycle of their web applications.


We recommend participants have beginner to intermediate proficiency with the Java Virtual Machine (JVM) and an understanding of how web applications work in general. Geb leverages Groovy programming language capabilities to power its DSL features, but no particular expertise with Groovy is required.


Through lectures, real-world examples, and hands-on exercises, participants will have the opportunity to explore multiple testing scenarios with Geb. The following topics are covered in this workshop:

  • Introduction to Geb
  • WebDriver
  • Cross-Browser Automation
  • Navigator API
  • Page Object
  • Modules
  • Report
  • Content DSL
  • UI Interaction
  • WebDriver Binaries Gradle Plugin


Duration: 3 hours

Date: November 9, 2018

Time: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. CT

Location: Online (Registrants will receive a link to log into the live, online training course.)

Instructor: Sergio del Amo Caballero

Price: $50.00 USD per student

Meet the Instructor

Sergio del Amo Caballero, OCI Software Engineer, Grails & Micronaut Team

Sergio del Amo Caballero

Grails & Micronaut Team

OCI Grails & Micronaut Team member, Sergio del Amo, is an experienced web and mobile developer. He likes to create products, understand them, and evolve them. For the past six years, he has been developing Grails applications and is currently involved with client work, Grails Guides, Grails Plugins, and other aspects of the framework. He feels genuinely empowered by Grails and likes how succinct and powerful Groovy is.

Since April 2015, Sergio has been the author of Groovy Calamari, a weekly newsletter about the Groovy Ecosystem: Grails, Geb, Gradle, and Ratpack.

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