Set up the first Web Driver project in Eclipse

Setting up the first Web Driver project in Eclipse is very easy.

Please follow the next checklist for it:

1. download the Web Driver client and server ZIP files  and extract them in a folder

2. download the Chrome Web Driver ZIP file

3. extract the EXE file from the archive and copy it in the Chrome browser home folder

4. create a project in Eclipse

5. add the server and client JAR files to the project in Eclipse

6. create a basic test case

import static org.junit.Assert.*;
import org.junit.AfterClass;
import org.junit.BeforeClass;
import org.junit.Test;
import org.openqa.selenium.By;
import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver;
import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement;

public class TestClass {

public static WebDriverWait wait;
public static WebDriver driver;

public static void setUp() 
System.setProperty("",       "C:\\Users\\asiminiuc\\AppData\\Local\\Google\\Chrome\\Application\\chromedriver.exe"); 

driver = new ChromeDriver();            

public static void tearDown() 

public void testMethod() throws InterruptedException


WebElement element;

element = driver.findElement(By.xpath("//input[@id='gbqfq']"));
assertTrue(element.isDisplayed() == true);

7. run the project

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