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A robot framework library for Webpack.

Project Description


WebpackLibrary is a Robot Framework library for Webpack. It allows to start and stop the Webpack dev server.


Install robotframework-webpack with pip:

$ pip install robotframework-webpack


In order to write your first robot test, make sure that you include Selenium2Library and WebpackLibrary. Create a test.robot file with the following content:

*** Variables ***

${PORT}                 7447
${BROWSER}              chrome
${SERVER}               http://${HOST}:${PORT}

*** Settings ***

Documentation   WebpackLibrary Acceptance Tests
Library         Selenium2Library  timeout=10  implicit_wait=0
Library         WebpackLibrary
Suite Setup     Start Webpack and Open Browser
Suite Teardown  Stop Webpack and Close Browser

*** Test Cases ***

Scenario: Webpack Dev Server
  Go To  ${SERVER}
  # Amend this line to check for the real content of your app. Otherwise this test will fail.
  Wait until page contains  Hello World
  Page Should Contain  Hello World

*** Keywords ***

Start Webpack and Open Browser
  Start Webpack  ${HOST}  ${PORT}  debug=False
  Open Browser  ${SERVER}  ${BROWSER}
  Set Window Size  1280  1024

Stop Webpack and Close Browser
  Stop Webpack
  Close Browser


Project Setup:

$ virtualenv-2.7 .py27
$ source .py27/bin/activate
$ pip install -r requirements.txt
$ python develop

Run Test:

$ pybot test.robot

1.0a8 (2016-07-21)

Breaking Changes:

  • Change ROBOT_LIBRARY_SCOPE to ‘GLOBAL’. It does not make sense to fire up webpack for every single test. [timo]

1.0a7 (2016-07-19)


  • Do not log the webpack path. [timo]

1.0a6 (2016-07-18)


1.0a5 (2016-07-13)

New Features:

  • Add ‘webpack_bin_path’ param to ‘Start Webpack’ keyword. [timo]

1.0a4 (2016-07-13)

Breaking Changes:

  • Move all arguments from WebpackLibrary import to ‘Start Webpack’ keyword. [timo]


  • Remove requests from dependencies. [timo]
  • Fix package keywords. [timo]

1.0a3 (2016-07-13)


  • Fix content_base param. [timo]
  • Log OSErrors when calling webpack. [timo]

1.0a2 (2016-07-13)

New Features:

  • Add config parameter to WebpackLibrary. [timo]

1.0a1 (2016-07-12)

  • Initial release. [timo]
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