UI Automation Week Feb 2021 - Challenge 1 - Basic UI Check (Beginner)

This challenge is one of the UI automation week challenges that get you thinking about and practising UI automation. Our challenges offer activities for you to try out new tools, learn new skills and knowledge. Whether you are just starting out in UI automation or an expert looking to try out something new. We have the challenge for you.

Experience Level: Beginner

Introduction: One of the most common blockers for individuals starting out with UI automation, is where to actually start. In our experience, the best place is to start with a basic problem to solve. By keeping it simple, you can take the time to get to learn the basics of the tools you want to use. So this challenge will give you what you need to kick start your UI automation.

Purpose: This challenge presents a basic UI feature to automate to get you started. It will help you learn how to get a UI automation tool setup and


Using a UI automation tool of your choosing automate the following flow:

  1. Navigate to Restful-booker-platform demo
  2. Fill in the Username and Password input fields with credentials:
    • Username: admin
    • Password: password
  3. Assert that the ‘Create’ button appears

You can use any tool and any language to complete this challenge

Share your experience report:

Did you manage to complete the challenge? Why not share your results, your journey to solving the challenge and what you learnt in one of our experience report sessions during UI automation week. All we need is 20 minutes of your time for a demo of your solution and a chat with our host, answering questions on what you learnt. We’ll even pay you for your time!

If you want to get involved all you need to do is complete our form sharing which challenge you took and what you would like to share.

Submission Deadlines: If you’re doing the challenge in

  • Java: Friday, the 19th of February 2021
  • Python: Monday, the 22nd of February 2021
  • JavaScript: Monday, the 22nd of February 2021
  • C#: Monday, the 22nd of February 2021