Simran Raina @sraina / 3.13 PM EDT. August 16, 2021.
TestNG otherwise known as Test Next Generation is one of the most commonly used automation testing frameworks in Java. The TestNG Eclipse plug-in gives you an automation tester the ability to run your TestNG tests from Eclipse and easily monitor their execution and output.
In this article, I will explain the step by step approach on how to Install a Text Next Generation (TestNG) Eclipse.
If you are struggling with installing TestNG for the Eclipse plugin, chances are you have tried the two popular ways:
1) Through Eclipse Marketplace
2) Through Install New Software
It is frustrating - right? cos the two popular ways work on older versions smoothly. Then why isn't it working on the later versions? We really need a sure shot solution that works all the time. And yes, there is one.
Downloading the Jar files and dumping them in the Eclipse /dropins folder.
Step 1: Click on the below link to download TestNG v7.4.0
Step 2: Unzip the downloaded file and explore the contents
Step 3: Copy /features and /plugins folders
Step 4: Locate the Eclipse installation folder in your local system and go in the /dropins folder
Step 5: Create a new folder named "testng-eclipse-7.4.0".
Step 6: The copied folders from Step 3, paste them inside this newly created folder.
Step 7: Restart your Eclipse and create a TestNG project by going to File-> New -> Other..
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Happy learning and testing!