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Step 1 - Setup BotPlay on the machine

Updated: Feb 2, 2022


Welcome to the world of codeless web automation testing – the BotPlay Automation.


BotPlay testing bot can automate your web application manual testing and processes without writing a single line of code. It's simple, it's easy, it's portable, and, it's codeless.


As we say BotPlay is easy setting it up is simple too. Let’s learn how to set up BotPlay for web automation testing on your machine -



How to Setup BotPlay - One-time user setup

Follow the below steps to set up BotPlay on your machine. This will enable you to write codeless automation tests.


Pre-requisite

Please install the following software on your machine as a pre-requisite to use BotPlay.


1. JDK/JRE - Recommended Java version 15. Please use this link to download and install - Download Java 15 directly

After downloading, follow the link to learn how to set up java environment variables classpath and path.

Note - Java recommended version is Java version 15. It will not work with Java version 16 and above.


2. Maven - Download maven directly and set maven path using the tutorial.


3. Guage - Download Guage directly. Install the plugin once the download completes.



Steps to use BotPlay


[Step 1 - Download BotPlay]

Select your free plan from https://www.botplayautomation.com/plans. After you select the plan, you will receive an email with the download link. Download BotPlay for the link and save it at the desired location


[Step 2 - Open BotPlay]

After the download is complete, unzip the file and look for the BotPlay.exe file. Open the bot by clicking the file.





[Step 3 - Create License]

For first-time users, you need to create a license key. Follow the below steps -

  • Click on the 'Settings' button,

  • Navigate to the 'Server Configuration' tab