How to Take Screenshots and Exceptions

Understand why the TestNG listeners are a better way of capturing screenshots and logs.

A good test automation solution includes more than just test and page object classes. It should have support for collecting debugging information if any test fails. This means taking screenshots, collecting exceptions and stack traces, and saving them to a log file.

Do not take screenshots/logs in test methods

It is a bad idea to take screenshots and collect exceptions/stack traces with try/catch statements in the test method as it leads to code duplication:

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