With VirtualBox installed and ready to go, you now need to download and install as many virtual machines as you will use for testing. A virtual machine contains Windows OS, which also contains a version of Internet Explorer. In this video, you’ll download a single virtual machine and learn how to install it.
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- [Voiceover] With VirtualBox installed and ready to go…we now need to get ourselves a virtual machine.…There are a lot of ways to this there really are…and there are several locations or places you can get this…and its changed a bit overtime.…One of the things that I've done in the past is…I've actually opened up a browser…and gone to what's called modern.ie…and if you go there you're gonna be taken…to developer.microsoft.com…that's changed a little bit these days.…I already had it open but here it is right here.…
Go ahead and open up a browser and go to this website.…Now we are going to download…whatever virtual machines we need here.…The virtual machine, don't forget,…is basically Windows the operating system…and on the operating system is IE.…If you scroll down a bit you're gonna see…there's a lot of things we can do which is pretty awesome.…You're gonna see virtual machines.…Click on that…and come down here and you're gonna see choose your OS.…You have to obviously click on what you're working with.…I have Mac so I'm gonna choose Mac.…
In this course, Brian Wood explains the how to use VirtualBox and modern.ie to set up virtual machines you can use to perform browser testing. He walks you through each step of the setup process so you can become familiar with these tools and starting using them for browser testing.
- Installing VirtualBox
- Using modern.ie to select virtual machines and platforms
- Downloads up a virtual machine
- Running IE on a MAC
- Performing browser testing on a local or hosted site
- Testing against many versions of Internet Explorer