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PhantomjsDriver Geb with Jquery click events throwing error workaround

When moving to phantomjs from using Geb with a browser you will find that some click events do not fire and give you an error.  I have not investigated this thoroughly on what works and what fails.

Tested Config:
Geb: 0.6.3
Phantomjs: 1.9.1
Jquery: 1.7.1
phantomjsdriver: 1.0.4

The problem I had was   $(“.SUBMIT_BUTTON”).click() will not always work and give you the following error:

Error: cannot access member `resetOneShotCallbacks’ of deleted QObject


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Groovy with Geb using Phantomjs and ssl certs

Here is my setup for using self signed certs and allowing the PhantomJsDriver to use Phantomjs and hit https pages while using self signed certificates.

Read Tomás Lin’s excellent post on setting up Geb with Phantomjs.


The phantomjsdriver will producde a log file phantomjsdriver.log when creating the instance of phantomjs.

Negotiated Capabilities: {“browserName”:”phantomjs”,”version”:”1.9.1″,”driverName”:”ghostdriver”,”driverVersion”:”1.0.3″,”platform”:”mac-10.8 (Mountain Lion)-32bit”,”javascriptEnabled”:true,”takesScreenshot”:true,”handlesAlerts”:false,”databaseEnabled”:false,”locationContextEnabled”:false,”applicationCacheEnabled”:false,”browserConnectionEnabled”:false,”cssSelectorsEnabled”:true,”webStorageEnabled”:false,”rotatable”:false,“acceptSslCerts”:false,”nativeEvents”:true,”proxy”:{“proxyType”:”direct”}}

AcceptSslCerts is shown as false in the log, but the below code will use command line arguments to force phantomjs to accept any certificate.  The value we are most interested in is –ignore-ssl-errors=true


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