What is the best way to install TestNG in Eclipse in simple steps?

This post covers What is TestNG framework is and how to install TestNG in eclipse

What is TestNG?

TestNG stands for “Testing Next Generation“. It is an automation testing framework used for the java programming language.

TestNG is mostly used along with Selenium Page Object Model, and is similar to that of Junit and Nunit framework.

The advantage of using the TestNG framework is that it provides the capability of

  • Generating reports with a number of test cases passed, failed, and skipped.
  • Grouping Testcases together in xml and then adding condition like priority, include, exclude, invocation conditions.
  • Provides Annotation which is very useful in building scripts.
  • Achieves parallel execution for cross browser testing.
  • Flexible runtime configuration.
  • Flexible plug-in API.
  • Support for multi threaded testing.

Below is a simple java class file named TestNGSimpleTest with TestNG implemented

import org.testng.annotations.Test;
import static org.testng.Assert.assertEquals;

public class TestNGSimpleTest {
   public void testAdd() {
      String str = "TestNG is implemented";
      AssertEquals("TestNG is successfully implemented", str);

Let’s see the steps to Install TestNG in Eclipse

Launch the Eclipse, click on Help and Install New Software

install TestNG

Click on Add button

install TestNG

Populate the Name field as TestNg and in the Location Enter the below URL


Click on Add button in the Add Repository popup

Click on Select All and click on Next

Agree to the terms and conditions and Click on Finish Agree for the restart prompt once the eclipse is restarted successfully, we will have the TestNG plugin installed to proceed to build a framework for our project.


This article covered how to install TestNG in a brief manner. We hope you are able to install TestNG and derive the benefits out of the TestNG framework.

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