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Selenium Testing


1)Selenium is a free open source automated testing.

2)Selenium is suite for web applications across different browsers and platforms.

3) It is quite similar to HP Quick Test Pro that Selenium focuses on automating

web-based applications.

4)Testing done using Selenium tool is referred as Selenium Testing.


Selenium has four components.

  • Selenium Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

    -It is a Firefox add-on that you can only use in creating relatively simple test cases and test suites.

  • Selenium Remote Control (RC)

    -It is also known as Selenium 1, which is the first Selenium tool that allowed users to use programming languages in creating complex tests.

  • WebDriver

    – It allows your test scripts to communicate directly to the browser, thereby controlling it from the OS level.

  • Selenium Grid

          -It is a tool that is used with Selenium RC to execute parallel tests across different

           browsers and operating systems.

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