Selenium Web Browser Automation Tool Training
Selenium is a free (open source) automated testing suite for web applications across different browsers and platforms. Selenium is not just
Selenium is a free (open source) automated testing suite for web applications across different browsers and platforms. Selenium is not just a single tool but a suite of softwares, each catering to different testing needs of an organization. It has four components.
Ø Selenium Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
Ø Selenium Remote Control (RC)
Ø Selenium Grid
Why Selenium is Popular?
(i) Cost - More and more organizations are cutting cost and divorcing commercial and high cost tools like QTP, rational and MS visual suites of tools. Open source is a cost effective solution in the long run even if the learning curve is little steep.(ii) Open Source - Due to its open source nature, programmers from all over the world can and do improve the code continuously. Selenium is available for all major platforms (Windows, Macintosh, and Linux) and works on major browsers
Advantage/Benefit of Learning Selenium
There are many advantages of learning Selenium, especially if you are looking to enhance your career options in the testing industry. In every field you have to keep learning and evolving with time if you want to prosper. This holds especially true for the IT industry. If you are a web application tester and are still using manual testing, Selenium will change your career dramatically.
As more and more testing projects are trying implement Selenium and trying replace commercial tools, the companies are looking out for skilled selenium resources. There is a high demand for skilled and trained selenium testers in the market. if you know selenium today, you will sure get multiple job offers from the market.
Who can learn Selenium?
1. Have knowledge of manual testing
2. Some basic knowledge of Java (Optional – We will teach the basics in the class)
3. Willingness to learn and succeed in career
That’s it !!!