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Explain the components of Selenium.

Debomita Bhattacharjee

Debomita Bhattacharjee

Updated on 10-Jun-2020 12:00:38

Selenium components consist of Selenium IDE, Selenium RC, Selenium WebDriver, and Selenium RC.Selenium IDE- It was basically a Firefox plugin and one of the earliest and simplest versions of Selenium. It had the record and play feature. In order to create an advanced framework, Selenium IDE has to be combined ... Read More

List down the differences among Selenium IDE, RC and Webdriver.

Debomita Bhattacharjee

Debomita Bhattacharjee

Updated on 10-Jun-2020 11:59:16

FeaturesSelenium IDESelenium RCSelenium WebdriverRecord and playbackSupport.Doesn’t support.Doesn’t support.ServerDoesn’t require server support for initiating the test case execution.Requires server support for initiating the test case execution.Doesn’t require server support for initiating the test case execution.BrowsersOnly Firefox since it comes as a plugin in Firefox.Majority of browsers supported.All browsers also use HTMLUnitDriver ... Read More

Why does the Selenium WebDriver have an edge over Selenium RC?

Debomita Bhattacharjee

Debomita Bhattacharjee

Updated on 10-Jun-2020 11:57:10

Selenium was introduced as a part of version 1.0 of Selenium. Selenium WebDriver was introduced as a part of version 2.0 of Selenium. Selenium RC is deprecated and obsolete now. Though some users still use Selenium RC, the support for it is not there anymore.Selenium RC enabled the feature of ... Read More

What is Selenium Grid?

Debomita Bhattacharjee

Debomita Bhattacharjee

Updated on 10-Jun-2020 11:55:44

Selenium Grid is a tool designed to distribute tests across more than one browser and environments. With this concept, we can trigger numerous test cases simultaneously on various devices and platforms. In short, it allows parallel execution.Thus Selenium Grid helps to achieve concurrent test execution saving a large portion of ... Read More

What are the limitations of Selenium?

Debomita Bhattacharjee

Debomita Bhattacharjee

Updated on 10-Jun-2020 11:54:28

The limitations of Selenium are listed below −Selenium cannot extend support to the Windows applications, it only works on the web based applications.Selenium is not capable of performing mobile automation on its own.Selenium does not have any inbuilt reporting feature.Selenium is not accurate while dealing with handling dynamic web elements.Selenium ... Read More

What is the Selenium Web Driver Architecture?

Debomita Bhattacharjee

Debomita Bhattacharjee

Updated on 10-Jun-2020 11:53:21

Selenium Web Driver architecture in a simplified diagram is described below:Let us now understand the Selenium Web Driver Architecture. Selenium WebDriver API enables interaction between browsers and browser drivers. This architecture consists of four layers namely the Selenium Client Library, JSON Wire Protocol, Browser Drivers and Browsers.Selenium Client Library consists ... Read More

What is Selenium and why is it chosen extensively?

Debomita Bhattacharjee

Debomita Bhattacharjee

Updated on 10-Jun-2020 11:47:04

Answer: Selenium is an automation testing framework or suite developed by Jason Huggins in the year 2004. It has been upgraded several times in the past. Selenium WebDriver 2.0 came in the market in the year 2011, 3.0 in the year 2016 and currently the latest version is 4.0.Selenium is ... Read More

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