Watir Tutorial

Watir Tutorial

Watir (Web Application Testing in Ruby), pronounced as "Water" is an open source tool developed using Ruby which helps in automating web application no matter which language the application is written. The browsers supported are Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Edge. Watir is available as Rubygems gem for installation.


This tutorial is designed for software programmers who want to learn the basics of Watir and learn to automate browser side testing. This tutorial will give you in detail about the working of Watir with browsers like Internet Explorer, Firefox, Chrome, Safari, and Edge.


This tutorial is written assuming that the learner has a basic understanding of Ruby. If you are new to Ruby, we suggest that you pick up a Ruby tutorial first before starting your journey with Watir.