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What are the different components or tools of Selenium?

What are the different components or tools of Selenium?

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What are the different components or tools of Selenium?

Selenium is not a single tool, instead it is a combination of the following four different components / tools:

  • > Selenium IDE
  • > Selenium RC
  • > Selenium WebDriver
  • > Selenium Grid

Different Components or Tools of Selenium

 

 

 

 

More about the different components of Selenium:

  • > Selenium IDE (Latest version is available)
    • – Selenium IDE is a record and playback tool
    • – It records the tests like recording a video and playbacks/execute the recorded tests like playing the recorded video
  • > Selenium RC (Outdated)
    • – Selenium RC is just a set of commands or predefined methods using which we can develop Selenium Automation scripts using various supported programming languages like Java, C#, Python, Ruby and others
    • – Selenium RC is now outdated & deprecated and got completely replaced by Selenium WebDriver
  • > Selenium WebDriver (Major component)
    • – Selenium WebDriver is just a set of commands or predefined methods using which we can develop Selenium Automation scripts using various supported programming languages like Java, C#, Python, Ruby and others
    • – Selenium WebDriver is currently popular in the market and is the major component of Selenium
  • > Selenium Grid
    • – Selenium Grid is a concept or set of configurations, using which we can distribute the multiple tests across multiple machines having different operating systems and browser types.

Note:

  • > All the above Selenium components or tools mentioned will be covered in a step by step manner in the upcoming posts.

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