Free Selenium Tutorial

Selenium is a web automation tool. Learn how to use Selenium IDE and how to test the web application using Selenium WebDriver. Software Testing Tools are used to test software application which is done by the Software Tester or Automation Software Tester. There are many types of Automation Tools which are used by Software Testing Companies.
Follow following tutorial to get detailed knowledge about Selenium Automation Tool.

Selenium Automation Tool

Selenium has following components:
  • Selenium IDE: It is an easy way to do testing using Record feature in Selenium Integrated Development Environment. It will only work in Firefox using Add-on. In selenium IDE you can manually write commands/ scripts or generate scripts using record feature.
  • Selenium RC (Remote Control): In Selenium RC using different browsers and HTTP proxy we can test web applications. The browser should be java script enabled.
  • Selenium Grid: It is used to run tests on multiple machines with the different browser in a parallel way. This component helps to distributed test execution.
  • Selenium WebDriver: The well known and most used selenium component ie Selenium WebDriver. Using JAVA programming we can create a script which can test dynamic web pages as well as web application.

1. Selenium IDE Tutorial

Download Selenium IDE Plugin -> Download

* Selenium IDE only work in FireFox Browser.


2. Selenium WebDriver 

How to Download Selenium WebDriver?

No need to worry about downloading Selenium Automation Tool, it just a minute of the process goes to Selenium Download & gets the latest version of Selenium components.

Prerequisites to run Selenium WebDriver

  1. Java Development Kit –> Download 
  2. Eclipse for Java Scripting –> Download or Netbeans for Java Scripting –> Download

To make or run scripts in Selenium WebDriver following JAVA concept’s knowledge required.

  • Operators
  • Static and Non Static Variables
  • Return Types
  • OOPS concepts (Inheritance, Overriding)
  • Packages
  • Exception Handling
  • Constructors
  • Control statements
  • Arrays
  • Objects and Classes
  • Strings

Selenium WebDriver Tutorial


Selenium WebDriver + Apache POI Tutorial

  • Introduction of Apache POI
  • How to fetch data from Excel using Selenium WebDriver
  • How to save data in Excel using Selenium WebDriver
  • First script in Selenium WebDriver with POI