Advantages of selenium testing:

Selenium which is a free open source automated testing, suite for web applications across different browsers such as  Firefox, Internet Explorer, Chrome, Safari, Opera etc and platforms like Windows, Linux, Mac, Android, iOS. Testing that done using Selenium tool is usually referred as Selenium Testing.It is quite flexible when compared to other functional tools as it supports multiple language like Java, C#, Python, Ruby, Perl and PHP. To know more about selenium training.

Selenium is not a single tool but it comprises of software’s, each helps in different testing needs of an organization. It has four components.

  • Selenium Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
  • Selenium Remote Control (RC)
  • WebDriver
  • Selenium Grid

Selenium IDE

It is a firefox extension which is used for record and playback scripts.

Selenium RC

It is a server, written in Java, which accepts commands for the browser.  RC makes it possible to write automated tests for a web application in any programming language.


Unlike selenium RC, it does not rely on java script for web automation. It implements a stable approach in automating the browser’s actions.

Selenium grid

It allows to run multiple tests in parallel, on multiple machines, in the same time.

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