Wednesday, Feb 13, 2013 5:00 PM IST
In current era, the software project deliveries are getting very fast paced to meet the strong growing demands from the customers and users esp. on the web application side. The competition is hot and teams which will fail to deliver fast, on time and with high quality will loose out in the race to win the customers and users.
Testing forms a crucial part of the achieving these objectives. Banking just on manual testing may slow the pace and increase the business risk. Hence, there is lot of demand from testing professionals to automate web application testing and hence ensure faster test results and higher test coverage.
"Selenium automates browsers." That's it
Selenium is one of the most popular tool to achieve this objective.It is widely used due to its robustness and unique features. It does not incur additional cost to company to acquire this tool as it is open source and free and is backed by some of the leading software companies. Those who become skilled in this tool and its technology will gain to stand to grab opportunities coming up in the market place and better their career prospects as software testing professionals.
Key Learning Areas:
- What is Selenium IDE?
- What is Selenium RC?
- What is Selenium Grid?
- What is Selenese?
- What is Selenium Web Driver?
- What is Selenium 1.0 vs 2.0?
- Can we do parallel test execution using Selenium?
- Why to use Selenium?
Ganesh Sahai has done B. Tech. from IIT Delhi (1993) and EGMP from IIM Lucknow. He has been founder, co-founder and founder team member of few start up companies and initiatives in the field of information technology, marketing and academics.
He has worked for 12 yrs at Adobe since 1999. He has led and setup many of the key testing teams from scratch for various Adobe products, like, Acrobat, Adobe Reader, AIR, CS (Creative Suite) , Tools etc. spanning desktops, handhelds (mob. phones etc.), hosted and enterprise area .
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