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  • Making Selenium commands using XPaths faster in Internet Explorer February 11, 2011

    Selenium commands using XPath, especially in multiwindow mode, is really slow. But, we can make it faster by adding a user extension that uses the JavaScript-XPath library.

    Posted by Rahul Poonekar in : Selenium , 5 comments

    Choosing Selenium locators effectively February 7, 2011

    While choosing Selenium locators, we need to keep in mind how it affects creating reusable, low maintenance code while not impacting test execution performance.

    Posted by Rahul Poonekar in : Selenium , 9 comments

    Performance testing using Selenium January 26, 2011

    Using Selenium to do performance testing, is almost always a bad idea … and even if you do end up measuring response times with selenium, validating that they are (in)accurate is not as straightforward either.

    Posted by Rahul Poonekar in : Selenium , 3 comments

    What’s new in Selenium 1.0.3 April 18, 2010

    List of features that are new in Selenium 1.0.3.

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    Custom Firefox profile for Selenium April 14, 2010

    To execute tests reliably with selenium driving firefox, a custom firefox profile goes a long way. Here are the steps to set this up.

    Posted by Rahul Poonekar in : Selenium , 3 comments

    Getting started with Selenium Remote Control (RC) February 24, 2010

    This covers some Selenium RC basics: downloading and installing/ setting-up selenium, starting and stopping selenium using ant, writing your first test in java.

    Posted by Rahul Poonekar in : Selenium , 5 comments

    Selenium RC 1.0.1 support for Firefox 3.6 February 1, 2010

    Here are steps to test browser support using Selenium server in interactive mode and then patch Selenium 1.0.1 to make it work with Firefox 3.6.

    Posted by Rahul Poonekar in : Selenium , 24 comments

    Introduction to Selenium March 18, 2009

    Selenium is a popular Open Source tool that drives web browser actions. It has a lot of advantages over other tools, but it comes with its own set of pitfalls as well.

    Posted by Rahul Poonekar in : Selenium , 7 comments