What is Selenium and list the tools available with Selenium?

  • Selenium is a Suite of tools to automate web browsers.
  • Primarily, it is for automating web applications for testing purposes, but is certainly not limited to just that.
  • Boring web-based administration tasks can also be automated as well.
  • Selenium has the support of some of the largest browser vendors who have taken steps to make Selenium a native part of their browser.
  • It is also the core technology in countless other browser automation tools, APIs and frameworks.

Selenium tools are as follows:

  1. Selenium IDE
  2. Selenium RC
  3. Selenium WebDriver
  4. Selenium Grid