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What is Selenium?

Selenium is an open-source software testing tool for Web applications across different platforms. It is used in the Software industry for testing web applications. Testing is done by using a Selenium tool  called Selenium Testing. FITA provides in-depth knowledge in Selenium testing, automation, selenium IDE and much more. Enrich your skills in the testing domain via Selenium Training in Chennai, with specialists approach provided by industry experts.

Selenium has four different elements:

  1.       Selenium Integrated Development Environment (IDE)
  2.     Selenium Remote Control (RC)
  3.     Web Driver
  4.     Selenium Grid

Selenium Integrated Development Environment (IDE)

Selenium IDE is the simplest framework and it is easy to learn. It is a Firefox plugin that can be easily installed when compared to other plugins. Selenium IDE is used only as a prototyping tool.

Selenium Remote Control (RC)

Selenium RC is the flagship testing framework that is used for a long period in the selenium project and it has allowed more simple project of browser actions. Selenium RC allows users to use various programming languages like

  •         Java
  •         PHP
  •         Python
  •         Ruby

 Web Driver

Selenium Web Driver is an update that is followed by Selenium RC and it helps to send instructions directly to the browser. The Web Driver is more desirable than Selenium IDE and Selenium RC in comparison to many features. It achieves a modern and stable approach in the browser action by automation.

Selenium Grid

Selenium Grid is a tool used for running similar tests across different browsers and also different machines at the same time.


As of today, Selenium has the latest version of the tools that are available in the market.

Selenium 1 has been released in 2006 then, Selenium 2 was released in 2011. Later Selenium 3 and Selenium 4 was released. Selenium is only used for chrome support. Presently, the new version of the Selenium 4 plugin will allow you to run the Selenium at any browser.The Current version of selenium web driver is 3.9.

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