Events
Featured
Tricentis Virtual Summit: Delivering software innovation at DevOps speed

Learn the latest from top thinkers in Agile, DevOps, and more. Sessions are now available on demand.

Watch now
Transformation
Featured
Your transformation toolkit

Advance your enterprise testing strategy with our transformation toolkit.

Learn more
Anticipate Banner

White Papers

The top challenges of Selenium test automation (and how to tackle them)

Paper

It is common for people to describe their test automation approach with a single word – “Selenium” – as if it were “one ring to rule them all.” In reality, Selenium is an umbrella term, a collection of open source products. When people say “Selenium”, they mostly mean Selenium IDE, a simple stand-alone record/playback tool, or WebDriver, a code library that controls the browser.

That’s it.

Selenium does not provide tools to run the tests on a schedule, to compare visual elements, to report the results, setup the test servers or the test databases. To be fully formed, a Selenium test strategy needs to know all the problems that Selenium leaves unsolved, which ones are relevant for the context, and have a plan to resolve them.

Read this paper by expert testing consultant Matthew Heusser to learn:

  • The top 16 Selenium test automation challenges across technology, team, and process
  • Which teams are most impacted by the various challenges
  • How to prioritize the challenges to address in your Selenium adoption

Download Now