A Smattering of Selenium #53
Well, since the last Smattering there hasn’t been much in the community.
Well, since the last Smattering there hasn’t been much in the community. Oh. Well, except for hitting the 2.0.0 milestone. Which seems like a good time to remind people that:
- Selenium is the project name
- Selenium 1 is a project version
- Selenium 2 is a project version
- Selenium Remote Control (RC) is an API name
- Selenium WebDriver is an API name
- A person upgrades from Selenium 1 to Selenium 2
- A person migrates from RC to WebDriver
And with that soap boxing, here are some links for your consumption.
- Run Cucumber with Selenium RC and a custom Firefox profile actually is using WebDriver not RC, but shows a valuable trick regardless.
- I’ve linked to these slides before, but this is a very important talk by Kent Beck on the sort of business changes that need to happen in order to enable Continuous Delivery.
- Pipelining the build for fun and profit is a bit of a product showcase, but splitting the build like this is cool.
- Testing Asp.Net pages has a technique for overcoming one of the difficulties of testing ASP pages
- Taking Browser Screenshots With No Display (Selenium/Xvfb) is a follow-up to his previous post. And is starting to get into weird voodoo; let’s take an image of something that is virtual
- Selenium WebDriver + Linux (Headless) + Ruby + Jenkins == Awesome is the Ruby version of the above
- WebDriver as a standard? Sure. Why not? [DRAFT] Charter: Browser Testing and Tools Working Group
- Everything You Never Wanted To Know About DLLs is not automation related, but more about understanding how your tools are built. And waaaaay off the geek deep end.
- The Sad State of Symbol Aliases from the same blog is just about the only thing that could top it
- pdf.js reached its first milestone – I don’t know why exactly, but this strikes me as having huge potential for automation.
- Selenium with SpecFlow has a few notes on using Selenium in SpecFlow scenarios and step definitions
- mouseOver events in Selenium and jQuery hover provides a warning around JQuery’s hover binding.
- Announcing TestNG 6.1 with a bunch of goodies. Well, if you like Java… 🙂
- Missed EuroPython 2011? Here are links to torrents of the talks