Selenium 4.8.0 Released!

Today we’re happy to announce that Selenium 4.8.0 has been released!

We’re very happy to announce the release of Selenium 4.8.0 for Java, .NET, Ruby, Python, and Javascript as well as the Grid and Internet Explorer Driver. Links to everything can be found on our downloads page.

Highlights

  • Chrome DevTools support is now: v107, v108, and v109 (Firefox still uses v85 for all versions)
  • Large JS executions have the name as a comment to help understand what payload being sent to/from server/driver.
  • Deprecation of headless convenience method. Read more about in the headless blog post.
  • Ruby overhauls Options classes (again)
  • Initial BiDi support in JavaScript, Ruby, and improvements in Java.
  • We’re continuing to remove Legacy Protocol classes in Java and Grid.
  • Accommodate ability to specify sub-paths in Grid.
  • Plus various language specific bug fixes; see the full list of changes in the Changelogs

Contributors

Special shout-out to everyone who helped the Selenium Team get this release out!

Nikolay Borisenko

Nikolay Borisenko

Kian Eliasi

Kian Eliasi

James Hilliard

James Hilliard

Potapov Dmitriy

Potapov Dmitriy

Johnson Sun

Johnson Sun

George Adams

George Adams

Jon Dufresne

Jon Dufresne

Valery Yatsynovich

Valery Yatsynovich

Thanks as well to all the Selenium Team Members who contributed to this release:

David Burns

David Burns

Alex Rodionov

Alex Rodionov

Titus Fortner

Titus Fortner

Diego Molina

Diego Molina

Puja Jagani

Puja Jagani

Krishnan Mahadevan

Krishnan Mahadevan

Boni García

Boni García

Simon K

Simon K

Simon Stewart

Simon Stewart

Tamsil Sajid Amani

Tamsil Sajid Amani