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Selenium 2 Testing Tools Beginner's Guide by David Burns

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Chapter 3. Overview of Selenium WebDriver

In this chapter, we will have a look at the history of Selenium WebDriver from its inception to where it is currently. We will also have a look at the architecture of Selenium WebDriver so we can get a better understanding of how all the commands work.

We will finish the chapter by making sure that we have understood the history of Selenium WebDriver and also have a working understanding of how Selenium WebDriver is built.

In this chapter, we shall:

  • Learn the history of Selenium WebDriver
  • Architecture
  • How to set up your Java environment

So let's get on with it...

Important preliminary points

In this chapter, we will be writing our tests in Java. This is down to the popularity of the language by people using ...

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