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Advantages & Disadvantages of Selenium Tool

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Here are some Advantages of Selenium Tool:

  • It is open source
  • It has no upfront, out-of-pocket costs, so it is free
  • It can run under multiple browsers
  • Selenium scripts are created by recording actions using the web application under test running in a browser which is much useful attribute for testers and testing environment.
  • It does not bind QA’s choice of build systems, reporting tools or any other aspect of their testing framework.
  • It integrates well with popular testing tools such as Hudson, Sauce Labs, Selenium-Grid, Q Metry, and others.
  • Supports web applications that implement a part of their functionality within the browser using JavaScript and AJAX technologies.
  • Selenium supports various programming languages to write programs.
  • Selenium supports Parallel Test Execution.
  • Selenium uses less Hardware resources.

Disadvantages of Selenium Tool –

Here are some of the disadvantages.

  • No Built-in Reporting facility.
  • No Test Tool integration for Test Management.
  • New features may not work properly.
  • Limited support for Image Testing.
  • Difficult to Setup Test Environment when it compares to Vendor Tools like UFT, RFT, Silk Test, etc…
  • Difficult to use takes more time to create Test cases.
  • It supports Web-based applications only.
  • No reliable Technical Support from anybody.

After getting through this much knowledge about the selenium tool I can say that till the time it is free and open-source for a web developer, it is the best and most effective testing tool available in the market for testing web or mobile-based user interfaces you will learn in selenium certification .

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