Selenium Installation process

Hi this is my first post on selenium . lets start with definition of selenium and then the installation process. My complete tutorial based on selenium java.  
how to install selenium

What is Selenium?

Selenium is a free (open source) automated testing suite for web applications across different browsers like google chrome, firefox IE,  opera and safari .It also run on different OS like windows, Linux, mac. It is quite similar to UFT (HP) previously it was QTP, but selenium works only on web application

Installation : 

1.  Install java sdk  from oracle  website on your computer. 

Download java sdk based on your OS and the architecture like 32 bit or 64 bit . 

2. Install the java.  

3. Set the java path.  Please follow the instruction how to set the java path in your system. 

4.  Download selenium jars from here

      ii. java

5.  Extract java jars.  

6 . Download JAVA IDE like eclipse . In my selenium tutorial I will use eclipse because it is easy to use.  You can download eclipse from here

7. Create a new project through File > New > Java Project. Name the project as "newproject".

8.A new pop-up window will open enter details as follow

     i. Project Name
     ii. Location to save project
     iii. Select an execution JRE
     iv. Select layout project option
     v. Click on finish button

9. Now selenium WebDriver's into Java Build Path

In this step,

i.   Right-click on "newproject" and select Properties.
ii.  On the Properties dialog, click on "Java Build Path".
iii. Click on the Libraries tab, and then
iiv. Click on "Add External JARs.."

Now your project is ready to use as a selenium test.

Thanks to read my blog . Please let me know if you have any query on selenium installation process . I will try to solve the query.

In my next tutorial I will explain selenium locators and how to user different locator in script. 


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