Selenium HQ Reviews

4.3 out of 5 stars
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QA Test Lead at a manufacturing company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Aug 13 2017

What is most valuable?

FitNesse: The ability to present your tests on a wiki page and hooking them up to the scripts/fixtures. This is an amazing feature as you could literally ask your product owner, business analysts/developers to go to wiki and see all tests... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It has largely improved our efficiency in QA. So every regression we don’t have to run a lot of repeatable test cases for which the flow didn’t change. However they are important to execute, so automation helps us there. Daily Smoke runs and... more»

What needs improvement?

Selenium could offer better ways to record and create scripts. IDE is available, however, it can be improved.
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Senior Automation Test Developer/Automation Test Architect at a software R&D company with 51-200 employees
Nov 09 2017

What is most valuable?

* Selenium is a good tool to do UI testing * It works with many popular programming languages such as Java, JavaScript and etc. * It supports most of the mainstream browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, IE and etc. * It supports mobile local... more»

How has it helped my organization?

* We have automation tests system, servers, and etc. * QA know more about tests such as unit tests, integration tests, and Selenium UI tests. * Make QA life much fun/easier. * Deduce the developers work such as automation QA/developer... more»

What needs improvement?

* Stability. * Documentation, the Java doc description for most of the API is almost empty. No example with no detail. * It is not easy to make IE plus Selenium work good as other browsers. Firefox and Chrome are the best ones to work with... more»
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Test Automation Lead/Consultant at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jan 02 2018

What do you think of Selenium HQ?

Primary Use Case We took Selenium for web product test automation and as it very well suits as it has capacity to execute in different browser, different environment. Also it has lot other capacities to scale up test automation and yield better ROI. • Improvements to My Organization Web-based application automation are mostly done using Selenium. It's the right automation tool as a replacement for manual regression testing that indispensably reduces the testing time due to its cross-browser, parallel, and remote executions. • Valuable Features - Most importantly, it is an open source tool. - Parallel executions (same browser in parallel, different browser in parallel). - Remote executions using Node and Hub. - Integration with CI tools like Jenkins - Multi-platform...
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Test Automation Project Lead at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees
Jul 04 2016

What is most valuable?

* It's open source tool (cost effective) * More Test Coverage through Multiple browser support(Chrome,FF,IE9,10,11,Opera,Safari and Edge(recently) * Scalable to extend and integrate with other Automation tools like Jmeter & OWASP ZAP,... more»

How has it helped my organization?

It is an awesome tool to use with great ROI, we have been using this tool extensively in most of our projects to reduce the manual regression efforts and to prevent production defects. Another beauty of this tool is to extend and integrate... more»

What needs improvement?

Compatibility issues with newer versions of browsers (IE & Firefox) and latest server versions, but this can be addressed with some workarounds. Handling Windows based dialogs (or) performaning Non browser action can bit challenging, so... more»
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Software Development Engineer in Test (SDET) at KUKA Robotics
Nov 12 2016

What is most valuable?

It's free and continuously improved e.g. support for mobile, and new browsers. Also special services allow remote cross-browser testing on desktop and mobile browser (such as BrowserStack or SauceLabs). Also the automation of Microsoft Edge... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Regression tests for multiple browsers are now automated robustly across all main browsers.

What needs improvement?

* Video controls of an embedded HTML5 video * AJAX/web 2.0 dynamic web content (though there is a framework called Protractor for Angular) * Better detection if a page has indeed finished loading
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