Selenium HQ Pros and Cons

Selenium HQ Pros

Michelle XIE
Senior Automation Test Developer/Automation Test Architect at a software R&D company with 51-200 employees
It supports most of the mainstream browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, IE and etc.
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Jim Jordan
Quality Analyst at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
The primary benefit is its cost and the ability to use the cloud.
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Sanjeev Gupta
Principal Consultant at Digital Web Advisors Pvt Ltd
Our platform runs into several thousand screens and a few thousand test cases, something which would typically take months to test manually. As of today, the entire process takes a little over two days to run.
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Allan Herbert Medeiros
Engenheiro de automação de teste at a tech vendor with 201-500 employees
Selenium has helped to complete tests in less time, which would not be possible relying on manual testing only.
It is programming language agnostic, you can write tests in most currently used languages.
It has helped to complete tests in less time, which would not be possible relying on manual testing only.
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Selenium HQ Cons

Michelle XIE
Senior Automation Test Developer/Automation Test Architect at a software R&D company with 51-200 employees
It is not easy to make IE plus Selenium work good as other browsers. Firefox and Chrome are the best ones to work with Selenium.
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Jim Jordan
Quality Analyst at a financial services firm with 1,001-5,000 employees
It does require a programming skill set. I would like the product not to require a heavy programming skill set and be more user-friendly for someone without a programming background.
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Sanjeev Gupta
Principal Consultant at Digital Web Advisors Pvt Ltd
In the beginning, we had issues with several test cases failing during regression. Over a period of time, we built our own framework around Selenium which helped us overcome of these issues.
Improvement in Selenium's ability to identify and wait for the page/element to load would be a big plus. This would ensure that our failed test cases will drop by 60%.
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Allan Herbert Medeiros
Engenheiro de automação de teste at a tech vendor with 201-500 employees
It would be very great if Selenium would provide some framework examples so newcomers could get started more quickly.
​To simplify the development process, everyone needs to do a Selenium Framework to acquire the web application functions and features from Selenium methods.
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