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Mastering Selenium WebDriver by Mark Collin

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Chapter 1. Creating a Fast Feedback Loop

One of the main problems you hear people talking about with Selenium is how long it takes to run all of their tests. I have heard figures ranging from a couple of hours to a couple of days. In this chapter, we will have a look at how we can speed things up and get the tests that you are writing running both quickly and regularly.

The second problem that you may come across is getting other people to run your tests; this is usually because it is a pain to set up the project to work on their machine and it's too much effort for them. By making things run fast, we are going to make it very easy for others to check out your code and get themselves up and running.

How does this create a fast feedback loop? Well, ...

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