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Selenium Design Patterns and Best Practices by Dima Kovalenko

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Appendix A. Getting Started with Selenium

If you are new to the Ruby programming language or new to Selenium WebDriver, there are just a couple of things you need to get your computer ready for testing. In this section, we will install some software prerequisites. At the end of the section, we will talk about Ruby class naming techniques so that it is easier to understand the test classes that we write.

Setting up the computer

There are multiple ways to develop and run Selenium WebDriver tests. Depending on the programming language you choose to use, different tools and Integrated Development Environments (IDE) will be available to you. In this book, we are using the Ruby programming language with the selenium-webdriver gem. However, this book was ...

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