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Selenium Design Patterns and Best Practices by Dima Kovalenko

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Getting started with the Selenium IDE

Now, let's get our hands dirty! We will be playing with Selenium Interactive Development Environment (Selenium IDE or simply IDE) in this section. IDE is one of the greatest starting points for the Selenium project. It allows someone who has never programmed in his or her life to record a useful test in a matter of minutes and start adding new tests to the test suite in no time.

Installing the Selenium IDE

Selenium IDE is a browser plugin that only works in Firefox browser. It is easy to install and integrates well with the functionality of the browser. Use these easy-to-follow steps to install the IDE in the browser:

  1. In your Firefox browser, navigate to the Selenium website at http://seleniumhq.org:
  2. Click on ...

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