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Selenium WebDriver Practical Guide by Satya Avasarala

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ChromeDriver

ChromeDriver, to some extent, is similar to IEDriver in the way it works. It has three components to it: the first is the client language bindings, the second is the Chrome browser itself, and the third is the Chrome Driver Server that sits in between the language bindings and the Chrome browser.

Installing ChromeDriver

The following are the sequence of steps to install ChromeDriver:

  1. Download the ChromeDriver Server installable from http://chromedriver.storage.googleapis.com/index.html, and download the server that is appropriate for your OS platform.
  2. Unzip the file and run the chromedriver.exe file if you are on Windows. This should start your ChromeDriver Server on port 9515, as follows:
  3. Now, if you haven't installed the Chrome browser, ...

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