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A tool for automated management of browsers. Selenium is most often used to automate and test web applications. However you can automate any other routine activities performed through the browser.

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First released 2004
Developed by Jason Huggins
Latest stable version Selenium 4
Open-source No
Used by Micro Focus, BrowserStack, SauceLabs

Interesting facts

The name Selenium comes from a joke made by Huggins in an email, mocking a competitor named Mercury, saying that you can cure mercury poisoning by taking selenium supplements. The others that received the email took the name and ran with it.

Development by Synergize.digital

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