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A toolkit for automating tests. Watir interacts with a browser the same way people do: clicking links, filling out forms and validating text. It uses the Ruby scripting language to drive Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome, Opera and Safari, and is available as a RubyGems gem.

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First released 2012
Developed by Bret Pettichord, Paul Rogers
Latest stable version Watir 7
Open-source Yes
Used by AppMint, BlackBaud, HomeAway

Interesting facts

Watir, pronounced like "water," is an acronym standing for Web Application Testing in Ruby.


Development by Synergize.digital

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