Configuring Selenium Node Properties


After successfully setting up a Selenium Grid (see this post), the next logical step is to be able to configure Selenium node in a manageable, consistent and (possibly) version-controlled.

One may setup a node with this sort of configuration settings:

java -jar selenium-server-standalone-.jar 
-role node 
-hub http://localhost:4444/grid/register 
-browser browserName=firefox,version=3.6,maxInstances=5,platform=LINUX

This can easily becomes very messy once we are dealing with multiple browsers or other settings.

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Setting up Simple Selenium Grid


Selenium is one of the most commonly used tool to automate webpage testing. It is relatively simple to develop with, widely supported and supports most common browsers.

In a real project environment however, there is absolute need to quickly scale automated webpage testing in a simple and configurable manner. One of the more effective way to achieve this is to deploy Selenium Grid.

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