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How to learn selenium

Selenium — Automating Browsers For Perform Testing

Either you are appearing to get into the software testing world or looking forward to switching careers from manual to an automation tester, today we will uncover some of the most common mysteries around Selenium & automation testing.

You are not required to have any previous experience in testing to follow this article.

What To Expect From This Blog?

In essence, we are going to cover these topics related to Selenium:

  1. What is Selenium?
  2. Perks of using it
  3. Job demand and career opportunities
  4. From where to learn & prepare

Hopefully, by the end, we would have explained most of your questions and cleared all your suspicions linking to Selenium in the most naïve way possible.

What Is Selenium: Web Application Automation Testing?

An application has to be bug-free and secure enough to make itself ready to be used by the masses. To make an app ready for production, it has to pass several tests or a so-called testing phase in software development.

There are many different types of testing methods, and Selenium falls under Test Automation.

Selenium is an open-source tool used for automating the tests carried out on different browsers viz Chrome, Firefox, Safari. The tests can be performed on almost all popular operating platforms. On top of that test, scripts can also be integrated with tools such as TestNG, JUnit, and others for things like managing test cases and generating reports.

What Are The Benefits Of Using Selenium Over Other Tools?

The immense love Selenium get is because of its open nature. Selenium is a pure open-source, freeware, and portable tool. In addition to this, Selenium supports a variety of highly used languages that include Java, Perl, Python, C#, Ruby, JavaScript, and VB Script, etc., and also be plugged-in with ANT or Maven kind of framework for source code compilation. If this is not enough Selenium also doesn’t exhaust CPU or RAM consumption at the execution phase.

What are the Job demands of Selenium?

Because of all the great things Selenium has to offer there’s no surprise that this testing platform has made its way to the top. The average pay range of Selenium Automation Test Engineers is about ₹442k and the Senior Automation Engineer salary climbs up to ₹800k per year.

Also, most of the big tech giants including Facebook, Microsoft, Cognizant, HP, Accenture also makes use of Selenium for testing purposes.

How To Learn Selenium?

How to learn selenium

Getting into Selenium is not that hard but you should be having a basic understanding of Java or any other object-oriented programming language. Although Selenium is supported by many programming languages still Java and C# have become an industry standard.

The Internet can be a good way to learn a few basics of Selenium but it’s not by any means alone to make one job-ready, that’s why we created a full-blown Selenium course which takes you from absolute scratch to making you a job-ready candidate.

The course is fully backed by industry professionals and comes with full placement support. You can sign up for a demo class right now here, or you can fill the form below.