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Download and Configuring the Selenium Webdriver in Eclipse:


  • JDK
  • Eclipse setup
  • Selenium

Steps to Download and Configuring the Selenium Webdriver in Eclipse:

1. Go to

2. Click on Download link which is associated with java release. Download the jar files. Refer following screenshot.

3. When you download it you will get a folder. In this folder you have two jar files related to selenium and a lib folder in which you have another jar files. Refer following screenshot.

4. Now Create a New project in Eclipse for this you have to follow the following steps:

  • Go to Eclipse –> Click File –> New –> Project
  • In Select Wizard –> Click Java –> “Java Project” (Refer following screenshot.)
  • Give the project name
  • Click Finish – Click Yes

5. Now add all jars which you have downloaded earlier. Go to properties by right clicking on project.

  • Click “Java Build Path”
  • Click Libraries tab
  • Click “Add External JARs” button
  • Select both selenium jars and all other jars from lib folder of downloaded folder.

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Selenium2/Selenium Webdriver:


Webdriver is a tool for automating testing web applications. Webdriver makes direct calls to the browser using each browser’s native support for automation. Selenium Webdriver does not depends upon the server. We can directly run the programs/scripts in the main method. Selenium Webdriver is very simple, easy to use and to the point.

Features of Selenium Webdriver:

  • Selenium Webdriver supports various languages for example java, Python, C#, Ruby, Perl, Php, Java script.
  • No need to start selenium server.
  • Selenium Webdriver Supports iPhone and Android testing.
  • You can find coordinates of any object using Webdriver.
  • You can easily simulate clicking on front and back button of browser.
  • Keyword driven framework is very easy to build in webdriver.
  • Webdriver uses native automation and does not have the sandbox constraints of Selenium-RC. It’s a little faster and does not require a server.


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