One of the best ways of making your Selenium WebDriver scripts faster is to run them in parallel. You can do this with the Maven SureFire plugin. Maven SureFire has settings for running in parallel both methods and classes.   By default, Selenium WebDriver scripts are executed sequentially I will use a sample project to…

How was the Selenium name chosen?

Selenium was so named because Huggins, dissatisfied with testing tools on the market, was seeking a name that would position the product as an alternative to the QuickTest Professional commercial testing software built by a company called Mercury Interactive:   The name, Selenium, was selected because selenium mineral supplements serve as a cure for mercury…