With Jason Huggins – the creator of Selenium Project
Sponsored and hosted at 99X Technology ”The Colombo Selenium Meet-up” was held on 27th June 2012. It was a 1hour and 15 Min Skype video call session by Jason Huggins, the creator of Selenium and co-founder of Sauce Labs. Jason spoke about the “Story of Selenium” (past, present & future of the project) and this was followed by an interactive Q&A session.
Who is Jason Huggins?
Jason Huggins is the creator of Selenium and co-founder of Sauce Labs. Prior to founding Sauce Labs, Jason was a Test Engineer at Google where he supported the grid-scale “Selenium Farm” for testing Google applications, such as Gmail and Google Docs. Jason’s experience also includes time at ThoughtWorks in Chicago as a software developer. While at ThoughtWorks, he created the Selenium testing framework out of the need to cross-browser test a new in-house time and expense system
Okay, what is Selenium Test Automation?
Selenium is an automation test tool that supports web browser testing. It supports cross browser testing and concurrent testing in different platforms (eg: different operating systems & multiple web browsers). It was one of the first automation tools to support Ajax and other heavily dynamic pages
The Initiates of the Colombo Selenium Meet-up
(Photo of the initiates)
What’s Colombo Selenium Meet-up is all about ?
The Colombo Selenium Meetup is an open forum for Selenium users of all skill levels. Meetings are held once a month and speakers from major software and web companies are hosted. The Meet Up concludes with a Q&A session followed by refreshments and networking.
The main focus in the Selenium are topics extending through related areas of interest, such as Agile testing, Test-Driven Development, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment, building maintainable automated test scripts and others.