Remember the last time you had to add a feature to mission-critical
code? Remember how you had to spot-check it in multiple versions of
Internet Explorer--not to mention Firefox, Chrome, and Safari before it
went to QA? Remember how that sucked? Remember how it sucked even more
when the specs changed in Beta and you had to do it all over again?
"Selenium is an open-source tool that lets you script the mind-numbing
chore of cross-browser testing, and even captures screen-shots of the
results. It boldly goes where no unit-test has gone before. And it
gives you more time to focus on new code, rather than old."
Doreen Clemons is the chief cook and bottle-washer at Bonaventure
Software. She started programming in BASIC on a TRS-80 at the age of 12.
Doreen has spent the majority of her 12-year coding career working with
Microsoft technologies, but opts for open source and/or Java...when