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Selenium versus Applet - Who wins?

André Asantos
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Hello guys, I do however bet Selenium wins this war... Does anyone here know how to do it?
Tim Moores
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What do you mean by that question? Where do you see similarities between those two terms?
Mohamed Sanaulla
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I think they are both used for different tasks. As far as I am aware, Selenium is a testing tool used for testing web applications.


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Matthew Brown
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Yes, Selenium is a user-interface testing tool (I've started using it a bit in the last month). More generally, it does browser automation, but probably the main use of that is for testing. So I suspect the question was intended to be "can Selenium be used to test applets"?

Unfortunately I don't know the answer. A bit of searching suggests that out of the box, no, it can't. But http://docs.codehaus.org/display/FEST/Selenium suggests it might be possible integrate with other tools to get the job done.
 
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