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February 9, 2011

OperaDriver Released

Filed under: Releases — shs96c @ 2:28 pm GMT+0000

I think the word that I’m looking for is “wow”. Perhaps “Wow!” would express the concept a little more clearly. Perhaps “WOW!” would be even clearer.  Yes, definitely. “WOW!” is a good way of describing this.

Before Christmas, Opera Software announced a pre-release of OperaWatir, an implementation of the Watir 2 API. What you may not know is that Watir 2 rests on the same WebDriver core as Selenium 2. Today, Opera made the source of the OperaDriver available on github:

This is “WOW!” It’s the first time a browser manufacturer has released their own implementation of the WebDriver APIs, and it shows how much Opera values test automation. Selenium 2 users now have an easy way to test that their sites work with Opera.

What are you waiting for? Go! Download! Test!


  1. […] This post was mentioned on Twitter by Simon Stewart, Jérémie BORDIER, Mark Ryall, David Burns, Dave Hunt and others. Dave Hunt said: RT @shs96c: Wow! The OperaDriver has been released! #selenium #awesomenews […]

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  2. […] Web Pages Without Efforts Posted on 2011/12/05 23:34:14About one year ago, Andreas Tolf Tolfsen announced OperaWatir, a library for driving the Opera browser. To use the library, you needed to brush up a […]

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