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Automated website testing in Firefox with Selenium IDE plugin

Mar 29th, 2016 by Max Tokman

Introduction

User experience testing is a crucial element of web quality assurance.   One UX testing solution we use internally is a Selenium IDE plugin for Firefox, which allows you to record interactions with multiple elements and multiple web pages, organize recorded tests into sets (suites) and save them for future use.  Below is a screenshot showing Selenium IDE popup that appears in Firefox after plugin is installed and activated, with test cases organized on the left, playback and recording controls on the top, actions being recorded in the main content area on the left and

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New Firefox 41 for Mac OS thinks your video card sucks

Sep 23rd, 2015 by Max Tokman

Released earlier this week, Firefox 41 uses different algorithm for processing DIV rotations via graphics/video card.  That affects CSS “ transform” property by creating screen artifacts or freezing browser altogether.  Many an award winning website with fancy CSS animations will be humbled by this unexpected gift from Firefox until Mozilla releases a patch or part of the new browser functionality is rolled back to its earlier state.

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