Saturday, March 14, 2009

Instructions to download nightly builds of selenium RC

New features and bug fixes are added regularly to the nightly builds and finally after a bunch of them has been incorporated a new version of selenium is released. It can be a long while before a new release comes out some times it can be as long as a year. If you can't wait that long for a bug fix or a new feature then you would want to get hold of the latest nightly build. As the name suggests such a build is posted in the public repository every night. Sadly downloading a nightly-build of selenium RC is not as easy and straightforward as it should be. It can be very confusing and frustrating especially for someone who is new to the world of selenium.

Instructions to download Selenium RC nightly build
Navigate to http://seleniumhq.org/download/nightly.html
click Maven repository
click OpenQA Nexus Repository Manager
click Browse Repositories link on to the left
Click Snapshots
Navigate to the latest build in the Repository Content section below.
Snapshots-->org-->seleniumhq-->selenium-->selenium-remote-control-->1.0-SNAPSHOT
If 1.0-SNAPSHOT is not the latest build then click on the snapshot version that is the latest build.
Right click the latest dist zip file that has the name in the following format
selenium-remote-control-1.0-20090312.011253-61-dist.zip and click download from the drop down options.

Following is an url of nightly build.
http://nexus.openqa.org/content/repositories/snapshots/org/seleniumhq/selenium/seleniu
m-remote-control/1.0-SNAPSHOT/selenium-remote-control-1.0-20090312.011253-61
-dist.zip

2 Comments:

rajesh said...

That is really helpful for a beginner...
cheers mate

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