Installation-Selenium Tutorial

Installing Selenium requires going through following steps:

Step 1: Install Java

Before moving further download and install Java Software Development Kit (JDK) in the first place. The location from where you can download Java is:

Step 2: Install Eclipse IDE

Next, download and install Eclipse IDE for Java developers keeping in mind the 32 or 64-bit windows versions.

The location to download this exe file is:

The downloaded file will be with the name "eclipse-inst-win64". Now double click on the file to install it on your system. A new window will appear with several options like this :

Click the first option named as Eclipse IDE for Java Developers. A new window will appear where you need to change the storage path to:

"c:\eclipse"and Install.

Step 3: Download Selenium Java Client Driver

Here you will find the drivers for all the languages but install them for Java only. The drivers come in zipped file containing all the JAR files. There will be two JAR files, a lib folder and one change log file. Create a new folder and rename it as 'Selenium' in C drive and extract the zip file to this file.

Step 4: Configure Eclipse IDE

After completing the previous step a dialog box will open asking to choose a workspace. select the default location.

Step 5 : Create a new Java Project

Click on File menu, then go to New and select Java Project. Save the project as 'newproject'.

Step 6 : Create a new Java Class

In order to create a new Java Class, click on File Menu and go to New and save it as 'Myclass'.