• 23 Nov 2018

    Announcing a new Silk WebDriver version

    Micro Focus is proud to announce the release of a new Silk WebDriver version! What's new in Silk WebDriver Silk WebDriver Pro is Now Available For Free Features that were previously only available with a Silk WebDriver Pro subscription are now...
    • 12 Jun 2018

    Announcing a new Silk WebDriver version

    Micro Focus is proud to announce the release of a new Silk WebDriver version! What's new in Silk WebDriver Silk WebDriver now supports the following new features: Customization of Recording Creating good identifiers for the items in your application...
    • 26 Mar 2018

    Support for Google Chrome 65 and Mozilla Firefox 59

    There is a new update available for Silk WebDriver, enabling support for testing web applications against Google Chrome 65 and Mozilla Firefox 59! Additionally, this update includes all the new features that were introduced with the latest Silk WebDriver...
    • 19 Feb 2018

    Testing web applications on macOS with C# and .NET Core

    .NET Core brings the power of C# and VB.NET to macOS and Linux. Thanks to the hard work by the teams at Microsoft and the efforts of the Selenium Community, it is now even possible to run WebDriver tests in C# or VB.NET directly on your Mac! In this blog...
    • 15 Feb 2018

    Introducing Silk WebDriver for macOS

    Today marks an important milestone in the history of Silk WebDriver: Micro Focus is proud to announce the general availability of Silk WebDriver for macOS ! This is an important step for Silk WebDriver and also a remarkable date for Silk Test and our...
    • 14 Feb 2018

    Key differences between Selenium and Silk: Automating multiple tabs

    Welcome back to our series of blog posts about the differences between Selenium and Silk . Today we want to look at how to automate web apps that span across multiple windows or tabs. A common example for that would be an application that launches links...
    • 5 Feb 2018

    Key differences between Selenium and Silk: Simplicity

    Whatever solution you choose for test automation and regression testing, you will be confronted with the question of how to get started. This is the main reason why you will find a tutorial like "first steps with ..." for each and every product...
    • 1 Feb 2018

    Key differences between Selenium and Silk: Cross-browser testing

    It's crucial for applications that are available on the public internet to work with all major browsers. Though Google Chrome is leading the pack ( and has been for quite a while ) neglecting Firefox, Safari, Internet Explorer, or Edge in your testing...
    • 23 Jan 2018

    Key differences between Selenium and Silk: Resulting

    Resulting, that is, how you determine whether your tests ran successfully, and how you identify whether you need to fix you tests or the application when a test fails, is a key aspect of functional testing. In this installment of our blog series we'll...
    • 15 Jan 2018

    Key differences between Selenium and Silk: Script generation

    Welcome to another installment of our series of blog posts in which we will compare different aspects of functional web testing and explore how Selenium , Silk WebDriver , and Silk Test help you to solve any associated problems. This time, we will look...
    • 8 Jan 2018

    Key differences between Selenium and Silk: Robust locators

    Generating good locators for elements in web automation is extremely hard, but also very important. Good locators ensure that your tests don't break every time a small change is applied to the application, but also need to hit the expected elements...
    • 20 Dec 2017

    Announcing a new Silk WebDriver version

    Micro Focus is proud to announce the release of a new Silk WebDriver version! What's new in Silk WebDriver Silk WebDriver now supports the following new features: New browser versions Silk WebDriver now supports testing web applications...
    • 21 Nov 2017

    Key differences between Selenium and Silk: Verifications

    Welcome to another installment in our blog post series about the differences between Selenium , Silk WebDriver and Silk Test . This time, we're going to look at one of the key aspects of functional testing, and one of the main reasons why we're...
    • 31 Oct 2017

    Announcing a new Silk WebDriver version

    Micro Focus is proud to announce the release of a new Silk WebDriver version! What's new in Silk WebDriver Silk WebDriver now supports the following new features: Microsoft Edge Support¹ You can now test on Microsoft Edge. Testing Mobile...
    • 8 Sep 2017

    Support for Google Chrome 61

    There is a new update available for Silk WebDriver, enabling support for testing web applications against Google Chrome 61! Additionally, this update includes all the new features that were introduced with the latest Silk WebDriver release: ...
    • 29 Aug 2017

    Announcing a new Silk WebDriver version

    Micro Focus is proud to announce the release of a Silk WebDriver update! Silk WebDriver is an easy to use tool, which enables you to easily and efficiently create functional tests for web applications running on Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox . ...
    • 10 Aug 2017

    Firefox 55 makes SeleniumIDE obsolete

    Simon Stewart, who is the creator of WebDriver and a Selenium core team member, announced today that SeleniumIDE is no longer working with Firefox 55 and will not work with future versions of Firefox ( https://seleniumhq.wordpress.com/2017/08/09/firefox...
    • 8 Aug 2017

    Silk WebDriver Questionnaire

    With Silk WebDriver it is straight-forward to record and replay Selenium scripts, but what else is required to get productive with Selenium? Let's us know what you like about Silk WebDriver, what could be improved or what do you want to see in future...
    • 14 Jun 2017

    Announcing a new Silk WebDriver version

    Micro Focus is proud to announce the release of a Silk WebDriver update! Silk WebDriver is an easy to use tool, which enables you to easily and efficiently create functional tests for web applications running on Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox . ...
    • 24 Apr 2017

    Getting Started with Silk WebDriver

    With Silk WebDriver it is quite easy to record and playback a browser script, but if you want to export to script to Java and run the test on a regular basis it is recommended to use our SilkWebDriver-QuickStart-Java-Project . It is a simple Eclipse project...
    • 2 Apr 2017

    Introducing Silk WebDriver

    Introducing Silk WebDriver, a new innovative way to record and replay Selenium scripts with the latest versions of Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox. Download Silk WebDriver for free and start using it today: http://www.microfocus.com/silkwebdriver...
    • 30 Mar 2017

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Question: When I replay my exported script it fails with timing errors. Why does it work fine when I replay it within Silk WebDriver? Answer: That is because of our built-in synchronization. With other tools, you need to manually take care of waiting...