Selenium Configuration with Java

Selenium configuration with Java to write Selenium RC & Selenium Webdriver programmes. We need below files to configure:

  1. Eclipse (Latest version needed)
  2. JDK or JRE 6/7/8 version or (Latest version needed)
  3. Selenium-Server-Standalone-2.48.0 jar or  (Latest version needed) 


  • It is an editor to write the test scripts or programmes.
  • Eclipse is standalone file (folder) not necessary to install it.
  • To open Eclipse JDK or JRE should be installed in your system.
  • Install the Eclipse IDE for EE developers.

Selenium Configuration with Java



  • JDK stands for ‘Java Development Kit’ and JRE stand for ‘Java Runtime Environment’ both are nothing but Java.
  • Go to the path program files Java –“C:\program files\java”. Check for JRE 6/7/8.
  • If it is not available then install JDK exe file based on system type.

Selenium Configuration with Java


Selenium Server Standalone:

  • It is the actual selenium. It is combination of RC + Webdriver + Grid. It is also a standalone file not necessary to install and extract it.
  • Extract the Eclipse and paste it in any desired drive.
  • Check that Java is install in your system by navigation to below path.

(C:\program files\java)

If it is not available then install JDK.

  • Create a folder with name ‘Lib or Library’ in any desired drive.
  • Copy the Selenium Server Standalone jar file and paste in library folder.
  • Go to the Eclipse then double click on the blue icon (eclipse exe.) to open, click on Run.
  • By default eclipse will display some path in work space.
  • Work space is the folder where all the test scripts will be stored.
  • If required we can change the work place.
  • Click ‘OK’ on the work space launder window.
  • Click on ‘Work bench’ to navigate into Eclipse.

Selenium Configuration with Java


Please click here for Steps for creating a project in Eclipse

Please click here for Selenium Introduction

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