Selenium vs Vim: What are the differences?
Developers describe Selenium as "Web Browser Automation". Selenium automates browsers. That's it! What you do with that power is entirely up to you. Primarily, it is for automating web applications for testing purposes, but is certainly not limited to just that. Boring web-based administration tasks can (and should!) also be automated as well. On the other hand, Vim is detailed as "Highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing". Vim is an advanced text editor that seeks to provide the power of the de-facto Unix editor 'Vi', with a more complete feature set. Vim is a highly configurable text editor built to enable efficient text editing. It is an improved version of the vi editor distributed with most UNIX systems. Vim is distributed free as charityware.
Selenium can be classified as a tool in the "Browser Testing" category, while Vim is grouped under "Text Editor".
"Automates browsers", "Testing" and "Essential tool for running test automation" are the key factors why developers consider Selenium; whereas "Comes by default in most unix systems (remote editing)", "Fast" and "Highly configurable" are the primary reasons why Vim is favored.
Selenium is an open source tool with 14.9K GitHub stars and 4.97K GitHub forks. Here's a link to Selenium's open source repository on GitHub.
Lyft, Typeform, and CircleCI are some of the popular companies that use Vim, whereas Selenium is used by MIT, Typeform, and Intuit. Vim has a broader approval, being mentioned in 850 company stacks & 890 developers stacks; compared to Selenium, which is listed in 776 company stacks and 440 developer stacks.
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가장 강력한 웹 UI / UX 테스트 툴 이지만, 문제도 많다. iframe 안에 있는 건 잘 select 가 안되기도 하고, 화면이 작아 컴포넌트가 화면에 보이지 않으면 또 select 할 수 없다. 하지만 브라우저를 있는 그대로 제어 할 수 있다는 게 가장 큰 매력이다.
ps. selenide 와 같이 쓰면 코드가 많이 개선된다.
cli 환경에 익숙 해지지 위해 리눅스를 자주 쓰려고 했는데, 많이들 추천 하는 에디터가 vim 이 였다. 맨 처음에는 불편했는데, 플러그인 다는 재미가 솔솔 했다. 결국 플러그인도 많이 안쓰게 되더라...vim 자체를 잘 안쓰게 되는 거 일지도, 항상 잘하고 싶지만 잘 안쓰게 되는 에디터 인것 같다.
Maintaining and expanding automated regression tests is one of my primary responsibilities at CrowdTwist. We use Selenium to test the front-end parts of our platform.
my go to editor for all things. been a vimer for over a decade now. this is where all the magic happens. still so much to learn, the most amazing tool i use.
Vim lets me edit the Markdown content of the Hugo powered site with ease. The low bandwidth needs means I can remote in and get changes updated without issues.
Tool a while to get used to but one of the best things I have learnt recently, great training from Drew Neil over at VimCasts.
Our developers use Vim, which is great for remote pair programming. We even have a server—Bruizer—set up to host shared terminal sessions.
Used Selenium web-driver for automated QA testing in continuous integration and continuous deployment.
- Navigating our site for tests
- Navigating other sites that discriminate against non-human visitors