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Background info

My personal blog about webdrivers.
What Watir says about webdrivers.
What Selenium says about webdrivers.
And last but not least, W3C about webdrivers.



Obviously you first need the browser to be installed on the computer.
Make sure the webdriver which you want to use is in a folder that is in your machines PATH variable. Or make use of clever tools that download this for you, like the webdrivers gem for Ruby.


Selenium-grid: Keep in mind that the webdrivers gem is not going to work here.
Appium: Same for Appium.
Check My blogpost about webdrivers if you want more information about running these with a custom webdirver.