Microsoft adds support for its Chromium-based browser to the open source Selenium test framework.

More and more applications are being built on Web technologies, from familiar Web apps and services, to Electron-hosted JavaScript, to a new generation of stand-alone progressive Web applications. The underlying family of HTML 5 technologies, including JavaScript and CSS along with transpiled languages such as TypeScript, have matured and are delivering far more than we expected in the early days of the Web.

By Simon Bisson.

The modern Web has almost all the tools we need to deliver reliable, enterprise-grade applications. We can build code in familiar IDEs; we can debug it using browser-based tools such as those waiting behind F12. There are even linters to guide us to writing better code. But one area still lags: testing.

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