Concepts and need
Selenium RC comes in two parts.
- A server which automatically launches and kills browsers, and acts as a HTTP proxy for web requests from them.
- Client libraries for your favorite computer language.
Here is a simplified architectural representation....
Selenium Remote Control is great for testing complex AJAX-based web user interfaces under a Continuous Integration system. It is also an ideal solution for users of Selenium IDE who want to write tests in a more expressive programming language than the Selenese HTML table format.