STARWEST 2024 Concurrent Session : BiDi-Powered Selenium: Shaping Tomorrow's Automation


Wednesday, September 25, 2024 - 2:45pm to 3:45pm

BiDi-Powered Selenium: Shaping Tomorrow's Automation

Explore the power of W3C BiDi protocol in Selenium. Join Puja to see how this new-age protocol transforms browser automation, bringing massive performance gains. BiDi taps into the event-driven nature of browsers to expose fine-grained automation functionality. This session will cover: W3C BiDi protocol basics, upgrading current browser automation, new automation possibilities, practical applications of BiDi in action, Selenium's ongoing BiDi journey, and how you can contribute to Selenium's BiDi development. Take a peek into the future of Selenium automation with BiDi, unlocking advanced browser capabilities! Attendees will come away from the session with: fundamentals of new age test automation using BiDi in Selenium, insights about handling common challenging use-cases during web testing, and a gateway to contribute to open-source projects.

Puja Jagani

As a Lead Engineer at Browserstack for the past three years, Puja Jagani drives automation advancements, particularly in the Selenium project. Her role encompasses bug fixes, user support, feature enhancements, product advancement, and documentation. Puja serves as a core committer and member of the Technical Leadership Committee in Selenium, focusing on implementing the BiDi protocol for cross-platform browser automation. Collaborating with web browser vendors, Puja prioritizes Selenium BiDi-related features, aiming to revolutionize browser automation. Engaging with the OpenSource community, she finds excitement in pushing automation boundaries and solving user problems.