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Starting a webdriver server
If you aren't sure about what a webdriver server is, then download the Selenium standalone server.
It is a
.jar file. Make sure you have Java and Firefox installed.
Assuming the file you downloaded is called
selenium-server-standalone-2.45.0.jar, you can start the server with:
java -jar selenium-server-standalone-2.45.0.jar
If you are using macOS with Homebrew you can install the Selenium standalone server with:
brew install selenium-server-standalone
Follow the Homebrew post-install instructions to run the server locally.
Starting a PhantomJS webdriver server
If you are using macOS with Homebrew you can install PhantomJS with:
brew install phantomjs
Once you have installed phantomjs, run the following command.
Now you can open a new console window and run your tests.
Starting a ChromeDriver server
If you are using macOS with Homebrew you can install ChromeDriver with:
brew cask install chromedriver
Follow the Homebrew post-install instructions to run ChromeDriver locally.