Once we are familiar with selenium IDE , the next step is "Choosing a programnning language" and start scripting .
Selenium supports multiple languages like Java, C#, Phython, Ruby,Php, Perl . Depending upon your flexibility select any one of the language as your scripting langauge and install that language components.
Suppose If you are planning to use Java as your programming language (like me) then here are steps for installing it.
Step 1 : Installing Java:
Before installing check whether your computer already has Java or not , by visiting
If you don't have Java istalled on your computer , then you can start installing Java by visiting
Above site will have step by step instructions on how to install Java.
Step 2: Set up Path and Class Path for Java :
Here are the step to step instructions on how to setup PATH variables in java (with screenshots :) )
Here is the website which describes all the above details clearly
Step 3 :Installing Eclipse
Eclipse is an opensource IDE(Integrated Development Environment ). Download Eclipse from
Follow the below tutorial which gives the basic idea on how to configure Eclipse and use it.