Selenium: State of the Union

Selenium: State of the Union

 
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Selenium: State of the Union

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    Problem Statement

    Expected Result: Mobile is taking over the world and wow! my product works awesomely everywhere.

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    Today over 100 million users share over 40 billion messages per month on Hike. Its not just simple 1:1 chat messages. Users can do a VoIP call or share rich multi-media content in 8 different languages in group chats with hundreds of members. User can transfer large (upto 100 MB) file using Wifi-Direct .i.e. device to device file transfer without using Internet. And many more features. How do you ensure that you can roll out a release every month without breaking any of these features?

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