What is the difference between WebDriver and RemoteWebdriver in Selenium

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What is the difference between WebDriver and RemoteWebdriver in Selenium?
May 10, 2019 in Selenium by Ishan
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Hey Ishan, the difference between Webdriver and Remote Webdriver is as follows:

WebDriver:

  • WebDriver object represents the browser in Selenium. Using this object you can control the Web browser.
  • It is an interface of the org.openqa.selenium.* package. Upon instantiating the implementations of this class the browser will be launched.
  • FirefoxDrive, ChromeDriver, InternetExplorerDriver, SafariDriver, OperaDriver, HtmlUnitDriver, RemoteWebDriver are few implementations of the WebDriver Interface.

RemoteWebDriver:

  • This is the WebDriver object to control the desired browser in the node PC over the Grid using the Capability(settings) and Hostname or IP of the Selenium HUB running.
  • Using the RemoteWebDriver object instantiation, you can control any browser in the node PC which is on Windows, Mac, Linux etc.. platforms. For eg: 
//Capability(settings) to execute the Node with window 8 and firefox ver32

DesiredCapabilities capability = new DesiredCapabilities.firefox();

capability.setVersion(“32.0”);

capability.setPlatform(Platform.WIN8);

URL RegisteredUrl = new URL(“http://10.10.10.10:4444/wd/hub”);

WebDriver driver = new WebDriver(RegisteredUrl, capability);

driver.get(“https://www.edureka.co”);
answered May 10, 2019 by Pratibha
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