What are the real benefits of using Selenium 2 instead of Selenium 1? I've read several posts related to new version but didn't get what are the advantages of Selenium 2.
Well, the short answer is, you shouldn't. There basically only 2 reasons for moving to the newer version:
- The older version has some critical problems that you always have to solve with dirty hacks and workarounds. If the newer version is known to have these issues fixed, there's a reason to upgrade.
- The older version is not supported anymore. That's not applicable to Selenium, since it's toooo open source (read as - "noone cares if it doesn't work").
So, the best approach here is spending some efforts on checking what the newer version does and how it does it.