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Automating Web Browser Testing with Microsoft's Playwright

Playwright, a GitHub project by Microsoft, automates web browser testing. It supports Chromium, Firefox, and WebKit. Designed for end-to-end testing, it simplifies writing tests for web apps across different browsers.

The project includes configuration files, documentation, and examples. It's actively maintained, with over 12,782 commits.

Playwright is crucial for developers ensuring their apps work seamlessly across various platforms.


  • End-to-end testing: A method that tests the entire software product from beginning to end to ensure the application flow behaves as expected.
  • Chromium, Firefox, WebKit: Popular web browsers or their open-source projects.
  • npm: A package manager for JavaScript programming language.

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