Thats 1000% (10 times) quicker than executing features in sequence!!
Gwen has always had the capability to make use of selenium grid which is particularly useful when running in parallel, and after discovering selenoid by the guys over at Aerokube I had to give it a shot.
Installing selenoid was a breeze with the configuration manager docker setup. Once installed, selenoid downloads the last two driver versions of chrome, firefox and opera, and starts a grid ready to run tests.
Gwen comes with 235 features out of the box, ready for anyone to try. These features cover a number of different scenarios including a flood.io challenge, navigating etsy, completing a todo, navigating blogs, and searching in google. The features are also written using both imperative and declarative styles declarative-vs-imperative-gherkin.
Typically running 235 features takes 49 minutes and 33 seconds when running the features sequentially, however running these in parallel with selenoid took only 4 minutes and 41 seconds. Both samples were run using a 34 core machine.
I have also included a screenshot of the running docker images, taken at a point in time where parallel was running full swing.
Thats all for now, hope you enjoyed a brief look into Selenoid and Gwen.