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Gecko is a web browser engine used in many applications developed by Mozilla Foundation and the Mozilla Corporation, most noticeably the Firefox web browser, its mobile version other than i OS devices, their email client Thunderbird and many other open source software projects.
You can get more information about Gecko here – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gecko_(software) Gecko Driver is a proxy for using W3C Web Driver-compatible clients to interact with Gecko-based browsers i.e. This program provides the HTTP API described by the Web Driver protocol to communicate with Gecko browsers.
The latest versions that we will be using in this article are – UPDATE 1 [30 April, 2017]: Do you prefer using Desired Capabilities with Firefox?
After you download and install Selenium, you just write the code to instantiate the Web Driver and open Firefox.This article provides a detailed, step by step guide on how to launch Firefox with Selenium Gecko Driver.This article uses the latest versions of Selenium, Firefox & Gecko Driver and shows how you can launch Firefox by providing updated code snippets.This can be done in two ways as depicted in the below image – There are two versions of Gecko Driver for Windows: 32-bit and 64-bit.Based on whether your Firefox is 32-bit or 64-bit, you need to download the corresponding Gecko Driver exe.