Watir 7.0 Released!

Watir 7.0.0 is now available on RubyGems. It requires Ruby 2.6+ and Selenium 4.0 which was just released last week. It’s been a long road since Watir 6.0 was released almost 5 years ago. That version was a substantial reenvisiong of Watir’s default approach to automation, especially as it relates to Selenium. It was designed to combine the original philosophy of Watir with the power of Selenium. Watir 7 is mostly just a much more stable and performant implementation of that vision. As of this release, there are no outstanding Pull Requests or reported bugs in our Issue Tracker!
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Written by: Titus Fortner on October 18, 2021

Watir 7.0 Beta 3

Watir 7.0.0.beta3 is now available on RubyGems. This update includes bug fixes and things that were intended for the last release for Capabilities but overlooked.
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Written by: Titus Fortner on May 5, 2021

Watir 7.0 Beta 2

Watir 7.0.0.beta2 is now available on RubyGems. This is all the additions and optimizations that were dependent on removing the deprecated code in Beta 1. Watir Repo now has zero outstanding bugs! The Issues list contains 2 optimizations and 2 feature requests which we may or may not get to before Watir 7.0 is released. Expect production release of Watir 7.0 as soon as Selenium 4.0 is released.
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Written by: Titus Fortner on March 26, 2021