Andreas Tolfsen

Hello, I’m Andreas Tolfsen. I work on the underpinnings of the web platform, in particular on tooling and standards for interoperability and automation. This site curates some of the things I create.

Current projects

More projects at GitHub and on my git mirror.

Writing & presentations

Tutorial on using git(1) for Gecko development.

Future of WebDriver presented at Selenium user groups in Belfast and Tel Aviv.

The case against visibility checks in WebDriver, positing that platform APIs to deal with hit-testing is necessary.

Thoughts on distributed bug tracking.

Blog

What is libexec?

libexec is a system directory meant for system daemons and utilities executed by other programs, but which are not intended to be executed directly by users.

geckodriver 0.11.1 released

Earlier today we released geckodriver version 0.11.1. geckodriver is an HTTP proxy for using W3C WebDriver-compatible clients to interact with Gecko-based browsers.

What’s cooking Marionette – ultimo November

Earlier today we released geckodriver version 0.11.1. geckodriver is an HTTP proxy for using W3C WebDriver-compatible clients to interact with Gecko-based browsers.

Update from WebDriver WG meeting in Redmond

The W3C Browser Tools- and Testing Working Group met again 13-14 July 2016 in Redmond, WA to discuss the progress of the WebDriver specification. I will try to summarise the discussions, but if you’re interested in all the details the meetings have been meticulously scribed.