The death of the selector in automated testing

Ever since Jason Huggins invented Selenium, professional QA testers have relied on selectors to create automated test scripts. However, recent advances in AI and the onset of intelligent test agents may spell the death of the selector. At the very least, in the next few years, selectors will become far richer and more reliable than we are used to.

Here, we explore why the selector has been so important and why we are predicting its demise.