Selenium.WebDriver.NetCoreWebDriverFactory 1.0.1

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Install-Package Selenium.WebDriver.NetCoreWebDriverFactory -Version 1.0.1
dotnet add package Selenium.WebDriver.NetCoreWebDriverFactory --version 1.0.1
<PackageReference Include="Selenium.WebDriver.NetCoreWebDriverFactory" Version="1.0.1" />
For projects that support PackageReference, copy this XML node into the project file to reference the package.
paket add Selenium.WebDriver.NetCoreWebDriverFactory --version 1.0.1
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#r "nuget: Selenium.WebDriver.NetCoreWebDriverFactory, 1.0.1"
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// Install Selenium.WebDriver.NetCoreWebDriverFactory as a Cake Addin
#addin nuget:?package=Selenium.WebDriver.NetCoreWebDriverFactory&version=1.0.1

// Install Selenium.WebDriver.NetCoreWebDriverFactory as a Cake Tool
#tool nuget:?package=Selenium.WebDriver.NetCoreWebDriverFactory&version=1.0.1
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A library to ease the creation of Selenium WebDriver instances in .net Core projects.

For Safari, Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 October 2018 Update (version 1809) onwards or any case where the required WebDriver is on the System Path:

IWebDriver localWebDriver = StaticWebDriverFactory.GetLocalWebDriver(Browser.Edge);

For Chrome, Internet Explorer, Firefox or Microsoft Edge in Windows 10 version 1803 or earlier when the WebDriver is provided by a Nuget Package in your test project:

IWebDriver localWebDriver = StaticWebDriverFactory.GetLocalWebDriver(Browser.Edge, Path.GetDirectoryName(Assembly.GetCallingAssembly().Location));


IWebDriver remoteWebDriver = StaticWebDriverFactory.GetRemoteWebDriver(Browser.Chrome, gridUri, Platform.Linux);

Supported Browsers:
Edge (Windows 10)
Internet Explorer 11 (Windows Platforms)
Safari (MacOS)


Tested and working on Windows 10, Linux (Ubuntu 18.04) and MacOS Mojave

The repository at
contains test projects for Windows, Linux and MacOS. These can be used to test your setup and demonstrate the options available.

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Pick up NetCoreWebDriverFactory configuration for Nunit 3 test projects from runsettings files and with local file override options. See project URL for details.

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1.0.1 419 11/2/2018
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0.9.6 420 10/10/2018

1 November 2018
Now tested and fixed for use on MacOS Mojave.
Release tested on Windows 10 (versions 1803 and 1809), Ubuntu 18.04 and MacOS Mojave
All Supported browsers tested both local and Remote through Selenium Grid v3.14