Selenium IDE - Actual use- seeking a practical example
What is the actual use of Selenium IDE? Apart from playback and record How can we use this tool to check the validations of a simple login form in website?
Yes, you can do validations using either verify or assert. Check this documentation which will give you a clear idea - http://docs.seleniumhq.org/docs/02_selenium_ide.jsp
For complex automation, you need to use Selenium WebDriver which gives you flexibility to code.