Test automation is the use of software to control the execution of tests, the comparison of actual outcomes to predicted outcomes, the setting up of test preconditions, and other test control and test reporting functions.

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Should I perform tests during fixture?

I'm automating testing for a fairly complex system involving multiple VMs, routers, and switches. Because of this complexity, the setup/teardowns sometimes fail (a node did not boot up correctly, or ...
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Include assertions/expectations within the Page Objects, yes or no?

Martin Fowler favors having no assertions in page objects however is not definitive on the subject: Advocates of including assertions in page objects say that this helps avoid duplication of ...
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Page Object Design: Is there a Javascript equivalent to Ruby gem “site_prism”

I'd like to know if there is a framework in Javascript (NodeJS) for Protractor which supports a clean way to define the Page Object Elements on a Page Object as site_prism does. I've already checked ...
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Selecting an item of a drop-down menu with Splinter lib (Python)

I am looking for a way to select an item in a drop-down menu in python with Splinter (very similar to selenium I guess) : <li class="option1" rel="1158"> Option 1</li> <li ...
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Coding (automation) with selenium

I need help! I have thoroughly studied selenium IDE and now I want to proceed with coding using selenium(scripting), how and where should I start. I have setup complete environment settings with ...
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How to reproduce “Multiuser Concurrency Problems” in testing environment with limited resources

Scenario: In case of simultaneous usage by multiple users the cookie based login sometimes gets overridden causing one user to see other users information. Session is completely cookie based and ...
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Universal algorithm testing tool

Currently I'm working on my thesis. I'm writing about subgraph isomorphism problem and various algorithms, solving this problem. One of my task is to integrate that problem in a testing environment, ...
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Handle HandHeld (Scanner) in selenium WebDriver

From Webpage i need to scan one image using scanner(External Device through Wbservices), How to Handle this case?
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Best way of generating workload for personal cloud storage

I'm currently working on a folder synchronization tool which synchronizes the content of a specific folder with a remote cloud storage provider. In order to test the robustness of the client, I need ...
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How to configure TFS test plan to run automated UI tests against different environments

I have a few test environments where the new stuff deployed by hand and/or Release Manager. Beside these I have a different machine (test agent installed and it is hooked up to Test Manager) where I ...
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Selendroid: Camera click Element ID

I want to know what is the capture button element id in the view finder of the camera in slendroid. I am not able to inspect it
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LDAP Injection Tutotials

I am testing LDAP and trying to check the LDAP Security - LDAP Injection is an attack used to exploit web based applications that construct LDAP statements based on user input - so i want Cheat Sheet ...
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automated testing of OS installer (i.e. bare metal testing)

Our software does bare metal recovery of servers, which essentially requires a boot disk to start the process and grab the original image off of the backup server. While we can automate testing of a ...
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How do I use Testing Anywhere?

Testing Anywhere an automatic testing tool. I downloaded this as a trial version. I need to use the tool to test a VB.NET web application. How do I get the test result from this application?
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Tool for automatic GUI testing of Gupta Windows applications?

I'm searching for (a) tool(s) to write and execute automatic GUI testing of Windows 7 applications written with Gupta Team Developer. We got "QTP" here but its main problem is that it can't identify ...
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How to build iOS app for Seetest

I am trying to find out how to build (compile, prepare, process ...) an app for Seetest, so that it can be tested on devices without adding them to the Apple Developer Portal. I know how to build an ...
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Are the gains going from Selenium IDE to headless worth it on small projects

I am a web developer in a very small team(2 devs, one hardware), and I spend as much, if not more time testing applications(due to requirements issues) than the actual developing. To help with this, ...
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Is it possible to use Selenium's RemoteWebDriver and Appium's AppiumDriver in parallel?

I tried asking this on StackOverflow but unfortunately I couldn't find a solution to this there. Then I learned about SQA StackExchange so I thought I'd try here too. I'm trying to write some test ...
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Tools for testing tcl GUI in Linux

My question is related to this thread: Typical software & tools short-list for *manual* QA specialist (tester) working environment The answers to this question seemed to be mostly/entirely from ...
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script to test auto login website

pardon if i'm ask silly question. I'm newbie in automated testing. My company re-develop a website with different programming language, but the owner give me task to test which userid and password ...
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Should load test validate functionality?

I am developing a loadtest to a customer who is saying that if a certain response contains "bla:bla" I should execute a different path in load test. On client side it means that a certain button is ...
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How to run TESTNG failed test cases in jenkins for maven project?

I am new to jenkins and I have configured it on my windows PC. I have to run failed test cases twice before considering that they are failing. I am using TestNG and selenium webdriver for writing test ...
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Selenium WebDriver Stops when Window goes Out of Focus?

I am running a Selenium WebDriver Script in java to read excel file and write data in a Web application. I am instantiating a Firefox Webdriver. The problem is that Script runs fine, but when test ...
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What do you need to be a great QA Analyst?

I have little to no experience about QA. I was moved within my company from another department nothing to do with IT. If you could tell me one thing that you would consider necessary for me to know, ...
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Scenario based Tester interview

I have an interview coming up soon a software engineer in test role, I've worked as a dev/support/QA and though technically skilled, I've had little chance to code in my current role, only outside ...
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TestNG - SendKeys not completing data entry before moving to next field

I am trying to login to Gmail with two users. The data is exported from excel. Sometimes my test passes, but sometimes the first user login and logout processes successfully, but the second username ...
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QC REST API - To update the test status?

Can some one help me to update the test status in QC using the REST API provided by QC . So that i can use it for updating the test status after executing my Junit tests. Thanks Vineeth Varghese
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Looking for a API/tool to validate html snippets

Our UI designers would like to validate that the HTML they specify should appear on a page does, in fact appear on the page as generated by a .jsp. They need to specify a particular set of HTML nodes ...
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Future in Manual Testing? [closed]

How future is in only manual testing. I was and I am weak in programming so I selected software testing and working as software tester since last 4 years. Doing excellent testing. But I heard that ...
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TestComplete ; Automation Testing; Dynamic programming

How do we take input from an excel sheet(data-driven testing) for web app testing after recording a script? making it dynamic is the main issue.
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I would like to switch from software development to testing

I am working as a java senior software developer. I would like to switch my career from programming to testing. Usually i do manual testing in our projects. i have java exp so i can easily learn ...
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How to edit field in Robotframework using Selenium2library

My problem is being unable to enter text in login and password fields in certain page. I would like to know how to be able to enter text in this situation. I have been able to automate entering text ...
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What are some good resources for a new tester to learn about testing for cocoa and swift?

I have never written a test before so i would need a soft approach to testing.
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Need automation tool for web-based Flex application with XML

We are using GIS Concept, so we have a web-based Flex application. I need to create automated tests for this application, but we are using xml and I haven't been able to automate the login page ...
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Quantifying the value of Automation

I’ve just spent the last 6 months replacing a couple of old frameworks one using enterprise toolsets with a shiny new appium/webdriver framework. Everything has gone well with good buy in from both ...
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What is the Real Business Value of Software Testing in an IT Project?

I work as a manual tester on a big project. My project follows Agile methodology. I test a Web-based application. I sometimes ask myself, am I giving any value to the stakeholders? What is the Real ...
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What is a suitable web site for multi-devices testing

When our web site was finished, we were tasked to test it with all devices. Some devices are not allowed, but for the ones that are I use a virtual devices site online. The problem is some sites do ...
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What are CorrelationExtractionRules and CorrelationBinding attributes in web test files

What is the purpose of the <CorrelationExtractionRules> tag and the CorrelationBinding="..." attribute within the <QueryStringParameter ...> tag within a Visual Studio 2013 ".webtest" ...
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Selenium Testing in Android Devices without USB connection

How can I do my selenium testing by opening the browser in android device from my PC, without connecting through USB?
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Exist a Jenkins plugin that displays test result graph by category?

I want to develop automated GUI tests for a mobile application. The application has different areas. I want to use JUnit as testing framework and the Categories feature to assign each test case a ...
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how to do automated testing on both front end and database [closed]

the testing includes front end GUI testing and database verification and some files verification under windows/linux. I know that selelnium can be used for front end GUI testing. what about the other ...
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What are the common Quality Assurance jokes? [closed]

I have seen lots and lots of jokes of programming. But there are very few jokes about QA. I feel sorry for that. So it very much needed to make our our own kind of jokes repo. And as i have no ...
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Licensing restrictions of formal methods (code proof) tools and contractors

This is NOT Intended to be a product/service recommendation question - I am trying really hard to word this so it isn't one. Does anyone here perform static analysis on your code using abstract ...
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How can i automate site access HBase

i have a web site deals with HBase instead of oracle and HBase Dosen't have any interface to Query on it such as Oracle, So i want a tool to automate this site
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How to get Server Stats like CPU Usage, Response time etc. when Load has been applied from Client PC

How to get Server Stats like CPU Usage, Response time etc. when Load has been applied from Client PC. I am Using Blazemeter with Jmeter on Ubuntu 12.04 OS. Thanks Expert for being on Stack ...
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How to open two firefox browsers using selenium? Closing one and then opening another with different URL [closed]

I am trying to close and then re-open the FF browser with different URL.
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Verify Quality of Video and Audio Played using Automation Scripts

I have few audio and video files which I need to play and verify the files are playing perfect or there is choppy audio or issues with pixel when videos are playing. We can easily verify this ...
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Free tools for Installation testing

can you guys let me know any free tools for Installation testing using GUI and command line in Windows and Linux servers Gui - navigations, and edititing .xml files commond line/Silent mode- for ex ...
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Blazemeter Plugin cannot be installed in Google Chrome Error Displayed: “UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL” in Ubuntu 12.04 OS

Trying to install Blazemeter Plugin in Google chrome, but i am not able to. It is giving an error as below: "UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL" in Ubuntu 12.04 OS. How should i ...
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Load Automation Tool with Record option to test application in Linux OS

I am new to Linux. currently am using Ubuntu 12.04 ATS OS. Request experts to help me selecting tool to use for Load Testing with Record and Play back option available. Would like to use an open ...