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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How to open a link in new tab and then coming back to previous tab in webdriver

I have a situation in which I have to perform some action on one web page and their changes will reflect in the other web page. And after that I want to check whether changes are reflecting or not by ...
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Setup appium for Android on Mac osx 10.8.5

I am new to mobile testing. I want to configure appium for testing android applicaiton on Mac machine. Can someone provide the steps to do. And I want to using with selenium webdriver using Java.
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Visual Regression Testing

For testing the visual appearance of a website the use of tools like selenium (functional surface test) are not sufficient because it doesn´t check the visual appearance and/or the CSS-Code directly. ...
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What are basic metrics of coverage with functional UI automation testing

There is web application product which is tested by test automation (selenium webdriver based test project in scope of the whole project) Client is asking what is the test coverage by automation of ...
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How to start all tests with a clear session after browser crash,

Im using WebDriver and Python to automate a website. I have a suite of tests and sometimes running into the following problem. Test no.1 = Login to home page, navigate to Account page, perform some ...
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To run all test cases by invoking driver once for a suite

I want to run all my test cases with one start up and tear down process. I have written code for multiple browser testing and as of now I am repeating those codes in every class file under ...
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What is the best code coverage tool for a java based Web application [closed]

I have an automation framework based out of Selenium Web driver. I want to find out the extent to which automated test scenarios covers various sections of code. Can some one please suggest a code ...
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Difference Between CSS and XPATH [duplicate]

Difference Between CSS and XPATH ? Which is the best locator in selecting Elements in selenium? If Xpath is the better why? why should we use Xpath instead of CSS? If CSS is the better why? why ...
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Which queue implementation to choose to model a queue of test cases to be run?

In our organization we have an in-house written test execution framework. We are going to abandon it in several phases, and we decided to start with a Test Queue. My requirements: Supports ...
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OS X hypervisor for software tests

I am setting up an OS X (build and) test environment for a open source project with a big C codebase. It shall be a Mavericks host on a Mac mini, which has a virtual machine with Snow Leopard. Both ...
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Query TFS 2013 to get recently automated

I want to find a method to query our TFS Server 2013 for test cases that have been switched from "Not Automated" or "Planned" to "Automated" within a given time period. I know I can create a query in ...
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Is there any framework for UI automation testing for Unity3D?

Does anyone know any framework that is compatible/integrated with Unity3D? I'm interested in Unit, Integrated and UI testing.
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Using multiple instances of webDriver

I have defined an object of Web driver in one class as Static WebDriver driver; and want to use that instance into another class to automate browser. Is it possible? Or I will have to define drivers ...
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.Net GUI testing of third party components

Recently I have started to create a prototype automated test for a .net based desktop application. Our team uses at-least two third party components which I cannot reach with the MS UIAutomation ...
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How credible are WebDriver tests?

We have recently encountered a bug that we are able to reproduce manually in Internet Explorer, without any significant effort. Same bug we have tried to reproduce also automatically, with WebDriver ...
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Suite of automated tests - owned by devs or testers?

I'm working on a project that involves 4 developers and three QAers. I've tried to encourage the other devs to write tests for every new feature they have added, and we have built up a suite of ...
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Manual QA looking to get into Automated Testing (no programming background)

I currently work at an ad agency as a Manual QA. I originally came in to act on the business side but kind of 'fell in to' the job. I do not have a programming background but I am very interested in ...
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Best practices on testing access permissions

My web system has roles which allows the users to access different resources depending on the role. My questions are: should permissions be tested by automated integration tests? Are there best ...
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How do you maintain your testing data?

I am in security administration, not QA. Our testers have requested a userID with full access to the QA databases that will run scripts to clean-up/delete (DB2 SQL) data when necessary - which is ...
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Where to get started with UFT?

I've recently been tasked with getting some UI automation written to help with regression testing for our product. This is entirely new to me and I've scouring the web for resources but not finding ...
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Send testng report through email after test execution

I have to send an email of report of the test as soon as my all tests get executed. I will have to mention this in AfterSuite but don't know what exactly will have to use to achieve this. Any ...
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How to revert the changes made by selenium in a tear down process?

I am in a situation where I have to revert all the changes which I made while testing the application. Is there any way of doing this in Testng? Suppose if I have added something into the ...
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How to open and get input from a popup before running test?

I want to open a popup before running my tests and after completing my test run. I want to give few inputs from the popup on basis of that my test will run. Suppose I have multiple links on which my ...
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Selenium - advantages and disadvantages of using Python vs C#

We currently have two teams. An automation team and also a web testing team. The automation team currently use Selenium and C# to automate tests on our web applications and legacy systems. As a ...
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Is it reasonable to use Selenium RC over WebDriver if the former seems more suitable for the task?

The tests I am doing are on IE8, which is used throughout the company, and doesn't look to be changing any time soon. After testing both pieces of software with the system, it seemed as though ...
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Automating comparison of mapped data for different formats

My task involves comparing the data mapped from one format to another. Formats I use are xml to edi, edi to edi, edi to lawson, xml to pdf etc. now I perform it manually by comparing each input with ...
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Selenium training in C# or Java [closed]

I want to go for a Selenium training course but was bit confused whether should I go for Java or C#. I have been to a training session for C# earlier so as far as the concepts are concerned I do have ...
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How to compare value of a td of a table with a numeric value using webdriver?

I have to compare a value of a td tag with a numeric value. I have o check whether the value coming in that td is >= some value. The html of td is: <td class="sorting_1">78000</td> I ...
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Manipulating hosts file in WebDriver tests

Most developers and testers usually takes advantage of Operation System Host File (commonly known as "hosts") to "trick" the S.O. and the browser to load websites and webservices from another server ...
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How to automate range values using web driver?

I have to test a price range bar implemented with a jQuery slider. Suppose the defined range is 100-10,000. I want web driver to slide the minimum value to 2000 and Maximum value to 8000. I thought of ...
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homework testing method for schools [closed]

I've looked a lot for this kind of question and couldn't find anything, I think the answers here could be helpful to schools and their students. My collage has problems with it's homework testing ...
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How to check no. of characters accepted by an input field using Selenium WebDriver?

I want to check the validation of an input field that what is the number of character it accepts? Suppose an username field is allowed to accept 15 characters then how can I automate this test?
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What should be automated to minimize manual testing?

I have some queries regarding automation test cases. For example: I want to test login and logout from the application. What type of test cases should be automated?
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Selenium: driver.findElement(By.xpath(“xpath”).click(); failing

The command driver.findElement(By.xpath("xpath"). click(); is not working in Web driver. Kindly check the below code written in selenium RC and webdriver. Selenium RC : public void ...
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problem handling multiple windows in webdriver

Scenario: Step-1.Click link from window-1.New window gets opened.Say it as window-2. Step-2.Do action on window-2. Step-3.Close window-2. Step-4.Move focus to window-1 Step-5.Click an element in ...
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Is it possible to create something like PageObjects with SeeTest?

We reflect to use SeeTest for mobile app test automation. I am familiar with Selenium 2 / WebDriver and love to use PageObjects. Is it possible to create PageObjects or something similar with ...
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QF-Test - Conditionally rerun scheduled test suite based on result

We have about 10 test suites (QF-Test GUI Testing tool) for a java application. At the moment the testsuits are run every night with a batch-script triggered by a scheduled job. The tests are not very ...
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Looking for open platform software framework for remote testing

I am currently looking for a software framework for my project involving GPU boards and graphics tests. My project is to find a software framework to use where I can remotely run graphics tests on my ...
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Web browser plugin to pause JavaScript execution?

I have dynamic elements appearing and disappearing on our Web site, e.g., notification balloons. To understand element, id, tag name, etc. corresponds to this elements I usually click "Inspect ...
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Testing ExtJS UI with WebDriver

Our Web app is using ExtJS framework for rendering UI. However, ExtJS-rendered UI is hard to test automatically because: For most clickable elements, ExtJS uses generated ids like "ext-gen-345" ...
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Testing with a virtual machine under command line

How to start a windows and run dedicated programs then revert to original status I wonder know if there is a way, Can let me start up a Windows (which including my custom environment: Ruby, Ruby on ...
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How to set up automated build/test for embedded project

We have a number of embedded projects, and are trying to improve our process. This includes automating our unit and system tests with jenkins. I have gotten some of our existing environments ...
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Run impacted tests right after code change

I have partial memory recollection of product for .NET and Visual Studio that runs impacted unit tests right after you change one line or something like that. It has some smart code impact detection ...
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Functional and UI Test cases for a Slider

I am working on a website. Here is the URL : http://northeastindiaholidays.com/. There are two sliders on the front page: The one with in the background, with a full resolution image. The second ...
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Publish MSTest results to Microsoft Test Manager

I've written a series of integration tests and have associated them with matching test cases in TFS. I'm currently running the tests with MSTest and have successfully published the results to the ...
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How to interpret big picture of testing with automated test results

We use Meliora Testlab to get test results from automated tests which are run on Selenium. We use the requirements module to track the user stories. For manual tests this works great - I need to see ...
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Can db2 scripts be automated?

I have a scenario where it is necessary to execute some scripts daily.Is it possible to automate the execution via some tools.?
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Selenium opens browser and loads page, then stops

Selenium opens browser and loads page, then stops. I have inherited a selenium project with no internal documentation and I'm a bit stuck on how to get it up and running (I am new to Selenium). We've ...
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How to run multiple browser instance with Webdriver, Java, and Junit/TestNG?

I have a test ready to be executed but it takes a long time to finish. In this test I'm feeding in csv data, so basically the whole test will run 56 times. I was wondering if there's anyway I could ...
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What are some good open source UI Testing tools for testing Windows GUI?

I need a list of some good tools which are open source and meant for automating the UI testing of Windows GUI. Any help will certainly be appreciated.