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. Under the right circumstances, it can allow for faster testing with fewer ...

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Suggest some freeware GUI Automation Testing tools for Windows Desktop Applications

Please suggest some tools for automated GUI Testing of Windows Desktop Application. Freeware tools which can compete with Coded UI test projects.
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Deleting created data from Automated Tests?

So what's the best way to go about this? Lets pretend im testing localhost, or a remote site. That either has a mysql or postgreSQL database. I have a few automated tests that create things (X,Y,Z ...
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how to measure response time for both loading and search time for a website ? selenium

I need to measure response time for website using Selenium and Selenide. Response time of a website: I mean the loading time, I see that there is method to take difference between time before and ...
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Which are the best course to learn automated QA for a start-up? [on hold]

Which courses are the best to help me grasp the foundations of Automated testing? I am currently in a manual QA position doing only Ad-Hoc/regression testing. This is also the only testing we ...
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tool that can be automated for page testing, full page screenshots and code analysis and compare with previous tests

I've been tasked with locating a software package or single application that can be used to automate the following tasks related to testing our website(s), both english and non-english. run ...
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How to initialize the driver globally in selenium

I wanted to create a separate class to initialize the firefox driver and then use the driver instance in my other TestNG classes. Can someone tell me how to do this and how to use the same driver ...
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Testing updates of external dependencies

We are having a discussion about when we update a NuGet package or another external dependency. If we should update to this version everywhere, so we only have one version on the whole project. Some ...
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How to get colour, font of java table row/cell/text with Jemmy?

Need to check color/font style of java table (text, background) in Swing application cause style of row should depend on a column value. It is possible to get color of font and background of ...
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Good practice with custom assertion message

Should custom message in assertion describe expected outcome assertThat("user accounts are the same", account1, equalTo(account2)); or reason for failure assertThat("user accounts were different", ...
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System.NullReferenceException occurs while running installed c# aplication [on hold]

Our team developed an application,Created its .exe file and run on another machine,While runing following error was occurred.How to run the application successfully Blockquote See the end of ...
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Unable to scroll down to bottom of div with data loading dynamically

<div id="findingTblBody" class="tablebody" infinite-scroll-distance="2" infinite-scroll="loadMoreData()" style="width: 819px;"> I want to scroll to bottom of div mentioned above. I am trying ...
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Is use of priority in TestNG a good approach?

I'm assigning priority to each test method in a specific class under my automation project. My senior reviewed the script I wrote and mentioned to me that do not use priority instead use the xml to ...
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Will writing unit tests block developers from coding?

We are about to implement TDD in our software company and we met some serious questions. As you know, this is the TDD life cycle: Add a test Run all tests and see if the new test fails Write the ...
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Programming language and automation tool to automate mainframe as/400

Which programming language would you prefer to automate the screens of a mainframe system like IBM AS/400?
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Test management tool for manual and automation

I would like to know which test automation tool, other than Quality Center and QTP, is the most widely used and has the most robust features. The automation tool and the scripting language are needed ...
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How to validate if PDF is loaded or not in Selenium Webdriver?

I have a link in Website which will redirect to PDF document after clicking I would like to check if PDF is loaded in the browser or not using selenium I do not want to compare the text/content in ...
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Is there a free page to test website bots on? [closed]

I'm working on a markdown link replacer for npm and some my tests are failing at random because too many requests are being issued at the same time. Now I probably need to put some kind of limiter in ...
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What is the best way to test a parser that parses configuration files written in YAML syntax?

I need to test a parser that parses configuration files written in YAML syntax and generates the graph. Are there any tools or approaches that would be helpful in testing the parser?
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Java code inside a test case

In my code the daily emails generated by java code. Is it possible to write pure java code inside a Selenium IDE automation test case?
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Parallel Testing with Selenium Grid - Static classes have driver issues

I am currently working on an automation project. I have the project itself complete. However, I am now integrating Selenium Grid into my project to run my tests parallel on different browsers e.g ...
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How to generate test cases for JUnit?

Explanation We are currently using a self-made testing framework/tool, to test services of an client-server application. The framework currently works with own implemented JUnit like assert methods ...
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What's the difference between fuzz-testing and property-based testing?

My feeling is that both types of testing check system behavior for random sequence of data. However, the difference is that: in property-based testing there are multiple equivalence classes; I ...
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Website where I can choose what git commit to display

I'm not sure what this is called. I've tried to google myself to an answer for some hours now, but without luck. What I'm trying to do is to make test deployment easier. We're developing many ...
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How to Configure Appium on Mac OS?

Hi I have issues configuring and using Appium on Mac. Can you recommend some detailed step by step manual. I can not figure out all required steps. My problem is that I need quickly set up working ...
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Dealing with a slow growth curve in improving automation skills and how that affects ones career

I have been working as a QA since almost ~5 years now. While I am one of the senior QA in my team, and have brought in other quality aspects to the table, my automation skills are still "beginner". As ...
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How can we generate unique distinct users for parallel tests with selenium?

How can we generate unique distinct users for parallel tests with selenium WebDriver and java or Javascript. Suppose, in google create an account action I have to pass firstname, lastname, username ...
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Email content checking

I am doing automation testing. In our web application the employees get daily mail notification. what i need is ,to write test case to check the daily emails. The emails contents are the services that ...
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What to ask programmers before automating with Selenium

What points should I discuss with frontend programmers when preparing a product on which, as a tester, I will use Selenium to automate? I am referring to things like, no dynamic ids for elements etc. ...
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How to define elements with Jemmy library?

I am researching of testing Java GUI application with Jemmy library. Elements in application are defined by constructors like: JFrameOperator mainFrame = new JFrameOperator("Main window title"); ...
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How to get entered text from textbox when value is empty in selenium using java?

Just I am trying to get entered text from the text field when value is empty. Below is my HTML: <input type="text" style="width: 203px" value="" maxlength="32" name="firstName"/> I tried ...
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The company I work for have provided me with money to spend on training ? Need ideas on what to spend on to help further my QA career!

I've been working in QA for a year and a half now, I started of doing manual testing and then I've moved on to QA automation and or been using Ruby + selenium webdriver + page object model + page ...
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Getting 'org.openqa.selenium.NoSuchElementException' - how to fix?

I'm getting this error: Exception in thread "main" org.openqa.selenium.NoSuchElementException: Unable to locate element Why am I getting this WebDriver exception and how can I fix it?
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How can I do performance testing of Mobile Application?

I have a task of testing a mobile application by manual testing. I have to do performance testing and also load testing for this application. So, how can I test it manually? Do I need to use any ...
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How to resolve NullPointerException error in my below POM code?

I am getting java.lang.NullPointerException while executing my test case , I am using Page Object Modle with PageFactory ,following are the code snippets LoginPageObjec.java public class ...
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How to locate an element which is inside the iframe?

I'm new to automation testing (I'm using TestNG framework and Java language) I'm having trouble in locating an element which is inside iframe. WebElement iframeSwitch= ...
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can we use xml has a data source for data driven testing in rational functional tester? [on hold]

In coded UI testing we use the below attribute for xml data source [DataSource("Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.DataSource.XML", "|DataDirectory|\data.xml", "Iterations", ...
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how to input data into datapool from xml file in rational functional tester?

how to input data into datapool from xml file in rational functional tester? I want the user input file to be an xml file and this xml file should be used to feed information for data pool in rft.
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Which programming language java or c# should I learn for selenium automation testing? [duplicate]

I am in manual testing from last 5+ years and having a sound experience in it. Now I want to switch in automation testing and want to start with Selenium. I don't have any programming experience or ...
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What is the difference between jUnit & TestNG?

I want to know difference between Junit & TestNG. Which one is useful for Tester?
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Why do medium to large companies not adopt test automation?

Is test automation simply not a right fit for some medium/large organisations, regardless of whether they "care" or not and assuming it can be applied there? What are the most common reasons for this? ...
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What is the best approach to test the windows services?

I want to write the automation suite for windows services. Some of these services updates the data in database. So my test cases would be to check the current state of the DB, run the windows service ...
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Open source tools for automation of testing Java GUI applications

The testing tool for Java GUI applications I know is: Jemmy - library that contains methods to reproduce all user actions which can be performed on Swing/AWT components (i.e. button pushing, text ...
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Suppose there are five Browser windows opened, how to find the third one and close it through web driver?

Suppose there are five Browser windows opened, how to find the third one and close it through web driver? Please I'm request you to all of you don't consider this question as a opinion based. I have ...
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What is the best approach to write the automation test cases that run on particular instances of time?

My application has several jobs which runs 4-6 times a day and changes the system state and many configurations. Now I want to write automation test cases which will verify this state transitions and ...
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How to read Data from XML file and compare the Data with Database Tables as an output using Selenium?

I have to test more than 250 feeds which contains of listing data. Hence, the goal is Download feeds file from existing legacy system which is in XML format and then compare the values with ...
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Which Programming Language is more supportive to start with Selenium? [closed]

I am looking to start with selenium, so please suggest me which language is good for automation testing?
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GoogleTest with Visual Studio 2015

I would like to use GoogleTest to run unit tests on my project. In my solution I have three projects: The GoogleTest project, which is a static library My Project Under Test, an executable My Project ...
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Cucumber and TestNG integration

I have a simple question as I am just getting into Test Automation. I want to develop Cucumber smoke tests and acceptance tests as they would be easy to read and understand for my colleagues. ...
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What errors that can't be detected by testing techniques but rather by guessing? [closed]

Error guessing is known to be one way of knowing the error from previous experiences. however, it's a technique that usually testers perform if all other formal techniques (like Whitebox testing or ...