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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HP-UFT Organizing Test Projects

Does anyone have any tips or good links for how to best organize projects in HP-UFT? I'm just beginning to use UFT rather than MTM and am finding some aspects unwieldy. What I'm trying to do is as ...
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how to know which tool is appropriate for automating website? [on hold]

I am very much confused which tool to be used for a web based project on what basis we should choose an automation tool?
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switching between tabs in a browser

I am trying to click on a download link which will open in a new tab in pdf format.I want to do some actions on newly open tab. I am able to switch to newly open tab but when I am trying to do any ...
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How do I put a MySQL fixture in a PHPUnit driving a Selenium2?

I have a Symfony2 web project using PHPUnit for the unit tests. Recently I added functional tests with the package phpunit/phpunit-selenium. I have added tests to do a login, then to create an item ...
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Selenium DDF using JXL [on hold]

I wrote a code for reading and writing From excel but only first cell of the excel sheet is getting written. I don't know what exactly am I doing wrong. Please go through my code and suggest how can ...
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Both machine- and human-readable data-driven test cases

At this moment I write my test cases in Markdown. So they can be version-controlled (I use Git). From Markdown I can render the sources into either HTML or PDF, it can be automatized through a shell ...
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Which language to choose for Appium - Python or Java?

We have an iOS application (written with Obj-C and now starting to incorporate Swift) that we want to write tests for using Appium. Our test team comprises of people who have little programming ...
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How to find frames without Name and ID using Selenium?

I'm creating some test cases using Selenium WebDriver in C# for a web application. That web application uses different frames for different elements and those frames are not having any Name and ID. ...
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For successful build how many test cycles are required

In one interview they asked me about the agile testing. "How often testing cycle happens in your project after successful build?" I'm new to agile methodology in testing. Please let me know how to ...
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How to fetch data from Excel to Rational Function Tester (RFT) automation tool?

I'm new to automation testing and also to RFT tool. I tried record and playback by hard-coded values. Now I want to make my scripts dynamic. Hence I use Excel as an external file to fetch data. How ...
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Where to store XPath variables

Where should I store XPath variables - in a class or in an external file? What are the (dis)advantages of these approaches?
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Automating Restful API — Tools?

I've been automating our restful api's using retrofit and testNG. Basically, I create a POJO-Model... send the request in retrofit and do the assertions on the model. Example: public interface ...
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Recommendations for Windows Client software Automation tools?

I have a team of 2 QAs and we just started at a company which have a windows client software application with no documentation and no test cases. What would you recommend as a tool to start building ...
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Want to get value from the below code snippet through Web Driver

<script> jQuery(function() {jQuery("#chart").kendoChart({"chartArea":{"background":"#f7f7f7"} "title":{"position":"top"} "legend":{"visible":false} "series":[{"name":"Consumption" ...
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Type mismatch: cannot convert from WebElement to List<WebElement>

Whenever I am trying to use a list element, this error is showing Type mismatch: cannot convert from WebElement to List<WebElement> in appium. Please help! List ...
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How should I design a testing framework for a trading system?

I work in finance and my firm would really like me to automate our execution platform's testing suite. Right now the tests communicate directly with the system; they are extremely brittle and tightly ...
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I am about to automate the Web API testing, how to initiate

There is a web API (RESTful) which is used by our mobile applications. Untill now we were manually testing it through mobile devices. Now, as per our client requirement, we need to automate the ...
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Framework which allows to execute unit test cases when function under test changed accordingly

Project (written on pure C language) under test has a lot of files with source code and a lot of unit test cases (more than million files and tests). And we don't want to execute all unit test cases ...
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How to set up stages within test plan to use the same build_dir on Atlassian Bamboo?

I have a few libraries that needs to be tested under multiple versions of python. I have defined each library as a plan. For each plan I have two stages: Setup (Source Code Checkout + "make ...
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Is there a way to find Element by xpath-Javascript?

Starting automation at my job and currently the way I've been doing it by xpath and button description. There are only classes, no id's, and right now dev is re-doing the UI. Therefore, css selectors ...
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How to check latency time in Jmeter?

What settings do I need to use so I can check latency time in Jmeter?
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How do you simulate years of real world conditions in a testing framework?

If I am writing a piece of software that needs to be highly reliable for years at a time how can I simulate years of test data in a shorter time frame? Say hours instead of years. I know the problem ...
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How to avoid flakey E2E selenium tests?

I'm under the impression that most of the E2E selenium tests are flakey. A major reason seems to be timing issues. Another one is that they often test against servers that are not controlled by the ...
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Software to capture and read text using camera

I am working in a External HDD manufacturing company. We have product label on each External indicating the serial number, Part Number and Name of the product. We are manufacturing different models so ...
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Is it possible to UI automate testing involving Two-factor Authentication for an iOS app? [duplicate]

I have an iOS app that uses 2FA for certain account related features. I'd like to create some UI automation tests for those features, but they require receiving either SMS messages or email. On a ...
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Retrieving xpath from stored webelement variable

I am using page object model. Here is xpath that I have written for Heading of the page and stored it in the heading webelement variable. @FindBy( xpath = "//div[@class='page-title ...
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Distractions in software testing

What are the distractions you face daily while doing testing in your office. Are there any steps to cope up with those, like how do you manage to get the job done with utmost quality in between those ...
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Anyone has experience automating test cases on COBOL programs?

Now I am trying with a java library called tn5250j, which provides scripting capabilities, but it is not well documented, didn't find much experiences on internet. Does anyone have experience with ...
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Automating file comparison (different formats like csv, text etc)

I am trying to automate the file comparison which are available in different formats. Is there any tool which can be helpful for this scenario?
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Coded UI Element Map - Are there any issues with nested classes creating a UI Map?

So, I have been tasked with creating a coded ui map for automated testing. I've been looking into a couple of different options, and have found I like nesting different areas of the application into ...
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Integration testing using QTP

I am working on Workday integration where I have to automate the different integrations having different parameters. I am trying to do this using QTP. What would be the best approach to do this and ...
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Impact Flow Tracking for feature update & changes

I have been working in startup as manual and automation QA engineering. New features gets applied to our site once in 2 weeks. Whenever a redesign project comes up, like say product page redesign - ...
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CodedUI [CUIT] doesn't work with Bootstrap Date Picker

I have been working with CodedUI in a bootstrap UI, which my currently working solution is built on. I recently noticed when automating the functionalities for a Smoke test, the recorded steps (CUI ...
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How do I get elements from drop down menu in Selenium [closed]

Please suggest to get the elements present in drop down menu using Selenium WebDriver. Thank you..
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What high level operations should be tested on a page from Automation perspective?

I'm interested in defining a minimum set of high-level operations which should be validated over a page using the Page Object Model in Selenium Automation Framework. So far I know about the ...
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What items to check for test case to pass in Selenium automation

I have to automate the testing for a web application. No manual test cases are available. The application mainly shows graphs of consumption(Kendo Charts). What can I check to determine whether the ...
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Should release management accept anything less than 100% pass on automated tests?

Should release management accept anything less than 100% pass on automated tests? Is a 97% pass on automated tests a typical thing or is it a sign of test automation problems that need to be fixed? ...
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Identifying and sending an e-mail in outlook using Geb-Groovy framework

i have a test case where user clicks on a button to send an e-mail and user's default e-mail client opens up. In my case I am using outlook as my default e-mail client. What would be the best way to ...
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Can I use Eclipse for .Net application with Selenium jars?

My application is developed using .Net and now I need to automate this application using Selenium. So, please guide me which Selenium jar and IDE I have to use to do automation. I know, for Java ...
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Selendroid Selenium grid android test couldn't find element

Is it possible to do a parallel test of android native apps with Selendroid and Selenium Grid? If yes, kindly give a code snippet. I am trying to run a test on 2 android devices. Though, being in the ...
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Integrating the automation results with Test link test management tool

I am trying to integrate the testlink with selenium scripts. When I am trying to update test case result (pass/fail) in test link using test link api calls, I am getting the following error... ...
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Test Automation Tool - drop-or-click or hard coding

What consideration and why do you need to take account to when you gonna implement a test automation tool that is drop-or-click or hard coding (SoapUI, watin, seleniumhq etc)? Any pros and cons? ...
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Automated testing for mobile applications

I am looking for an application like selenium but for mobile devices such as android/IOS would anyone have any applications that would suit this description?
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Capture non-unique/dynamic objects in Pega using Selenium

We are facing lots of problem to capturing objects using developer tool because of IFrame/Frame, all objects mapping with more than one IFrame and Frame. Kindly let me know Selenium webdriver or UFT ...
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Can you run Powershell scripts with command line parameters in Robot?

We use Robot Framework to run our tests and we do use the Run command to execute some Powershell scripts to perform some external tasks. This works when we set up the command line parameters in one ...
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Selenium Web Driver Drop Down List Testing With Div tag in java

I am new to automated testing with Selenium Web Driver I am not able to work out how to test drop down lists without using the select command. I tried using xpath, select by id, class name, css ...
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Selenium sendKeys() different behaviour for Chrome, Firefox and Safari

Below is simple snippet of code: @FindBy(className = "element-to-press") private WebElement elementToPress; // some other code Keys move = Keys.ARROW_DOWN; gridContainer.sendKeys(move); In ...
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Undefined Method when executing cucumber

I wrote a cucumber scenario with the following steps Scenario: Validate in orders list the order status "Order Creates" When I click on the orders button And the order "14103795" is visible Then I ...
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How can I automate a test scenario of account expiry or account at different time transition?

I have an application where trial credentials expires after a week and if user tries to login after that, they see only few things enabled.This is one of the example. Similarly, verifying expiry of ...
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server configuration to serve 500 requests in jmeter

I have a scenario to do load test. Ex : Each user has to request to 10 urls in the application.This scenario has to be done for 500 or more users . But when I am trying with 20 users it's giving a ...