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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How to authenticate with certificates using sudslibrary in robotframework?

I'm testing soap messages using RobotFramework and sudslibrary. I need to authenticate session with a certificate. Is there a way to do this? I did not find a mentioning of this in the documentation ...
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How does one get started with web test automation using Selenium?

So I've been testing web based analytical software now for the past 4 years or so with mostly manual techniques. But for 2015, I've set myself the goal of getting setup and start writing automated ...
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What does ISTQB say about product testability and maintenance of automated tests in general?

ISO 9126 has a subchapter under maintainability that is called testability. In short: "The capability of the software product to enable modified software to be validated". As our department uses ISTQB ...
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Need help to find Selenium Webdriver contents and the learning sites

I am just a beginner to Selenium Webdriver.I know some basics of it but i dont have whole contents about selenium webdriver with me which i should learn.i also know java and its concepts very well.So, ...
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What's “Offline” in SDLC and when/why do we use test automation?

I was asked these questions during a job interview question. I totally stumbled on # 1 and for # 2 even though I answered but not a very convincing way. I would appreciate a concise and well phrased ...
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QA Manager with no programming background looking to self-educate in SQE

I am a SQA professional with 15 years of experience. My industry experience is in games and in social network mobile platforms. I'm a very accomplished team leader and mentor, with more than a small ...
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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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How can I report coverage on an n-dimensional test matrix?

I have a test matrix for my product's installation, which is n-dimensional, where n is about 11 or 12 at this point. For instance, the OS is one dimension, and the DB is another, and the Reporting ...
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CodedUI : The Browser gets closed as finish testing without keeping for testing further steps

I'm working on a CodedUI project to check on a Web Solution. There, when Im testing for launching the site (as in launching the web URL), I am facing an issue with closing the browser as it finish ...
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How to add project in sonarqube?

I successfully configured sonarqube locally and created users. But I am not getting how to add projects for code review in it. I am using it for the first time so don't have much idea about it. Can ...
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How do I export test cases from HP Sprinter as XML import to HP UFT?

I have created a Test in HP Sprinter and want that test to execute in HP UFT. . I have gone through this link but I am unable to export the test cases in .xml format. According to the link this is the ...
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Random test data: How to do it right?

Several months ago I started an experiment in test automation. Each test, before it starts, picks up random test data. For instance, when my test requires a user with administration privileges, I draw ...
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Testing email generation

Some applications generate emails. There may be multiple email formats based on the purpose of the message. The email may be destined for a single individual or a group. It may also be ...
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Spell check application for websites

Is there a tool for checking the spelling errors, grammar and broken links in a web application completely. This application should crawl through all the pages of the site and produce a report which ...
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How have Guava unit tests been generated automatically?

Guava library for Java has unit test cases automatically generated: Guava has staggering numbers of unit tests: as of July 2012, the guava-tests package includes over 286,000 individual test ...
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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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Remote testing Coded UI from Visual Studio throws “connection was actively refused”

I am attempting to run tests on a remote agent by using a test controller that is on the same remote machine. I have set up my TestSettings file as follows: <RemoteController name="MachineName" ...
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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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My Jmeter scenario doesn't loop with thread-group

I'm not so new to Jmeter.But my scenario doesn't loop if I set loopCount or set endless loop in ThreadGroup. It just does onetime loop and stop testing without any errors. Usually I can make a ...
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Difficulty setting focus on element with Selenium WebDriver

I have a Selenium WebDriver test where I enter some text into a text input box var input_Note = Driver.Instance.FindElement(By.Id("note")); input_Note.SendKeys("test"); I then attempt to ...
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Do you automate GUI testing and which tool do you use?

What kind of GUI automation tools or approaches do you know? GUI testing means by testing of appearance of the application under test: size, form, colour of the object etc. I know about GUI testing ...
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Basic Selenium working with eclipse

I need to know the basic working of code, i.e. to export code from selenium to eclipse, and how to run those java file from eclipse.
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Coded UI vs Protractor

I just joined a new company who doesn't work with any kind of automated tests. I have been hired to start test automation, and looking around I found two interesting options to e2e tests, Protractor ...
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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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Selenium: Best way to capture unexpected error?

I know how to check values and create tests and do the error handling if something fails, but what I din't found anywhere was the following: A test case tests specific things. But what when ...
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Which is the Most Important Skill of a Great Tester?

As a tester, I try to analyze things, think logically, look for clarity and create new ideas. What one skill is the greatest and most effective for an expert software Tester. Skill that is the secret ...
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Newbie: Unable to identify objects in QTP from QC?

I started working with QTP 11.0 a few days back. I am trying to write a small script to pass the test cases(with steps) in the Test Lab module of hp QC 10.00. But while adding objects in the object ...
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JavaScript as for automation testing [closed]

I want to switch to automation testing as I have spent good time in manual testing. Please provide guideline or any books to use JavaScript for automation testing is web application.
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Identify object and parameterization using TestCafe automation tool

I am very new to this tool. I want to learn about this tool and have installed the trial version but there is no option to capture a object manually. How can I capture an object and parameterize the ...
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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 run all Selenium test cases via batch file

I am a noob in Java and automation so please bear with me if I get the terminology wrong. I have a class file that can open a browser and navigate to google.com and then closes the browser. There’s ...
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I need expert support for using MS testing tools for automated performance and functional testing

We are a software company using VB.NET and ASP.NET heavily, and recently have tried to use Microsoft Ultimate to do automated testing, but ... it doesn't work for us. We believe that we are doing ...
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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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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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Unable to get chrome to open link in new tab and verify the title

I am trying to expand our organizations testing to include compatibility testing. We currently use Selenium Web Driver to test using Firefox and Internet Explorer. I have tried modifying the current ...
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what is the relation between test plan, test suite and test case?

I have searched a few things about the differences and relations between test plan, test suite and test case and I found out the following picture as a summary: Is my understanding fully right? Is ...
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Testing Telerik UI for WPF controls using QTP/UFT

We are in the initial stages of testing Telerik controls using UFT/QTP. We used Telerik UI for WPF Sample Application Using the sample application, we tried identifying certain controls. But we found ...
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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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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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How to build a Testing Virtual lab using VMs,Vagrant,Puppet,Chef etc

My team of testers and me have a big collection of functional tests (written in python and run with pytest). The thing is that all the tests are run on a single testing server, an ubuntu VPS with ...
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When to launch application server during a cucumber test

I am currently setting a testing environment and I want to for now run my automated tests locally (I'll run then on a CI server in the near future). I have written a script which goes into the ...
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Which tool can I use (as a tester) to track the code coverage for a web based application?

I am a QA Intern and we use Selenium Webdriver to test our web based application. We are provided with a server on which the build to be tested is deployed. I wish to know is there a tool that I can ...
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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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How to modify testNG report in selenium java

I am running my script in java and getting the results in testNG. But in my application after filling up the form I am getting a confirmation alert message. I am able to read that alert message and ...
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Robotium How to click or enter or select a file in Downloads folder on android device to open options

Robotium How to click or enter or select a file in Downloads folder on android device to open options as (Gallery, Image Gallery, Photos, ...) Here is my code: String filepath = ...
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Selenium IDE - Selecting an option from Popup Menu

I am new to Selenium IDE and not very good at coding.Trying to record few actions and selenium throws error. I would like to select an option from the Popup Menu. I tried all possible combinations. ...
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What are good guidelines to determine when to automate a test?

When it comes to test automation, I use a very arbitrary method based on experience that 80% of all tests should be automated. This has worked well in practice, but is based more on "voodo" than ...
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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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Selenium2 / WebDriver: How to click an <i> element in an <a> element?

I got stuck for the below code.it has an edit icon for which code are follows: <a href="#tradeModal" id="tradeModalEdit" data-toggle="modal" class="pull-right" style="margin-left: 12px;" ...
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Selenium - How to get table rows visible in the dialogbox?

In a Selenium Junit test, for a table with 'n' rows in a dialog box of a webpage, I am able to calculate number of rows using Table.size() (Table is a List of elements which finds elements with tag ...