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 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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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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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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Running Selenium webdriver scripts in android device (Samsung galaxy tab)-Portrait mode

I have been stuck in an issue while running selenium webdriver script in android device -Portrait mode. Script is running successfully in landscape mode but when we run the same script in android ...
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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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What are the advanced tools/technologies used in Automation testing? [closed]

This is the very interesting question asked to me in 2nd technical round of interview. I have told him about advanced automation tools like- Selenium, Appium, Selendroid, Sikuli. Is there any other ...
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How To Handle Dynamic Changing IDs In XPath?

Example : //div[@id='post-body-3647323225296998740']/div[1]/form[1]/input[1] In this XPath id "3647323225296998740" Is changing every time when reloading the page. How to handle this type of ...
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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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How to send value into codeMirror textfield through Selenium webdriver

How do I set the value to codeMirror text field through Selenium. I am able to click on the text field through xpath. But not able to set a value to it. I tried using sendKeys() method, but it's ...
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How to verify images in selenium WebDriver?

WebDriver does not provide direct any function to image verification, but we can verify images by taking two screen shots of whole web page using “TakesScreenshot” webdriver function, one at script ...
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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 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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Property transfer in SOAP UI using xpath

I am using SOAP UI open source. In this version we don't have the option to create xpath like in pro version so I created the xpath using different tool and tried to transfer properties in my test ...
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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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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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Test Management Tool for Cucumber part 2

I saw there is already a question on this, as well as an answer in this link: Test Management Tool for Cucumber But I have a doubt, as is suggested I used Jenkins and created a job to execute my ...
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Export list of testNG tests within a project/suite?

I have a selenium framework in combination with TestNG. Is it possible to export a list of all test names are their associated descriptions?
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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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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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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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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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Downloading a file using Selenium Webdriver C# not working

I am using Selenium Webdriver with C# for creating Automation test cases and have encountered an issue i.e. not able to automate the file download windows pop-up. On doing search over web, I found ...
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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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Automation Java - Android - How to get items from a ListView?

I'm trying to get the items from a ListView so I can compare them with of expected results. The thing is that I can't figure out how to get those Elements. I'm also the developer of the App, so I'm ...
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How to shutdown remote AVD headless emulator from command line on window 7?

I'm trying to handle AVD headless emulator from command line on window 7. I start AVD emulator with command: "emulator -avd emulator -no-audio -no-window" and then i try to shut it down by closing ...
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Automated GUI Testing of MFC/Dynamic HTML embedded Desktop Application

I am working on finding an automated testing tool for POC project at my organization. In past I have worked on automation of desktop and web application using Selenium,QTP, CodedUI.These tools are ...
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How best to test file download links using Selenium

On a website I am testing we have various links that download PDF files to the users computer. Our selenium suite runs nightly on bamboo, if we were to download the various files overnight it ...
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Is there a free page to test website bots on? [on hold]

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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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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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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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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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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Integration of STB tester with appium

I want to integrate STB tester with Appium so that I can automate video validation test cases of my app. Could anyone give me some tips where to start? I have setup STB tester and Appium. What steps ...
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Unable to open Safari app on iPhone simulator while running Selenium test using ios-driver

I am trying to automate mobile web testing using ios-driver. The safari browser does not open even though the simulator launches. The configuration as shown on terminal by running the command java ...
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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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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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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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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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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 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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JMeter - Using Variables in XML scripts with $ references where the values are selected by ODBC connection to a database

In JMeter : I have to set up a DataBase with an ODBC that I'm hoping to use to streamline XML content in Jmeter scripts. When my data changes, I would just change it in the database instead of in each ...
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How to Handle the File Upload dialog in Protractor for IE11?

I know the default answer to handling explorer.exe is to use AutoIT, but AutoIT utilizes Java Runtime to use the exported .exe to upload the file and close the dialog. My tests are all in Protractor ...
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How can I verify text exist within a table using Selenium IDE?

Using selenium IDE- I am looking for a way to locate and or verify a value in a table. There are more columns in the table, but I am only concerned with the first 4. Also the number of rows varies as ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...