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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automated testing of OS installer (i.e. bare metal testing)

Our software does bare metal recovery of servers, which essentially requires a boot disk to start the process and grab the original image off of the backup server. While we can automate testing of a ...
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Are the gains going from Selenium IDE to headless worth it on small projects

I am a web developer in a very small team(2 devs, one hardware), and I spend as much, if not more time testing applications(due to requirements issues) than the actual developing. To help with this, ...
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Tools for testing tcl GUI in Linux

My question is related to this thread: Typical software & tools short-list for *manual* QA specialist (tester) working environment The answers to this question seemed to be mostly/entirely from ...
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Looking for a API/tool to validate html snippets

Our UI designers would like to validate that the HTML they specify should appear on a page does, in fact appear on the page as generated by a .jsp. They need to specify a particular set of HTML nodes ...
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What is a suitable web site for multi-devices testing

When our web site was finished, we were tasked to test it with all devices. Some devices are not allowed, but for the ones that are I use a virtual devices site online. The problem is some sites do ...
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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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Auto-formatting RestAssured test cases in my IDE

We have our tests implemented in RestAssured, using nice and readable convention of indentation for given/when/then parts. given(). param("key1", "value1"). param("key2", "value2"). when(). ...
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Tagging python tests for selective execution

What I am trying to do is : create a tagging system for around 400 tests so I can run them selectively. For example, some tags may be UI_elements, production, staging etc. When a developer makes a ...
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Are there any unit test frameworks for Java that have a checkbox style UI?

Are there any unit test frameworks for Java that have a checkbox style UI? I am really looking for an answer that is a web UI sort of thing (such as a jenkins plugin) but a satisfactory answer would ...
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Building reusable image libraries for JAutomate (a GUI Testing tool)

I am a new tester and I am working with JAutomate. I find it annoying to keep taking new pictures for every new recording you do in the tool and in the end it will also take a lot of memory space. So ...
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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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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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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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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 enter text in the username&password field in Facebook login window (calabash-android)

I am using Calabash Android for automation testing. My app has a facebook login button and after click on it. A web view is opened, how to enter text in usename and password field?
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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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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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How to reliably calculate flakiness of test on automation jenkins job

I have access to a CI Job Jenkins's JSON API. Here is how I have the sequence I crawl a CI job and look at all the builds I look for the latest test report and filter out the test reports which are ...
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How to use rollup command in selenium ide?

I am new to selenium IDE, As with reference to below image i cant click into rollup icon during and after my recording. So kindly explain me how to, why and what time we should use rollup ...
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webkit + capybara + cucumber connection error

Some background: We use travis-ci to run our cucumber tests on every commit. Occasionally I am noticing a rather troubling problem. A cucumber tests fails, followed by the rest of the tests failing, ...
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What is the percentage of requirement bugs that can be found by an inspection team? Low or High? [closed]

Can the inspection team find a high number of requirement bugs, or no?
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TestComplete On-Demand Video Training [closed]

SmartBear, the vendor for TestComplete automation tool, have over a 90 on-demand training videos available covering various subjects. However, it costs $349 for a years access. Has anyone watched ...
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How to keep test cases synced with HP ALM after refactoring?

We're planning to automate test synchronization between HP ALM QC and our TestNG test cases. We want to keep them synced in the following scenarios: Test adding: When creating TestNG test, a test ...
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Test flex mobile application built with 4.10 sdk with testcomplete

I've been able to test a flex desktop app after following this steps ( http://support.smartbear.com/viewarticle/30904/#Compile ) but now I have to test a mobile flex app and I always get this error: ...
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Selenium RC: Xpath of the link is changed when i refresh the page

Selenium RC: Xpath of the link is changed when I refresh the page, and when I run the code it shows "Exception in thread "main" com.thoughtworks.selenium.SeleniumException: ERROR: Element ...
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What are the pros and cons of using selenium and TTCN 3 for automation? Which one of the two is better in which scenario? [closed]

What are the pros and cons of using selenium and TTCN 3 for automation? Which one of the two is better and in which scenario?
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SeleniumHQ stuct in Checking Resource aliases

I want to run testsuite from Hudson, for that i have installed seleniumhq plugin and configured in hudson, but when i run the hudson it stuck on "Checking Resource aliases" step. Started by user ...
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weighing tools/approaches for testing of database components

Currently the way we do this on LedgerSMB is to have SQL scripts which insert records into a test results table. This table is created in a transaction which runs the tests, and the tests always roll ...
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Setting the resolution of the slave used by Network Suite of TestComplete wanted

We are using a Network Suite inside of TestComplete 9 to do distributed testing. We have already setup a project that executes on 2 remote computers, our slaves. Sometimes the resolution on the slave ...
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How to report test execution method when using @Factory in TestNG?

I am using @Factory annotation from TestNG to create tests dynamically. It will read a property file that contains the list of test cases to be executed and return them. @Factory public Object[] ...
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Test execution report in HTML format for MonkeyTalk

MonkeyTalk provides the functionality of running test suites with Ant. Reference: Running Suites With Ant I wanted to know if it is possible to generate HTML reports of test execution? I want to ...
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How can I automate testing of HTTP requests? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a captureNetworkTraffic implementation in Selenium 2 via webdriver? I'm using Selenium2/C# to run automated tests of a web app. I need to test the HTTP requests ...
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any suggestions on automation tools for mobile application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are some tools for testing Mobile web apps? Me and my friends have developed an application for all the mobile platforms. The mobile camera opens immediately ...
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Which version of Selenium should I learn? [duplicate]

I am a manual tester and I want to learn test automation. I have basic knowledge of core Java and I would start to learn Selenium. Should I start to learn Selenium IDE, Selenium1/RC or Web driver. ...
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What's the relation between Selenium WebDriver and these other tools?

I've used Selenium IDE to test Drupal (PHP) sites but want to create more advanced tests with loops and such. I hear Selenium WebDriver is all the rage, but when I google it, all these terms pop up ...
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What are the main goals of “Automated Testing”? [closed]

Do you agree with the following 3 sentences about Automated Testing ? Increases the agility of development Increases software quality Does not reduce global duration of testing (including planning, ...
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How to test a system that is part of a bigger system?

I have experience testing from a business perspective but I'm currently working in an system which is a small part of a bigger system, so I don't have a clear vision of the entire business value flow. ...
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How to approach running automated tests “from the head”?

I'm currently one of a group of developers developing tests for a web-based line of products. These products are separate but related, and are periodically released (ie versioned). We are trying to ...
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How to select an default window or popup in selenium webdriver?

I want to select the current window,frame or popup where my browser is pointing. (i.e when i doubleclick or click it opens an popup or window) I want to get through that window or popup using selenium ...
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How to manage to learn Selenium, Jmeter on your own so that you could use it to your best knowledge on your new automation role

I arrived UK this august and was looking for jobs here into functional testing, but i have been called for an role which has functional testing, automation testing(Selenium), Performance Testing(J ...
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How to Implement Page Object and Page Factory Pattern in Selenium Webdriver?

I am a beginner in learning selenium Webdriver. I am not able to understand how page object and factory models works and how it can be beneficial? Kindly help me explain it with detailed explanation. ...
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Selenium, cannot find button to click

I got stuck to write the code in WebDriver. I have the code below : <button class="btn" onclick="javascript:return PopulateInvestor('hdnInvestorId', 'txtInvestorName', 'txtInvestorEmail', '', '', ...
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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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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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How can I do data parameterization in Selenium Web Driver?

I want my test case to run once and test n number of inputs at various positions. Suppose If I want to check a login screen for different members like manager,user,admin,e.t.c then instead of running ...
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Where should a test server be hosted?

Should a test server be hosted locally or on the internet ? What are the pros/cons? I have seen people do both. What is best practice?
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What are strong points of RFT comparing to other test management tools?

I've started to evaluate RFT by getting their trial version, I'd like to hear on the strong points that makes you folks to stick with RFT. I'm using QTP and Silktest now and trying to find how useful ...