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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Do we have an alternative to CATJS? Is there anything available for Java or Python similar to CATJS?

I had a chance to see a presentation on CATJS in GTAC this year. I impressed by the idea. But do we have similar thing in Java or Python programming. http://catjsteam.github.io/
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Are there any tools to test whether the response code is not equal to 404 or etc by reading the URLs from a CSV file

I want to check the status code of a URL by reading the URL from a CSV file and "hitting it" with a browser. How can I achieve this functionality? Are there any tools for that? Thanks in advance.
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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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Programming language for testing GUI written in C#

Our GUI for our Windows application is written in C#. I want to write some automated regression tests. Which programming languages would work? Have in mind: I do not have access to source code. I ...
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How to test and run Liferay portal using Selinium?

I am new to testing, I have done the below steps. I don't know if I am correct or not. Downloaded Selenium IDE and added it to Firefox. Recorded tests and imported test cases as WebDriver/Junit. ...
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Difference Between CSS and XPATH [duplicate]

Difference Between CSS and XPATH ? Which is the best locator in selecting Elements in selenium? If Xpath is the better why? why should we use Xpath instead of CSS? If CSS is the better why? why ...
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How credible are WebDriver tests?

We have recently encountered a bug that we are able to reproduce manually in Internet Explorer, without any significant effort. Same bug we have tried to reproduce also automatically, with WebDriver ...
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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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How to get the text to verify for editText in calabash Android?

I am new to Calabash and I am looking for a solution... The test case says: I have to verify the text on txt_email Below are the properties of txt_email and I have to verify that the txt_email ...
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What arguments would you make to persuade management that UI automation is a bad investment

After working with UI automation for some time and having to maintain many system tests (huge end-to-end tests that start all the way from software installation to testing via UI), I finally realized ...
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Testing when two bugs cancel each other out?

I'm writing test cases for a simple open-source utility using Perl's Test::More module. There are two bugs in the utility that, due to the way they interact, cause one of the test cases to pass. (I ...
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selenium wget download file

I'm testing a web app with Selenium and I actually need to download a txt file during my test. But this seems impossible because a pop up appears asking to save the file. So, this blocks the progess ...
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How do you automate testing a web applications server side input validation?

When testing web applications I often write automated browser tests to test input field validation rules are enforced (not allowing the user to input dodgy data) and the appropriate messages are ...
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How to call a WinAPI function in QTP/UFT having a parameter that is a pointer to an application-defined callback function?

I was writing a function to get the handle of current active window in the Application. For that I am using Extern.Declare to declare and use WinAPI functions. I need to use EnumChildWindows which ...
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What are the leading policies on limiting bug reporting redundancy?

Currently automated reports run on recurring monitors based on user encounters. At the start the automated errors were for the most part useless because there were 400 low priority bugs, 50 major, two ...
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Selenium webdriver

How to capture the 'capthca code' during registration a page using webdriver. i tried to get the input and through to element (using find element on field). but, field is not recognized.
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What is a good way to receive test results from Selenium IDE browser extension?

The Selenium IDE browser extension is great for quick and easy automated tests. However, it doesn't seem to have a way to report the results when unattended. What ways are there to get reports from ...
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How to Automate Testing of this type of Web Application?

I have a web application which i would like to automate the testing for functional as well as load testing. However , it has the following features which i feel will hinder the most common automation ...
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Automate functional testing for WCF services

I am trying to develop a tool to automate functional testing of WCF web services. I have researched a lot on previous projects and developments to start but I did not find any valid resource to start. ...
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Testing Server/Workstation Hardware specs recommendations?

I wanted to reach out and get some opinions of Testing hardware. Should I use VMs or a stand-alone tower? If I use VMs, what would be some recommended hardware specs for the hosting server? If a ...
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Is there test inheritance in VisualStudio?

Imagine you have a sequence of web tests in Visual Studio, recorded individually i.e., "Login", "Event A" and "Event B". To do both "Event A" and "Event B" you need to login. Is there a way for tests ...
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Fitnesse editor with syntax validation?

We use Fitnesse with tens of project-specific fixtures to design the tests. However, writing the correct test is tedious, because of some trivial errors we make: Syntax errors: unclosed tables, ...
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What is the best practice for testing against modules which collect statistic

We have a distributed application which should be monitored. There are some modules which collect external data (disk usage, free disk space, CPU utilization, memory utilization, etc) and some ...
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What are the best practices for Integration Testing of a middle-ware?

I want to know about the best practices of Integration Testing for a middle-ware product. It includes several backends and also I want to test it over multiple platforms. The features of Clustering is ...
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How can I automate in Selenium IDE for email activation link?

In the send invitation process, the user will get a link in his/her inbox. When the user will click on the link, it will ask for a password and confirm the password. How can I automate it with ...
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Error while running script selenium RC

I am working on selenium 2.18.0 version with firefox 8.0.1.While executing script i am getting error like 15:52:07.342 INFO - Started HttpContext[/wd,/wd] 15:52:07.347 INFO - Started SocketListener ...
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Selenium Timing Issue With Dialogs (Widgets) In Current Page

EDIT: I have narrowed the problem to its possible source see Update 2 and you can skip the intro. My issue is that selenium "thinks" it has clicked a link when the link click was never actually ...
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click() method is not working

I have a link which is having the href attribute as javascript:void(0), but it is having the onclick function. In the onclick function dev is use to log the number of hits to be database through ajax ...
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Should Automated Test rely on each other or be kept seperate?

Currently, I am in charge of developing a blackbox automated testing framework using C# and Selenium web driver and using this framework to automate our current manual regression suite. The system ...
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Test engineer embedded in development organisation

Has anyone here followed a model whereby a test engineer is embedded in the development organization? We are thinking of following a model where: Test engineer is embedded in the development ...
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How do I write a Java code for date picker where I can choose random dates every time

I have a date picker option on my website where I have to pick up a date for after 2 weeks from current date, how do I do that using java programming language?
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Test Software for Non-Standard Forms & Terminal Services

Is anyone aware of test software which: allows users to record test scripts (without requiring them to have programming knowledge). can "view" the screen rather than relying on apps which use a ...
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How to combine click and capture screenshot commands in Selenium IDE

I need to create a command to capture screen shots on every click command automatically without manually inserting capture screenshot command in Selenium IDE. Can anyone help me?
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Clicking a Non Existent DOM item

EDIT: I used mouse events and did get a working solution that is pretty ugly :). So I may be at a point that automating this page will not be possible. I am trying to click a popup menu that appears ...
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Windows Phone 8.1 metro JS app testing

I started work as junior QA and after 2 months of manual testing my boss told me to learn about automation. The problem is that I should test app which has been written in JavaScript for Windows ...
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Browser Independent Automation Library

I've done a bit of vbscripting in the past to automate tasks as a sys admin and recently I've taken a position in QA and really want to double down on scripting common tasks for repeated tests; both ...
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Does Selenium depend on internet speed

I have a small question regarding selenium automation. I am using selenium automation for one website(live). Does its performance depend on internet speed?
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What is route test?

I've been asked to implement route test (integration) for a new application, but i have just a small idea of what is this, here's my thoughts about it: Is to test the flow of a package through his ...
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Hide a password in selenium IDE

My client uses simple Selenium IDE scripts for regression testing. The issue is that when the scripts are shared, people's AD usernames and passwords are shared too. I'm trying to put a stop to this ...
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Selenium WebDriver code for adding a person in PeopleSoft

I am new to Selenium WebDriver. I am trying to work on a script to Add a Person in PeopleSoft HCM Application. Basically, On the Personal Data Main page, you first start by adding a Effective Date ...
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Security issues in websites-Automation Testing

What kind of security issue or point should be consider during automation testing, which are the most prominent area of an website should be considered for security point of view, also comment in ...
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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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Quantifying the value of Automation

I’ve just spent the last 6 months replacing a couple of old frameworks one using enterprise toolsets with a shiny new appium/webdriver framework. Everything has gone well with good buy in from both ...
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Turn to automation QA process [closed]

I am a manula QA. But i want to turn to automation QA process, i select Selenium(IDE, RC, WebDriver)as Functional Testing Tools. but i want help for learn this ID quickly. so anybody knows ...
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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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Authentic Testing of Mobile Website

I'm currently on a project in which we've set up a test infrastructure for automated regression testing of the customer's website (that is, the desktop and mobile versions thereof). My question ...
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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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Is there any framework for UI automation testing for Unity3D?

Does anyone know any framework that is compatible/integrated with Unity3D? I'm interested in Unit, Integrated and UI testing.
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.Net GUI testing of third party components

Recently I have started to create a prototype automated test for a .net based desktop application. Our team uses at-least two third party components which I cannot reach with the MS UIAutomation ...
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How to check no. of characters accepted by an input field using Selenium WebDriver?

I want to check the validation of an input field that what is the number of character it accepts? Suppose an username field is allowed to accept 15 characters then how can I automate this test?