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 Popular is Silk Central / Silk 4 J in the SQA community? [duplicate]

I entered my first automation job earlier this year. I have only heard of selenium as a framework. We use Silk 4 J in house - What is your experience with Silk ?
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What are some good tools for implementing report dashboard for automation?

I am currently running a bunch of automated tests and recording the results in a SQL database. Has anyone built a reporting dashboard for automation results before? What are some good open source ...
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In house built testing tools

I've been having to deal with a lot of testing tools lately for testing tasks that should/must be automated. These include things like performance/load testing, webservice testing, vulnerability ...
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Is it realistic to try to hire someone who is a developer and a tester?

I've been trying to hire a tester for a few months without success. I really want to find someone who is both a tester and a developer, not because I want them to do two roles, but because the kind of ...
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What is Software Test Automation Framework?

I am a beginner Software tester. I have started to learn test automation of web apps using selenium webdriver in java. Till now I can just automate simple login functionality. I want to know all about ...
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What basic language and documents I have to learn for Testing Automation ? I don't have experience in any language and I am in Manual testing [closed]

I dont have any coding experience and right now i am in the field of Manual testing , I have to learn Testing Automation . Now what basics for which language i have to start working on?
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in organization framework creation is one time process? [closed]

i have created frame work for project is that same frame work will be applicable to other project of same category.
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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 select few text lines using Robot Framework?

I am writing an automation test script using Robot Framework & Selenium2Library for testing our web application ( in .txt format ). One of my test cases involves to select few lines of text from ...
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Selenium WebDriver sometimes fails to connect to the browser when running tests in headless mode

I'm experiencing timeouts when Webdriver connects to the Chrome browser in headless acceptance tests setup on Linux. I'm using the following setup to run the tests: Vagrant machine with Ubuntu 14....
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PDF Automation using URL opened in Selenium, not a new URL

Currently im using Selenium Webdriver for c# and PDFBox to automate the PDF text of a report. Now, using PDFBox, we have the ability to parse a pdf given a URL link, with URL = new URL("link of pdf");....
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Testing ExtJS UI with WebDriver

Our Web app is using ExtJS framework for rendering UI. However, ExtJS-rendered UI is hard to test automatically because: For most clickable elements, ExtJS uses generated ids like "ext-gen-345" ...
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Android Quality Assurance Tool for Android

As a part of my class project I need to implement UI testing and QA testing on my sample android app which I have developed in Eclipse a while ago. I am thinking to run the Robotium as part of UI ...
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How to handle java dynamic objects in QTP?

How can I handle Java dynamic objects in QTP 11.0? There is a smoke test scenario where simple search is performed and the first occurance in JavaTable is selected (by double click) then sub-window ...
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Selenium.click not working on some anchor elements

The application that am working on was recently revamped and as part of that a new JQuery calendar was introduced. I need to click on a link in the calendar to select the time and date. However, ...
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I don't see Do Exploratory Testing in my Test Manager 2013

I have Test Manager 2013 installed in my laptop. When I click on Testing Center - Test - I don't see "Do Exploratory Testing" option on it. I only see Run tests, Analyze Test runs, Verify Bugs but ...
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how to parse the multiple values using data bank or CSV file in OFT(Oracle functional testing)

I am working on the OATS (Oracle Application test suite) tool for OFT. Written code in java by using the property file & added the data bank to the script. It takes only the first values both in ...
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How to select from drop-down list in selenium c# by specific attribute value?

<ul class="options"> <li data-raw-value="smt-b1bbdd96-f135-48ae-8744-e920942dd7a3" class="selected" data-sys-status="running">3. LIELA LEGAL SISTĒMA ( EN - LV )</li> I want to ...
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Compare SQL database after delete/update statements

We have had some issues where an update or delete operation on the database would update/delete more records then expected. This has passed multiple layers of testing and reviews. Now I am looking for ...
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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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Suggest cameras for screen capture in Automated Testing

I recently wrote an automated firmware test for a handheld oscilloscope, where I obtain screenshots using its own screenshot feature, then process the images using OCR software. Now I am requested to ...
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Not able to login into application using Selenium webdriver

I have to create a demo for a new web-application using Selenium Webdriver Java, this demo is being created for a client meeting (as to show him, compatibility of Selenium with their application). But ...
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Which automation framework will allow me to have common functions?

I need to test a suite of ecommerce websites which are more or less similar in technology and functional flows. Which automation framework will allow me to test a single portal end to end and also ...
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Selenium Webdriver or Sahi which is best for website/mobile site testing? [closed]

Can anyone tell me which is the best tool to use for web site testing? Sahi or Selenium Web driver. Am using windows OS in PC. At present Testing of both Desktop and Mobile Site in Manual. Trying to ...
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Can QAliber be programmed to detect errors, provide its screenshot and error report?

I have currently installed the QAliber Test Suite and works fine, except for its Visual Studio 2010 Plug-in. My only concern is can the QAliber be programmed to detect errors of a software or ...
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Unable to Locate Elements through Automator Viewer on Login Pop-up Box

I am working on a mobile project, but I got stuck with it, as I cannot Locate any element for this Login pop-up Box through UIAutomator Viewer, the only elements being displayed by the UIAutomator ...
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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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Learning Java & selenium [closed]

I have recently started learning selenium and Java. I need your assistance as to how should i go about it. Thanks
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Should I learn Python or Java to get into test automation? I am new to programming

Should I learn Python or Java to get into test automation? I'm new to programming. Please share your thoughts or links to any useful information.
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How to get no. of elements with particular 'id' using robot framework?

I am writing an automation test script for our web application using Robot framework and Selenium2Library. One of my test case involves the following scenario. I have to run a particular test case ...
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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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What are good Regression Testing Tools? [closed]

Required Features: - Open Source - Can be used on Web Applications - Can be used on GUI's - Runs on Windows - Can simulate mouse movement - Can simulate keystrokes - Record and playback capable
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Unable to handle Google Authentication pop up window in robot framework test case

I am having a problem on handling google authentication pop up window in robot framework. The process I want to automate is - When a button( Sign in with google) is clicked , google authentication ...
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My page takes long time to load so am not able to identify an element from the page.Please provide me a solution

driver.findElement(By.id("oPortalUser_LoginID")).sendKeys("xxxxx"); driver.findElement(By.id("oPortalUser_Password")).sendKeys("xx"); driver.findElement(By.id("xxx")).click(); After clicking on ...
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Studies about the impact of testing (especially model based testing)

I'm looking for some studies, papers, statistics, ... about the (hopefully positive) impact of software testing in IT projects, especially the use of model based testing (MBT). I've read about the ...
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Automation and bypassing Google No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA

My client want to use Google's No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA (NCRC) to prevent robots completing an application. QA have automated this process, but if the business introduce NCRC into the form, then this ...
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How can we automate a USSD application not using Selenium or QTP

Architecture USSD platform > Which is written in Java and interact with ESME. USSD Application > Which is written in Java and interacts with Java application Emulator > Generally a class which ...
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How would you differentiate between UI (User Interface) and UX (User Experience) testing?

I have a project, where we need to test both the UI and UX, and that needs to happen in separate. How do I implement the UX part of this? UI for one thing, can be tested using Selenium, but UX part ...
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Automating Adobe CQ5 web based application using Selenium Web driver

I am currently trying to automate Adobe CQ5 web based application using Selenium Web driver. Is it feasible to automate this application? As this applications is basically designed by the BA guys by ...
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Confused over different Automation terminology (Web Testing)

So I'm a little bit confused at getting started at writing my own Automated test scripts. For reference the majority of my company's apps are Ruby on Rails technology, I looked into using Cucumber, ...
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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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How to add screen shot for pass status in UI Automation

Right now as per default setting I am able to get screen shot for failed status but not for pass, per as per the requirement I need to attach for pass as well. Any one please suggest any framework or ...
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Selenium automating ICEFaces Application - locator for dynamically generated ids

I'm trying to automate a very short sequence in a web application developped using ICEFaces. I need to click on a button which is coded as <input type="image" title="Unterbrechen" style="padding: ...
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Selenium - Automated test with Random-ish data? Doable?

So I'm trying to make an automated test for a type of survey. Just imagine a bunch of questions each page with some options like "agree/strongly agree/etc..." Now the issue is, while the questions ...
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Capture HTML after element has been changed

I am looking for automated way to capture HTML after I do some actions on the web page. For example I select some item in dropdown and HTML changes- I want to capture that HTML and dump into file. As ...
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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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what's the difference between automated system test and automated system integration test? [duplicate]

I have been asked this question in an interview. Please share your opinion. The interviewer asked me "what's difference between system test and system integration test". I gave the below answer: ...
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Loading large amount of data into cucumber / selenium via yaml files

I'm somewhat new to automated testing and this is a general testing design question based on my current project: A client has a question/answer tool in Excel that is being ported over to a jekyll/...
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What tools are recommended for end to end page load time testing (including ajax and styling elements)?

We are looking to measure the length of time it takes for certain key pathways to become 'usable' e.g. certain styling elements will have loaded in and some information ajaxed in on a page. Ideally ...