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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Free tool(s) to test both Windows desktop apps and Web apps, interconnected

I have found this question here on SQA. However I'd like to make my question more specific with hope that someone could point me to something relevant rather than just wasting hours on learning the ...
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Testing with a virtual machine under command line

How to start a windows and run dedicated programs then revert to original status I wonder know if there is a way, Can let me start up a Windows (which including my custom environment: Ruby, Ruby on ...
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Open-source functional testing automation tools for testing Silverlight based applications

I am looking for an open-source functional testing automation tool that supports testing of Silverlight based applications. To be more specific, the tool should be able to recognize objects within ...
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Tools for testing iPhone apps

I was wondering if there any automation tools out there that can help with the process of testing an iPhone application on the device itself and not on a simulator. Ideally, it would have simulating ...
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How to set up automated build/test for embedded project [closed]

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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Verifying an unlimited number of combinations

We are in the process of changing our barcode format to Code 128 and use all kinds of "special" ASCII characters in the barcodes to maximize the data we can encode in it. A barcode scanner works like ...
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Can db2 scripts be automated?

I have a scenario where it is necessary to execute some scripts daily.Is it possible to automate the execution via some tools.?
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How to interpret big picture of testing with automated test results

We use Meliora Testlab to get test results from automated tests which are run on Selenium. We use the requirements module to track the user stories. For manual tests this works great - I need to see ...
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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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How to run multiple browser instance with Webdriver, Java, and Junit/TestNG?

I have a test ready to be executed but it takes a long time to finish. In this test I'm feeding in csv data, so basically the whole test will run 56 times. I was wondering if there's anyway I could ...
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How is Selenium RC different from Selenium Web driver and some good pointers for a naive beginner to learn to scripting please? Thanks! [duplicate]

I am a manual functional tester and I am keen on shifting my career from Manual testing to Automation testing using Selenium. What is the best way to begin with this goal of mine? Thanks!
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What are the trade-offs of using page objects instead of a collection of functions in UI automation?

I've been using Selenium off and on for the past two years. Recently I've been seeing more references to page objects. (I'm referring to page objects as an means of organizing UI automation code -- ...
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How common is testing based on log files analysis?

Here is a document that outlines challenges and solutions of testing of Mars Science Laboratory: http://compass.informatik.rwth-aachen.de/ws-slides/havelund.pdf I found the approach of log files ...
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Is it possible to integrate bugzilla with selenium web driver

Is it possible for us to integrate selenium web driver test with Bugzilla? My intention are as below: If we can integrate web driver with Bugzilla, can we automatically attach screen shot of ...
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What is “Test Execution Wall Clock”?

Can anyone help me out with an answer for : What is " test execution wall clock " ? I have this information from a job description: These are the few questions which QA or Lead QA has to answer. Need ...
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How to write test cases in selenium webdriver using C#, simultaneously when web application is being developed (application pages not available)

I want to write test cases when application is under developing. I know the design of the application based on the wireframes. I intend to write test cases in C# using the Selenuim WebDriver. ...
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Recommended Generic profiling techniques for quality assurance on HTML integration

All of our software projects are web based and many include the production of HTML templates (example pages) that then need to be integrated into a working software system or website. Are there ...
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What tools work well for automating .NET 4.0 web sites using web forms with dynamic data?

What would be the best solution to accommodate automated testing of web forms with code-behind (.NET 4.0)? Specifically, we need a solution that can automate web form testing and handle dynamic data ...
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Use Selenium Webdriver to capture all the values from Google Auto Suggest Edit Box and display them in the console

import java.util.List; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement; import org.openqa.selenium.firefox.FirefoxDriver; public class ...
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Mutation-testing generation [closed]

I' giving a presentation about this paper: https://www.st.cs.uni-saarland.de/publications/files/fraser-tse-2011.pdf Unfortunately I don't understand 2 things: On page 9 table 1: Where are these ...
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How do integrate QTP and Testlink so QTP tests post results to Testlink

I have successfully installed Testlink and QTP. Does anyone know a way to integrate Testlink and QTP? I want QTP to execute tests and post the results on Testlink. So then I can compare of actual and ...
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Advice regarding a non-coding solution

OK, first of all I'd like to give a quick summary of my position. I'm studying Computer science and I'm currently in third year and on a work placement. As part of my placement I am required to come ...
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Unit Test project vs Console app project for Visual Studio Selenium automated test suite

My team has recently implemented automated build and deployment using Microsoft TFS and we're in the process of automating the functional tests for our application. However, we have a concern. We ...
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Different regression script development approaches

I am looking for different alternative ways of developing regression scripts. In our case, we have an application that deals with a lot of data processing and provides some results to the user. ...
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Is model-driven testing a viable technology for real applications yet?

Computer scientists are actively researching model-driven testing as a means of testing applications automatically. The papers I've read are interesting, but so far the modelling technology appears ...
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Selenium: Basic Drop Down

I am very new to the world of QA and selenium. I have been trying to create a number of tests to run and cannot seem to get the commands to work properly on one specific drop down. When I execute the ...
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Fixed vs Dynamic AUT

We develop automated user interface tests. The application under test is quite complex and it can be configured by the user (the real user) in many ways. Our tests to be automated are quite complex as ...
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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 kind of experience do I need to become an automation QA engineer/ SDET?

I have a degree in an unrelated science from a great school. I didn't have enough interest to go on for my PHD, and I really enjoyed the CS electives I took, so I went into QA. I've been doing this ...
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Testing Automation: How effective is it to purchase automation scripts rather than developing in-house scripting capacity?

I recently moved into the Software Testing department of my organization.The business has little history of automating testing, and most software development and testing is conducted by third parties ...
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Functionalities of Selenium

I am learning Selenium Webdriver on my own, with a little bit of Java Programming background in my experience since the past three weeks. In this time, I have learnt the following functionalities of ...
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How do I handle the login modal dialog created by onLoad in a WebDriver & Java based test automation

I am working on the test automation that uses WebDriver (Selenium 2) and Java. The AUT is web-based application. A modal dialog pops up that requires user authentication before the user can access ...
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ETL Testing Automation using XML's

Can any one have idea how to automate ETL testing like ...compare schemas, data, lookups and making sure the data flowed correctly end to end without truncations, calculation errors. please provide ...
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How to run the test plan with different username in jmeter?

I am recording my web application using JMeter, then i will edit my number of users (thread) = 2, so then while running my test plan the user name must be given separate for two users and run the test ...
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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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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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dragAndDropBy() function Encountering Exception

I am a beginner in Selenium and m trying to automate the drag and drop functionality. But everytime I am trying to execute the dragAndDrop() functionality, Eclipse is Giving off Exception. PF the ...
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Difference between Selenium and TestNG

Am a beginner in Selenium and am trying to learn selenium on my own by googling. One thing which I noticed was in many of the posts which I read about selenium the name of the framework by name ...
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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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Should your QA Automated tests reside with application code? [duplicate]

We currently use Visual Studio 2013 and Silk4Test for creating our functional and regression tests. I am curious to know how others are storing a similar set up, meaning: Should our QA Test Project ...
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Screen Capture Website images for UI regression testing

I am trying to create a suite of regression tests for an asp.net / javascript website. I have been playing with selenuim & MS CodedUI tests but these all seem very complicated and more suited to ...
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What are good approaches to test dates?

Currently my team is writing some Selenium-based web tests using Java for our application. One major stumbling block has been centred around testing dates. To me, it seems too awkward to test dates in ...
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How to test embedded software running on a microcontroller?

I have developed a microcontroller application using an ADC, a RS232 port and some digital I/O. How can I verify the application in black box fashion (not using development tools)? And are there any ...
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How to gather usage statistics for various open source testing frameworks

My organization would like to choose between the TestNG and Robot Framework. I thought it better to approach this from the stand point of usage statistics, since both are open source. How do I go ...
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Which automation tool needs JavaScript or JQuery to be used more?

I have started off my career in manual testing and an automation tool rarely. I would like to concentrate more on automation testing. I believe I have the object-oriented concepts in a good manner. I ...
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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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Maintaining QTP object repository -best practice for a multideveloper environment

In my new project, we have 4 automation testers working together on four different modules of an application . Its a web application and we work on windows platform. The automation tool being used is ...
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What Assert.AreEqual(true, true); does? [closed]

Can any one explain Assert.AreEqual(true, true); with proper example and explanation?
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Why test code should not be included in software application?

We are developing Android application and the developers feel it is difficult for us to write integration/unit tests. I read majority in Test cases in source code saying that test code should not be ...
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Running Selenium test on TFS

I am currently working on implementing UI tests of .NET web application using Selenium RC. The tests are now coming together and I am beginning to look at how these will be incorporated into TFS. ...