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 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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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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select random cursors on map using selenium ide

I'm using google map api in my site and I want to test the cursors on map using Selenium IDE. Now I use this code and it works fine: clickAt > xpath=(//map[@id='gmimap85']) but it tests only one ...
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Alternative for HP ALM (QC) + Jira

For a semi-large company that plans to move away from HP ALM, I'm looking for an alternative software management tool. At the moment HP ALM is not being used optimally and since it's expensive it's ...
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what is the relation between test plan, test suite and test case?

I have searched a few things about the differences and relations between test plan, test suite and test case and I found out the following picture as a summary: Is my understanding fully right? Is ...
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Test automation strategy for mobile apps

I am currently working on planning a test strategy for test automation for our mobile apps. The problem is that all the automation frameworks I've seen utilize a slightly different context than what ...
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What languages and frameworks should I learn for selenium automation testing? [closed]

I have been a Non-IT student, but now I want to start my career as a software tester. Are there certification I should get? Which programming languages and frameworks should I learn? Is it necessary ...
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One tool to rule them all

This question may have already been asked/answered in various places, and in various forms, but this is my problem. I have been in software testing for a few years now, most of this has been manual ...
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Suggested training/Learning to move from manual testing to Automated testing

My company has recently decided to start training me on test automation. They have asked me to look into courses that will enable me to start automating repetitive test cases and also regression ...
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Can someone clear-out these job posts for me once and for all?

A typical job-post for a testing position: Requirements: Programming experience with Java, Python, VB or C# Ability to write test cases and work with test-automation Database knowledge Experience in ...
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Should load test validate functionality?

I am developing a loadtest to a customer who is saying that if a certain response contains "bla:bla" I should execute a different path in load test. On client side it means that a certain button is ...
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Can developer do automation test for the feature that he has implemented?

Doing manual testing for the feature that you have implemented is obviously a bad idea. But what about automated functional tests? It seems to me that automation testing is more related to unit ...
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Jmeter's WebDriver Sampler VS. Selenium

Now that Jmeter has a webdriver sampler, is there anything that regular selenium can do to test a UI, that Jmeter still can't? For example, I use Selenium in Java to do things like getting html ...
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Is there any way to continue selenium web driver script after assert fails?

I have some script which is written with selenium webdriver. Actually, I have put some assert statement in between script. When an assert statement fails my script stops execution. Is there any way ...
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Integration Testing requires consecutive builds?

If I have several code-level integration tests, and my integration strategy is to integrate the components in a bottom-up manner, should I perform a build for each integration level of the modules? Or ...
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How to locate the X-path of an element in eclipse accurately?

I am working in a project in which automation is done using Appium Tool.I felt bit difficult to track the X-path of an Image or Textbox in Eclipse while scripting.Sometimes the X-path will be given as ...
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Should I use custom queries or re-use developer queries in your automation framework?

Modifying the question based on Kate Paulk suggestion. I had a very interesting discussion on Data Validation using Automation I have summarized Pros and Cons of Reusing Developer Database Queries ...
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Roles and responsibility as Quality Assurance Consultant [closed]

I have worked in incident management and code analysis, as well as testing (manual, functional, and regression). I have a new offer as a QA consultant. Automation testing, understanding requirements ...
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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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Looking for open source testing tool that can be used to test Flash based applications

I am looking for a open source testing tool that can be used to test Flash based applications. I Googled and found "AutoTest Flash" but it seems to be in a dormant state. Has anybody used that tool ...
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Look for a program that systematically scans an entire html document.

I am helping my friend with some medical records verification. In short, I have to through hundreds of medical records and pinpoint certain ones for verification. I want to be able to search through ...
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Negative testing automation

Should we do negative test cases testing by automation. Generally I heard that we can do functional and regression automation. I am doing same. I am using selenium web driver for automation and doing ...
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I am little confused about automated testing

I am confused about automated testing. In my view Automated testing is the automation of test cases. Then what are automation tools like QTP and all? Do they automate test cases like I automate a test ...
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Load Automation Tool with Record option to test application in Linux OS

I am new to Linux. currently am using Ubuntu 12.04 ATS OS. Request experts to help me selecting tool to use for Load Testing with Record and Play back option available. Would like to use an open ...
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Who should do the automation test? [closed]

I don't want to bring any argument. Just want to know who should do the automation test. I heard from somebody that automation is a dev activity should own by developers. But I should 100% think this ...
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Applying non-MS skills in TFS environment

I have to automate functional testing of an application with GUI, written in some .net. My background experience in GUI apps testing has nothing about Visual Studio and other MS systems -- I used ...
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QA Testing Process

We currently use the following processes for testing: Write a test plan (currently stored in Microsoft Test Manger) Execute Test plan Once the tested functionality is promoted to Production, ...
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What should I do with test flappers which cannot be fixed?

What should I do with tests which flap once every 30 runs or so? This behavior is due to some webdriver or browser issue and cannot be fixed. Should I delete the test; so that it does not continue ...
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How to build a test for iterative HTTP requests using JMeter?

Background I would like to probe our own map tile server and for this I'd like to have a loop from which I could request individual tiles, each time a different one. Our tile server is based on ...
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How to automate testing of received emails?

I'm testing an Email system where I would test a set of received emails to see if the received emails actually displayed as expected. This is done for each release of the system. So basically I want ...
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Estimation for Test Automation

Are there separate Estimation models to effective guage the accuracy of testing efforts? Keyword-driven based estimation model Data-driven based Modular-driven Hybrid-driven Component-based ...
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Looking for growth in automation

Is there something or an automation test tool that is free that I could be using to enhance my skills in automation? My company is not allowing me to grow in my field, and this is not good. They do ...
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Functional and performance testing for the “Finacle - Infosys” core banking system using IBM Rational

I am trying to evaluate the capabilities of the below IBM Rational tools to handle functional testing automation and performance testing for the "Finacle - Infosys" core banking system. IBM Rational ...
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Facebook App testing

The app that I am testing is a plug in app to Facebook. I need to test the app for users having varying fan network ranging from 1 to 1 million. The question is: How to create users in this range ...
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How to do performance/load testing of a mobile App?

Is it useful to do separate load testing on a mobile App? I mean a mobile App is just a light weight client/viewer (like a browser) which internally calls some services/web API's. So, can we say load ...
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Automation Web “Base Cases”?

So I have a bit of a problem, since im the only QA at my company and I have many Web based projects going on right now it's very difficult to Automate DURING iterations (just due to manpower). So ...
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Creating a log file for each and every test case with executed test case name

I am working on selenium automation for one of the project, I have a number of test cases I want to create a separate log file for each and every test case Example : Suppose I have two test cases ...
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What tools can be used to automate testing on Windows Phone 8?

What frameworks / tools enable to automate testing on Windows Phone 8 platform? I'm interested in testing of all application types, including Mobile web Native apps Hybrid apps Silverlight apps ...
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Firefox has stopped working

I am running my scripts on selenium webdriver and after every 2-3 test case I am getting this pop-up "Firefox stopped working". How should I handle this pop-up?
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Reducing the number of test users in automated regression runs?

I help maintain a very large automated regression test suite for java web applications. Because of the size of the suite, running the tests in parallel is a requirement. I need to reduce the number of ...
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How can I ensure testNG test method does not abort if any assert fails

I know there is a difference between assert and verify in Junit; the assert results in a runtime exception, causing test method execution to abort. To overcome this problem, we can have verify which ...
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How to test multiple user concurrency for a website?

I need to run concurrency test on website. I need to check various parameters such as response time, request send to site, data received, and whether the data is received correctly (e.g. if multiple ...
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Is it a bad practice to use implicit wait in Selenium Webdriver? Should one use only explicit wait?

I was reading up on implicit and explicit waits and found the following two statements: Implicit wait is not considered a good practice because different browsers have different loading times and ...
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Best documentation to start with before starting Automation

We are integrating with an out sourcing team to start automating our regular test cases What is the best type of documents to explain our scenarios to the other team? we want to explain to them how ...
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Selecting an item of a drop-down menu with Splinter lib (Python)

I am looking for a way to select an item in a drop-down menu in python with Splinter (very similar to selenium I guess) : <li class="option1" rel="1158"> Option 1</li> <li ...
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Selenium Webdriver - FindElement in scope of WebElement doesn't work

The FindElement() method doesn't seem to work with an XPath locator, if called on an existing WebElement. My code is this: htmlDiv = _driver.FindElement(By.XPath("//h2[text()='" + onvNaam + ...
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Using multiple instances of webDriver

I have defined an object of Web driver in one class as Static WebDriver driver; and want to use that instance in another class to automate the browser. Is it possible? Or will I have to define ...
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How do you maintain your testing data?

I am in security administration, not QA. Our testers have requested a userID with full access to the QA databases that will run scripts to clean-up/delete (DB2 SQL) data when necessary - which is ...
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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 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 ...