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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What do I need to start from zero in automated testing?

I am new to testing. I need to learn because I have an opportunity to work in this field in the the future. I would like to know what I need to get started. Preferably, I would like to study automated ...
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Automated network capture and analysis?

I was curious to know if anyone has done any work on automated network analysis such as starting network traffic capture (to file) before executing some test, perform some test, then stop capture, ...
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How can I automate the testing of flash games?

If I want to automate testing of flash games like car race, bike race bubbleshooter, video slot games or video poker. Is there any open source automation testing tool available for this purpose. I ...
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SpecFlow - test MVC3 Web site with action calls

I'm very new to BDD testing, and would like to ask, is it possible/OK to test ASP MVC3 actions directly (using WebClient) using SpecFlow? i.e. Feature: Login Scenario: Logging in Given I post ...
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What are the things to care for while choosing an automation testing tool?

I am new to software testing field ,I clarified for the need of automation tools What is automation testing and why do we need it? Now it arises me the following questions what were the things care ...
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How can I automate Installation, Configurations of our software?

In testing my company's software I do a lot of installations (an .exe file), configurations (two web.config files) and uninstallations on a few servers (Windows Server 2008) during a given release. ...
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Selenium Reporting

During my experience in Quality Assurance, especially automation testing, I have experienced two functional test tools(QTP and Selenium). In fact, I have noticed that Selenium have more strong points ...
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Want to learn Selendroid

I am a manual tester with knowledge in selenium webdriver but as I see that selendriod came in for mobile app testing. My question is What would be the best place from where anyone can learn ...
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Is it recommended to document how selenium automation tests are laid out?

The automation code I'm working with was written by several people before me. It's messy, complex, etc. There are barely any comments within the code. It takes me an extremely long time to figure out ...
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What are basic metrics of coverage with functional UI automation testing

There is web application product which is tested by test automation (selenium webdriver based test project in scope of the whole project) Client is asking what is the test coverage by automation of ...
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How to revert the changes made by selenium in a tear down process?

I am in a situation where I have to revert all the changes which I made while testing the application. Is there any way of doing this in Testng? Suppose if I have added something into the ...
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Selenium - advantages and disadvantages of using Python vs C#

We currently have two teams. An automation team and also a web testing team. The automation team currently use Selenium and C# to automate tests on our web applications and legacy systems. As a ...
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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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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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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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Open source Automation Tools for html based calendar software

I am testing an appointment based software, where clients book appointments on a calendar. When you login to the site, calendar will be loaded with a weekly view displaying appointments. For everyday ...
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Is there any need of test suites for automated software testing?

I am doing study on software testing and I have a question. Is their any need of test suites to do automated software testing?
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Web driver fails performing click operation

I am automating Peoplesoft through Selenium. Web driver is able to locate the web element: System.println.out(driver.findElements(By.id("Element_id").getAttribute("name")); Web driver prints the ...
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What Test Automation Product delivers management, execution and results?

I am looking into ways of managing my automated tests through some kind of framework or management tool. While there is a lot of software that does the grunt work, such as Selenium, CodedUI etc, I am ...
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Automating tests in EPOS systems

I have recently started working in a team that tests Retail applications such as EPOS (end point of sale - tills) I would like to automate this testing and would like to ask if anyone has any ...
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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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If the position of objects change will the same script work?

I am testing a Java applet with QTP.I am adding the objects in the applet to my object repository.I am able to create an action that works with the objects in Objects Repository.My doubt is if an ...
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What are some good test cases in order to do License Key authentication while software is being installed?

I want to learn about: What could be the test cases to ensure the test coverage while any proprietary software is being installed using a license key. I wish to avoid (a) re-installation (b) multiple ...
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Suggestions for continuous integration, test and deploy infrastructure for a Ruby on Rails application in Amazon EC2 cloud

I would like to know everyone's opinion on the best tools for setting up a continuous integration, test and deploy infrastructure for a Ruby on Rails web application API in the Amazon EC2 cloud and ...
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Future in Manual Testing? [on hold]

How future is in only manual testing. I was and I am weak in programming so I selected software testing and working as software tester since last 4 years. Doing excellent testing. But I heard that ...
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TestComplete ; Automation Testing; Dynamic programming

How do we take input from an excel sheet(data-driven testing) for web app testing after recording a script? making it dynamic is the main issue.
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I would like to switch from software development to testing

I am working as a java senior software developer. I would like to switch my career from programming to testing. Usually i do manual testing in our projects. i have java exp so i can easily learn ...
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How can i automate site access HBase

i have a web site deals with HBase instead of oracle and HBase Dosen't have any interface to Query on it such as Oracle, So i want a tool to automate this site
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How to get Server Stats like CPU Usage, Response time etc. when Load has been applied from Client PC

How to get Server Stats like CPU Usage, Response time etc. when Load has been applied from Client PC. I am Using Blazemeter with Jmeter on Ubuntu 12.04 OS. Thanks Expert for being on Stack ...
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Testing with PICT, but incomplete testcases

I've also already asked this question in Stackoverflow, but I think I would get a better answer here. I'm testing a triangle problem in PICT. I'm testing if a triangle is an equilateral triangle, an ...
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Getting started with Rest-Assured for REST-Api Testing

I am new to REST-Api testing. i am getting started with Rest-Assured for Rest-Api testing. i am having an issue in my first ever testcase. The code is as follows: @Test public void ...
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Tools For Regression Testing

As part of our final year project we are planning to work on a efficient technique to improve the Regression testing phase.In most of the papers i've read they've used a Tool "DejaVu" to find out the ...
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How to run data driven testing using testNG in selenium

I am using testNG framework and tried to import data from excel sheet in my local. If I run the code as simple java application then its running but with testNG its not public class NewTest { public ...
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Generic Automation Framework [closed]

I have to make a generic automation framework which can work on any eCommerce website using Ranorex test automation tool. I am unable to figure out what things should be included in a generic test ...
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Powershell or similar to run all test suites of a test plan

Does anybody have a powershell to run all test cases of all test suites in a test plan? I want a simple way of running all test cases of a test plan despite of their state (Active, Failed, etc). MTM ...
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Robot Framework data-driven automation testing: Can data derived from a database be used as a data source for a test template?

I am familiar with using template keywords in data-driven Robot Framework testing and know that external sources of data such as text files and csv files can be used to provide test data. However, the ...
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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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Pre-load database for testing

I'm a bit new to mocking data for testing. I'm using ruby in conjunction with watir-webdriver and I have a local version of the app. I'd like to run a script which empties the tables of the local ...
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Multiple Assertions and Continue on Assertion Failures in Functional Test an Anti-pattern?

According to the unit test gurus, more than one or two assertions about different things in a unit test is an anti-pattern: ...
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Selenium picture Captha validation

We upgraded captcha in our application to use images instead of letters In the previous version I could fill the captcha field with a specific token to pass my the validation. Since now there is ...
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Testing Verify Method Call Without Argument In Test Class

I have a class which takes a message with payload String. The payload is then split and used to create an Entity which is passed to DAOInterface to persist. How can you test the call ...
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What is the best code coverage tool for a java based Web application [closed]

I have an automation framework based out of Selenium Web driver. I want to find out the extent to which automated test scenarios covers various sections of code. Can some one please suggest a code ...
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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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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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Send testng report through email after test execution

I have to send an email of report of the test as soon as my all tests get executed. I will have to mention this in AfterSuite but don't know what exactly will have to use to achieve this. Any ...
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Manipulating hosts file in WebDriver tests

Most developers and testers usually takes advantage of Operation System Host File (commonly known as "hosts") to "trick" the S.O. and the browser to load websites and webservices from another server ...
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Web browser plugin to pause JavaScript execution?

I have dynamic elements appearing and disappearing on our Web site, e.g., notification balloons. To understand element, id, tag name, etc. corresponds to this elements I usually click "Inspect ...
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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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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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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.?