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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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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Type mismatch: cannot convert from WebElement to List<WebElement>

Whenever I am trying to use a list element, this error is showing Type mismatch: cannot convert from WebElement to List<WebElement> in appium. Please help! List <WebElement>a=driver....
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Can I use Eclipse for .Net application with Selenium jars?

My application is developed using .Net and now I need to automate this application using Selenium. So, please guide me which Selenium jar and IDE I have to use to do automation. I know, for Java ...
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How can I automate a test scenario of account expiry or account at different time transition?

I have an application where trial credentials expires after a week and if user tries to login after that, they see only few things enabled.This is one of the example. Similarly, verifying expiry of ...
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Problem with Selenium send_keys function and JavaScript event triggered by data change

I am using Python to write a Selenium test script and I have not been able to use it to enter data for a text area. Entering data into this area appears to trigger a JavaScript function that caches ...
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Looking for protractor resources, wanting to get into this automation tool

A lot of surrounding companies are adopting a testing framework called Protractor, I am wondering if anyone has any advice on where to get started with this automation tool.
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API Testing Using SoapUI vs Postman vs Runscope [closed]

I'm new to using applications to test backend APIs. I've always just manually tested using the front-end applications. What I would like to do is to use an app that is designed specifically for ...
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How to get a grid row count with Selenium in C#?

Hello I am currently trying to figure out how to get the count of how many rows are displaying in an HTML Grid on a page. From researching several stack exchanges some people reference GetXPathCount ...
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Is it possible to access the css class using webdriver

I want to get the background image url which is defined in a css class . Is it possible to do by using selenium webdriver Example : Sample Text with Logo Now I want to achevie the logo url but that ...
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How to configure Selenium Webdriver with netbeans?

I installed netbeans and then Selenium Client Driver and the step i have done after installing Client Driver: Open NetBeans IDE. Goto File->New Project->Categories Java and Projects Java Application ...
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Jump to test automation [closed]

I am a manual tester with very limited coding experience . Knowledge of which automation tool would help me to cope up with the testing industry.
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Web performance test does nothing

I'm trying to set up a web performance test in Visual Studio 2013 (the online tutorials seem targeted at earlier versions of VS). I right click in my solution explorer and select Add ... then Web ...
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How to determine whether element is clickable or not? [closed]

My Question is How to check whether the element is clickable or not ?.Is there any method to chat that like isElementVisible() or IsElementPresent() and etc ... Please let me know if one is having a ...
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How to perform Testing Process-Automation/ manual -web application

I am working in a startup with a limited number of developers [4-5]. We work on all open source platforms like Java, jQuery, Springs for development of web based applications. For integration, we use ...
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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?
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how to run concurrent users using different browsers in selenium for LogIn script

I have created login scripts using hub and nodes. execute command to start selenium server Started a Hub along with selenium server. Started multiple Nodes. Worked on scripts and run for Firefox. ...
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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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.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 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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Automated Test With Image Comparison

I have a WPF application and I have a custom object (the output) with images and text. I need to check if the output has a correct format. I tried with Coded UI but, because the element is a custom ...
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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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How to extract text from insight object in UFT

suppose if we have insight object like below: Window("Microsoft Word").InsightObject("InsightObject_Example").Click how to extract text from "InsightObject_Example"?? please help me
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UI Automation Checking between two applications

I have a need to automate regression scenarios in the following environment: Application A process a case and dispose it to Application B. Application B wait for that case up to 10 minutes. ...
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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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what is Keys.ZENKAKU_HANKAKU in webdriver?

As i came across this code, driver.findElement(By.name("xxx")).sendKeys( Keys.ZENKAKU_HANKAKU); so wanted to know why and when to use this kind of key.
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JMeter: Iterating over a set of CSV files over a set of links - nested loops

I have a set of JSP Pages for each I have a set of links to use for the response time measurements. In order to aggregate the results correctly I am trying to run a foreach controller over a loop ...
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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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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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Running Web and Application Automated Tests from the same Framework

I am writing automated tests for my company, and I am doing so from the ground up. We provide both desktop and web applications to our clients. After doing a lot of research and testing, I landed on ...
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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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open source tool to automate the process of installing Adobe applications on Mac

we are trying to automate the process of downloading app and installing the same on Mac. Currently we are using Selenium till downloading app, for installation we are finding difficulty to handle, ...
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Press ESC key or click on CANCEL button of print(ctrl+p) dialog box in MAC OS using Selenium RC

I am using Selenium RC to create a framework with JAVA in MAC OS and Safari browser. Now to click on the CANCEL button in the safari browser print dialog box, I am using apple script. In the same ...
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how to start work with selenium web driver any reference site for selenium web driver? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Where can I find information on getting started with Selenium 2 I want to learn selenium web driver from the scratch. any one suggest me the reference site for selenium web ...
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Preparing test data for Automated Testing

So i've ran into a bit of a problem, I have a set of automated tests created for a site, were looking into really moving towards a CI based system for testing (Running the test suite after pushing ...
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Unable to scroll down to bottom of div with data loading dynamically

<div id="findingTblBody" class="tablebody" infinite-scroll-distance="2" infinite-scroll="loadMoreData()" style="width: 819px;"> I want to scroll to bottom of div mentioned above. I am trying ...
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Suppose there are five Browser windows opened, how to find the third one and close it through web driver?

Suppose there are five Browser windows opened, how to find the third one and close it through web driver? Please I'm request you to all of you don't consider this question as a opinion based. I have ...
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What is Object Repository in Automation Testing?

I'm new with Selenium. Can you please explain What is Object Repository in Automation? any example?
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Sikuli selection of items in lists

There is a drop down list in application where you can see (in drop down area) only ~5% of all the elements. So I can not find the way to select random value from the list. Selection of random item ...
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where can I find good Geb tutorials?

Where can I find tutorials for GeB automation tool? I couldn't find any tutorials online. Currently, I am a manual tester that uses QTP and Load runner. My company wants me to learn Geb as well.
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Running parallel scripting in Selenium Web driver for Firefox, do I need Selenium Grid?

I have a process, using Selenium Web driver for Firefox, for automatic look up for information on one specific site. Due to the volume of the data being looked up, I will need to run parallel ...
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Can Css Selector be used to write customized path using tag name traversing?

I wrote a xpath for the following using tag name traversing This is the xpath I wrote - .//form[@class = 'form-horizontal']/div[3]/div/input and it works fine but when I tried to write this in ...
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How to handle dynamically changing id in dropdown and if I select class then it shows three matching nodes

html snippet: <div id="isc_PT" class="selectItemText" tabindex="5637" style="width:123px;height:12px;overflow:hidden;text-overflow:ellipsis;white-space:nowrap;" $9a="$9d" $89="isc_SelectItem_8" ...
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How can I traverse to a particular element using xpath from a particular node? [closed]

Assume the following DOM fragment: <div id="ctl00_mainContent_ddl_destinationStation1_CTNR" class="search_options_menucontentbg" style="z-index: 999999; display: block;"> <div id="...
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How do you use bugs to drive refactoring the code base?

How do you use the bugs that you find while testing to get more attention to refactoring and improving the overall code base and re-writing particularly troublesome sections of code that have been ...
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Marking build as unstable if tests are skipped

I use tests checking their preconditions with assumeThat(preconditionX, isSatisfied()); that throws SkipException when not satisfied. As a result I have 2 of 73 tests skipped while build in Jenkins ...
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How to make automation report with using of manual test cases

I have an doubt regarding how to create a automation report like how we do a Manual report with the help of test cases. E.g. Here is one scenario " Email sign up" In manual test case, we will ...