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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QA Automation Tool. QTP vs Selenium [closed]

My department is currently looking at a tool for QA automation. On that side we are looking at both QTP and Selenium. The major features we want are automation of regression testing, something ...
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How to select Security Certificate From security Dialog

The problem I would like to solve is as follow: go to a website which is protected by client certificate authentication using browser once the security challenge dialog box is shown, select on the ...
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Ideas to implement offline smoke test for downloaded excel files

I run automated smoke tests for my web application, but until now, these tests are not covering offline excel spreadsheets that are downloaded by the user. I'm starting a study to find possible ...
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What are the differences between simulation time and real time? [closed]

What are the differences between simulation and real time? Can simulation time run faster than real time? Can simulation time run slower than real time? Trying to get a grasp of this concept, all ...
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Running Selenium Script in Chrome browser in android devices

Can any one suggest me how to do a set up to run selenium scripts in chrome browser of android device. Currently script is running fine in native browser of android device, but the requirement is ...
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How to access element inside iframe in Java?

I want to get an element's id attribute that is inside of an iframe through Java. How do I access an element inside of an iframe in Java?
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Outage Tracking Tool

Is there any open source tool to track application outages/downtime? I work in a testing project and sometimes due to some anomalies we can't do the normal system testing. I need a tool to track ...
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Product Owners - level of involvement with .feature files

I am involved in a project where Given-When-Then formatted stories are written by the Product Owner (in a web-based story repository / JIRA), then created by Developers, while system test automation (...
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Effective web driver management in Selenium2 + Grid2 + NUnit tests in C# for multiple browsers

I've been struggling with this for a while. We plan to move to a continuous integration server soon (probably TFS or Jenkins). I'm having a hard time figuring out how to efficiently manage the ...
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How to select a cell in a tableView thats inside an alertView in UIAutomation?

I am a beginner to UIAutomation. I wanted to know how do I tap one of the cells in a tableView thats inside an alert. As per Apple's UI automation documentation an alert will by default tap the cancel ...
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Any good open source functional testing tool for java based Web Application [closed]

Any good open source functional testing tool for java based Web Application Regression Testing which require less coding effort Except Selenium Our Web application is only run in Google Chrome.
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How to locate cursors randomly in a map?

There is a lot of cursors in the map. Every time you refresh the map you will get another different cursors with different IDs, o I can't use the IDs. I want to click at any cursor, a tooltip should ...
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Validate worksheet name using WATiR

How to validate the worksheet name / file name of Excel and CSV files in WATiR? Because if we save the CSV file in with different name, the worksheet name will also change while in Excel it will ...
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Tool to generate test cases for configuration app based on use case variation?

I am making changes to a configuration tool for a web application. The tool allows internal users to configure messages and custom experiences for external users of the webapp. I have been given a ...
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Framework and tools for managing testing and monthly releases?

I'm not anywhere close to being an expert on professional QA and testing but I do work with it as part of managing a IT system at work. To be honest, we are not very mature when it comes to using an ...
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What is the best way to create an automated test that asserts the precision of a matrix processing algorithm?

I have and automated test that test an algorithm and the output of this test is the percentual precision of the algorithm. Currently our team is trying to make this algorithm more precise, as well as ...
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How can I convince Squish to recognise the menu bar on Mac OS X?

I'm currently recording some python test scripts for a Mac OS X application using Squish for Qt, version 4.0.2. The menu bar of the AUT works fine if interacted with manually, but for some reason ...
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Problems with using CAPTCHA test keys in automation [closed]

I've seen this post regarding the Google CAPTCHA test site key and secret key. How would that be of use while automating through HP UFT? Reference: Automation and bypassing Google No CAPTCHA ...
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How to handle automation code for complex form?

I'm working a project that transform raw data to a chart to build a report. I'm using Selenium to automate this site, the ultimate goal of this automation project is checking if data of chart returns ...
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How can I return values for 2 columns in my database?

thanks for reading. My scenario (possibly not the best way of doing things, but im still learning) I have a sql database, which houses in 1 table test data (A string value) and a boolean (expected ...
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Selenium > new windows & pop-up : What is different between new window and browser alert in selenium?

This is very common scenario when we automate any web application. But I am little confused between new window and pop-up? Please can you add little examples?
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Suggest some freeware GUI Automation Testing tools for Windows Desktop Applications [duplicate]

Please suggest some tools for automated GUI Testing of Windows Desktop Application. Freeware tools which can compete with Coded UI test projects.
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tool that can be automated for page testing, full page screenshots and code analysis and compare with previous tests

I've been tasked with locating a software package or single application that can be used to automate the following tasks related to testing our website(s), both english and non-english. run ...
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How to get colour, font of java table row/cell/text with Jemmy?

Need to check color/font style of java table (text, background) in Swing application cause style of row should depend on a column value. It is possible to get color of font and background of ...
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Programming language and automation tool to automate mainframe as/400

Which programming language would you prefer to automate the screens of a mainframe system like IBM AS/400?
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The company I work for have provided me with money to spend on training ? Need ideas on what to spend on to help further my QA career!

I've been working in QA for a year and a half now, I started of doing manual testing and then I've moved on to QA automation and or been using Ruby + selenium webdriver + page object model + page ...
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What is the best approach to test the windows services?

I want to write the automation suite for windows services. Some of these services updates the data in database. So my test cases would be to check the current state of the DB, run the windows service ...
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GoogleTest with Visual Studio 2015

I would like to use GoogleTest to run unit tests on my project. In my solution I have three projects: The GoogleTest project, which is a static library My Project Under Test, an executable My Project ...
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How to sort Calendar dates using Selenium?

I have a situation with automation testing. The situation is, I am adding files with different dates as filename and need to keep those files in descending order and the files with no date goes in end....
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Automation Java - Android - How to get items from a ListView?

I'm trying to get the items from a ListView so I can compare them with of expected results. The thing is that I can't figure out how to get those Elements. I'm also the developer of the App, so I'm ...
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JMeter - Using Variables in XML scripts with $ references where the values are selected by ODBC connection to a database

In JMeter : I have to set up a DataBase with an ODBC that I'm hoping to use to streamline XML content in Jmeter scripts. When my data changes, I would just change it in the database instead of in each ...
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POS Testing manual and automation [closed]

All, I am new to POS testing.I absolutely have no clue on where to start and how to choose an automation tool for POS. We are using XPIENT POS. I have been going to through most of the topics in the ...
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Unable to select text from dropdown - Gmail.com Month Dropdown

Im also facing the same error. Unable to select Birthday, Gender & Location in gmail signup page. I'm using Selenium Webdriver. Please find the below code for birthday. new Select (driver....
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Include python tests in JS projects

Currently I am responsible for test automation and my company develops applications in Node.js. For web applications, I'm using python and selenium-webdriver. Is there any way to integrate the tests (...
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Accessing Data from Tables

I want to check if my entered information is inserted into the list in the table of the html page but working with tables is a little bit more difficult than a normal list. Could someone help me? My ...
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Can i use TFS as source control for rational functional tester scripts using eclipse

I created few test scripts using Rational Functional Tester by eclipse IDE now i am trying to store the script files to TFS source control. Is it possible? any links or videos plz.
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What frameworks are good for a beginner in automated functional testing? [duplicate]

I want to start doing some functional testing. I tried some time ago in Java and Selenium, but seemed to run into a number of problems with configuration. Previously I have made simple tests with ...
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Jenkins Build Is Hanging

We are using jenkins for the continuous integration. I have already created a jenkins job for running all my robot framework automation test scripts & Everything was absolutely working fine. But ...
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How to set up selenium tests so that if one fails, the others still run?

To give some context I am building a testing system with Selenium, nUnit and Visual Studio in c# that will allow me to test a number of websites one after another. The issue I have is that all of the ...
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Handling the popup ad's in e-commerce website

Currently I am working on a e-commerce website. When I visit the site for first time they are displaying a popup, like discounts or signup etc... while writing my scripts I wrote code for waiting for ...
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Selenium pratice help needed [closed]

For automating practice sites, and selenium real time projects codes I've used AutoIt. Is there any other way to work around it in windows? Coming to the main question, I've recently shifted to ...
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How to automate a download popup in browsers other than firefox in linux and Mac?

For automating a download popup in Firefox, we use Firefox Profile and for other browsers I've used AutoIt. Is there any other way to work around it in windows? And coming to the main question, I've ...
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Can Protractor tests be run in a mobile device and How?

I have seen that Protractor tests can be run with a Mobile Setup as described in Protractor Documentation, but this means you are running the tests on emulators. What I would like to accomplish is ...
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Appium vs Espresso for Android Automated Testing

For last few weeks, I was using appium(python) for android testing but yesterday we have decided to shift to Expresso(Java) for automated testing. There are couple of reasons why we are making this ...
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In Rational Functional Tester How to Run 2 scripts together with 2nd script many times

I have 2 scripts and calling those 2 scripts in a 3rd script like below callScript("LoginScript"); callScript("AddPatient"); When i am running the 3rd script. I am getting Specify Play back ...
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Expect case insensitive text on page - Capybara + RSpec [closed]

I am pretty newbie in Ruby and we are using Capybara + Rspec + Poltergeist as the driver. What I want to do is to expect some text on the webpage I am testing, so I have this simple code: expect(...
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How can I record the script of Login page with multiple users( Different session id) in JMeter

I have just started to learn JMeter with recording scripting, but which I have not got a proper result of the Login with multiple users login because of the session id, Please suggest to me a proper ...
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Why a PhantomJS grid node is defined differently compared to other browsers

I am trying to set up one of my Selenium Grid nodes using PhantomJS. (The rest of the nodes are all working fine with Firefox browsers) Now generally, when we configure a node, we launch a selenium-...
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Driver lost focus [closed]

I have one test case with java selenium webdriver. When I go to the login, everything is OK, but when I go to the other click in the new show, driver can´t find the object. Selenium IDE captured the ...
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Unable to automate install shield with AutoIT

This is my code to automate the installation of an OpenText's product. But when the installer is loaded the Next button is not clicked. When I checked the button with Au3Info_x64 and focused on the ...