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 ...

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

1
vote
1answer
74 views

send testng report(emailable-report.html) file through mail after executing all test cases

I am trying to send an email after executing the test cases with an attachment of testng generated emailable-report.html file ,But I am resulting in error. please find the stack trace here and do ...
1
vote
2answers
46 views

Continuous integration testing for Windows desktop application

I'm looking for ways to implement continuous integration testing for Windows desktop application we're developing. Basically, we need the following: After new build finishes start VM Deploy new ...
1
vote
1answer
244 views

Handle the File Upload dialog in Protractor for IE11

I know the default answer to handling explorer.exe is to use AutoIT, but AutoIT utilizes Java Runtime to use the exported .exe to upload the file and close the dialog. My tests are all in Protractor ...
0
votes
2answers
53 views

Test Automation for Multiple Environments

Planning to automate testing for Multiple Environments (Desktop, WEB and Mobile). Searching for the most comfortable and cost efficient tool to use. Found some tools: Ranorex, eggPlant, TestComplete ...
0
votes
1answer
79 views

Modify IE 'Internet Options' in HP UFT (QTP)

I need to ensure that the "Use automatic configuration" checkbox is set to off before my script starts. Group policy keeps changing this. How can I get into the "Internet Options" menu? It is not ...
0
votes
1answer
19 views

Testing Cordova apps and bluetooth

What is the best way to test cordova application which uses bluetooth to talk with custom hardware? Do I need to sniff traffic to make sure they are working well or?
0
votes
1answer
669 views

TypeError: Error when calling the metaclass bases module.__init__() takes at most 2 arguments (3 given)

I'm ne to coding and python. Not sure where exactly I should be looking to fix this error. from UIMap import tomcat8LoginPage, ...
1
vote
6answers
357 views

Coded UI vs Protractor

I just joined a new company who doesn't work with any kind of automated tests. I have been hired to start test automation, and looking around I found two interesting options to e2e tests, Protractor ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Appium: How to find installed app's package name and its main Activity in Appium?

I am doing mobile application automation testing using appium and in that following things are must: WebDriver wd; File app=new File("Path\\to\\WhatsApp.apk"); DesiredCapabilities dc=new ...
0
votes
2answers
72 views

Which tool can be used to automate remote control functionality from web to mobile device

I have application like to control mobile devices remotely from Web. My Requirement is: 1. Login to the webpage (WPF app) 2. Enter Phone Number in the search field on launched webpage & ...
3
votes
4answers
2k views

Automating email verification feature of an application?

I'm helping to automate an new web application, part of this application requires email verification. What are the industry standards for automating the black hole known as "email"? What I'm trying to ...
1
vote
1answer
72 views

Mocking HTTP reponses in Selenium Web Driver using Python

I am currently experimenting with the Python version of Selenium Web Driver. Using the driver has been straight forward so far but I have been struggling recently with the issue of mocking HTTP ...
3
votes
0answers
271 views

Fully qualify window path after upgrading to QTP 11?

After I upgraded from QTP 10 to 11, it required me to fully qualify my window paths using descriptive programming. For example, this sort of thing used to work in QTP 10: ...
0
votes
2answers
347 views

Selenium IDE - Selecting an option from Popup Menu

I am new to Selenium IDE and not very good at coding.Trying to record few actions and selenium throws error. I would like to select an option from the Popup Menu. I tried all possible combinations. ...
0
votes
1answer
94 views

Test coverage tool that shows call graph of untested new code from a merge

I'm looking for a test coverage tool that can show the call path/call graph of new untested code that came from a merge. Example: I have a git repo (on github or bitbucket) and a test suite that ...
-2
votes
1answer
145 views

Want to capture data after the search action using Selenium WebDriver

I am working on a ERP application where I have to click on a 'Search' button after which it will give me list of data. I want to automate that using WebDriver. The Search tab is empty before the ...
0
votes
4answers
70 views

Tools for automating UI testing for web

Recently I got a task to find a tool that can be used to test web UI. I found Selenium IDE and also used to it. But the problem is that I have to test on Chrome and IE as well. I tried Selenium ...
3
votes
4answers
129 views

“Conventional” Test cases in an Agile environment?

i've just started at a Web Development company that does websites/mobile apps. I've done QA for 5-6 years now and they wanted someone that had QA experience but wasn't set in their ways to be their QA ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Getting and logging the selenium version used in a groovy project

I'm using Selenium in my Groovy application as a Maven dependency. Now I'm looking for a way to log the used Selenium Version to the console. I tried this: BuildInfo info = new BuildInfo(); def ...
0
votes
3answers
415 views

Selenium - How to get table rows visible in the dialogbox?

In a Selenium Junit test, for a table with 'n' rows in a dialog box of a webpage, I am able to calculate number of rows using Table.size() (Table is a List of elements which finds elements with tag ...
2
votes
3answers
85 views

Organizing testing for product with multiple client customization versions

My problem is as follows. Currently I am on a project, where we have a standard product that gets changed/bespoke for each client individually. My task is to create a test approach, in order to test ...
2
votes
2answers
3k views

Setup appium for Android on Mac osx 10.8.5

I am new to mobile testing. I want to configure appium for testing android applicaiton on Mac machine. Can someone provide the steps to do. And I want to using with selenium webdriver using Java.
0
votes
2answers
196 views

Selenium Cannot locate element

I am working on automation, while automating a form with number of drop-down's. The problem with me is, when run the code in maximize mode of window it gives me an Error: ...
0
votes
1answer
40 views

Studies about the impact of testing (especially model based testing)

I'm looking for some studies, papers, statistics, ... about the (hopefully positive) impact of software testing in IT projects, especially the use of model based testing (MBT). I've read about the ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

How to run TESTNG failed test cases in jenkins for maven project?

I am new to jenkins and I have configured it on my windows PC. I have to run failed test cases twice before considering that they are failing. I am using TestNG and selenium webdriver for writing test ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

Triggering Appium testing scripts in IOS/Android

I am new to mobile automation. I need to know the ways we can achieve triggering automation scripts. Need to trigger my testing scripts when mobile OS is upgraded. Need to trigger my testing scripts ...
2
votes
3answers
100 views

How to break down a single test case that covers an entire process into multiple interconnected tests?

I have a particular end to end test scenario which am trying to automate using Selenium Webdriver. If I automate the whole scenario into one test case, the test case is going to take a minimum of 25 ...
2
votes
2answers
290 views

What are some good tools for implementing report dashboard for automation?

I am currently running a bunch of automated tests and recording the results in a SQL database. Has anyone built a reporting dashboard for automation results before? What are some good open source ...
-2
votes
4answers
1k views

Suitable Automated Testing tools for POS Systems

This is not duplicate of following question since it was accepted by the asked person with a different answer Automating tests in EPOS systems We are developing a Big POS System with several ...
0
votes
1answer
166 views

Calabash-Android Result of query doesn't show url

I'm using Calabash for testing. There's a facebook login button in my app, when I click on it, a form be opened. I want get the url of the current webview to easy for querying. But command ...
0
votes
1answer
45 views

Dynamic ID selecting text from dropdown

I have a situation I'm trying to handle. I am using webdriver, C#. The image above is the dropdown I want to select from. This is how it works, to select from the element, first click it and a text ...
0
votes
1answer
84 views

Conflict in Automation testing and Manual testing

I am new to Automation Testing. While writing an automation script using Selenium I am facing some issues. I have 7 Test Cases of which 2 Test Cases are repeatedly failing but when I check those cases ...
1
vote
3answers
113 views

Test methodologies applicable for web based and not for desktop

Today I was in an interview and they asked these questions: What test methodologies are applicable for web-based software but not for desktop? Can Severity or Priority change during bug life cycle? ...
-2
votes
2answers
36 views

Performance Test Automation Tool Stack [closed]

Please provide what a Performance Test Automation Tool Stack is.
30
votes
4answers
4k views

Are Selenium functional tests reliable enough to be worthwhile?

I'm finding that regardless of how solid my tests scripts are, I still have tests that fail (falsely), even though they worked just fine before. I'm not talking about if markup changes (although that ...
1
vote
4answers
202 views

Setting up QA Department from Scratch (Web Development)

So im going to be starting a Job here in a few weeks, i've been doing QA for about 6 years now. Pretty much your standard Test Plans/Testing with a little normal SysAdmin stuff that sometimes comes ...
0
votes
1answer
66 views

Understanding how to handle auto-complete using Selenium and Python

While testing for a certain web application, I was faced with an issue of handling auto-complete scenarios. An example of this kind could be found here MagicBricks I have few questions related to how ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

BrowserMob - WebSites not working when using proxy with Selenium Firefox WebDriver

I am using the below .Net wrapper for BrowserMob along with Selenium: https://github.com/AutomatedTester/AutomatedTester.BrowserMob But I'm unable to capture information. Websites won't work when ...
0
votes
0answers
22 views

Anything better than Sikuli-api-1.0.2?

I need to draw some patterns on a website page as a tutorial. I am using Sikuli API, is there have anything stronger? For example I need to draw circles around some components but Sikuli's circles are ...
1
vote
1answer
34 views

Selenium Timing Issue With Dialogs (Widgets) In Current Page

EDIT: I have narrowed the problem to its possible source see Update 2 and you can skip the intro. My issue is that selenium "thinks" it has clicked a link when the link click was never actually ...
3
votes
6answers
153 views

Would having a Certificate help?

I have been in the Banking and Finance Industry for almost a year as a Quality Assurance Engineer. I am planning to explore other options and expand my knowledge. Would getting Certifications like ...
0
votes
0answers
7 views

Increasing the MaxItemsContainer levels in Coded UI

I have to test a WPF application using Coded UI and I edited the CodedUITestBuilder.exe.config file to increase the MaxLevelsForItemContainer level to 10 but the changes do not reflect on the ...
1
vote
5answers
154 views

Will learning selenium add value to my career?

I have 8 years experience in manual testing. I've just gotten interested in automation testing now. Just wanted to know if learning selenium at this point of my career will add value. If yes, then in ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

Automated test tool for Centura-based windows application

Does anyone know whether there are any automation tools that support Centura windows applications? We use Centura code to develop our applications: is it possible to automate Centura based windows ...
0
votes
0answers
141 views

Using Protractor Cucumber JS: When running a test, the test passes when it shouldn't

I'm writing a test where I should log in. It passed given the proper inputs but when I change its password/username to garbage, it still passes. I'm new to this and I really think I missed something ...
0
votes
1answer
57 views

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 ...
4
votes
5answers
612 views

What are the available multi platform test tools available for native mobile applications?

I'm trying to push my organisation into more modern ways of testing our mobile software, thus I'm trying to build a list of tools that I can use to present to my line manager and his bosses. By ...
1
vote
1answer
65 views

JSON Assertions in CA LISA

Has anybody tried scripting json response assertions in CA LISA Tool. All I could find was string match where I was giving "key":" value" exactly to ensure the presence of that combination in my web ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

Cucumber not finding @Findby annotations

Im trying to set up cucumber over my page object. I currently have as my login page object: @FindBy (id = cF.username) public WebElement username; @FindBy (id = cF.password) ...
2
votes
2answers
88 views

Executing the selenium script through servlets

I have a scenario in which I need to execute the selenium scripts through servlets. I mean I will get the same input from the front end (Web UI) by passing those values to selenium classes then I will ...