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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Unable to open Safari app on iPhone simulator while running Selenium test using ios-driver

I am trying to automate mobile web testing using ios-driver. The safari browser does not open even though the simulator launches. The configuration as shown on terminal by running the command java ...
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What to ask programmers before automating with Selenium

What points should I discuss with frontend programmers when preparing a product on which, as a tester, I will use Selenium to automate? I am referring to things like, no dynamic ids for elements etc. ...
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What's the difference between fuzz-testing and property-based testing?

My feeling is that both types of testing check system behavior for random sequence of data. However, the difference is that: in property-based testing there are multiple equivalence classes; I ...
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How to set up stages within test plan to use the same build_dir on Atlassian Bamboo?

I have a few libraries that needs to be tested under multiple versions of python. I have defined each library as a plan. For each plan I have two stages: Setup (Source Code Checkout + "make ...
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How to Configure Appium on Mac OS?

Hi I have issues configuring and using Appium on Mac. Can you recommend some detailed step by step manual. I can not figure out all required steps. My problem is that I need quickly set up working ...
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Website where I can choose what git commit to display

I'm not sure what this is called. I've tried to google myself to an answer for some hours now, but without luck. What I'm trying to do is to make test deployment easier. We're developing many ...
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How to get entered text from textbox when value is empty in selenium using java?

Just I am trying to get entered text from the text field when value is empty. Below is my HTML: <input type="text" style="width: 203px" value="" maxlength="32" name="firstName"/> I tried ...
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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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How to 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 ...
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How can I verify text exist within a table using Selenium IDE?

Using selenium IDE- I am looking for a way to locate and or verify a value in a table. There are more columns in the table, but I am only concerned with the first 4. Also the number of rows varies as ...
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Dealing with a slow growth curve in improving automation skills and how that affects ones career

I have been working as a QA since almost ~5 years now. While I am one of the senior QA in my team, and have brought in other quality aspects to the table, my automation skills are still "beginner". As ...
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Selenium Web Driver Drop Down List Testing With Div tag in java

I am new to automated testing with Selenium Web Driver I am not able to work out how to test drop down lists without using the select command. I tried using xpath, select by id, class name, css ...
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How to read Data from XML file and compare the Data with Database Tables as an output using Selenium?

I have to test more than 250 feeds which contains of listing data. Hence, the goal is Download feeds file from existing legacy system which is in XML format and then compare the values with ...
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Getting 'org.openqa.selenium.NoSuchElementException' - how to fix?

I'm getting this error: Exception in thread "main" org.openqa.selenium.NoSuchElementException: Unable to locate element Why am I getting this WebDriver exception and how can I fix it?
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Email content checking

I am doing automation testing. In our web application the employees get daily mail notification. what i need is ,to write test case to check the daily emails. The emails contents are the services that ...
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How to define elements with Jemmy library?

I am researching of testing Java GUI application with Jemmy library. Elements in application are defined by constructors like: JFrameOperator mainFrame = new JFrameOperator("Main window title"); ...
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Unable to enter the text in a text box

I am trying to enter the text in a textbox, but I am getting an error as follows org.openqa.selenium.InvalidElementStateException: Element must not be hidden, disabled or read-only Anybody can help ...
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Firefox browser doest not shows saved bookmarks, addons while launching in Selenium

When I am running software web application's tests In Firefox Browser using selenium WebDriver, It Is not showing me any bookmarks, addons, saved passwords etc in that browser. Have you observed this? ...
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Test Scenario for cookies in selenium webdriver

I want to work with cookies in my project, I don't know what will be the Test Scenario and Test Cases for it. Please help.
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Open source tools for automation of testing Java GUI applications

The testing tool for Java GUI applications I know is: Jemmy - library that contains methods to reproduce all user actions which can be performed on Swing/AWT components (i.e. button pushing, text ...
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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 ...
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Cucumber and TestNG integration

I have a simple question as I am just getting into Test Automation. I want to develop Cucumber smoke tests and acceptance tests as they would be easy to read and understand for my colleagues. ...
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How to fetch data from Excel to Rational Function Tester (RFT) automation tool?

I'm new to automation testing and also to RFT tool. I tried record and playback by hard-coded values. Now I want to make my scripts dynamic. Hence I use Excel as an external file to fetch data. How ...
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How to Automate Repetitive Web Browser Tasks?

How can I automate a task which has to be run repetitively. I have to Enroll Merchants by pulling Merchant Details from an Oracle DB. These Merchant Details are to be filled in a web form, thus by ...
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How can I do performance testing of Mobile Application?

I have a task of testing a mobile application by manual testing. I have to do performance testing and also load testing for this application. So, how can I test it manually? Do I need to use any ...
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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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how to run failed testcases using TestNG?

I created jar when i run on command prompt i am able to see result, what i want is "i need to run failed test cases if there is any" public class DemoProjectClass { public static void ...
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WINCE Automation Tools, Looking for Learnings from Implementation?

There are very few tools available for WINCE Automation. We are running apps on devices running WINCE OS. Looking for pointers/learning's from folks who have done WINCE Automation? Tools Analysis? ...
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Selenium2 assert questions

I've recently started converting my automation suites from WatiN to Selenium2. In both cases, I've been using C#. Although these may seem like simple questions, I've been searching for answers for ...
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Has automated UI regression testing helped you in finding critical defects in system?

I have heard a lot of "abuse" about automated testing, especially UI bases automated tests. As UI is very fragile and prone to change (especially in agile shops). Personally my automated tests have ...
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Need help to find Selenium Webdriver contents and the learning sites [duplicate]

I am a beginner to Selenium Webdriver.I know some basics of it but don't have whole contents about selenium webdriver with me which I should learn.I also know java and its concepts very well.So, I ...
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How can I set up concurrent execution on multiple devices using different test users? - Calabash

I have an automation suite for our native apps on Android and iOS created using Cucumber, Calabash, and Ruby. I'm utilizing a Page Object Pattern to allow for our project to be cross-platform. At ...
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How to locate an element which is inside the iframe?

I'm new to automation testing (I'm using TestNG framework and Java language) I'm having trouble in locating an element which is inside iframe. WebElement iframeSwitch= ...
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How to resolve NullPointerException error in my below POM code?

I am getting java.lang.NullPointerException while executing my test case , I am using Page Object Modle with PageFactory ,following are the code snippets LoginPageObjec.java public class ...
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Why do medium to large companies not adopt test automation?

Is test automation simply not a right fit for some medium/large organisations, regardless of whether they "care" or not and assuming it can be applied there? What are the most common reasons for this? ...
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Writing automated tests for System.Web.HttpApplication

I am currently using Moq to write automated tests for System.Web.HttpApplication in C#: public FakeHttpApplication CreateBaseMocks() { MockContext = new Mock<HttpContextBase>(); ...
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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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Performance testing - analysing Graph results in Jmeter

Am new to Jmeter and I ran the test successfully. Now I'd like to understand what the results mean and what is classed as good/bad measurements, and what can be suggested to improve the results. Below ...
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Upgrade SilkTest automation scripts to work with IE9

We use SilkTest 2010 Open Agent to perform Automated Web Testing. Our scripts currently work on IE6 - IE8 and on Firefox 3.X. IE9 has changed modal boxes to unintrusive pop-ups at the bottom of ...
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Under what circumstances is Sikuli better for test automation than Selenium or Watir?

The Sikuli website says: Sikuli is a visual technology to automate and test graphical user interfaces (GUI) using images (screenshots). Under what circumstances is Sikuli a better technology ...
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Which Programming Language is more supportive to start with Selenium? [closed]

I am looking to start with selenium, so please suggest me which language is good for automation testing?
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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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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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can we use xml has a data source for data driven testing in rational functional tester? [on hold]

In coded UI testing we use the below attribute for xml data source [DataSource("Microsoft.VisualStudio.TestTools.DataSource.XML", "|DataDirectory|\data.xml", "Iterations", ...
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how to input data into datapool from xml file in rational functional tester?

how to input data into datapool from xml file in rational functional tester? I want the user input file to be an xml file and this xml file should be used to feed information for data pool in rft.
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Object Spy for Chrome Extensions

I need to automate Chrome Extension. But I am trying to avoid tools that use Image recognition of coordinate system. Is there any way to automate or at-least Identify individual Objects on the ...
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What programming languages are good for novice testers to learn?

I'm looking for a programming language to recommend to a friend considering teaching herself software testing. I have a friend who is interested in learning software testing, and I believe strongly ...
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Which programming language java or c# should I learn for selenium automation testing? [duplicate]

I am in manual testing from last 5+ years and having a sound experience in it. Now I want to switch in automation testing and want to start with Selenium. I don't have any programming experience or ...
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Scheduling time interval : Protractor

I have written some E2E testcases using protractor, selenium-server and angularjs, now I want to run the same testcases(with or without any change) again and again by setting some time interval for ...
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What is Guerilla testing?

What exactly does Guerilla Testing cover? What can be done in Guerilla Testing? Why is Guerilla Testing used? Is Guerilla Testing especially for UX Design?