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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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?
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What is the difference between jUnit & TestNG?

I want to know difference between Junit & TestNG. Which one is useful for Tester?
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Executing QC TestSet via OTA API throws error

I am using the below code to execute tests in test set. But am facing following error : "RunTestSet.Run->TSScheduler Exception! The remote server machine does not exist or is unavailable Unable to ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Make code to wait before executing click() command

I have a Java code that populates all the text fields automatically. Before executing click() command for Submit button, I need to enter the Captcha manually. So I would like to make the code to wait ...
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How to Implement Page Object and Page Factory Pattern in Selenium Webdriver?

I am a beginner in learning selenium Webdriver. I am not able to understand how page object and factory models works and how it can be beneficial? Kindly help me explain it with detailed explanation. ...
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What is Penetration Testing? Why perform penetration testing?

Is Penetration Testing a Tester's job/task? What are the available tools for penetration testing? How to perform penetration testing?
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I'm a beginner need guidance which software needs to be learnt to be an expert in vba automation

I'm a finance person want to automate things what we do in Excel and Outloook. Guide me, what language I need to learn to be a VBA expert. Br Uday
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What is the best approach to write the automation test cases that run on particular instances of time?

My application has several jobs which runs 4-6 times a day and changes the system state and many configurations. Now I want to write automation test cases which will verify this state transitions and ...
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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?
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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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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 automation testing and why do we need it?

I am new to the field of software testing. I would like to clarify the following basic things: As there were different types of testing process, we used to do manually enter testcases and write for ...
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How to fail a test based on error status codes in integration tests?

We have a bunch of jobs which are basically running different Selenium/nose-backed tests in browser. Now what we want is that, any of these jobs should be considered as failed if any 404 status is ...
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Retrieving xpath from stored webelement variable

I am using page object model. Here is xpath that I have written for Heading of the page and stored it in the heading webelement variable. @FindBy( xpath = "//div[@class='page-title ...
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How to launch Safari Driver in Selenium? [duplicate]

I'm trying to launch Safari Driver, but it gives error while launching. Which is the exact procedure to launch Safari? could you please explain? WebDriver driver = new safaridriver() does not ...
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Jenkins Selenium Test on Windows 2012 R2 with Chrome driver

we are testing our projects with selenium. Using chrome browser with chromedriver (v2.9.248315). Now we are setting up a CI infrastructure and we want to run our selenium tests automated. We are ...
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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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Performance testing automation tools for desktop applications

Is there any open source automation tool for performance testing for desktop applications? Load Runner and JMeter are supporting web applications only. I searched in several websites but found no ...