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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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Comparing test coverage metrics to identify an increase/decrease after implementing automation

I would like to compare the levels of test coverage for projects before and after implementing an automation framework. I would like to know if there has been an increase or decrease in test coverage. ...
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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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Reports verification [duplicate]

Currently I have a task to validate set of reports which is developed by using the logianalysis tool. Can anyone let me the idea to validate the reports through an interface level as well as data ...
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“Element is not currently visible and so may not be interacted with” when locating element by CssSelector/helptext [closed]

I faced an issue with locating the element. Currently it's impossible to locate it by CssSelector/helptext, but it's located by CssSelector/Id without issues Here's the element <span ...
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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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Automated test flakiness

I'd like to validate some of my assumptions about what "flakiness" entails in an automated test/suite. To me, that list might include: Non-deterministic (inconsistent pass/fail) Inconsistent ...
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Is there any way to record the screenshots of minimized browser windows

I am using Java and selenium to write some tests. I need to record my screenshot while the tests are running it makes much easier for me to track if any bugs occurs. The problem is that I need to run ...
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Where should 'requires' be kept with regards to rails Automated testing?

I've seen both usages: As in say im testing a web app using Capybara/Rspec? I seen it edited in the spec_helper.rb file: 'require capybara/rspec' require 'capybara/poltergeist' ...
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Easy way to switch to headless automated testing after normal browser test?

Sorry for the confusing title, i've been really trying to find a good solution to writing automated tests for maintenance projects (To identify areas that potentially break after doing upgrades to ...
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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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How to test the multiple test cases in a single test case using selenium webdriver

I am in confusion to write the test cases for one of my requirement.I have a signup process it will have 8 steps to complete a signup.How to write a test script for all steps by validating the each ...
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Not able to find the element for below angular code? [duplicate]

I am using Selenium WebDriver in C# with protractor. I am trying to locate element for following code. <"div class="ViewMenu selectedViewMenu" ...
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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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Writing Automated tests that don't need Cucumber?

So i've been using Cucumber w/Capybara and Poltergeist to write automated tests for awhile now. It works pretty well and I enjoy it and it mostly makes sense (still learning it of course). However Im ...
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How To Handle Dynamic Changing IDs In XPath?

Example : //div[@id='post-body-3647323225296998740']/div[1]/form[1]/input[1] In this XPath id "3647323225296998740" Is changing every time when reloading the page. How to handle this type of ...
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How to verify images in selenium WebDriver?

WebDriver does not provide direct any function to image verification, but we can verify images by taking two screen shots of whole web page using “TakesScreenshot” webdriver function, one at script ...
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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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Suggest some Android and iPhone mobile app automation tools [closed]

Please suggest me tools for Android and iPhone app automation testing. I have searched some, like - Appium, Calabash, MonkeyTalk, Selendroid, Robotium, etc. But, I am confused to choose any one. ...
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Does anyone have experience of automating ZK based applications?

Does anyone have experience of automating multi browser web based applications using the ZK platform, and if so which tool did you use and how have you overcome the UUID issue?
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driver.getWindowHandle() doesn't work after multiple iterations

driver.getWindowHandle() object is not returning a value when I execute the script multiple times. OS: Win 7 32 Bit IE : 11 Selenium: 2.53.0 IEDriverServer: 2.53.0 First time it is returning ...
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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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Coded UI doesn't work in windows 10 and Visual studio 2015

When I try to record and play a window app like calculator it does not record while it works for a web site and browsers. My windows version is 10 and Visual Studio version is 15. It says you ...
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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 ...
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Selenium WebDriver statement is skipping after ajax call

Selenium WebDriver statement is skipping after ajax call for example if we use hotmail signup and want to check whether email is available or not I input the text and on lost focus hotmail return a ...
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Are there any issues with Selenium v2.53 and Firefox v45.0.1?

I have a couple of tests, which I run them on windows and I have a successful run. But when I move to UBUNTU server with Xvfb, I faced problem with tests, some of them failed!! both cases I used: ...
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Latest Research Topics in Software Quality Assurance [closed]

Research Scope in Software Quality Assurance. I do not know from where I have to find latest challenges in SQA or scope where is now SQA and where was it is? Is there any suggestion that how can I ...
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MotioCI - String value validations/assertions

I am working on doing a POC for automated regression testing of Cognos reports using MotioCI. I have gone through the assertions and it seems only numeric data can be validated. Is there a way to ...
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Software tools for taking screenshots [closed]

Am currently using jing software tool to take screenshot for bugs, can anyone let me know Is there any other tools in the market to take screenshot very effectively and quickly. Thanks in advance.
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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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Top 10 Web Application Security Checks [closed]

What are the Security checks have to be performed while testing the Web Application. Security Plays an very important role. as Web is an POOL with lack of security we have to use our most of our ...
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Automated GUI testing for virtual reality apps

So im working with a team on Oculus Rift and gear VR apps and I started looking into testing automation. I was wondering if anyone else started looking into testing automation for VR apps. ...
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Is Parallel Testing possible in Cucumber with TestNG?

I am trying to implement Cucumber-JVM with testNG and I need to execute the scripts in parallel with multiple browsers. Is Parallel Testing possible in Cucumber? If Yes, Can any one help me on this?
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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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How to extract a text from the screen using SIKULI?

I am using Sikuli to automate a mainframe screen, I need to copy a text on screen and use that as input to another screen. I cannot find any option on the SIKULI IDE to do the copy function. My ...
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Unable to start selendroid server

I have tried to start Selendroid using following code to relevant path on cmd prompt: java -jar selendroid-standalone-0.17.0-with-dependencies.jar -aut selendroid-test-app-0.17.0.apk But I am ...
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Python based test automation tools for desktop applications

I have some experience as a manual tester and at my current work our regression testing takes about 2 days. I am planning to start automating some of the test cases. I am looking at some of the free ...
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What are the advanced tools/technologies used in Automation testing? [closed]

This is the very interesting question asked to me in 2nd technical round of interview. I have told him about advanced automation tools like- Selenium, Appium, Selendroid, Sikuli. Is there any other ...
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Testing techniques and cases (White and black box Testing)

I'm fairly new to this subject. Out of different literature I'm understanding what I show in the image below. My understanding is first you have to create test plan, After test plan you have to ...
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How to do the web application testing by capturing JSON request and response using selenium webdriver? [closed]

I wanted to test Salesforce Lightning application by capturing JSON request and response with Selenium WebDriver or any? Is there any way to do it, if so how?
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What is Test Bed? How to use it?

Is Test bed is a Tool? or it is an Environment Set up? How to use the Test Bed? Where to Use Test Bed? If its an plugin, how to configure the Test Bed with Automated tools? What is difference ...
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Black box testing methods without knowledge

I stumbled upon some black box techniques (1), but I don't really get how it works. I found sources saying that black box techniques are techniques in which you input something in a program and check ...
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How to use multiple Jmeter instances on a single machine

I want to use multiple JMeter instances from a single machine. Is it possible?? I know about distributed testing but I haven't required machines to do my load test. Actually, I need to run four JMeter ...
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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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What is Interruption Testing?

Interruption testing is process of making Interruption while running application. most probably performed for Mobile Applications. is there any freeware and good automation tools available for ...
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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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Can I shift to SAP Testing [closed]

Currently I am working on manual and automation testing(selenium) and I am interested in SAP testing. If I learn SAP testing, will it be useful after learning SAP testing. If I attend interviews with ...
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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 ...