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.

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Manual QA looking to get into Automated Testing (no programming background)

I currently work at an ad agency as a Manual QA. I originally came in to act on the business side but kind of 'fell in to' the job. I do not have a programming background but I am very interested in ...
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Best practices on testing access permissions

My web system has roles which allows the users to access different resources depending on the role. My questions are: should permissions be tested by automated integration tests? Are there best ...
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How do you maintain your testing data?

I am in security administration, not QA. Our testers have requested a userID with full access to the QA databases that will run scripts to clean-up/delete (DB2 SQL) data when necessary - which is ...
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Where to get started with UFT?

I've recently been tasked with getting some UI automation written to help with regression testing for our product. This is entirely new to me and I've scouring the web for resources but not finding ...
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Send testng report through email after test execution

I have to send an email of report of the test as soon as my all tests get executed. I will have to mention this in AfterSuite but don't know what exactly will have to use to achieve this. Any ...
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How to revert the changes made by selenium in a tear down process?

I am in a situation where I have to revert all the changes which I made while testing the application. Is there any way of doing this in Testng? Suppose if I have added something into the ...
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How to open and get input from a popup before running test?

I want to open a popup before running my tests and after completing my test run. I want to give few inputs from the popup on basis of that my test will run. Suppose I have multiple links on which my ...
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Selenium - advantages and disadvantages of using Python vs C#

We currently have two teams. An automation team and also a web testing team. The automation team currently use Selenium and C# to automate tests on our web applications and legacy systems. As a ...
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Is it reasonable to use Selenium RC over WebDriver if the former seems more suitable for the task?

The tests I am doing are on IE8, which is used throughout the company, and doesn't look to be changing any time soon. After testing both pieces of software with the system, it seemed as though ...
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Automating comparison of mapped data for different formats

My task involves comparing the data mapped from one format to another. Formats I use are xml to edi, edi to edi, edi to lawson, xml to pdf etc. now I perform it manually by comparing each input with ...
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Selenium training in C# or Java [closed]

I want to go for a Selenium training course but was bit confused whether should I go for Java or C#. I have been to a training session for C# earlier so as far as the concepts are concerned I do have ...
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How to compare value of a td of a table with a numeric value using webdriver?

I have to compare a value of a td tag with a numeric value. I have o check whether the value coming in that td is >= some value. The html of td is: <td class="sorting_1">78000</td> I ...
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Manipulating hosts file in WebDriver tests

Most developers and testers usually takes advantage of Operation System Host File (commonly known as "hosts") to "trick" the S.O. and the browser to load websites and webservices from another server ...
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How to automate range values using web driver?

I have to test a price range bar implemented with a jQuery slider. Suppose the defined range is 100-10,000. I want web driver to slide the minimum value to 2000 and Maximum value to 8000. I thought of ...
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homework testing method for schools [closed]

I've looked a lot for this kind of question and couldn't find anything, I think the answers here could be helpful to schools and their students. My collage has problems with it's homework testing ...
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How to check no. of characters accepted by an input field using Selenium WebDriver?

I want to check the validation of an input field that what is the number of character it accepts? Suppose an username field is allowed to accept 15 characters then how can I automate this test?
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What should be automated to minimize manual testing?

I have some queries regarding automation test cases. For example: I want to test login and logout from the application. What type of test cases should be automated?
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Selenium: driver.findElement(By.xpath(“xpath”).click(); failing

The command driver.findElement(By.xpath("xpath"). click(); is not working in Web driver. Kindly check the below code written in selenium RC and webdriver. Selenium RC : public void ...
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problem handling multiple windows in webdriver

Scenario: Step-1.Click link from window-1.New window gets opened.Say it as window-2. Step-2.Do action on window-2. Step-3.Close window-2. Step-4.Move focus to window-1 Step-5.Click an element in ...
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Is it possible to create something like PageObjects with SeeTest?

We reflect to use SeeTest for mobile app test automation. I am familiar with Selenium 2 / WebDriver and love to use PageObjects. Is it possible to create PageObjects or something similar with ...
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QF-Test - Conditionally rerun scheduled test suite based on result

We have about 10 test suites (QF-Test GUI Testing tool) for a java application. At the moment the testsuits are run every night with a batch-script triggered by a scheduled job. The tests are not very ...
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Looking for open platform software framework for remote testing

I am currently looking for a software framework for my project involving GPU boards and graphics tests. My project is to find a software framework to use where I can remotely run graphics tests on my ...
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Web browser plugin to pause JavaScript execution?

I have dynamic elements appearing and disappearing on our Web site, e.g., notification balloons. To understand element, id, tag name, etc. corresponds to this elements I usually click "Inspect ...
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Testing ExtJS UI with WebDriver

Our Web app is using ExtJS framework for rendering UI. However, ExtJS-rendered UI is hard to test automatically because: For most clickable elements, ExtJS uses generated ids like "ext-gen-345" ...
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Testing with a virtual machine under command line

How to start a windows and run dedicated programs then revert to original status I wonder know if there is a way, Can let me start up a Windows (which including my custom environment: Ruby, Ruby on ...
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How to set up automated build/test for embedded project

We have a number of embedded projects, and are trying to improve our process. This includes automating our unit and system tests with jenkins. I have gotten some of our existing environments ...
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Run impacted tests right after code change

I have partial memory recollection of product for .NET and Visual Studio that runs impacted unit tests right after you change one line or something like that. It has some smart code impact detection ...
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Functional and UI Test cases for a Slider

I am working on a website. Here is the URL : http://northeastindiaholidays.com/. There are two sliders on the front page: The one with in the background, with a full resolution image. The second ...
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Publish MSTest results to Microsoft Test Manager

I've written a series of integration tests and have associated them with matching test cases in TFS. I'm currently running the tests with MSTest and have successfully published the results to the ...
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How to interpret big picture of testing with automated test results

We use Meliora Testlab to get test results from automated tests which are run on Selenium. We use the requirements module to track the user stories. For manual tests this works great - I need to see ...
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Can db2 scripts be automated?

I have a scenario where it is necessary to execute some scripts daily.Is it possible to automate the execution via some tools.?
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Selenium opens browser and loads page, then stops

Selenium opens browser and loads page, then stops. I have inherited a selenium project with no internal documentation and I'm a bit stuck on how to get it up and running (I am new to Selenium). We've ...
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How to run multiple browser instance with Webdriver, Java, and Junit/TestNG?

I have a test ready to be executed but it takes a long time to finish. In this test I'm feeding in csv data, so basically the whole test will run 56 times. I was wondering if there's anyway I could ...
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What are some good open source UI Testing tools for testing Windows GUI?

I need a list of some good tools which are open source and meant for automating the UI testing of Windows GUI. Any help will certainly be appreciated.
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Proper way to create an object repository in Selenium project

I have some questions about creating an Object Repository for a selenium project: 1) What are the main reasons that we create an Object Repository, as opposed to hard coding the element IDs in our ...
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Selenium IDE: sign out button not working

sign out button is not responding in selenium ide Error: "" clickAt(locator, coordString) Arguments: locator - an element locator coordString - specifies the x,y position (i.e. - ...
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Automating web form testing across several sites

I just posted about visually comparing sites but figured this would be best in another post. I am doing some work for a company that maintains several small business web sites. They are in the process ...
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Automating visual web site comparison

A company that maintains several websites for various small businesses is migrating all of the sites over to new servers (they are using some sort of migration tool). They have asked me if I could ...
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Testing Telerik UI for WPF controls using QTP/UFT

We are in the initial stages of testing Telerik controls using UFT/QTP. We used Telerik UI for WPF Sample Application Using the sample application, we tried identifying certain controls. But we found ...
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How is Selenium RC different from Selenium Web driver and some good pointers for a naive beginner to learn to scripting please? Thanks!

I am a manual functional tester and I am keen on shifting my career from Manual testing to Automation testing using Selenium. What is the best way to begin with this goal of mine? Thanks!
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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 ...
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Can any one explain me the valid reason for transaction failure in load runner during scenario execution

I was doing Load testing on IRCTC through loadrunner. After creating script in virtual user generator i open virtual user controller and executing my recorded script with 25 Vuser. After completion of ...
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How to enter text in the username&password field in Facebook login window (calabash-android)

I am using Calabash Android for automation testing. My app has a facebook login button and after click on it. A web view is opened, how to enter text in usename and password field?
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Identify object and parameterization using TestCafe automation tool

I am very new to this tool. I want to learn about this tool and have installed the trial version but there is no option to capture a object manually. How can I capture an object and parameterize the ...
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Use Selenium Webdriver to capture all the values from Google Auto Suggest Edit Box and display them in the console

import java.util.List; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement; import org.openqa.selenium.firefox.FirefoxDriver; public class ...
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Selenium Webdriver or Sahi which is best for website/mobile site testing?

Can anyone tell me which is the best tool to use for web site testing? Sahi or Selenium Web driver. Am using windows OS in PC. At present Testing of both Desktop and Mobile Site in Manual. Trying to ...
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Mutation-testing generation [closed]

I' giving a presentation about this paper: https://www.st.cs.uni-saarland.de/publications/files/fraser-tse-2011.pdf Unfortunately I don't understand 2 things: On page 9 table 1: Where are these ...
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Clicking an header menu opens a new tab in webdriver. But it loads in same page while checking on manual

I have to click a menu item and check whether the expected URL is loaded. When I click the menu manually, it loads in the same page. But while automating the script using selenium2. I used ...
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What tools work well for automating .NET 4.0 web sites using web forms with dynamic data?

What would be the best solution to accommodate automated testing of web forms with code-behind (.NET 4.0)? Specifically, we need a solution that can automate web form testing and handle dynamic data ...
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Unit Test project vs Console app project for Visual Studio Selenium automated test suite

My team has recently implemented automated build and deployment using Microsoft TFS and we're in the process of automating the functional tests for our application. However, we have a concern. We ...