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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Can we set server configuration while doing load testing using Jmeter?

I have requirements to do the load test on RPC calls(web services) with huge data for example 50,000 users and etc.., So what are the dependencies to vary the results(I mean it varies from server ...
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When is a good time to develop new automated GUI tests in an existing application still under development?

I'm currently developing a framework for automated GUI-testing of an application that is well underway in terms of development. As the test project has been at a stand-still for quite some time, ...
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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 ...
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In what cases are diffing result files better than using regular expressions when verifying test automated output

I'm trying to write a script/framework to automate testing of our program. I need to figure a way to verify/validate the results, either using regular expressions or diffing the results against a ...
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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 ...
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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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What to do with Limited Time/Testers - What is most Important?

In an ideal world we'd have Acceptance Tests-->Unit Tests-->Integration Tests-->Test Plans and Automated GUI Tests (With Selenium or something). But where does it start to get cut out when you just ...
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How to manage test data in database

Background: I am setting up an automation framework Brand new project (i.e. no scripts) (clarification: brand new project as in everything is brand new, new db, new code, new automation, ...
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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 ...
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“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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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Executing on a selected node in selenium grid

I have one scenario i.e.. I have one web view to take all actions(click,send-keys,opening new window) and locator types(ex: xpath,id,name and cssClassName) with these values I am going to create a ...
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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 ...
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Problem with Selenium send_keys function and JavaScript event triggered by data change

I am using Python to write a Selenium test script and I have not been able to use it to enter data for a text area. Entering data into this area appears to trigger a JavaScript function that caches ...
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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? ...
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Performance Test Automation Tool Stack [closed]

Please provide what a Performance Test Automation Tool Stack is.
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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 ...
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Clicking on java script generated dynamic elements using Remote Web Driver in selenium

I have one web page, all the elements on that page are generated by java script code. I want to click on one of the button on that page, I was able to do this using the chrome driver,FF Driver but ...
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Unable to open the specified URL on a real device while running Selenium tests using ios-driver

I am trying to automate mobile web testing using ios-driver on an iPhone 6 plus (real device). The Safari browser opens but the specified URL (google.com in this case) is not opened (i.e. only ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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Running selenium scripts through web

I have developed a web page which takes all inputs for test cases such as: locators, input data, urls to open, etc. I run the page in tomcat server. Whenever I'm executing the test case with that web ...
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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 ...
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Looking for protractor resources, wanting to get into this automation tool

A lot of surrounding companies are adopting a testing framework called Protractor, I am wondering if anyone has any advice on where to get started with this automation tool.
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Network switch replacement testing

I've been asked to provide a list of requirements and test cases for a network switch replacement. Typically I work on Software Development projects so am unsure how to proceed. Does anyone have ...
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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 ...
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Generate test data in which format

What is the best approach to make test data configurable ? Through XML file or properties file or any other way. But must not be hard coded. What approach should be taken to run the same Test Suit ...
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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 ...
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How can I successfully introduce automated user interface testing to my organization?

Our development teams are good on writing unit tests and also for using the same framework (rspec in our case) for writing integrated tests. There is a strong desire to increase automated UI ...
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Alternative automated test design patterns for the Page Objects pattern

I was wondering if there are alternative patterns for the Page Objects pattern. What possible design patterns are there for automated GUI testing? Looking for: Description and pro's and con's ...
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Understanding semantic driven and symbolic execution based test case generation

I'm trying to understand aspects of automatic test case generation (tcg) from models. During my research I came across two "techniques" called sematic driven tcg and symbolic execution based tcg. ...
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Is it a good idea to use Page Object Model with TestComplete?

We're using TestComplete at this company, and we're intertwining a bit of scripting in our Keyword tests. I'm thinking about just turning it into just Page Object Model type tests since the recording ...
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Error While Configuring TE Addin in UFT

Below are the steps I have executed in Configuring Terminal Applications (Attachmate) with UFT 12.0 1.Opened UFT with TE Addin 2.Selected Vendor as Attachmate and Emulator as Reflection 3.Entered ...
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Remote deployment on WAS using websphere deployer plugin of jenkins

I want to deploy an application on websphere application server(8.5.5) from Jenkins using websphere deployer plugin. I have attached the two required jars. I can telnet the WAS server from jenkins ...
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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 ...
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Cucumber: undefined steps in cucumber-jvm although step is definitely defined

I'm having problem when executing the test-script which is designed with Cucumber framework with Java. My structure as below: I have created step following: Feature: Try to login in Testsite ...
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How can I setup structure of automation for given project

I have been doing automation for websites and mobile apps since last year. I am using Java,Selenium webdriver, and TestNG. Now I have one big project to do automation and I would like to first set ...
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Selenium C# Why does Telerik Rad date picker clear its date text in the date picker text box when running tests?

using System; using System.Text; using System.Text.RegularExpressions; using System.Threading; using NUnit.Framework; using OpenQA.Selenium; using OpenQA.Selenium.Firefox; using ...
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API Testing Using SoapUI vs Postman vs Runscope [closed]

I'm new to using applications to test backend APIs. I've always just manually tested using the front-end applications. What I would like to do is to use an app that is designed specifically for ...
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click() method is not working

I have a link which is having the href attribute as javascript:void(0), but it is having the onclick function. In the onclick function dev is use to log the number of hits to be database through ajax ...
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How to get a grid row count with Selenium in C#?

Hello I am currently trying to figure out how to get the count of how many rows are displaying in an HTML Grid on a page. From researching several stack exchanges some people reference GetXPathCount ...
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Why does selenium fail every so often when running more complex tests because it can't find an element on the page?

private IWebDriver driver; private ChildSearchPage currentChild; private IWebElement divMeetingsTab { get { return driver.FindElement(By.Id("Content_InfantTab1_divMeetings")); } } private IWebElement ...