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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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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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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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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How can I do data parameterization in Selenium Web Driver?

I want my test case to run once and test n number of inputs at various positions. Suppose If I want to check a login screen for different members like manager,user,admin,e.t.c then instead of running ...
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Screen Capture Website images for UI regression testing

I am trying to create a suite of regression tests for an asp.net / javascript website. I have been playing with selenuim & MS CodedUI tests but these all seem very complicated and more suited to ...
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Where should a test server be hosted?

Should a test server be hosted locally or on the internet ? What are the pros/cons? I have seen people do both. What is best practice?
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Is there a free page to test website bots on? [closed]

I'm working on a markdown link replacer for npm and some my tests are failing at random because too many requests are being issued at the same time. Now I probably need to put some kind of limiter in ...
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What is the best way to test a parser that parses configuration files written in YAML syntax?

I need to test a parser that parses configuration files written in YAML syntax and generates the graph. Are there any tools or approaches that would be helpful in testing the parser?
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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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How to decompile the published ASP.NET web application?

for penetration testing, i am planning to decompile the published source code of ASP.NET web application this have to done by the QA. But i am struggling to check this. is there any tool or any ...
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Are conditional assertions in tests an anti-pattern?

Tests I review often contains the following pattern @Test public void test() { if (systemIsInStateA()) { assertThat(system, shouldPerformInWay(X)); } else { assertThat(system, ...
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Selecting element by xPath vs. class vs. byId

Selenium WebDriver provides numerous ways to select an element as shown in googledocs (under "implements interfaces"): by class name by id by xpath etc. Is there one that is more "resistant" (i....
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What are some latest popular libraries to emulate slow/busy/unexpected HTTP behavior?

I am reproducing conditions of heavy HTTP traffic on ruby app, which would mean occasionally sending 500 error codes (or others), or sending the response too slow. My question is, which libraries ...
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what's the difference between automated system test and automated system integration test? [duplicate]

I have been asked this question in an interview. Please share your opinion. The interviewer asked me "what's difference between system test and system integration test". I gave the below answer: ...
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What are the Job Responsibilities of a White Box Tester?

Do white box tester only test code coverage, branching condition, looping conditions or do they also perform some coding on the project? what are the skills needed to become an expert white box ...
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automating selenium 101

I'm just getting started with selenium: package selenium; import java.util.List; import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit; import java.util.logging.Logger; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import ...
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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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How is Selenium RC different from Selenium Web driver and some good pointers for a naive beginner to learn to scripting please? Thanks! [duplicate]

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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Microsoft Test Manager tool

I really need help on Microsoft Test Manager tool. I have worked on selenium with java tool and MTM is very difficult for me understand and learn. To replay the recorded test in MTM, it always fail ...
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Using JMeter to record program http requests

Is JMeter designed to only record web browser traffic, or can it record http requests made by installed programs as well? I set up JMeter as per these instructions and I do not see the web traffic ...
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How can I automate the testing of flash games?

If I want to automate testing of flash games like car race, bike race bubbleshooter, video slot games or video poker. Is there any open source automation testing tool available for this purpose. I ...
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can we create a software application for the full script of selenium coding we have done?

If we have created some selenium code for web application testing. After completion of the script coding, can we create a java application or something like that?
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Is use of priority in TestNG a good approach? [closed]

I'm assigning priority to each test method in a specific class under my automation project. My senior reviewed the script I wrote and mentioned to me that do not use priority instead use the xml to ...
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Parallel Testing with Selenium Grid - Static classes have driver issues

I am currently working on an automation project. I have the project itself complete. However, I am now integrating Selenium Grid into my project to run my tests parallel on different browsers e.g (...
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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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How to use pagefactory in POM? why we pass parameters in pagefactory? [duplicate]

While developing a script using Page Object Model, we use PageFactory.initElements(driver,this) to initialize the webelement. How this is done and why we pass parameters 'driver' and 'this' ?
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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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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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Is there a similar tool to Selenium? [closed]

Do you know any application that is similar as Selenium, both commerical and open source? Can you recommend me any application except Selenium?
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Need to get the value from h1 tag

Need xpath for the below script where i need to store the number 3: <div class="col-xs-4"> <div class="col-xs-8"> <small class="stat-label"> <a style="color:#fff;" href="...
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Executing large number of test cases

I have 120 test cases in my project. All those test cases are running on a live site. Here I configured all these 120 test cases in a single suite (TestNG.xml) file. It's taking 4 to 5 hours to ...
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How to run multiple test cases without running before and after class again and again

I want to know how run multiple files without running the before class() again and again. E.g.: Consider i am writing test case for GMail login.java : Which contains complete testing of the login ...
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How to verify PDFs with Selenium web driver

In our application, we upload PDF's into an interface. In this interface, the PDF is just a property of an object in a row that is displayed for the end user. The end user can see if a PDF has been ...
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Selenium scripts are failing [closed]

We have selenium scripts (say around 20 scripts). When we run all the 20 scripts some how 3 or 4 scripts going to fail but when I run the same script it is going to pass. I don't understand whether I ...
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Looking for approaches to placing orders on an eCommerce website quickly

I typically write automation using Java/Selenium but placing an order using a typical script takes close to a minute per order on our sites. I'm looking at potentially placing hundreds if not ...
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Even though my xpath is correct I am getting error as org.openqa.selenium.ElementNotVisibleException

I'm unable to click on Plus button and Minus button. My xpath is as //div[4]/span[2] Even though my xpath is correct, I am getting an exception. I have also synced it using waits. <!DOCTYPE html&...
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How to Test Forward Proxy Performance

I am using squid as forward proxy server . How Can I test performance of squid ? Is there any tools to test proxy server ? I am using ab2 tools for my test . Is it good enough to get trust-able ...
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Which automation tools support Version One [closed]

Please confirm does any of the following automation tools provides support for Version One (Agile Project Management Software)? QTP Test Complete Selenium
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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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Blank screenshot with WebDriver

Im not sure why, but ever time my screenshot is executed, the images are saved as blank. heres the code: public void screenshotOnError() throws IOException { WebDriver driver = new ...
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Automated tests with selenium must run in local environment or qa environment?

I have a application that have 3 differents environment(development, qa and production) that are integrated with jenkins, my doubt is, where's the better environment to run automated tests development ...
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Is there a specific screen resolution that should be used when Mapping objects?

I'm using TestComplete 10.50 demo version. My screen resolution is 1366 X 768, and when I try to map objects, the highlighted objects are a little bit indented to the left from the original object. ...
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What is white box testing? what the testers exactly do while doing white box testing?

I am a manual tester and want to move further into depth of white box testing. I do know and have the experience of black box testing but I am pretty much curious about white box testing. Can ...
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script to test auto login website

pardon if i'm ask silly question. I'm newbie in automated testing. My company re-develop a website with different programming language, but the owner give me task to test which userid and password ...
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TestComplete ; Automation Testing; Dynamic programming

How do we take input from an excel sheet(data-driven testing) for web app testing after recording a script? making it dynamic is the main issue.
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I would like to switch from software development to testing

I am working as a java senior software developer. I would like to switch my career from programming to testing. Usually i do manual testing in our projects. i have java exp so i can easily learn ...
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Selenium Reporting

During my experience in Quality Assurance, especially automation testing, I have experienced two functional test tools(QTP and Selenium). In fact, I have noticed that Selenium have more strong points ...
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Tools For Regression Testing [closed]

As part of our final year project we are planning to work on a efficient technique to improve the Regression testing phase.In most of the papers i've read they've used a Tool "DejaVu" to find out the ...
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How do I setup and learn the use of Selendroid for Android testing

I am a manual tester with knowledge in selenium webdriver but as I see that selendriod came in for mobile app testing. My question is What would be the best place from where anyone can learn ...
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Is it recommended to document how selenium automation tests are laid out?

The automation code I'm working with was written by several people before me. It's messy, complex, etc. There are barely any comments within the code. It takes me an extremely long time to figure out ...