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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SeleniumHQ stuct in Checking Resource aliases

I want to run testsuite from Hudson, for that i have installed seleniumhq plugin and configured in hudson, but when i run the hudson it stuck on "Checking Resource aliases" step. Started by user <...
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QTP 11.0 not recording actions in IE 11

I am trying to do simple recording of actions in Web-page using HP QTP 11.0. QTP is ran under admin user. The settings used are: Record and Run Settings > Web > Open the following address when a ...
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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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any suggestions on automation tools for mobile application? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What are some tools for testing Mobile web apps? Me and my friends have developed an application for all the mobile platforms. The mobile camera opens immediately after ...
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What are good automated testing resources? [duplicate]

As a Beginner, i am performing Manual Testing very well. But when it comes to automated testing, I have struggled somewhat. I have used Load Runner fairly well. i am trying to learn more about using ...
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Which version of Selenium should I learn? [duplicate]

I am a manual tester and I want to learn test automation. I have basic knowledge of core Java and I would start to learn Selenium. Should I start to learn Selenium IDE, Selenium1/RC or Web driver. ...
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How to select an default window or popup in selenium webdriver?

I want to select the current window,frame or popup where my browser is pointing. (i.e when i doubleclick or click it opens an popup or window) I want to get through that window or popup using selenium ...
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What are the main goals of “Automated Testing”? [closed]

Do you agree with the following 3 sentences about Automated Testing ? Increases the agility of development Increases software quality Does not reduce global duration of testing (including planning, ...
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How to approach running automated tests “from the head”?

I'm currently one of a group of developers developing tests for a web-based line of products. These products are separate but related, and are periodically released (ie versioned). We are trying to ...
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how to iterate over a collection of items in selenium webdriver

I have a collection of media item on a web page and all media items have the same class. The elements do not have IDs. I do not want use XPath selectors. When I use class name, it will pick only ...
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How to open two firefox browsers using selenium? Closing one and then opening another with different URL [closed]

I am trying to close and then re-open the FF browser with different URL.
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Which is best for mobile application testing? Manual or Automation? [closed]

I am currently working in Mobile Testing (Manual), I just want to know which type of testing best suits for mobile apps (Manual or Automation)? Kindly provide suggestions on this.
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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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Are there GUI test tool better than Selenium? [closed]

I have read and heard from many peple that Selenium is used by many people. Do you know if there is a better tool than Selenium in relation to open source? Thanks!
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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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Which is the Most Important Skill of a Great Tester?

As a tester, I try to analyze things, think logically, look for clarity and create new ideas. What one skill is the greatest and most effective for an expert software Tester. Skill that is the secret ...
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How to manage to learn Selenium, Jmeter on your own so that you could use it to your best knowledge on your new automation role

I arrived UK this august and was looking for jobs here into functional testing, but i have been called for an role which has functional testing, automation testing(Selenium), Performance Testing(J ...
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Selenium, cannot find button to click

I got stuck to write the code in WebDriver. I have the code below : <button class="btn" onclick="javascript:return PopulateInvestor('hdnInvestorId', 'txtInvestorName', 'txtInvestorEmail', '', '', '...
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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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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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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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Automation in agile sprints

How can automation be done from Sprint1 in agile environment, since there is no UI from which we can identify objects with different locators?
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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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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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I want to run Selenium IDE recorded tests consistently against several environemnts

Im looking to record automated tests against a web application using Selenium IDE. What I want to do is then run these tests automatically against various envs. Is this possible? From what i can ...
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Is it possible to use MS Coded UI Test framework to test Java GUI application?

MSDN page Supported Configurations and Platforms for Coded UI Tests and Action Recordings tells that Java platform is not supported. But now Java development is possible with Visual Studio Team ...
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can we create a software application for the full script of selenium coding we have done? [closed]

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?