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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Automated software for data set management

My team creates some kind of machine learning algorithm. We have an executable module, which gets input and produces output as files in some format. Thus each of our tests is such file. After module ...
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Efficent way of checking if Element is Not Present

I currently use TestNG's assertFalse to make sure a particular element is Not shown when not logged in on a site. eg assertFalse(isElementPresent(PageElements.PDFLinkText),"PDF link present when not ...
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How to handle A/B testing in automated UI tests with Appium?

I'm testing native mobile apps with Appium (iOS and Android, using the Java client). We have a family of apps where some features are turned on or off depending on the particular app (like A/B ...
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How to print Status code(web service Testing) using Apache axis2

I am trying to test Web Services using Apache Axis2 for which I have setup currencyConverter project in eclipse. I am getting response/output correctly using client code but i am not able to fetch ...
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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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Test execution report in HTML format for MonkeyTalk

MonkeyTalk provides the functionality of running test suites with Ant. Reference: Running Suites With Ant I wanted to know if it is possible to generate HTML reports of test execution? I want to ...
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How best to test file download links using Selenium

On a website I am testing we have various links that download PDF files to the users computer. Our selenium suite runs nightly on bamboo, if we were to download the various files overnight it ...
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How should I set up a test environment before automated tests are run?

Most of our apps work against a set of files (files that have to be analyzed, backed up, converted etc.), so before running an automated test, the system running the application needs to be in a state ...
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End-to-end testing from desktop app to website

I'm currently investigating ways for executing End-to-end testing on a system that contains two parts which are dependent on one another. The first part is a desktop application and the second is a ...
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What is automation testing and why do we need it?

I am new to the field of software testing. I would like to clarify the following basic things: As there were different types of testing process, we used to do manually enter testcases and write for ...
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How to fetch data from Excel to Rational Function Tester (RFT) automation tool?

I'm new to automation testing and also to RFT tool. I tried record and playback by hard-coded values. Now I want to make my scripts dynamic. Hence I use Excel as an external file to fetch data. How ...
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Test Management Tool for Cucumber part 2

I saw there is already a question on this, as well as an answer in this link: Test Management Tool for Cucumber But I have a doubt, as is suggested I used Jenkins and created a job to execute my ...
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How can I record the script of Login page with multiple users( Different session id) in JMeter

I have just started to learn JMeter with recording scripting, but which I have not got a proper result of the Login with multiple users login because of the session id, Please suggest to me a proper ...
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What test recorders are available for mobile app testing?

I'm looking for test recorder that help me with mobile app testing (Android, iOS, Windows Phone/Mobile). So far, I have found the following. Xamarin Test Recorder, still under development Ranorex ...
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Newbie: Unable to identify objects in QTP from QC?

I started working with QTP 11.0 a few days back. I am trying to write a small script to pass the test cases(with steps) in the Test Lab module of hp QC 10.00. But while adding objects in the object ...
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Licensing restrictions of formal methods (code proof) tools and contractors

This is NOT Intended to be a product/service recommendation question - I am trying really hard to word this so it isn't one. Does anyone here perform static analysis on your code using abstract ...
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Unable to enter the text in a text box

I am trying to enter the text in a textbox, but I am getting an error as follows org.openqa.selenium.InvalidElementStateException: Element must not be hidden, disabled or read-only Anybody can help ...
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WINCE Automation Tools, Looking for Learnings from Implementation?

There are very few tools available for WINCE Automation. We are running apps on devices running WINCE OS. Looking for pointers/learning's from folks who have done WINCE Automation? Tools Analysis? ...
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Modify IE 'Internet Options' in HP UFT (QTP)

I need to ensure that the "Use automatic configuration" checkbox is set to off before my script starts. Group policy keeps changing this. How can I get into the "Internet Options" menu? It is not ...
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Verify Quality of Video and Audio Played using Automation Scripts

I have few audio and video files which I need to play and verify the files are playing perfect or there is choppy audio or issues with pixel when videos are playing. We can easily verify this ...
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Which one is the best in Appium and selendroid? [closed]

which one should i use for functional testing and locking my scenario
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Testing webservice engine: best practice

I am currently working in a web-service testing project. The web-service engine works on a large set of input data and returns some data that undergo a lot of calculations and filtering. The testing ...
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Can Ranorex adequately handle a large web app?

I've been experimenting with Selenium to some success, however it's slow going. Ranorex, as I've used briefly in the past can put a simple suite of tests together rather quickly. However, I'm ...
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Is it common in the software industry to use graph coverage for their functional front-end tests?

I have learned various theoretical testing methods and test case generations through university's quality assurance course. One of the techniques that interest me is Graph Coverage which is a theory ...
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Does Rational Functional tester Support Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2012 integration?

When i am trying to install RFT. At this moment i am not able to select visual Studio integration. My system already have visual studio 2012 installed on my desktop. The check box for Microsoft ...
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Does Selenium depend on internet speed

I have a small question regarding selenium automation. I am using selenium automation for one website(live). Does its performance depend on internet speed?
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Is it a bad practice to use implicit wait in Selenium Webdriver? Should one use only explicit wait?

I was reading up on implicit and explicit waits and found the following two statements: Implicit wait is not considered a good practice because different browsers have different loading times and ...
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Is it possible to use Selenium's RemoteWebDriver and Appium's AppiumDriver in parallel?

I tried asking this on StackOverflow but unfortunately I couldn't find a solution to this there. Then I learned about SQA StackExchange so I thought I'd try here too. I'm trying to write some test ...
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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 Java WebDriver Can not Find Element with xpath or cssSelector

I can't find this element using selenium java webdriver. I have a before class method that loads the firefox driver and set the WebDriverWait. Then I have a test method to look for the elements with ...
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What is a good website to hack around using Selenium?

I want to learn Selenium, but I don't know what to code. Sure, I can throw Google some queries, I can fill out some forms, press buttons, find divs and links, etc. But I think this stuff is pretty ...
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Appium: How to find installed app's package name and its main Activity in Appium?

I am doing mobile application automation testing using appium and in that following things are must: WebDriver wd; File app=new File("Path\\to\\WhatsApp.apk"); DesiredCapabilities dc=new ...
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To mock or not to mock with 'Automated Acceptance Tests'

I have been reading alot about automated acceptance testing. However, I have not found any information about how to manage external dependencies. Let's say you have a web application that acts like a ...
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How can I download web applet via JMeter?

I have a java web applet which tries to connect to a hardware token through PKCS#11 and sign a String. When the web page is loaded the sign applet is loaded either. When a dialog comes up in the web ...
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Which app supports automation test using java and avd emulator headless

I wanna set up an automation test for mobile app using java. I was trying using Appium for my test, but Appium do not support when i use an avd emulator headless ( run succesfully with GUI ). So ...
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Automation for export tasks (Word/PDF/CSV)

I am looking for ideas for automating export tasks you would usually see in reports (SSRS SQL Server Reporting Services example - Export to PDF/Excel/CSV). What I have observed is when you export ...
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What additional benefits does an software engineer bring to a QA position

I have noticed in the last few years that employers are now looking for QA/Developers (QA engineers that have been skilled developers). I would like to know what others believe are the actually ...
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Fail-fast methodology when there are multiple points of failure in a test

I would like to adhere to the fail-fast methodology when writing automated end-to-end tests, but there's a problem I see with the methodology that I'm not sure how to get around. What happens when ...
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Where can I find sample/real world test cases? [closed]

I am looking for real world test cases to practice on. I have Googled a lot but I cannot find solid, good practice material. E-commerce, hotel-websites is of big interest.
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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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How to use selenium webserver tool for chrome and Internet explorer?

I am new to selenium and I have tried selenium ide for firefox. But, for chrome and IE there is selenium web server .i don't understood how to use selenium server.please give me brief answer.
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Display tracked changes in Jubula

I'm using Jubula 8.0 (Eclipse Feature 2.3) and I've turned on the 'Track changes' check-box for a project. Where can I see the changes that anyone made? Is there a CVS/SVN-styled View in Eclipse to ...
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Testing Distributed Systems

I understand and practice most normal testing methodologies, however for systems with several distinct interacting processes testing obviously becomes a lot harder. Unit testing is often not possible, ...
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Good resources for building a QA team

Our corporation has, up until this point, largely lacked a 'quality mentality' of any kind. From no testers, they went to two testers - but 5 or 6 product teams still rely on a mix of developer and ...
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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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How to find frames without Name and ID using Selenium?

I'm creating some test cases using Selenium WebDriver in C# for a web application. That web application uses different frames for different elements and those frames are not having any Name and ID. ...
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Alternative for HP ALM (QC) + Jira

For a semi-large company that plans to move away from HP ALM, I'm looking for an alternative software management tool. At the moment HP ALM is not being used optimally and since it's expensive it's ...
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TIBCO Business Works

We are in the process of implementing TIBCO Business Works as part of our new service layer. We aim to test this in isolation, so black box testing and then attached our legacy back end database. ...
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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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How can Manual QA's without a programming background learn Automated Testing?

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 ...