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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Spell check application for websites

Is there a tool for checking the spelling errors, grammar and broken links in a web application completely. This application should crawl through all the pages of the site and produce a report which ...
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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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Why Isn't SilkTest More Common?

The title says it all. I've been using SilkTest for about a year now in my current role. It wasn't my choice to use, and I've never used it, or even heard of it, before this role. There are definitely ...
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Performance Testing Career [closed]

I've been recently reading a lot about performance testing and I really like it. My plan is to move my career into that specialty. My questions are: What are the best tools in demand right now? How ...
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How to execute parallel junit tests with maven surefire

I'm using selenium webdriver, Junit 4.9, maven for testing. Now I need to parallel tests. I added the plugin below, then tried to run it from IntelliJ IDEA 11, but it was still running sequentially. ...
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How to test tab order validation in QTP/UFT?

I want to validate if the newly added link on the Home page of my web application is of tab order 2. By tab order two, I mean on pressing the Tab key twice the focus should move to that link. For ...
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Test Automation Engineer, no record-playback?

I want to become a test automation engineer in the future. The thing that is concerning me is this: I have always thought that test automation is using record-playback to test different application. ...
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Blazemeter Plugin cannot be installed in Google Chrome Error Displayed: “UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL” in Ubuntu 12.04 OS

Trying to install Blazemeter Plugin in Google chrome, but i am not able to. It is giving an error as below: "UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL" in Ubuntu 12.04 OS. How should i ...
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Selenium Cannot locate element

I am working on automation, while automating a form with number of drop-down's. The problem with me is, when run the code in maximize mode of window it gives me an Error: ...
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How do you test your unit-tests for false negatives?

How do you test your unit-tests for false negatives (tests that pass but should have failed). For example, I am writing a mission-critical class in JavaScript. To make sure every little nook and ...
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Can someone clear-out these job posts for me once and for all?

A typical job-post for a testing position: Requirements: Programming experience with Java, Python, VB or C# Ability to write test cases and work with test-automation Database knowledge Experience in ...
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Where to start learning test automation from?

Nervously looking at job posts, automation and programming is no longer "good-to-have". It is almost a must. I'm a manual tester looking to start working towards automated testing/test automation. I ...
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Execution suites in Redcase Redmine plugin

Recently at my company we started to use Redcase plugin to store test cases for our main product. Although it is good enough to store test cases, I am a bit skeptical regarding the 'execution suite' ...
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Selendroid: Unable to launch selendroid.shows following error

I have tried to start selenium using following code to relevant path on cmd prompt: java -jar selendroid-standalone-0.14.0-with-dependencies.jar -app selendroid-test-app-0.14.0.apk but i am ...
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I am going to start automated QA [closed]

I am going to start automated QA at my company. But I don’t know where to start, please give me some idea's and basic steps
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Coded UI - How to launch website in IE InPrivate Browsing mode?

I am trying to launch my website by default in IE InPrivate mode so I can get rid of tons of code to handle multiple scenarios (listed below) script may counter during execution. My goal is to run ...
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Coded UI - How write code to use existing browser (if exists) otherwise launch new browser window

I am stuck badly with this piece of code. I am trying to write a code to use existing Browser if it exists otherwise launch my website in new browser window. Currently, if browser is not open with ...
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I am little confused about automated testing

I am confused about automated testing. In my view Automated testing is the automation of test cases. Then what are automation tools like QTP and all? Do they automate test cases like I automate a test ...
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What is route test?

I've been asked to implement route test (integration) for a new application, but i have just a small idea of what is this, here's my thoughts about it: Is to test the flow of a package through his ...
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Are there any tools to test whether the response code is not equal to 404 or etc by reading the URLs from a CSV file

I want to check the status code of a URL by reading the URL from a CSV file and "hitting it" with a browser. How can I achieve this functionality? Are there any tools for that? Thanks in advance.
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Remote testing Coded UI from Visual Studio throws “connection was actively refused”

I am attempting to run tests on a remote agent by using a test controller that is on the same remote machine. I have set up my TestSettings file as follows: <RemoteController name="MachineName" ...
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Controlling database state in Selenium UI Testing

We have a big test suit with around 300+ tests. Now a days we are manually restoring database and creating few Data Objects and hard coding some data to feed into the tests. However, there are a lot ...
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RFT 8.6 : Failed to enable Firefox31.4 ESR and IE11 browser with JRE 1.7 on Windows 7 Professional SP1 ( 64bit)

I am trying to configure RFT 8.6 with the installed browsers but getting errors while doing it, below are the configurations details of my setup followed up with the error I am facing... RFT 8.6 on ...
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Conflict in Automation testing and Manual Testing

I am new to Automation Testing,While writing automation script Using Selenium I am facing some issues,consider I have 7 Test Cases of which 2 Test Cases are repetitively failing but when I check those ...
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Get element by cursor position in selenium

I'm writing an auto testing framework using Selenium.I am trying to Locate which element my cursor is pointing to. for eg. there are two textbox textbox1 and textbox2. if I perform a tab swift ...
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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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how to get the count of elements in list box [duplicate]

working on selenium + java,. can any one help me... I have a drop down list box, and need to get the number of elements in the list box. <select id="id"> <option ...
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ISO standards implement in Software Quality assurance/testing

Please help that how to implement the ISO standards in SOFTWARE QUAILTY"" if any one has any template about these, share me please. I have read about the ISO/IEC 9126 but don't know how to implement ...
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Best documentation to start with before starting Automation

We are integrating with an out sourcing team to start automating our regular test cases What is the best type of documents to explain our scenarios to the other team? we want to explain to them how ...
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I need expert support for using MS testing tools for automated performance and functional testing

We are a software company using VB.NET and ASP.NET heavily, and recently have tried to use Microsoft Ultimate to do automated testing, but ... it doesn't work for us. We believe that we are doing ...
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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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How to test multiple Web Services with one script using UFT?

I am trying to create a set of Regression Test scripts to test the different Web Services and the corresponding methods related to my Web Application in HP UFT. I am using the API testing feature of ...
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How do I create a loop within my selenium python script to select every option within a dropdown menu

Im new to python, or coding for that matter... Currently I have a python script to select one option within the dropdown menu, but I would like my script to repeat each time and select the next ...
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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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How does one get started with web test automation using Selenium?

So I've been testing web based analytical software now for the past 4 years or so with mostly manual techniques. But for 2015, I've set myself the goal of getting setup and start writing automated ...
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Future of DOM based UI testing

I work with Selenium for quite a while now and was very happy with it for some time. However recently, I get more and more projects where I see extensive use of JavaScript. For example webpages ...
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Powershell or similar to run all test suites of a test plan

Does anybody have a powershell to run all test cases of all test suites in a test plan? I want a simple way of running all test cases of a test plan despite of their state (Active, Failed, etc). MTM ...
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How to execute targets of build.xml from an executable (ex)

My project is running successfully from eclipse after creating executable if i double click project is running and through command prompt also i am able to execute as testng and after completion ...
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what is the relation between test plan, test suite and test case?

I have searched a few things about the differences and relations between test plan, test suite and test case and I found out the following picture as a summary: Is my understanding fully right? Is ...
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How to deal with a situation where a team has only 2 test engineers and ask of the time (all the time) is manual testing

The scenario: Scrum team consists of more developers than testers Stories revolve around 80% of testing tasks Why so much testing? There are asks of E2E testing for several user flows; regression ...
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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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Arquillian is a good choice?

I have to test a JavaEE application that is deployed in JBoss. I choose the API Arquillian to help me in the integration testing. Are you using Arquillian to test JavaEE application? It's a good ...
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How to update test cases in MS Test Manager based on automated test script results

For a web-application, I am automating my test cases using selenium web driver in java. My test cases are being managed using Microsoft Test Manager. Now, I want to update the test cases in the ...
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Basic Selenium working with eclipse

I need to know the basic working of code, i.e. to export code from selenium to eclipse, and how to run those java file from eclipse.
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Are the gains going from Selenium IDE to headless worth it on small projects

I am a web developer in a very small team(2 devs, one hardware), and I spend as much, if not more time testing applications(due to requirements issues) than the actual developing. To help with this, ...
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Framework for automating in the game dev industry?

I've worked in ecommerce QA for `3 years now, and I am very familiar with selenium, as this has become kind of the industry standard for browser automation. Is there something similar for testing ...
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Function to write 2 D Array from java into Excel [closed]

I am writing a function which accepts array data as input,and according to the size of array I am filling to excel sheet. Also let me know is there any method get column size of array as array.leght ...
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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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Is writing unit-tests difficult for me as a QA-engineer?

I currently work as a QA-engineer. Work a lot with java, selenium and test-automation. But, unit-tests are something the developers have been doing and something that I fear. Is it difficult? Do you ...
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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. 1.can ...