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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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

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 ...
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Not able to click on deivce Menu button using appium in android

I am working on automation of mobile native app using Appium in Java language. I want to click on device Menu button. Method 1: JavascriptExecutor js = (JavascriptExecutor) driver; ...
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Security issues in websites-Automation Testing

What kind of security issue or point should be consider during automation testing, which are the most prominent area of an website should be considered for security point of view, also comment in ...
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What is a suitable web site for multi-devices testing

When our web site was finished, we were tasked to test it with all devices. Some devices are not allowed, but for the ones that are I use a virtual devices site online. The problem is some sites do ...
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OS X hypervisor for software tests

I am setting up an OS X (build and) test environment for a open source project with a big C codebase. It shall be a Mavericks host on a Mac mini, which has a virtual machine with Snow Leopard. Both ...
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Should load test validate functionality?

I am developing a loadtest to a customer who is saying that if a certain response contains "bla:bla" I should execute a different path in load test. On client side it means that a certain button is ...
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What does ISTQB say about product testability and maintenance of automated tests in general?

ISO 9126 has a subchapter under maintainability that is called testability. In short: "The capability of the software product to enable modified software to be validated". As our department uses ISTQB ...
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Need help to find Selenium Webdriver contents and the learning sites [duplicate]

I am just a beginner to Selenium Webdriver.I know some basics of it but i dont have whole contents about selenium webdriver with me which i should learn.i also know java and its concepts very well.So, ...
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What's “Offline” in SDLC and when/why do we use test automation?

I was asked these questions during a job interview question. I totally stumbled on # 1 and for # 2 even though I answered but not a very convincing way. I would appreciate a concise and well phrased ...
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QA Manager with no programming background looking to self-educate in SQE

I am a SQA professional with 15 years of experience. My industry experience is in games and in social network mobile platforms. I'm a very accomplished team leader and mentor, with more than a small ...
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How can I report coverage on an n-dimensional test matrix?

I have a test matrix for my product's installation, which is n-dimensional, where n is about 11 or 12 at this point. For instance, the OS is one dimension, and the DB is another, and the Reporting ...
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CodedUI : The Browser gets closed as finish testing without keeping for testing further steps

I'm working on a CodedUI project to check on a Web Solution. There, when Im testing for launching the site (as in launching the web URL), I am facing an issue with closing the browser as it finish ...
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Random test data: How to do it right?

Several months ago I started an experiment in test automation. Each test, before it starts, picks up random test data. For instance, when my test requires a user with administration privileges, I draw ...
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Testing email generation

Some applications generate emails. There may be multiple email formats based on the purpose of the message. The email may be destined for a single individual or a group. It may also be ...
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How have Guava unit tests been generated automatically?

Guava library for Java has unit test cases automatically generated: Guava has staggering numbers of unit tests: as of July 2012, the guava-tests package includes over 286,000 individual test ...
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My Jmeter scenario doesn't loop with thread-group

I'm not so new to Jmeter.But my scenario doesn't loop if I set loopCount or set endless loop in ThreadGroup. It just does onetime loop and stop testing without any errors. Usually I can make a ...
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Do you automate GUI testing and which tool do you use?

What kind of GUI automation tools or approaches do you know? GUI testing means by testing of appearance of the application under test: size, form, colour of the object etc. I know about GUI testing ...
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Selenium: Best way to capture unexpected error?

I know how to check values and create tests and do the error handling if something fails, but what I din't found anywhere was the following: A test case tests specific things. But what when ...
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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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Best way of generating workload for personal cloud storage

I'm currently working on a folder synchronization tool which synchronizes the content of a specific folder with a remote cloud storage provider. In order to test the robustness of the client, I need ...
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How to run all Selenium test cases via batch file

I am a noob in Java and automation so please bear with me if I get the terminology wrong. I have a class file that can open a browser and navigate to google.com and then closes the browser. There’s ...
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Unable to get chrome to open link in new tab and verify the title

I am trying to expand our organizations testing to include compatibility testing. We currently use Selenium Web Driver to test using Firefox and Internet Explorer. I have tried modifying the current ...
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Testing Telerik UI for WPF controls using QTP/UFT

We are in the initial stages of testing Telerik controls using UFT/QTP. We used Telerik UI for WPF Sample Application Using the sample application, we tried identifying certain controls. But we found ...
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How to build a Testing Virtual lab using VMs,Vagrant,Puppet,Chef etc

My team of testers and me have a big collection of functional tests (written in python and run with pytest). The thing is that all the tests are run on a single testing server, an ubuntu VPS with ...
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Which tool can I use (as a tester) to track the code coverage for a web based application?

I am a QA Intern and we use Selenium Webdriver to test our web based application. We are provided with a server on which the build to be tested is deployed. I wish to know is there a tool that I can ...
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Should I perform tests during fixture?

I'm automating testing for a fairly complex system involving multiple VMs, routers, and switches. Because of this complexity, the setup/teardowns sometimes fail (a node did not boot up correctly, or ...
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What are good guidelines to determine when to automate a test?

When it comes to test automation, I use a very arbitrary method based on experience that 80% of all tests should be automated. This has worked well in practice, but is based more on "voodo" than ...
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How to build iOS app for Seetest

I am trying to find out how to build (compile, prepare, process ...) an app for Seetest, so that it can be tested on devices without adding them to the Apple Developer Portal. I know how to build an ...
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Compatibility Issues Microsoft Test Manager with 3rd party tool Kendo UI dropdowns/grids

When creating recordings in Microsoft Test Manager 2013, we are running across the 3 issues below: 1- MTM is unable to pass the parameters set in test cases into the Kendo UI dropdowns 2- MTM is ...
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Checklist for mobile apps automation ROI

Suppose, your company develops mobile apps for different platforms with different teams & technologies. Which points would you put on the checklist to analyse the ROI (or usefulness) of ...
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Automated Testing: What QA processes should be directed at validating test code?

As I get further into test automation, I have begun to wonder what QA activity should be directed towards verifying that automated tests do in fact do what they say on the tin? Automated Tests: ...
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Can every test be done by automation?

Can every test be done by automation? Or is there anything that cannot be done by automation?
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What do you need to be a great QA Analyst?

I have little to no experience about QA. I was moved within my company from another department nothing to do with IT. If you could tell me one thing that you would consider necessary for me to know, ...
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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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How do you calculate your return on investment on automated tests?

I've been looking at calculating the ROI on automated test on a project that I've been working on. However, I'm a little stuck when it comes to determining a good method for this. Simply counting the ...
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Include assertions/expectations within the Page Objects, yes or no?

Martin Fowler favors having no assertions in page objects however is not definitive on the subject: Advocates of including assertions in page objects say that this helps avoid duplication of ...
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How to reproduce “Multiuser Concurrency Problems” in testing environment with limited resources

Scenario: In case of simultaneous usage by multiple users the cookie based login sometimes gets overridden causing one user to see other users information. Session is completely cookie based and ...