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.

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Setup appium for Android on Mac osx 10.8.5

I am new to mobile testing. I want to configure appium for testing android applicaiton on Mac machine. Can someone provide the steps to do. And I want to using with selenium webdriver using Java.
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Want to learn Selendroid

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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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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Testing ExtJS UI with WebDriver

Our Web app is using ExtJS framework for rendering UI. However, ExtJS-rendered UI is hard to test automatically because: For most clickable elements, ExtJS uses generated ids like "ext-gen-345" ...
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Looking for software to create and manage test sequences

I am working on embedded firmware that provides a lot of functions through an ethernet interface. I would like to test the function by writing test programs in C# or python that test specific ...
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Robot Framework data-driven automation testing: Can data derived from a database be used as a data source for a test template?

I am familiar with using template keywords in data-driven Robot Framework testing and know that external sources of data such as text files and csv files can be used to provide test data. However, the ...
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want to capture data after the search action using selenium webdriver

I am working on a erp application where I have to click on a 'search' button after which it will give me list of data . I want to automate that using webdriver. The search tab is empty before the ...
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How to get the Event Object of the Click event on Selenium IDE?

I am a newb at selenium thing. I have image map area and on click event of this area a function is firing where the click Event Object is being passed to do some calculation. I have recorded the ...
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Who should do the automation test? [closed]

I don't want to bring any argument. Just want to know who should do the automation test. I heard from somebody that automation is a dev activity should own by developers. But I should 100% think this ...
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How to manage a lot of automated test cases

We are a team of 8 QA Analysts. We have automated more than 3,000 test cases for our application. As this number grows bigger and bigger, we are having issues controlling tests that are already ...
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Authentic Testing of Mobile Website

I'm currently on a project in which we've set up a test infrastructure for automated regression testing of the customer's website (that is, the desktop and mobile versions thereof). My question ...
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How credible are WebDriver tests?

We have recently encountered a bug that we are able to reproduce manually in Internet Explorer, without any significant effort. Same bug we have tried to reproduce also automatically, with WebDriver ...
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Applying non-MS skills in TFS environment

I have to automate functional testing of an application with GUI, written in some .net. My background experience in GUI apps testing has nothing about Visual Studio and other MS systems -- I used ...
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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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select random cursors on map using selenium ide

I'm using google map api in my site and I want to test the cursors on map using Selenium IDE. Now I use this code and it works fine: clickAt > xpath=(//map[@id='gmimap85']) but it tests only one ...
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Automate functional testing for WCF services

I am trying to develop a tool to automate functional testing of WCF web services. I have researched a lot on previous projects and developments to start but I did not find any valid resource to start. ...
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Load testing tools vs. making your own

I've never needed to work with commercial load running tools before, as our test infrastructure is pretty immature here and I've used internal tools in the past. We're working on a .NET technology ...
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Lightweight load & performance testing frameworks

Which lightweight load and/or performance testing frameworks could you recommend? some considerations: Configuration with not too much coding (some JS would be okay) command line + text editor ...
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Wait until the text-field values are fetched through API in Watir-WebDriver

I am writing the registration script where the API is being called in company registration no field and it fetches all the data regarding company and fill it automatically in according field like ...
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UI Automation Checking between two applications

I have a need to automate regression scenarios in the following environment: Application A process a case and dispose it to Application B. Application B wait for that case up to 10 minutes. ...
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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 get the count of elements in list box

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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Tagging python tests for selective execution

What I am trying to do is : create a tagging system for around 400 tests so I can run them selectively. For example, some tags may be UI_elements, production, staging etc. When a developer makes a ...
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How to build a Testing Virtual lab using VMs,Vagrant,Puppet,Chef etc

Hello fellow breakers, 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 ...
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cross-OS automated testing

First, please leave your stones down: I am a windows-oriented developer and I have very limited knowledge in testing tools world - especially in those that works on multiple platforms. I have been ...
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How to revert the changes made by selenium in a tear down process?

I am in a situation where I have to revert all the changes which I made while testing the application. Is there any way of doing this in Testng? Suppose if I have added something into the ...
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.Net GUI testing of third party components

Recently I have started to create a prototype automated test for a .net based desktop application. Our team uses at-least two third party components which I cannot reach with the MS UIAutomation ...
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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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Automated testing of Oracle Forms

What is the best test automation tool you'd recommend for testing Oracle Forms and why? Assuming a Windows desktop environment.
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Can developer do automation test for the feature that he has implemented?

Doing manual testing for the feature that you have implemented is obviously a bad idea. But what about automated functional tests? It seems to me that automation testing is more related to unit ...
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Disabling failing tests in CI if they discover known bugs

Number one rule with continuous integration (CI) server is to have build always green and when a test fails fix the system under test as quickly as possible. However, we have currently end-to-end and ...
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Fitnesse vs Robot

We are choosing what system to start using in our company. it should be used for both backend (REST API, some DB checks) and UI testing it should use a simple language so even non-programmers/tester ...
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Multiple Assertions and Continue on Assertion Failures in Functional Test an Anti-pattern?

According to the unit test gurus, more than one or two assertions about different things in a unit test is an anti-pattern: ...
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New to testing - need direction

I just found this site, and I have a question for everyone who can help me. My new passion for IT made me wish to learn more, and I wish to start with Testing. I've learned HTML5 and CSS3, but now I'm ...
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Selenium IDE - Actual use- seeking a practical example

What is the actual use of Selenium IDE? Apart from playback and record How can we use this tool to check the validations of a simple login form in website?
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How to test and run Liferay portal using Selinium?

I am new to testing, I have done the below steps. I don't know if I am correct or not. Downloaded Selenium IDE and added it to Firefox. Recorded tests and imported test cases as WebDriver/Junit. ...
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Automating visual web site comparison

A company that maintains several websites for various small businesses is migrating all of the sites over to new servers (they are using some sort of migration tool). They have asked me if I could ...
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Problem in running webqa automated tests (Mozilla)

TestSetup instance has no attribute 'credentials'
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Encoded HTTP response content

This encoded response of HTTP response. 18:31:26,107 DEBUG [wire] http-outgoing-0 << "a[\r][\n]" 18:31:26,107 DEBUG [wire] http-outgoing-0 << ...
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Selenium picture Captha validation

We upgraded captcha in our application to use images instead of letters In the previous version I could fill the captcha field with a specific token to pass my the validation. Since now there is ...
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Compare screenshots of rendered web pages

In my team, we use Selenium for automation of functional testing. We also do a lot of manual regression testing to make sure the appearance of the rendered web pages is ok. I would like to develop a ...
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Visual Regression Testing

For testing the visual appearance of a website the use of tools like selenium (functional surface test) are not sufficient because it doesn´t check the visual appearance and/or the CSS-Code directly. ...
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Click on drop down and select second option using HP UFT

I want click on drop down and select second option from it using HP UFT. so how can i do that. Here is the link from where i want to use this ...
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What are some tools for fuzz testing?

Fuzz Testing as defined by Wikipedia is: a software testing technique, often automated or semi-automated, that involves providing invalid, unexpected, or random data to the inputs of a computer ...
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Building reusable image libraries for JAutomate (a GUI Testing tool)

I am a new tester and I am working with JAutomate. I find it annoying to keep taking new pictures for every new recording you do in the tool and in the end it will also take a lot of memory space. So ...
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Is the source code required when using Selenium-RC with Grails?

Can anyone help with using Selenium-RC + Grails? I have used Selenium with Java but had no problem writing the code and launching the browser. But is the source code of my project required when i need ...
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Is it necessary to have strong coding skills to perform software testing?

I do have a query related to automated software testing.We all know that these days many new test automation tools are being launched. Does this tool still require any coding or scripting knowledge to ...
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Selenium IDE ClickAt Not Working

The coordstring part of the ClickAt command in Firefox IDE doesn't seem to have any influence on where IDE clicks. It's always at (0,0). Has anyone had this issue before? It's driving me crazy.
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Selenium IDE: sign out button not working

sign out button is not responding in selenium ide Error: "" clickAt(locator, coordString) Arguments: locator - an element locator coordString - specifies the x,y position (i.e. - ...
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Webdriver Check if Checkbox is Set and Set it if Not

I am learning Webdriver with JUnit by going through Alan Richardson's Selenium Simplified book and taking translating the exercises/tests from Selenium RC to Webdriver. So far, this has proven to be ...