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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How best to start making a suite of broken tests relevant again?

I have a bit of a dilemma, I have recently taken over an automated suite of tests written in Selenium/Java for a legacy project. The trouble is, the suite has consistently had a 40% Fail rate and as ...
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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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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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selenium wget download file

I'm testing a web app with Selenium and I actually need to download a txt file during my test. But this seems impossible because a pop up appears asking to save the file. So, this blocks the progess ...
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Is branching tests the only option for system with multiple versions?

Our system under test have schema that differs between system versions 1.0 and 2.0: new entities have been added, some have columns added. We used Hibernate to generate Java entities for both schema ...
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Looking for open source testing tool that can be used to test Flash based applications

I am looking for a open source testing tool that can be used to test Flash based applications. I Googled and found "AutoTest Flash" but it seems to be in a dormant state. Has anybody used that tool ...
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What are the best practices for Integration Testing of a middle-ware?

I want to know about the best practices of Integration Testing for a middle-ware product. It includes several backends and also I want to test it over multiple platforms. The features of Clustering is ...
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How can I automate testing of HTTP requests? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Is there a captureNetworkTraffic implementation in Selenium 2 via webdriver? I'm using Selenium2/C# to run automated tests of a web app. I need to test the HTTP requests ...
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Should data validation be automated in a rapid development environment

I would like to understand Data Validation for Automation in case of (Weekly/ Frequent Builds) In case of frequent code changes (Weekly builds) since the code base would change frequently Automation ...
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Sikuli selection of items in lists

There is a drop down list in application where you can see (in drop down area) only ~5% of all the elements. So I can not find the way to select random value from the list. Selection of random item ...
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How to automate a download popup in browsers other than firefox in linux and Mac?

For automating a download popup in Firefox, we use Firefox Profile and for other browsers I've used AutoIt. Is there any other way to work around it in windows? And coming to the main question, I've ...
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How to generate good locators for elements in Web pages?

This site contains many questions that are about finding the right locator expression (XPath, CSS, etc) for an object in WebPage or about troubleshooting problems related in invalid or dynamic ...
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How to open an item in java menu using QTP

The task is to open (click) menu item, e.g. File >> Open using QTP 11.0 Object Spy identifies first level menu element (and does not open drop-down pane, so items like New, Open... should be ...
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How to select tab buttons in java tab panel with QTP

I want to switch between tabs in Java application using QTP 11.0. The problem is that tab buttons are not seen by qtp object spy as separate objects, the whole tab pane is seen as JTabbedPane: Any ...
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click() method is not working

I have a link which is having the href attribute as javascript:void(0), but it is having the onclick function. In the onclick function dev is use to log the number of hits to be database through ajax ...
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How to generate a report for test case in selenium webdriver using javascript

I am working on selenium webdriverjs. Now I want to know about reporting tools, as up to now I am not using any reporting tools. Now I have decided to use a reporting tool. Please suggest me best ...
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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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Selenium Webdriver - FindElement in scope of WebElement doesn't work

The FindElement() method doesn't seem to work with an XPath locator, if called on an existing WebElement. My code is this: htmlDiv = _driver.FindElement(By.XPath("//h2[text()='" + onvNaam + ...
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Selenium element not selectable for a kendo ui element

I am having an issue with an element which works with a mouse click and there are some items from which one has to be selected but its unselectable is set to on. Whenever I try to select the elements ...
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How to write test cases in selenium webdriver using C#, simultaneously when web application is being developed (application pages not available)

I want to write test cases when application is under developing. I know the design of the application based on the wireframes. I intend to write test cases in C# using the Selenuim WebDriver. ...
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How to use rollup command in selenium ide?

I am new to selenium IDE, As with reference to below image i cant click into rollup icon during and after my recording. So kindly explain me how to, why and what time we should use rollup ...
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How to automate testing of received emails?

I'm testing an Email system where I would test a set of received emails to see if the received emails actually displayed as expected. This is done for each release of the system. So basically I want ...
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What are some good test cases in order to do License Key authentication while software is being installed?

I want to learn about: What could be the test cases to ensure the test coverage while any proprietary software is being installed using a license key. I wish to avoid (a) re-installation (b) multiple ...
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How to send value into codeMirror textfield through Selenium webdriver

How do I set the value to codeMirror text field through Selenium. I am able to click on the text field through xpath. But not able to set a value to it. I tried using sendKeys() method, but it's ...
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Understanding how to handle auto-complete using Selenium and Python

While testing for a certain web application, I was faced with an issue of handling auto-complete scenarios. An example of this kind could be found here MagicBricks I have few questions related to how ...
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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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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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Automating tests in EPOS systems

I have recently started working in a team that tests Retail applications such as EPOS (end point of sale - tills) I would like to automate this testing and would like to ask if anyone has any ...
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What is the most appropriate tool to perfrom test automation of Adobe AIR applications?

I need to create test automation of the Adobe AIR application. In application under test there a lot of custom controls, input / output and drag and drop operations. Now I'm thinking about Flex ...
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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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Outlook Mail testing

I want to know how to use outlook to test mails (the mail has a link that needs to be clicked to approve or deny the request). How do I write this in Selenium Webdriver in c#. I am quite new to ...