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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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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How to prevent test conflicts when automating testing?

What is some advice in organizing automated testing so that they do not interfere with each other? For example eventually automated tests can get out of control if it is run on the same data. ...
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Triggering Appium testing scripts in IOS/Android

I am new to mobile automation. I need to know the ways we can achieve triggering automation scripts. Need to trigger my testing scripts when mobile OS is upgraded. Need to trigger my testing scripts ...
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JSON Assertions in CA LISA

Has anybody tried scripting json response assertions in CA LISA Tool. All I could find was string match where I was giving "key":" value" exactly to ensure the presence of that combination in my web ...
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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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How to disable specific Maven and TestNG test listeners when running tests from groups?

I am using Maven and TestNG to support my Selenium testing framework for a project. I am using a custom test listener to report results into TestRail (our TCM tool). I am also using another custom ...
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Automated tests with selenium must run in local environment or qa environment?

I have a application that have 3 differents environment(development, qa and production) that are integrated with jenkins, my doubt is, where's the better environment to run automated tests development ...
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Verifying a variable contained within a table with Selenium IDE

I'm trying to verify a value using Selenium IDE, but the value is a variable contained within a table. In the script below, the row and column is being defined (16 is the row, 5 is the column) - but ...
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page elements are not visible after the page completes its loading

I am working on webdriverjs + Nodejs for selenium automation for one of the project.I am facing an Issue with login page ,when the home page loads successfully after clicking on login link,login page ...
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Test recording with Selenium IDE vs manual programming test framework

I'm just beginner in this field. I have already created simple tests using Selenium in .NET environment together with NUnit. I also hard coded the same or similar tests for my framework. My question ...
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What are some good tools for implementing report dashboard for automation?

I am currently running a bunch of automated tests and recording the results in a SQL database. Has anyone built a reporting dashboard for automation results before? What are some good open source ...
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Need some unit testing checklists [closed]

I am looking for some good checklists / point regarding units tests. Could anyone please give some good unit testing checklists? I just need sample checklists as we are in the process of creating one ...
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Proper way of evaluating test tools

Im currently trying to evaluate two different test tools (SpecExplorer vs Quviq Quickcheck) with regards to how many bugs they find in my code. The plan i have is to insert some faults in my code and ...
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How do I make sure I test all commonly used applications alongside my application?

I have a Windows application that works on XP, Vista, Win7, Win8, Win 8.1, etc ... It's a very complicated program that can have computer slowdowns and compatibility issues with other commonly used ...
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Do we have an alternative to CATJS? Is there anything available for Java or Python similar to CATJS?

I had a chance to see a presentation on CATJS in GTAC this year. I impressed by the idea. But do we have similar thing in Java or Python programming. http://catjsteam.github.io/
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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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Automation and bypassing Google No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA

My client want to use Google's No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA (NCRC) to prevent robots completing an application. QA have automated this process, but if the business introduce NCRC into the form, then this ...
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What to do when waiting for an element to appear isn't enough?

I am writing selenium tests, and following the convention of using Webdriver Waits to have the webdriver poll for an object before it tries to interact with it. I am frequently finding my tests are ...
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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 upto now I am not using any reporting tools . Now I am decided to use reporting tool , Please suggest me best reporting ...
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Which tool can be used to automate remote control functionality from web to mobile device

I have application like to control mobile devices remotely from Web. My Requirement is: 1. Login to the webpage (WPF app) 2. Enter Phone Number in the search field on launched webpage & ...
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Automated GUI Testing of MFC/Dynamic HTML embedded Desktop Application

I am working on finding an automated testing tool for POC project at my organization. In past I have worked on automation of desktop and web application using Selenium,QTP, CodedUI.These tools are ...
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What is DOM (document object model) testing?

I have read it from a Google blog that Google guys have used DOM concept to test Google Instant. But I did not understand it completely. Is it possible to use DOM concept anywhere while testing a web ...
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Sikuli with jenkins setup for continuous integration

I have my test written in Sikuli. However, for overnight run, my Jenkins machine do get locked. I want to understand if anyone has encountered and solved this issue before. Note: If I manually RDP ...
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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 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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After scrolling the page, xpath of a element is not present

I have requirement that needs to check a div on home page that contains sub images. I am trying like this My Sample Code : module.exports.openurl('www.google.com', "Online Shopping | Buy Phones, ...
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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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Wait for a random time with robot selenium 2 library

After submitting a POST request with a button click from a webpage, I want to wait for 60 seconds and click a link on that same page. The wait for 60 seconds part, is that possible to implement with ...
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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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Not able to find element using appium

I am trying to login in app. using appium but getting following error : An unknown server-side error occurred while processing the command. (WARNING: The server did not provide any stacktrace ...
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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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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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Conflict in Automation testing and Manual testing

I am new to Automation Testing. While writing an automation script using Selenium I am facing some issues. I have 7 Test Cases of which 2 Test Cases are repeatedly failing but when I check those cases ...
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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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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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Setting up Page Objects with python and seem to be getting every error possible

WebTeam init.py BasePage.py UIMap.py Pages: init.py Common.py ContactPage.py test: init.py CompetitorsTest.py CreateAnonData.py CreateKnownData.py import unittest ...
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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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TypeError: Error when calling the metaclass bases module.__init__() takes at most 2 arguments (3 given)

I'm ne to coding and python. Not sure where exactly I should be looking to fix this error. from UIMap import tomcat8LoginPage, ...
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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 ...