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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Failing the script in Jenkins due to screen size different

Currently I am working on running selenium scripts in Jenkins. Here my issue is my browser window size is 1382, 754 resolution.But in jenkins browser resolution was 1044,784.Due to this my script was ...
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Easy way to switch to headless automated testing after normal browser test?

Sorry for the confusing title, i've been really trying to find a good solution to writing automated tests for maintenance projects (To identify areas that potentially break after doing upgrades to ...
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Marking build as unstable if tests are skipped

I use tests checking their preconditions with assumeThat(preconditionX, isSatisfied()); that throws SkipException when not satisfied. As a result I have 2 of 73 tests skipped while build in Jenkins ...
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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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Automated test flakiness

I'd like to validate some of my assumptions about what "flakiness" entails in an automated test/suite. To me, that list might include: Non-deterministic (inconsistent pass/fail) Inconsistent ...
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where can I find good Geb tutorials?

Where can I find tutorials for GeB automation tool? I couldn't find any tutorials online. Currently, I am a manual tester that uses QTP and Load runner. My company wants me to learn Geb as well.
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Is there any way to record the screenshots of minimized browser windows

I am using Java and selenium to write some tests. I need to record my screenshot while the tests are running it makes much easier for me to track if any bugs occurs. The problem is that I need to run ...
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Where should 'requires' be kept with regards to rails Automated testing?

I've seen both usages: As in say im testing a web app using Capybara/Rspec? I seen it edited in the spec_helper.rb file: 'require capybara/rspec' require 'capybara/poltergeist' ...
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Running parallel scripting in Selenium Web driver for Firefox, do I need Selenium Grid?

I have a process, using Selenium Web driver for Firefox, for automatic look up for information on one specific site. Due to the volume of the data being looked up, I will need to run parallel ...
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cucumber java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Not a file or directory:

I'm new to cucumber. I have created a cucumber project but cannot seem to run the project. Every time I do, I get an error: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Not a file or directory: Here is how my ...
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Suggest some Android and iPhone mobile app automation tools [closed]

Please suggest me tools for Android and iPhone app automation testing. I have searched some, like - Appium, Calabash, MonkeyTalk, Selendroid, Robotium, etc. But, I am confused to choose any one. ...
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Calabash-Android Result of query doesn't show url

I'm using Calabash for testing. There's a facebook login button in my app, when I click on it, a form is to be opened. I want to get the url of the current webview because it is easy for querying. But ...
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How to select a record by applying filters in columns using Selenium Webdriver?

I am a test automation engineer and use Java with Selenium Webdriver for scripting my tests. My question is this- A webpage has a header with columns, along with column filters. It is similar to MS ...
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Not able to find the element for below angular code? [duplicate]

I am using Selenium WebDriver in C# with protractor. I am trying to locate element for following code. <"div class="ViewMenu selectedViewMenu" ...
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What do I need to start from zero in automated testing?

I am new to testing. I need to learn because I have an opportunity to work in this field in the the future. I would like to know what I need to get started. Preferably, I would like to study automated ...
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Whether to choose Selenium over Watir or Lightweight Test Automation when testing web applications created using C Sharp?

I am currently researching testing frameworks to test C Sharp developed web applications. I have been leaning more towards the use of Selenium over Watir or Lightweight Test Automation but hesitant ...
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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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Writing Automated tests that don't need Cucumber?

So i've been using Cucumber w/Capybara and Poltergeist to write automated tests for awhile now. It works pretty well and I enjoy it and it mostly makes sense (still learning it of course). However Im ...
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Coded UI doesn't work in windows 10 and Visual studio 2015

When I try to record and play a window app like calculator it does not record while it works for a web site and browsers. My windows version is 10 and Visual Studio version is 15. It says you ...
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Can Css Selector be used to write customized path using tag name traversing?

I wrote a xpath for the following using tag name traversing This is the xpath I wrote - .//form[@class = 'form-horizontal']/div[3]/div/input and it works fine but when I tried to write this in ...
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Tools for testing iPhone apps

I was wondering if there any automation tools out there that can help with the process of testing an iPhone application on the device itself and not on a simulator. Ideally, it would have simulating ...
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How can I traverse to a particular element using xpath from a particular node? [closed]

Assume the following DOM fragment: <div id="ctl00_mainContent_ddl_destinationStation1_CTNR" class="search_options_menucontentbg" style="z-index: 999999; display: block;"> <div ...
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Does anyone have experience of automating ZK based applications?

Does anyone have experience of automating multi browser web based applications using the ZK platform, and if so which tool did you use and how have you overcome the UUID issue?
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How to handle dynamically changing id in dropdown and if I select class then it shows three matching nodes

html snippet: <div id="isc_PT" class="selectItemText" tabindex="5637" style="width:123px;height:12px;overflow:hidden;text-overflow:ellipsis;white-space:nowrap;" $9a="$9d" $89="isc_SelectItem_8" ...
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Selenium WebDriver statement is skipping after ajax call

Selenium WebDriver statement is skipping after ajax call for example if we use hotmail signup and want to check whether email is available or not I input the text and on lost focus hotmail return a ...
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driver.getWindowHandle() doesn't work after multiple iterations

driver.getWindowHandle() object is not returning a value when I execute the script multiple times. OS: Win 7 32 Bit IE : 11 Selenium: 2.53.0 IEDriverServer: 2.53.0 First time it is returning ...
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Are there any issues with Selenium v2.53 and Firefox v45.0.1?

I have a couple of tests, which I run them on windows and I have a successful run. But when I move to UBUNTU server with Xvfb, I faced problem with tests, some of them failed!! both cases I used: ...
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Is Parallel Testing possible in Cucumber with TestNG?

I am trying to implement Cucumber-JVM with testNG and I need to execute the scripts in parallel with multiple browsers. Is Parallel Testing possible in Cucumber? If Yes, Can any one help me on this?
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Why can't my Selenium Grid VM node get parameters from/register to the hub?

I tried to set up a Selenium Grid node on a virtual machine. I am using VirtualBox for the VM and Jenkins (with VirtualBox plugin) to set up the grid. When I try to register the node, I get the ...
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Latest Research Topics in Software Quality Assurance [closed]

Research Scope in Software Quality Assurance. I do not know from where I have to find latest challenges in SQA or scope where is now SQA and where was it is? Is there any suggestion that how can I ...
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Software tools for taking screenshots [closed]

Am currently using jing software tool to take screenshot for bugs, can anyone let me know Is there any other tools in the market to take screenshot very effectively and quickly. Thanks in advance.
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Top 10 Web Application Security Checks [closed]

What are the Security checks have to be performed while testing the Web Application. Security Plays an very important role. as Web is an POOL with lack of security we have to use our most of our ...
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Python based test automation tools for desktop applications

I have some experience as a manual tester and at my current work our regression testing takes about 2 days. I am planning to start automating some of the test cases. I am looking at some of the free ...
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Automated GUI testing for virtual reality apps

So im working with a team on Oculus Rift and gear VR apps and I started looking into testing automation. I was wondering if anyone else started looking into testing automation for VR apps. ...
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How do I setup and learn the use of Selendroid for Android testing

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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Unable to start selendroid server

I have tried to start Selendroid using following code to relevant path on cmd prompt: java -jar selendroid-standalone-0.17.0-with-dependencies.jar -aut selendroid-test-app-0.17.0.apk But I am ...
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How to extract a text from the screen using SIKULI?

I am using Sikuli to automate a mainframe screen, I need to copy a text on screen and use that as input to another screen. I cannot find any option on the SIKULI IDE to do the copy function. My ...
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Testing techniques and cases (White and black box Testing)

I'm fairly new to this subject. Out of different literature I'm understanding what I show in the image below. My understanding is first you have to create test plan, After test plan you have to ...
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Unable to click on html link using Selenium WebDriver

I have an requirement of clicking on a link . I am using click() method to click on link by providing the locators and etc.., after click no action was taken place. When I see the html code anchor tag ...
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Test execution report in HTML format for MonkeyTalk

MonkeyTalk provides the functionality of running test suites with Ant. Reference: Running Suites With Ant I wanted to know if it is possible to generate HTML reports of test execution? I want to ...
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How to Run tests in parallel with Spinach BDD framework?

Currently in our company we use Spinach as a BDD framework and test runner for our automated acceptance tests. We also use Selenium as a browser driver, Capybara as an additional layer on top of it ...
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RESTful JSON Web API Testing - what tools?

My company is working on its API which is RESTful JSON Web API. So far, all my testing was done using Selenium WebDriver. Starting from one and more tests I manage to create some sort of framework. ...
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How to use multiple Jmeter instances on a single machine

I want to use multiple JMeter instances from a single machine. Is it possible?? I know about distributed testing but I haven't required machines to do my load test. Actually, I need to run four JMeter ...
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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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How to do the web application testing by capturing JSON request and response using selenium webdriver? [closed]

I wanted to test Salesforce Lightning application by capturing JSON request and response with Selenium WebDriver or any? Is there any way to do it, if so how?
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Black box testing methods without knowledge

I stumbled upon some black box techniques (1), but I don't really get how it works. I found sources saying that black box techniques are techniques in which you input something in a program and check ...
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How to edit field in Robotframework using Selenium2library

My problem is being unable to enter text in login and password fields in certain page. I would like to know how to be able to enter text in this situation. I have been able to automate entering text ...
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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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ETL testing- checklist for testing

Can anyone tell me the basic test scenarios and checklist for ETL process testing for beginner level with any example ?
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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 ...