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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Negative testing automation

Should we do negative test cases testing by automation. Generally I heard that we can do functional and regression automation. I am doing same. I am using selenium web driver for automation and doing ...
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How to test multiple user concurrency for a website?

I need to run concurrency test on website. I need to check various parameters such as response time, request send to site, data received, and whether the data is received correctly (e.g. if multiple ...
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Looking for a API/tool to validate html snippets

Our UI designers would like to validate that the HTML they specify should appear on a page does, in fact appear on the page as generated by a .jsp. They need to specify a particular set of HTML nodes ...
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Assertion error when comparing the text of an element

I am getting the following error while try to verify assertion. I tried adding wait but it didnt help. Error message: java.lang.AssertionError: expected:<Risk Assessment Form: Completed> but ...
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How to perform Testing Process-Automation/ manual -web application

I am working in a startup with a limited number of developers [4-5]. We work on all open source platforms like Java, jQuery, Springs for development of web based applications. For integration, we use ...
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How to open and get input from a popup before running test?

I want to open a popup before running my tests and after completing my test run. I want to give few inputs from the popup on basis of that my test will run. Suppose I have multiple links on which my ...
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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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Browser Independent Automation Library

I've done a bit of vbscripting in the past to automate tasks as a sys admin and recently I've taken a position in QA and really want to double down on scripting common tasks for repeated tests; both ...
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How can I ensure testNG test method does not abort if any assert fails

I know there is a difference between assert and verify in Junit; the assert results in a runtime exception, causing test method execution to abort. To overcome this problem, we can have verify which ...
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how to iterate over a collection of items in selenium webdriver

I have a collection of media item on a web page and all media items have the same class. The elements do not have IDs. I do not want use XPath selectors. When I use class name, it will pick only ...
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How to start object mapping mode in Jubula?

I am trying Jubula to automate test cases. I have connected to UAT agent and started. But, Start object mapping mode is not clickable. I created test case and added component but I don't map with ...
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how to run monkeytalk recorded scripts in multiple times?

We are using eclipse luna 4.4.1, adb is installed on linux system to test android app. I have recorded a monkeytalk script. So my question is how to run that monkeytalk recorded script in 500 times. ...
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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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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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Automating comparison of mapped data for different formats

My task involves comparing the data mapped from one format to another. Formats I use are xml to edi, edi to edi, edi to lawson, xml to pdf etc. now I perform it manually by comparing each input with ...
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Can anyone with knowledge on Dafny explain why this method won't verify?

I'm came across this exercise while trying to learn Dafny: Write a method that will calculate the maximum value of an array and return its index. I'm definitely missing something here: (permalink) ...
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Integrating Jameleon to test my web app

I am trying to use http://jameleon.sourceforge.net/index.html to automate testing my web application. I have read everything in the document but it's not clear what to start with. So far I could ...
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Why can't my Selenium Grid VM node get parameters from/register to the hub?

I'm trying 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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The best time to run acceptance-tests with Cucumber/selenium?

I want to know, which is the best way to run automated and acceptance tests? Because now I have two environments, which are develop and qa, but I don't know if the better way to run these tests is ...
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automation for financial applications

I am going to attend an interview for calypso. They have a requirement for an automation engineer, and I want to know what kind of questions are expected. They haven't told me what tools they are ...
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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 to use Xpath 'contains()' function to locate a Web element in Selenium Webdriver?

I am a beginner in learning Selenium WebDriver and XPath. I am trying to get the "<td>" Element of the Nested Table which Contains string '7-8-9.' Following is the HTML page code: <!DOCTYPE ...
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Is it possible to use Selenium's RemoteWebDriver and Appium's AppiumDriver in parallel?

I tried asking this on StackOverflow but unfortunately I couldn't find a solution to this there. Then I learned about SQA StackExchange so I thought I'd try here too. I'm trying to write some test ...
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Using MonkeyTalk to test android app, the record button stays disabled

I am unable to record in MonkeyTalk, the record button stays disabled I took the following steps: Created a sample android project in eclipse Created libs folder in the android project and copied ...
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How to authenticate with certificates using sudslibrary in robotframework?

I'm testing soap messages using RobotFramework and sudslibrary. I need to authenticate session with a certificate. Is there a way to do this? I did not find a mentioning of this in the documentation ...
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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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Finding Element on a webapplication built using frames

Im new to Java and selenium webdriver. I am currently writing a a script to be able to verify a contact has been added to a contact list from a form. The workflow is: The menu of our application is ...
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What are the tiers of testing that should be done on a large scale distributed system?

Let's say you have a large distributed system in the cloud that's got dozens of developers working on it and actively adding code to. Your job is to make sure all of the quality gates are used and the ...
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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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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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Selenium WebDriver Stops when Window goes Out of Focus?

I am running a Selenium WebDriver Script in java to read excel file and write data in a Web application. I am instantiating a Firefox Webdriver. The problem is that Script runs fine, but when test ...
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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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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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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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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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Tool for automatic GUI testing of Gupta Windows applications?

I'm searching for (a) tool(s) to write and execute automatic GUI testing of Windows 7 applications written with Gupta Team Developer. We got "QTP" here but its main problem is that it can't identify ...
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Is mail testing with selenium possible?

We have merely just had a kick off meeting for a new project that I am required to automate ASAP. The project is essentially a "mailbox project", if you will, and I have no idea as to where to start ...
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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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How to Implement Page Object and Page Factory Pattern in Selenium Webdriver?

I am a beginner in learning selenium Webdriver. I am not able to understand how page object and factory models works and how it can be beneficial? Kindly help me explain it with detailed explanation. ...
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What is the Real Business Value of Software Testing in an IT Project?

I work as a manual tester on a big project. My project follows Agile methodology. I test a Web-based application. I sometimes ask myself, am I giving any value to the stakeholders? What is the Real ...
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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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List and role of different types of testing environments

There are numerous of different testing environments that I have come across with, and ALL of them seem pretty useful and helpful but which ones are necessary. For example ... I have seen: ...
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Page Object Design: Is there a Javascript equivalent to Ruby gem “site_prism”

I'd like to know if there is a framework in Javascript (NodeJS) for Protractor which supports a clean way to define the Page Object Elements on a Page Object as site_prism does. I've already checked ...
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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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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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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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Hide a password in selenium IDE

My client uses simple Selenium IDE scripts for regression testing. The issue is that when the scripts are shared, people's AD usernames and passwords are shared too. I'm trying to put a stop to this ...