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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What to ask programmers before automating with Selenium

What points should I discuss with frontend programmers when preparing a product on which, as a tester, I will use Selenium to automate? I am referring to things like, no dynamic ids for elements etc. ...
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What's the difference between fuzz-testing and property-based testing?

My feeling is that both types of testing check system behavior for random sequence of data. However, the difference is that: in property-based testing there are multiple equivalence classes; I ...
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How to Configure Appium on Mac OS?

Hi I have issues configuring and using Appium on Mac. Can you recommend some detailed step by step manual. I can not figure out all required steps. My problem is that I need quickly set up working ...
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JMeter - Using Variables in XML scripts with $ references where the values are selected by ODBC connection to a database

In JMeter : I have to set up a DataBase with an ODBC that I'm hoping to use to streamline XML content in Jmeter scripts. When my data changes, I would just change it in the database instead of in each ...
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Dealing with a slow growth curve in improving automation skills and how that affects ones career

I have been working as a QA since almost ~5 years now. While I am one of the senior QA in my team, and have brought in other quality aspects to the table, my automation skills are still "beginner". As ...
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How to read Data from XML file and compare the Data with Database Tables as an output using Selenium?

I have to test more than 250 feeds which contains of listing data. Hence, the goal is Download feeds file from existing legacy system which is in XML format and then compare the values with New(re-...
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Getting 'org.openqa.selenium.NoSuchElementException' - how to fix?

I'm getting this error: Exception in thread "main" org.openqa.selenium.NoSuchElementException: Unable to locate element Why am I getting this WebDriver exception and how can I fix it?
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Email content checking

I am doing automation testing. In our web application the employees get daily mail notification. what i need is ,to write test case to check the daily emails. The emails contents are the services that ...
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Unable to enter the text in a text box

I am trying to enter the text in a textbox, but I am getting an error as follows org.openqa.selenium.InvalidElementStateException: Element must not be hidden, disabled or read-only Anybody can help ...
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Firefox browser doest not shows saved bookmarks, addons while launching in Selenium

When I am running software web application's tests In Firefox Browser using selenium WebDriver, It Is not showing me any bookmarks, addons, saved passwords etc in that browser. Have you observed this? ...
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How can I do performance testing of Mobile Application?

I have a task of testing a mobile application by manual testing. I have to do performance testing and also load testing for this application. So, how can I test it manually? Do I need to use any ...
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Selenium2 assert questions

I've recently started converting my automation suites from WatiN to Selenium2. In both cases, I've been using C#. Although these may seem like simple questions, I've been searching for answers for ...
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Has automated UI regression testing helped you in finding critical defects in system?

I have heard a lot of "abuse" about automated testing, especially UI bases automated tests. As UI is very fragile and prone to change (especially in agile shops). Personally my automated tests have ...
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Need help to find Selenium Webdriver contents and the learning sites [duplicate]

I am a beginner to Selenium Webdriver.I know some basics of it but don't have whole contents about selenium webdriver with me which I should learn.I also know java and its concepts very well.So, I ...
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How to resolve NullPointerException error in my below POM code?

I am getting java.lang.NullPointerException while executing my test case , I am using Page Object Modle with PageFactory ,following are the code snippets LoginPageObjec.java public class ...
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Why do medium to large companies not adopt test automation?

Is test automation simply not a right fit for some medium/large organisations, regardless of whether they "care" or not and assuming it can be applied there? What are the most common reasons for this? ...
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Writing automated tests for System.Web.HttpApplication

I am currently using Moq to write automated tests for System.Web.HttpApplication in C#: public FakeHttpApplication CreateBaseMocks() { MockContext = new Mock<HttpContextBase>(); ...
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Suggested training/Learning to move from manual testing to Automated testing

My company has recently decided to start training me on test automation. They have asked me to look into courses that will enable me to start automating repetitive test cases and also regression packs....
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Performance testing - analysing Graph results in Jmeter

Am new to Jmeter and I ran the test successfully. Now I'd like to understand what the results mean and what is classed as good/bad measurements, and what can be suggested to improve the results. Below ...
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Upgrade SilkTest automation scripts to work with IE9

We use SilkTest 2010 Open Agent to perform Automated Web Testing. Our scripts currently work on IE6 - IE8 and on Firefox 3.X. IE9 has changed modal boxes to unintrusive pop-ups at the bottom of ...
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Which Programming Language is more supportive to start with Selenium? [closed]

I am looking to start with selenium, so please suggest me which language is good for automation testing?
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How to extract text from insight object in UFT

suppose if we have insight object like below: Window("Microsoft Word").InsightObject("InsightObject_Example").Click how to extract text from "InsightObject_Example"?? please help me
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how to input data into datapool from xml file in rational functional tester?

how to input data into datapool from xml file in rational functional tester? I want the user input file to be an xml file and this xml file should be used to feed information for data pool in rft.
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What programming languages are good for novice testers to learn?

I'm looking for a programming language to recommend to a friend considering teaching herself software testing. I have a friend who is interested in learning software testing, and I believe strongly ...
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Which programming language java or c# should I learn for selenium automation testing? [duplicate]

I am in manual testing from last 5+ years and having a sound experience in it. Now I want to switch in automation testing and want to start with Selenium. I don't have any programming experience or ...
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What is the difference between jUnit & TestNG?

I want to know difference between Junit & TestNG. Which one is useful for Tester?
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Tools for automating UI testing for web

Recently I got a task to find a tool that can be used to test web UI. I found Selenium IDE and also used to it. But the problem is that I have to test on Chrome and IE as well. I tried Selenium ...
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Make code to wait before executing click() command

I have a Java code that populates all the text fields automatically. Before executing click() command for Submit button, I need to enter the Captcha manually. So I would like to make the code to wait ...
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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 Penetration Testing? Why perform penetration testing?

Is Penetration Testing a Tester's job/task? What are the available tools for penetration testing? How to perform penetration testing?
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I'm a beginner need guidance which software needs to be learnt to be an expert in vba automation

I'm a finance person want to automate things what we do in Excel and Outloook. Guide me, what language I need to learn to be a VBA expert. Br Uday
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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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Suppose there are five Browser windows opened, how to find the third one and close it through web driver?

Suppose there are five Browser windows opened, how to find the third one and close it through web driver? Please I'm request you to all of you don't consider this question as a opinion based. I have ...
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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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Jenkins Selenium Test on Windows 2012 R2 with Chrome driver

we are testing our projects with selenium. Using chrome browser with chromedriver (v2.9.248315). Now we are setting up a CI infrastructure and we want to run our selenium tests automated. We are ...
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What is Object Repository in Automation Testing?

I'm new with Selenium. Can you please explain What is Object Repository in Automation? any example?
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Performance testing automation tools for desktop applications

Is there any open source automation tool for performance testing for desktop applications? Load Runner and JMeter are supporting web applications only. I searched in several websites but found no ...
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GoogleTest with Visual Studio 2015

I would like to use GoogleTest to run unit tests on my project. In my solution I have three projects: The GoogleTest project, which is a static library My Project Under Test, an executable My Project ...
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What errors that can't be detected by testing techniques but rather by guessing? [closed]

Error guessing is known to be one way of knowing the error from previous experiences. however, it's a technique that usually testers perform if all other formal techniques (like Whitebox testing or ...
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How to use pagefactory in POM? why we pass parameters in pagefactory? [duplicate]

While developing a script using Page Object Model, we use PageFactory.initElements(driver,this) to initialize the webelement. How this is done and why we pass parameters 'driver' and 'this' ?
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Type mismatch: cannot convert from WebElement to List<WebElement>

Whenever I am trying to use a list element, this error is showing Type mismatch: cannot convert from WebElement to List<WebElement> in appium. Please help! List <WebElement>a=driver....
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What is page object modelling? and Why is it so important?

I have been hearing a lot about page object modelling? Why is it so important? Can someone please outline me page object model? I'm currently working as QE in webservices area
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What is the procedure to start Safari browser?

I'm new & started working on selenium from last month. I was successfully running script on FF & chrome. but when I started to run same script on Win safari It gives browser initilization ...
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How to sort Calendar dates using Selenium?

I have a situation with automation testing. The situation is, I am adding files with different dates as filename and need to keep those files in descending order and the files with no date goes in end....
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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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Comparing test coverage metrics to identify an increase/decrease after implementing automation

I would like to compare the levels of test coverage for projects before and after implementing an automation framework. I would like to know if there has been an increase or decrease in test coverage. ...
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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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“Element is not currently visible and so may not be interacted with” when locating element by CssSelector/helptext [closed]

I faced an issue with locating the element. Currently it's impossible to locate it by CssSelector/helptext, but it's located by CssSelector/Id without issues Here's the element <span id="...
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How to select Security Certificate From security Dialog

The problem I would like to solve is as follow: go to a website which is protected by client certificate authentication using browser once the security challenge dialog box is shown, select on the ...
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MS test Manager Training?

Using MS Test Manager to manage my test cases and looking for a certification course for Test Manager and automation testing using Coded UI. Any suggestions on finding a company that offers MS ...