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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Need help to find Selenium Webdriver contents and the learning sites [duplicate]

I am just a beginner to Selenium Webdriver.I know some basics of it but i dont have whole contents about selenium webdriver with me which i should learn.i also know java and its concepts very well.So, ...
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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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QA Manager with no programming background looking to self-educate in SQE

I am a SQA professional with 15 years of experience. My industry experience is in games and in social network mobile platforms. I'm a very accomplished team leader and mentor, with more than a small ...
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How can I report coverage on an n-dimensional test matrix?

I have a test matrix for my product's installation, which is n-dimensional, where n is about 11 or 12 at this point. For instance, the OS is one dimension, and the DB is another, and the Reporting ...
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CodedUI : The Browser gets closed as finish testing without keeping for testing further steps

I'm working on a CodedUI project to check on a Web Solution. There, when Im testing for launching the site (as in launching the web URL), I am facing an issue with closing the browser as it finish ...
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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 ...
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Testing email generation

Some applications generate emails. There may be multiple email formats based on the purpose of the message. The email may be destined for a single individual or a group. It may also be ...
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How have Guava unit tests been generated automatically?

Guava library for Java has unit test cases automatically generated: Guava has staggering numbers of unit tests: as of July 2012, the guava-tests package includes over 286,000 individual test ...
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My Jmeter scenario doesn't loop with thread-group

I'm not so new to Jmeter.But my scenario doesn't loop if I set loopCount or set endless loop in ThreadGroup. It just does onetime loop and stop testing without any errors. Usually I can make a ...
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Do you automate GUI testing and which tool do you use?

What kind of GUI automation tools or approaches do you know? GUI testing means by testing of appearance of the application under test: size, form, colour of the object etc. I know about GUI testing ...
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Selenium: Best way to capture unexpected error?

I know how to check values and create tests and do the error handling if something fails, but what I din't found anywhere was the following: A test case tests specific things. But what when ...
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Which is the Most Important Skill of a Great Tester?

As a tester, I try to analyze things, think logically, look for clarity and create new ideas. What one skill is the greatest and most effective for an expert software Tester. Skill that is the secret ...
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Best way of generating workload for personal cloud storage

I'm currently working on a folder synchronization tool which synchronizes the content of a specific folder with a remote cloud storage provider. In order to test the robustness of the client, I need ...
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How to run all Selenium test cases via batch file

I am a noob in Java and automation so please bear with me if I get the terminology wrong. I have a class file that can open a browser and navigate to google.com and then closes the browser. There’s ...
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Unable to get chrome to open link in new tab and verify the title

I am trying to expand our organizations testing to include compatibility testing. We currently use Selenium Web Driver to test using Firefox and Internet Explorer. I have tried modifying the current ...
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Testing Telerik UI for WPF controls using QTP/UFT

We are in the initial stages of testing Telerik controls using UFT/QTP. We used Telerik UI for WPF Sample Application Using the sample application, we tried identifying certain controls. But we found ...
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How to build a Testing Virtual lab using VMs,Vagrant,Puppet,Chef etc

My team of testers and me have a big collection of functional tests (written in python and run with pytest). The thing is that all the tests are run on a single testing server, an ubuntu VPS with ...
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Which tool can I use (as a tester) to track the code coverage for a web based application?

I am a QA Intern and we use Selenium Webdriver to test our web based application. We are provided with a server on which the build to be tested is deployed. I wish to know is there a tool that I can ...
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Should I perform tests during fixture?

I'm automating testing for a fairly complex system involving multiple VMs, routers, and switches. Because of this complexity, the setup/teardowns sometimes fail (a node did not boot up correctly, or ...
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What are good guidelines to determine when to automate a test?

When it comes to test automation, I use a very arbitrary method based on experience that 80% of all tests should be automated. This has worked well in practice, but is based more on "voodo" than ...
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How to build iOS app for Seetest

I am trying to find out how to build (compile, prepare, process ...) an app for Seetest, so that it can be tested on devices without adding them to the Apple Developer Portal. I know how to build an ...
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Compatibility Issues Microsoft Test Manager with 3rd party tool Kendo UI dropdowns/grids

When creating recordings in Microsoft Test Manager 2013, we are running across the 3 issues below: 1- MTM is unable to pass the parameters set in test cases into the Kendo UI dropdowns 2- MTM is ...
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Checklist for mobile apps automation ROI

Suppose, your company develops mobile apps for different platforms with different teams & technologies. Which points would you put on the checklist to analyse the ROI (or usefulness) of ...
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Automated Testing: What QA processes should be directed at validating test code?

As I get further into test automation, I have begun to wonder what QA activity should be directed towards verifying that automated tests do in fact do what they say on the tin? Automated Tests: ...
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Can every test be done by automation?

Can every test be done by automation? Or is there anything that cannot be done by automation?
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What are the Job Responsibilities of a White Box Tester?

Do white box tester only test code coverage, branching condition, looping conditions or do they also perform some coding on the project? what are the skills needed to become an expert white box ...
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How do you calculate your return on investment on automated tests?

I've been looking at calculating the ROI on automated test on a project that I've been working on. However, I'm a little stuck when it comes to determining a good method for this. Simply counting the ...
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Include assertions/expectations within the Page Objects, yes or no?

Martin Fowler favors having no assertions in page objects however is not definitive on the subject: Advocates of including assertions in page objects say that this helps avoid duplication of ...
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How to reproduce “Multiuser Concurrency Problems” in testing environment with limited resources

Scenario: In case of simultaneous usage by multiple users the cookie based login sometimes gets overridden causing one user to see other users information. Session is completely cookie based and ...
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Coding (automation) with selenium

I need help! I have thoroughly studied selenium IDE and now I want to proceed with coding using selenium(scripting), how and where should I start. I have setup complete environment settings with ...
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script to test auto login website

pardon if i'm ask silly question. I'm newbie in automated testing. My company re-develop a website with different programming language, but the owner give me task to test which userid and password ...
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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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Selenium opens browser and loads page, then stops

Selenium opens browser and loads page, then stops. I have inherited a selenium project with no internal documentation and I'm a bit stuck on how to get it up and running (I am new to Selenium). We've ...
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Selendroid: Camera click Element ID

I want to know what is the capture button element id in the view finder of the camera in slendroid. I am not able to inspect it
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LDAP Injection Tutotials

I am testing LDAP and trying to check the LDAP Security - LDAP Injection is an attack used to exploit web based applications that construct LDAP statements based on user input - so i want Cheat Sheet ...
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How do I use Testing Anywhere?

Testing Anywhere an automatic testing tool. I downloaded this as a trial version. I need to use the tool to test a VB.NET web application. How do I get the test result from this application?
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Using multiple instances of webDriver

I have defined an object of Web driver in one class as Static WebDriver driver; and want to use that instance in another class to automate the browser. Is it possible? Or will I have to define ...
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Tagging python tests for selective execution

What I am trying to do is : create a tagging system for around 400 tests so I can run them selectively. For example, some tags may be UI_elements, production, staging etc. When a developer makes a ...
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QC REST API - To update the test status?

Can some one help me to update the test status in QC using the REST API provided by QC . So that i can use it for updating the test status after executing my Junit tests. Thanks Vineeth Varghese
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Tools for testing tcl GUI in Linux

My question is related to this thread: Typical software & tools short-list for *manual* QA specialist (tester) working environment The answers to this question seemed to be mostly/entirely from ...
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What are some good open source UI Testing tools for testing Windows GUI?

I need a list of some good tools which are open source and meant for automating the UI testing of Windows GUI. Any help will certainly be appreciated.
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How to start on QTP to automate a java swing application?

I have to start my automation on java swing application using QTP. I am quite a newbie in qtp. All I need is some documentation of the TOOL on how to get things configured and a step by step guide on ...
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Experiences with automation of hybrid mobile apps

I am looking into the UI test automation options for hybrid apps (Cordova PhoneGap) on both iOS and Android. So far I still struggle with finding any decent tool. I may consider proprietary product ...
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Scenario based Tester interview

I have an interview coming up soon a software engineer in test role, I've worked as a dev/support/QA and though technically skilled, I've had little chance to code in my current role, only outside ...
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Automated Test With Image Comparison

I have a WPF application and I have a custom object (the output) with images and text. I need to check if the output has a correct format. I tried with Coded UI but, because the element is a custom ...
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Can LDTP automate Qt-based applications?

We are building an application, which is based on Qt 4.8 on Windows. I have been looking for an automation tool which is cross-platform and should be able to automate my application. I have read a few ...
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Tools For Regression Testing [closed]

As part of our final year project we are planning to work on a efficient technique to improve the Regression testing phase.In most of the papers i've read they've used a Tool "DejaVu" to find out the ...
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I would like to switch from software development to testing

I am working as a java senior software developer. I would like to switch my career from programming to testing. Usually i do manual testing in our projects. i have java exp so i can easily learn ...
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Running automated tests for Unity apps on iOS/Android devices?

I want to run automated tests for a game that I am developing with Unity. It runs on iOS and Android devices. As a first step we would like to Launch the game on device type X If the game loaded on ...
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TestComplete ; Automation Testing; Dynamic programming

How do we take input from an excel sheet(data-driven testing) for web app testing after recording a script? making it dynamic is the main issue.