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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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 suite 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 ...
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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 ...
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How do I create a loop within my selenium python script to select every option within a dropdown menu

Im new to python, or coding for that matter... Currently I have a python script to select one option within the dropdown menu, but I would like my script to repeat each time and select the next ...
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Is there a specific screen resolution that should be used when Mapping objects?

I'm using TestComplete 10.50 demo version. My screen resolution is 1366 X 768, and when I try to map objects, the highlighted objects are a little bit indented to the left from the original object. ...
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Best documentation to start with before starting Automation

We are integrating with an out sourcing team to start automating our regular test cases What is the best type of documents to explain our scenarios to the other team? we want to explain to them how ...
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Test coverage tool that shows call graph of untested new code from a merge

I'm looking for a test coverage tool that can show the call path/call graph of new untested code that came from a merge. Example: I have a git repo (on github or bitbucket) and a test suite that ...
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How to execute targets of build.xml from an executable (ex)

My project is running successfully from eclipse after creating executable if i double click project is running and through command prompt also i am able to execute as testng and after completion ...
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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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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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Arquillian is a good choice?

I have to test a JavaEE application that is deployed in JBoss. I choose the API Arquillian to help me in the integration testing. Are you using Arquillian to test JavaEE application? It's a good ...
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How to deal with a situation where a team has only 2 test engineers and ask of the time (all the time) is manual testing

The scenario: Scrum team consists of more developers than testers Stories revolve around 80% of testing tasks Why so much testing? There are asks of E2E testing for several user flows; regression ...
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Framework for automating in the game dev industry?

I've worked in ecommerce QA for `3 years now, and I am very familiar with selenium, as this has become kind of the industry standard for browser automation. Is there something similar for testing ...
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Function to write 2 D Array from java into Excel [closed]

I am writing a function which accepts array data as input,and according to the size of array I am filling to excel sheet. Also let me know is there any method get column size of array as array.leght ...
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Selenium WebDriver code for adding a person in PeopleSoft

I am new to Selenium WebDriver. I am trying to work on a script to Add a Person in PeopleSoft HCM Application. Basically, On the Personal Data Main page, you first start by adding a Effective Date ...
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What is white box testing? what the testers exactly do while doing white box testing?

I am a manual tester and want to move further into depth of white box testing. i do know and have the experience of black box testing but i am pretty much curious about white box testing. 1.can ...
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Is writing unit-tests difficult for me as a QA-engineer?

I currently work as a QA-engineer. Work a lot with java, selenium and test-automation. But, unit-tests are something the developers have been doing and something that I fear. Is it difficult? Do you ...
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Not able to click on deivce Menu button using appium in android

I am working on automation of mobile native app using Appium in Java language. I want to click on device Menu button. Method 1: JavascriptExecutor js = (JavascriptExecutor) driver; ...
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how to run concurrent users using different browsers in selenium for LogIn script

I have created login scripts using hub and nodes. execute command to start selenium server Started a Hub along with selenium server. Started multiple Nodes. Worked on scripts and run for Firefox. ...
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Security issues in websites-Automation Testing

What kind of security issue or point should be consider during automation testing, which are the most prominent area of an website should be considered for security point of view, also comment in ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...