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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Cross platform testing with electron apps

I was wondering if anyone had any experiences doing cross platform (windows,mac,linux) testing with electron apps. Did you end up having to host everything yourself or were there any cloud services ...
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Protecting credentials in Selenium project

Is there a method and/or best practice for protecting credentials in a Selenium project using Java? The two main ones for my application will be user credentials for logging into the site, and DB ...
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Can a proportionately scaled down testing environment find performance load issues?

At my company, we are working on ways to improve our testing of database changes, in our testing environment first. Since there are no resources to have a production like volume of data in servers ...
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Importance of test automation experience to advancing in QA departments

I am a test engineer with about 7 years of work experience. I am not an computer science / engineering graduate. I have done a post graduate conversion course that included a good mix of software ...
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Test automation for microservices architecture

I am in charge of implementing QA processes and test automation for a project using microservices architecture. Project has one public api that makes some data available. So I will automate API ...
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What are some solutions for automated email testing on mobile?

I am at an entry level position as a QA tester. I manually test emails across different mobile clients and devices, because our email templates behave unpredictably. I know of Litmus etc but these ...
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Is there a name for automated tools that work from screenshots like Sikuli or Monkeyrunner with tools like Selenium?

I have a list of GUI testing tools, and I want to separate the tools that are 'based on screenshots' like Sikuli or Monkeyrunner that others that interact directly with the elements of SUT, like ...
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How to make automation report with using of manual test cases

I have an doubt regarding how to create a automation report like how we do a Manual report with the help of test cases. E.g. Here is one scenario " Email sign up" In manual test case, we will ...
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How to set up selenium tests so that if one fails, the others still run?

To give some context I am building a testing system with Selenium, nUnit and Visual Studio in c# that will allow me to test a number of websites one after another. The issue I have is that all of the ...
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Handling the popup ad's in e-commerce website

Currently I am working on a e-commerce website. When I visit the site for first time they are displaying a popup, like discounts or signup etc... while writing my scripts I wrote code for waiting for ...
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Selenium pratice help needed [closed]

For automating practice sites, and selenium real time projects codes I've used AutoIt. Is there any other way to work around it in windows? Coming to the main question, I've recently shifted to ...
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How to automate a download popup in browsers other than firefox in linux and Mac?

For automating a download popup in Firefox, we use Firefox Profile and for other browsers I've used AutoIt. Is there any other way to work around it in windows? And coming to the main question, I've ...
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Should one test rely on the output of previous test?

First of all I have read some great answers in the following link: Are your UI automated tests dependent or ordered?. But would like a clearer understanding in terms of dependencies within test data. ...
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How to Select/Check Radio Button Using Coded ui?

I am testing web based application and want to select radio button, but am unable to select it using coded UI automation. I have tried to find it using ID, Name, Value but all throwing the same error. ...
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Will doing only Manual testing affect my QA career in the long run?

I test a web application for my clients. I only do the black-box functional testing. I don't do any automation as there are other testers hired for that. I just log defects in a tool manually. Also I ...
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Automated functional test scenarios management

In complex projects with multiple end-to-end functional test scenarios there is a need for maintenance and execution of these test scenarios. For that purpose I've been using Cucumber and found it to ...
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Are conditional assertions in tests an anti-pattern?

Tests I review often contains the following pattern @Test public void test() { if (systemIsInStateA()) { assertThat(system, shouldPerformInWay(X)); } else { assertThat(system, ...
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How to execute single .jar file with Webdriver/JUnit tests for a WordPress plugin on Travis-CI?

I've created some Webdriver/Junit tests for a WordPress plugin. My usual workflow for creating and executing them goes like this: Write test in Eclipse IDE and add (as new class) to my "Tests" Java ...
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Test methods executed which is are mentioned in test suite xml

I have an issue while executing a test suite. Some of the test methods are automatically executed even though they are not specified in test suite. I am using TestNG + WebDriver Here I have two test ...
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Can Protractor tests be run in a mobile device and How?

I have seen that Protractor tests can be run with a Mobile Setup as described in Protractor Documentation, but this means you are running the tests on emulators. What I would like to accomplish is ...
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Appium vs Espresso for Android Automated Testing

For last few weeks, I was using appium(python) for android testing but yesterday we have decided to shift to Expresso(Java) for automated testing. There are couple of reasons why we are making this ...
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Send a failure report after running Selenium IDE

I implemented Selenium IDE on Firefox on a server and, because I don't always wanna start a connection to the server to check the results, would like to get something like a test report via mail, if ...
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How to move from test automation to devops? [duplicate]

I have a background as a developer, but have been working on test automation here in the UK for the last years. I work a lot with Java, Webdriver and Jenkins/continuous deivery - but I am very ...
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Selecting element by xPath vs. class vs. byId

Selenium WebDriver provides numerous ways to select an element as shown in googledocs (under "implements interfaces"): by class name by id by xpath etc. Is there one that is more "resistant" ...
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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 set Selenium Webdriver using Internet Explorer Browser to not share sessions during multi threaded testing

Im trying to test against Internet Explorer 11 browser multi threaded using selenium webdriver with IEDriverServer.exe. I can now launch multi threaded IE browsers and interact with it but it seems ...
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How to mark all the checkboxes with Selenium Webdriver using Java?

I want to mark all the checkboxes in a page using selenium webdriver? How can I implement that?
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What are the challenges using cloud or SaaS based testing tools?

Not sure this is the right forum for this type of question. Didn't see anything like it in the search results. We are investigating QA testing tools and pondering the on-prem vs. cloud/SaaS models. I ...
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How can I set up concurrent execution on multiple devices using different test users? - Calabash

I have an automation suite for our native apps on Android and iOS created using Cucumber, Calabash, and Ruby. I'm utilizing a Page Object Pattern to allow for our project to be cross-platform. At ...
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Testing Web based video conferencing?

I would like to know about automated testing tools and procedures for testing web based video conferencing. If you know about the tools for testing video calling in pc browsers. Googled a lot but no ...
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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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How to test 2-factor authentication (i.e. confirmation code) using selenium [closed]

How can I automate Confirmation Code using Selenium ? Update: Our web application ask for mobile number and pin for login and sends confirmation code in sms, which is then entered by user on Confirm ...
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How to select a value in a lookupedit control using rational Functional Tester 8.6.0?

I have a text box so while recording and play back it works fine for me to change the values Classnumber().click(atPoint(30,6)); softwindow().inputKeys("123")); So above I can change the 123 to ...
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Native Automation with Geb/Cucumber?

Does anyone have any experience with using Geb and Cucumber in testing Native Apps? Trying to figure out why I cant use the Geb Page object in my tests. Seems to time out on me and throw the ...
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Configuring Windows Application in RFT

I Configured a windows application using Application Configuration Tool. Did the recording and when i play back the Application is opening fine but the script after that is not running. When i try to ...
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Test Scenario for cookies in selenium webdriver

I want to work with cookies in my project, I don't know what will be the Test Scenario and Test Cases for it. Please help.
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How to fill CAPTCHA using automation?

How can I automate, 'Enter CAPTCHA' using Selenium Web Driver ?
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How to Automate Repetitive Web Browser Tasks?

How can I automate a task which has to be run repetitively. I have to Enroll Merchants by pulling Merchant Details from an Oracle DB. These Merchant Details are to be filled in a web form, thus by ...
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How to generate good locators for elements in Web pages?

This site contains many questions that are about finding the right locator expression (XPath, CSS, etc) for an object in WebPage or about troubleshooting problems related in invalid or dynamic ...
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How to make sure test framework is reliable and credible?

Test frameworks help in test automation. However, as any software, they can and they do contain bugs. Just to give examples: TestNG issues REST-Assured issues and mailing list What metrics one ...
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How to run multiple test cases without running before and after class again and again

I want to know how run multiple files without running the before class() again and again. E.g.: Consider i am writing test case for GMail login.java : Which contains complete testing of the login ...
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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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Maven Java versioning issue

I am trying to setup jenkins and run build using maven, but I am getting an error, because maven is executing build with java source 1.5. I have mentioned the source and target in pom.xml as 1.7 still ...
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C++ app automation on multiple platforms

Need to automate C++ application testing on Web, Mobile (iOS, Android) and Desktop (Windows, OSX and maybe Linux). Searching for open source tools only and automated tests will be written using Java. ...
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How to fail a test based on error status codes in integration tests?

We have a bunch of jobs which are basically running different Selenium/nose-backed tests in browser. Now what we want is that, any of these jobs should be considered as failed if any 404 status is ...
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Designing database reliant tests for parallel execution

Looking for some best practice here: I'm looking to future proof the selenium tests that I'm building. They'll involve shared elements (products/locations/users), and it seems like a bad pattern to ...
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Where to store test input files in a centralized location?

I wrote a test script to perform automated testing on a project (first time doing so so I'm sure I made some design mistakes). I wrote my script to read a csv file for each test suite. The csv file ...
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Which Agile certifications suits the Beginner or Medium level Agile developer? [closed]

I am very much impressed in working with Agile environment plus I'd like to learn more about automated testing. I am planning to get certified in Agile Scrum and couldn't find good information over ...
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How to verify PDFs with Selenium web driver

In our application, we upload PDF's into an interface. In this interface, the PDF is just a property of an object in a row that is displayed for the end user. The end user can see if a PDF has been ...
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What tool i can use to automate testing for smart tv apps?

I need to test smart TV app , any app on any smart TV. Is there any testing tool that can be used to automate testing of smart TV apps? Can I use sikuli for automation testing of smart TV apps?