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.

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dragAndDropBy() function Encountering Exception

I am a beginner in Selenium and m trying to automate the drag and drop functionality. But everytime I am trying to execute the dragAndDrop() functionality, Eclipse is Giving off Exception. PF the ...
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Testing when two bugs cancel each other out?

I'm writing test cases for a simple open-source utility using Perl's Test::More module. There are two bugs in the utility that, due to the way they interact, cause one of the test cases to pass. (I ...
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Selenium - How to get table rows visible in the dialogbox?

In a Selenium Junit test, for a table with 'n' rows in a dialog box of a webpage, I am able to calculate number of rows using Table.size() (Table is a List of elements which finds elements with tag ...
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Which automation tool can be used to automate a desktop application whose frontend is developed on MS Access

.. I am working on an application which is developed on MS Access platform. Its a desktop application and in MS Access the executable file is created with .ADP extension. I had tried some of the tools ...
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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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selenium wget download file

I'm testing a web app with Selenium and I actually need to download a txt file during my test. But this seems impossible because a pop up appears asking to save the file. So, this blocks the progess ...
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How to develop test strategy with calabash android

I am confusing. How to develop test strategy with calabash android for android native app. Anyone help and give me simple demo?
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UI Automation Checking between two applications

I have a need to automate regression scenarios in the following environment: Application A process a case and dispose it to Application B. Application B wait for that case up to 10 minutes. ...
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Does any one have good and clear demo about Calabash(Android)?

I am learning Calabash My question:- does any one have good and clear demo about Calabash(Android)?
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Should your QA Automated tests reside with application code? [duplicate]

We currently use Visual Studio 2013 and Silk4Test for creating our functional and regression tests. I am curious to know how others are storing a similar set up, meaning: Should our QA Test Project ...
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Screen Capture Website images for UI regression testing

I am trying to create a suite of regression tests for an asp.net / javascript website. I have been playing with selenuim & MS CodedUI tests but these all seem very complicated and more suited to ...
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Newbie: Unable to identify objects in QTP from QC?

I started working with QTP 11.0 a few days back. I am trying to write a small script to pass the test cases(with steps) in the Test Lab module of hp QC 10.00. But while adding objects in the object ...
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How to test embedded software running on a microcontroller?

I have developed a microcontroller application using an ADC, a RS232 port and some digital I/O. How can I verify the application in black box fashion (not using development tools)? And are there any ...
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How do you automate testing a web applications server side input validation?

When testing web applications I often write automated browser tests to test input field validation rules are enforced (not allowing the user to input dodgy data) and the appropriate messages are ...
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Fancy and useful coverage report in Excel using data in TFS

I would like to create reports about different metrics. One of the metrics is coverage. In order to differentiate between the particular coverage levels I have to create test cases carefully. To ...
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Automated Flash / HTML 5 video playback testing

I would like to test the "playback" of an m3u8 video in 2 scenarious: It is embedded in a flash player (JWPlayer) or It is played back by an iOS device. I have heard of Flash Selenium, but my goal ...
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How to call a WinAPI function in QTP/UFT having a parameter that is a pointer to an application-defined callback function?

I was writing a function to get the handle of current active window in the Application. For that I am using Extern.Declare to declare and use WinAPI functions. I need to use EnumChildWindows which ...
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How to select an element 'name' with groovy language?

As I have used Groovy language along with Geb to test my web application, As the login page consists of only name instead of id , When i test it with Groovy it shows error. While i run with id it is ...
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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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Difficulty setting focus on element with Selenium WebDriver

I have a Selenium WebDriver test where I enter some text into a text input box var input_Note = Driver.Instance.FindElement(By.Id("note")); input_Note.SendKeys("test"); I then attempt to ...
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Why test code should not be included in software application?

We are developing Android application and the developers feel it is difficult for us to write integration/unit tests. I read majority in Test cases in source code saying that test code should not be ...
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QA Testing Process

We currently use the following processes for testing: Write a test plan (currently stored in Microsoft Test Manger) Execute Test plan Once the tested functionality is promoted to Production, ...
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Where should I create a coded UI project?

Should Coded UI tests be within the solution that they are testing (similar to Unit Tests), or should they be contained in a separate, generic Coded UI solution that is built only once and executed ...
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What Assert.AreEqual(true, true); does? [closed]

Can any one explain Assert.AreEqual(true, true); with proper example and explanation?
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How to write test cases in selenium webdriver using C#, simultaneously when web application is being developed (application pages not available)

I want to write test cases when application is under developing. I know the design of the application based on the wireframes. I intend to write test cases in C# using the Selenuim WebDriver. ...
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How can I write test cases without knowing the application in Selenium IDE?

If I don't know the application I only know the Software requirements, on Software requirement basis I need to write the test cases in Selenium IDE. So how can I write the Test cases on Software ...
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How to make an assessment of a project's testing process? Compare with CMMI-DEV

I'm trying to figure out the best way to collect information, analyse and evaluate/assess a project's current Testing process, currently being developed by a team. After I do that, I compare the ...
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Where should a test server be hosted?

Should a test server be hosted locally or on the internet ? What are the pros/cons? I have seen people do both. What is best practice?
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Lightweight load & performance testing frameworks

Which lightweight load and/or performance testing frameworks could you recommend? some considerations: Configuration with not too much coding (some JS would be okay) command line + text editor ...
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How to gather usage statistics for various open source testing frameworks

My organization would like to choose between the TestNG and Robot Framework. I thought it better to approach this from the stand point of usage statistics, since both are open source. How do I go ...
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Getting up to speed quickly with automation tests

I'm starting a new QA engineering internship and I've been tasked with automation tests. I was going through the documentation for selenium and testNG and it seems straightforward and easy to pickup. ...
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Selenium: Basic Drop Down

I am very new to the world of QA and selenium. I have been trying to create a number of tests to run and cannot seem to get the commands to work properly on one specific drop down. When I execute the ...
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What are the leading policies on limiting bug reporting redundancy?

Currently automated reports run on recurring monitors based on user encounters. At the start the automated errors were for the most part useless because there were 400 low priority bugs, 50 major, two ...
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What are the Selenium, JUnit, Ant and JScover and how they are combined?

I am given a javascript function which takes as input some numbers and returns the max, as a part of a project at the university, and I have to test it, using Selenium, JUnit, Ant and JScover. I have ...
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How to navigate to a alert using Selenium Web Driver with Java?

I am trying to navigate the command on the alert box, but I am not able to do it in Web Driver with JAVA. Please help me with it. Apart from this I would also like to know how to tackle with the ...
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what is Keys.ZENKAKU_HANKAKU in webdriver?

As i came across this code, driver.findElement(By.name("xxx")).sendKeys( Keys.ZENKAKU_HANKAKU); so wanted to know why and when to use this kind of key.
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ETL Testing Automation using XML's

Can any one have idea how to automate ETL testing like ...compare schemas, data, lookups and making sure the data flowed correctly end to end without truncations, calculation errors. please provide ...
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How to automate test the website inside some windows desktop app?

I have this question: I found there are web test automation tools such as selenium, but they are designed for testing website in the browsers such as ie/firefox/google chrome... What if the website ...
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Using OTA how to Retrieve total number of Passed and failed test cases in a cycle/Pass for a particular release

I am stuck in this, tried to google but couldnt get through. My problem is: I want to retrieve total number of passed and failed test cases in all the cycles/Passes for a particular release say ...
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What is the difference between type() and typeKeys() in WebDriver?

As both of them do the same activity is there any special differences between type and typekeys in selenium webdriver. wdBacked.type(locator, value); wdBacked.typeKeys(locator, value);
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How to select an default window or popup in selenium webdriver?

I want to select the current window,frame or popup where my browser is pointing. (i.e when i doubleclick or click it opens an popup or window) I want to get through that window or popup using selenium ...
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Using Ruby Selenium WebDriver how to check URL or Navigation which return 404?

What is the most convenient way of using Ruby script for Selenium WebDriver to check all url's (from navigation menu)of any web page.Actually want to run them to see where they go. For example: ...
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How to update test cases in MS Test Manager based on automated test script results

For a web-application, I am automating my test cases using selenium web driver in java. My test cases are being managed using Microsoft Test Manager. Now, I want to update the test cases in the ...
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What exact software life cycle point is a point to start automated testing?

As example - a new project is going to be started. Team is almost ready. There is also requirement regarding software testing - is to automate it. The question is: 1. How to estimate how is good ...
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Driving client interaction tests with Selenium

I have some experience with JMeter for performance and scale, but I'm very new to Selenium for browser based testing. At present I have some simple Selenium scripts recorded for Firefox. These are ...
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Software Testing and Quality Assurance job search advice

Just to put the question at top: How can I 'break' into the Software Test Lead or Software Test Automation world from being a tester? Is there any suggestions for what to study to advance ...
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OpenCover: Possible to sit and listen for external tests?

I am trying to implement code coverage/test coverage analysis in my QA/Development environment and I am stuck trying to figure out if OpenCover fits our needs. Our development team works with Visual ...
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What are good approaches to test dates?

Currently my team is writing some Selenium-based web tests using Java for our application. One major stumbling block has been centred around testing dates. To me, it seems too awkward to test dates in ...
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How to estimate “how many servers our company sould purchase for this web app” with load/performance testing?

this is a question I faced in an interview: A web app is going to go online and the manager want you to find out how many servers the company should purchase. We have one server(used by testers) and ...
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How to use rollup command in selenium ide?

I am new to selenium IDE, As with reference to below image i cant click into rollup icon during and after my recording. So kindly explain me how to, why and what time we should use rollup ...