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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Why can't my Selenium Grid VM node get parameters from/register to the hub?

I'm trying to set up a Selenium Grid node on a virtual machine. I am using VirtualBox for the VM and Jenkins (with VirtualBox plugin) to set up the grid. When I try to register the node, I get the ...
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The best time to run acceptance-tests with Cucumber/selenium?

I want to know, which is the best way to run automated and acceptance tests? Because now I have two environments, which are develop and qa, but I don't know if the better way to run these tests is ...
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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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Proper way of evaluating test tools

Im currently trying to evaluate two different test tools (SpecExplorer vs Quviq Quickcheck) with regards to how many bugs they find in my code. The plan i have is to insert some faults in my code and ...
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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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Is it possible to use Selenium's RemoteWebDriver and Appium's AppiumDriver in parallel?

I tried asking this on StackOverflow but unfortunately I couldn't find a solution to this there. Then I learned about SQA StackExchange so I thought I'd try here too. I'm trying to write some test ...
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Using MonkeyTalk to test android app, the record button stays disabled

I am unable to record in MonkeyTalk, the record button stays disabled I took the following steps: Created a sample android project in eclipse Created libs folder in the android project and copied ...
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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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What is DOM (document object model) testing?

I have read it from a Google blog that Google guys have used DOM concept to test Google Instant. But I did not understand it completely. Is it possible to use DOM concept anywhere while testing a web ...
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What are the tiers of testing that should be done on a large scale distributed system?

Let's say you have a large distributed system in the cloud that's got dozens of developers working on it and actively adding code to. Your job is to make sure all of the quality gates are used and the ...
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Does Selenium depend on internet speed

I have a small question regarding selenium automation. I am using selenium automation for one website(live). Does its performance depend on internet speed?
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Is it a bad practice to use implicit wait in Selenium Webdriver? Should one use only explicit wait?

I was reading up on implicit and explicit waits and found the following two statements: Implicit wait is not considered a good practice because different browsers have different loading times and ...
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Selenium WebDriver Stops when Window goes Out of Focus?

I am running a Selenium WebDriver Script in java to read excel file and write data in a Web application. I am instantiating a Firefox Webdriver. The problem is that Script runs fine, but when test ...
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How to prevent test conflicts when automating testing?

What is some advice in organizing automated testing so that they do not interfere with each other? For example eventually automated tests can get out of control if it is run on the same data. ...
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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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How to disable specific Maven and TestNG test listeners when running tests from groups?

I am using Maven and TestNG to support my Selenium testing framework for a project. I am using a custom test listener to report results into TestRail (our TCM tool). I am also using another custom ...
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Automated tests with selenium must run in local environment or qa environment?

I have a application that have 3 differents environment(development, qa and production) that are integrated with jenkins, my doubt is, where's the better environment to run automated tests development ...
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Verifying a variable contained within a table with Selenium IDE

I'm trying to verify a value using Selenium IDE, but the value is a variable contained within a table. In the script below, the row and column is being defined (16 is the row, 5 is the column) - but ...
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What do you need to be a great QA Analyst?

I have little to no experience about QA. I was moved within my company from another department nothing to do with IT. If you could tell me one thing that you would consider necessary for me to know, ...
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Tool for automatic GUI testing of Gupta Windows applications?

I'm searching for (a) tool(s) to write and execute automatic GUI testing of Windows 7 applications written with Gupta Team Developer. We got "QTP" here but its main problem is that it can't identify ...
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Is mail testing with selenium possible?

We have merely just had a kick off meeting for a new project that I am required to automate ASAP. The project is essentially a "mailbox project", if you will, and I have no idea as to where to start ...
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page elements are not visible after the page completes its loading

I am working on webdriverjs + Nodejs for selenium automation for one of the project.I am facing an Issue with login page ,when the home page loads successfully after clicking on login link,login page ...
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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 the Real Business Value of Software Testing in an IT Project?

I work as a manual tester on a big project. My project follows Agile methodology. I test a Web-based application. I sometimes ask myself, am I giving any value to the stakeholders? What is the Real ...
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Need some unit testing checklists [closed]

I am looking for some good checklists / point regarding units tests. Could anyone please give some good unit testing checklists? I just need sample checklists as we are in the process of creating one ...
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List and role of different types of testing environments

There are numerous of different testing environments that I have come across with, and ALL of them seem pretty useful and helpful but which ones are necessary. For example ... I have seen: ...
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Page Object Design: Is there a Javascript equivalent to Ruby gem “site_prism”

I'd like to know if there is a framework in Javascript (NodeJS) for Protractor which supports a clean way to define the Page Object Elements on a Page Object as site_prism does. I've already checked ...
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Do we have an alternative to CATJS? Is there anything available for Java or Python similar to CATJS?

I had a chance to see a presentation on CATJS in GTAC this year. I impressed by the idea. But do we have similar thing in Java or Python programming. http://catjsteam.github.io/
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Automated GUI Testing of MFC/Dynamic HTML embedded Desktop Application

I am working on finding an automated testing tool for POC project at my organization. In past I have worked on automation of desktop and web application using Selenium,QTP, CodedUI.These tools are ...
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How do I make sure I test all commonly used applications alongside my application?

I have a Windows application that works on XP, Vista, Win7, Win8, Win 8.1, etc ... It's a very complicated program that can have computer slowdowns and compatibility issues with other commonly used ...
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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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Automation and bypassing Google No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA

My client want to use Google's No CAPTCHA reCAPTCHA (NCRC) to prevent robots completing an application. QA have automated this process, but if the business introduce NCRC into the form, then this ...
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What to do when waiting for an element to appear isn't enough?

I am writing selenium tests, and following the convention of using Webdriver Waits to have the webdriver poll for an object before it tries to interact with it. I am frequently finding my tests are ...
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Selenium2 / WebDriver: How to click an <i> element in an <a> element?

I got stuck for the below code.it has an edit icon for which code are follows: <a href="#tradeModal" id="tradeModalEdit" data-toggle="modal" class="pull-right" style="margin-left: 12px;" ...
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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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automated testing of OS installer (i.e. bare metal testing)

Our software does bare metal recovery of servers, which essentially requires a boot disk to start the process and grab the original image off of the backup server. While we can automate testing of a ...
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Spell check application for websites

Is there a tool for checking the spelling errors, grammar and broken links in a web application completely. This application should crawl through all the pages of the site and produce a report which ...
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How to enter text in the username&password field in Facebook login window (calabash-android)

I am using Calabash Android for automation testing. My app has a facebook login button and after click on it. A web view is opened, how to enter text in usename and password field?
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Why Isn't SilkTest More Common?

The title says it all. I've been using SilkTest for about a year now in my current role. It wasn't my choice to use, and I've never used it, or even heard of it, before this role. There are definitely ...
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Performance Testing Career [closed]

I've been recently reading a lot about performance testing and I really like it. My plan is to move my career into that specialty. My questions are: What are the best tools in demand right now? How ...
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How to execute parallel junit tests with maven surefire

I'm using selenium webdriver, Junit 4.9, maven for testing. Now I need to parallel tests. I added the plugin below, then tried to run it from IntelliJ IDEA 11, but it was still running sequentially. ...
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How to test tab order validation in QTP/UFT?

I want to validate if the newly added link on the Home page of my web application is of tab order 2. By tab order two, I mean on pressing the Tab key twice the focus should move to that link. For ...
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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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Blazemeter Plugin cannot be installed in Google Chrome Error Displayed: “UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL” in Ubuntu 12.04 OS

Trying to install Blazemeter Plugin in Google chrome, but i am not able to. It is giving an error as below: "UTILITY_PROCESS_CRASHED_WHILE_TRYING_TO_INSTALL" in Ubuntu 12.04 OS. How should i ...
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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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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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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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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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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