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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Automated software for data set management

My team creates some kind of machine learning algorithm. We have an executable module, which gets input and produces output as files in some format. Thus each of our tests is such file. After module ...
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Efficent way of checking if Element is Not Present

I currently use TestNG's assertFalse to make sure a particular element is Not shown when not logged in on a site. eg assertFalse(isElementPresent(PageElements.PDFLinkText),"PDF link present when not ...
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How to print Status code(web service Testing) using Apache axis2

I am trying to test Web Services using Apache Axis2 for which I have setup currencyConverter project in eclipse. I am getting response/output correctly using client code but i am not able to fetch ...
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How should I set up a test environment before automated tests are run?

Most of our apps work against a set of files (files that have to be analyzed, backed up, converted etc.), so before running an automated test, the system running the application needs to be in a state ...
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What is automation testing and why do we need it?

I am new to the field of software testing. I would like to clarify the following basic things: As there were different types of testing process, we used to do manually enter testcases and write for ...
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Which one is the best in Appium and selendroid? [closed]

which one should i use for functional testing and locking my scenario
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Testing webservice engine: best practice

I am currently working in a web-service testing project. The web-service engine works on a large set of input data and returns some data that undergo a lot of calculations and filtering. The testing ...
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Can Ranorex adequately handle a large web app?

I've been experimenting with Selenium to some success, however it's slow going. Ranorex, as I've used briefly in the past can put a simple suite of tests together rather quickly. However, I'm ...
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Is it common in the software industry to use graph coverage for their functional front-end tests?

I have learned various theoretical testing methods and test case generations through university's quality assurance course. One of the techniques that interest me is Graph Coverage which is a theory ...
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Does Rational Functional tester Support Microsoft Visual Studio .NET 2012 integration?

When i am trying to install RFT. At this moment i am not able to select visual Studio integration. My system already have visual studio 2012 installed on my desktop. The check box for Microsoft ...
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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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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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Use Selenium Webdriver to capture all the values from Google Auto Suggest Edit Box and display them in the console

import java.util.List; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement; import org.openqa.selenium.firefox.FirefoxDriver; public class ...
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Selenium Java WebDriver Can not Find Element with xpath or cssSelector

I can't find this element using selenium java webdriver. I have a before class method that loads the firefox driver and set the WebDriverWait. Then I have a test method to look for the elements with ...
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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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To mock or not to mock with 'Automated Acceptance Tests'

I have been reading alot about automated acceptance testing. However, I have not found any information about how to manage external dependencies. Let's say you have a web application that acts like a ...
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How can I download web applet via JMeter?

I have a java web applet which tries to connect to a hardware token through PKCS#11 and sign a String. When the web page is loaded the sign applet is loaded either. When a dialog comes up in the web ...
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Which app supports automation test using java and avd emulator headless

I wanna set up an automation test for mobile app using java. I was trying using Appium for my test, but Appium do not support when i use an avd emulator headless ( run succesfully with GUI ). So ...
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What additional benefits does an software engineer bring to a QA position

I have noticed in the last few years that employers are now looking for QA/Developers (QA engineers that have been skilled developers). I would like to know what others believe are the actually ...
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Fail-fast methodology when there are multiple points of failure in a test

I would like to adhere to the fail-fast methodology when writing automated end-to-end tests, but there's a problem I see with the methodology that I'm not sure how to get around. What happens when ...
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Where can I find sample/real world test cases? [closed]

I am looking for real world test cases to practice on. I have Googled a lot but I cannot find solid, good practice material. E-commerce, hotel-websites is of big interest.
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Looking for protractor resources, wanting to get into this automation tool

A lot of surrounding companies are adopting a testing framework called Protractor, I am wondering if anyone has any advice on where to get started with this automation tool.
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How to use selenium webserver tool for chrome and Internet explorer?

I am new to selenium and I have tried selenium ide for firefox. But, for chrome and IE there is selenium web server .i don't understood how to use selenium server.please give me brief answer.
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Display tracked changes in Jubula

I'm using Jubula 8.0 (Eclipse Feature 2.3) and I've turned on the 'Track changes' check-box for a project. Where can I see the changes that anyone made? Is there a CVS/SVN-styled View in Eclipse to ...
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Testing Distributed Systems

I understand and practice most normal testing methodologies, however for systems with several distinct interacting processes testing obviously becomes a lot harder. Unit testing is often not possible, ...
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Good resources for building a QA team

Our corporation has, up until this point, largely lacked a 'quality mentality' of any kind. From no testers, they went to two testers - but 5 or 6 product teams still rely on a mix of developer and ...
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Are there GUI test tool better than Selenium? [closed]

I have read and heard from many peple that Selenium is used by many people. Do you know if there is a better tool than Selenium in relation to open source? Thanks!
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How to find frames without Name and ID using Selenium?

I'm creating some test cases using Selenium WebDriver in C# for a web application. That web application uses different frames for different elements and those frames are not having any Name and ID. ...
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TIBCO Business Works

We are in the process of implementing TIBCO Business Works as part of our new service layer. We aim to test this in isolation, so black box testing and then attached our legacy back end database. ...
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Tools for automating UI testing for web

Recently I got a task to find a tool that can be used to test web UI. I found Selenium IDE and also used to it. But the problem is that I have to test on Chrome and IE as well. I tried Selenium ...
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How can Manual QA's without a programming background learn Automated Testing?

I currently work at an ad agency as a Manual QA. I originally came in to act on the business side but kind of 'fell in to' the job. I do not have a programming background but I am very interested in ...
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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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What is recommended hardware infrastructure for running heavy JMeter load tests

We are testing extensive high loads on our Web Sites and Web Services. We use JMeter and other tools for this purpose. Say for ex. We have 5000 users/ second scenario. these scenarios our local ...
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What all use cases we can automate in localization testing_selenium

We have a PHP web application, with base language English and native support for Japanese & Chinese. We want to automate some part of it's localization testing, such as Link text, button text ...
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Difference in Web Services & REST/SOAP API from Black-box Tester perspective

I have practically tested web-services/APIs (testing back-end requests of mobile apps, JMeter scripting for a web-application) but when it comes to differentiating between web-services/APIs(REST/SOAP) ...
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Unable to run selenium webdriver script in IE11

I have IE 11 browser on Windows 8. I'm trying to automate a simple search but I am getting an exception. (The script works in Firefox) I made regedit changes according to instructions given in ...
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QTP does not identify / recognize java objects

I've been using QTP 11.0 on my PC quite a long time and had no problem with Java-apps (Java 7 Update 21 x86) identification (OS Windows 7 Pro 64-bit). But when I tried to install QTP on the server ...
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Recommendations for Windows Client software Automation tools?

I have a team of 2 QAs and we just started at a company which have a windows client software application with no documentation and no test cases. What would you recommend as a tool to start building ...
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How to select tab buttons in java tab panel with QTP

I want to switch between tabs in Java application using QTP 11.0. The problem is that tab buttons are not seen by qtp object spy as separate objects, the whole tab pane is seen as JTabbedPane: Any ...
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What are the advantages of web driver over selenium RC?

Please provide answers in detail, So that we could clarify that which one is to choose, Web driver or Selenium RC.
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How can I distribute tests for environments with different configurations?

I'm currently working in a software house and we need to assure quality in different configurations. Some example of these configurations are: Browser - B1, B2, B3 or B4 Operative System ...
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What are features of the Selenium Test framework that are not present in other tools? [closed]

I have recently joined a company and we are looking to standardize our testing frameworks and tools across multiple (many legacy) products. Because of this, I'm seriously considering the Selenium ...
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Execute a particular test using command prompt and Selenium, NUnit, Test cases written in C#

I have written a number of test cases in C# for UI which uses Selenium Webdriver (I am new to Selenium). I would like to run a particular test case out of N number of test cases through command ...
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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. Can ...
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value attribute not visible for password field

I have the following code in selenium web driver : Assert.assertEquals(emailField.getAttribute("value"), email); Assert.assertEquals(passwordField.getAttribute("value"), password); When I inspect ...
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What is the difference between automation tests and test automation?

Is there a difference between automated tests and test automation? If so, what are the main goals of the individual tests?
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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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How to use appium in hybridapp?

How to do test using appium for hybridapp (android) in ubuntu operating system. what are the steps to follow for run appium in hybridapp?
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Ownership of test automation

This is one of the challenge am facing with a new project. We are facing a difficult task in deciding and getting everyone on board as to who will handle ownership of test automation. I am aware ...