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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Which version of Selenium should I learn? [duplicate]

I am a manual tester and I want to learn test automation. I have basic knowledge of core Java and I would start to learn Selenium. Should I start to learn Selenium IDE, Selenium1/RC or Web driver. ...
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Can developer do automation test for the feature that he has implemented?

Doing manual testing for the feature that you have implemented is obviously a bad idea. But what about automated functional tests? It seems to me that automation testing is more related to unit ...
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Robot Framework data-driven automation testing: Can data derived from a database be used as a data source for a test template?

I am familiar with using template keywords in data-driven Robot Framework testing and know that external sources of data such as text files and csv files can be used to provide test data. However, the ...
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Disabling failing tests in CI if they discover known bugs

Number one rule with continuous integration (CI) server is to have build always green and when a test fails fix the system under test as quickly as possible. However, we have currently end-to-end and ...
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Selenium IDE - Actual use- seeking a practical example

What is the actual use of Selenium IDE? Apart from playback and record How can we use this tool to check the validations of a simple login form in website?
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New to testing - need direction

I just found this site, and I have a question for everyone who can help me. My new passion for IT made me wish to learn more, and I wish to start with Testing. I've learned HTML5 and CSS3, but now I'm ...
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How to test and run Liferay portal using Selinium?

I am new to testing, I have done the below steps. I don't know if I am correct or not. Downloaded Selenium IDE and added it to Firefox. Recorded tests and imported test cases as WebDriver/Junit. ...
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Pre-load database for testing

I'm a bit new to mocking data for testing. I'm using ruby in conjunction with watir-webdriver and I have a local version of the app. I'd like to run a script which empties the tables of the local ...
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how to get the count of elements in list box [duplicate]

working on selenium + java,. can any one help me... I have a drop down list box, and need to get the number of elements in the list box. <select id="id"> <option ...
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Multiple Assertions and Continue on Assertion Failures in Functional Test an Anti-pattern?

According to the unit test gurus, more than one or two assertions about different things in a unit test is an anti-pattern: ...
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Page Object Design: Is there a Python equivalent to Ruby gems “site_prism” or “page_object”?

I'd like to know if there is a framework in Python which supports a clean way to define the Page Object Elements on a Page Object. The site_prism gem does it like so: class Home < SitePrism::Page ...
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Fitnesse vs Robot

We are choosing what system to start using in our company. it should be used for both backend (REST API, some DB checks) and UI testing it should use a simple language so even non-programmers/tester ...
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Selenium picture Captha validation

We upgraded captcha in our application to use images instead of letters In the previous version I could fill the captcha field with a specific token to pass my the validation. Since now there is ...
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Click on drop down and select second option using HP UFT

I want click on drop down and select second option from it using HP UFT. so how can i do that. Here is the link from where i want to use this ...
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Building reusable image libraries for JAutomate (a GUI Testing tool)

I am a new tester and I am working with JAutomate. I find it annoying to keep taking new pictures for every new recording you do in the tool and in the end it will also take a lot of memory space. So ...
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Testing Verify Method Call Without Argument In Test Class

I have a class which takes a message with payload String. The payload is then split and used to create an Entity which is passed to DAOInterface to persist. How can you test the call ...
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How to open a link in new tab and then coming back to previous tab in webdriver

I have a situation in which I have to perform some action on one web page and their changes will reflect in the other web page. And after that I want to check whether changes are reflecting or not by ...
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Setup appium for Android on Mac osx 10.8.5

I am new to mobile testing. I want to configure appium for testing android applicaiton on Mac machine. Can someone provide the steps to do. And I want to using with selenium webdriver using Java.
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Visual Regression Testing

For testing the visual appearance of a website the use of tools like selenium (functional surface test) are not sufficient because it doesn´t check the visual appearance and/or the CSS-Code directly. ...
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What are basic metrics of coverage with functional UI automation testing

There is web application product which is tested by test automation (selenium webdriver based test project in scope of the whole project) Client is asking what is the test coverage by automation of ...
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How to start all tests with a clear session after browser crash,

Im using WebDriver and Python to automate a website. I have a suite of tests and sometimes running into the following problem. Test no.1 = Login to home page, navigate to Account page, perform some ...
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To run all test cases by invoking driver once for a suite

I want to run all my test cases with one start up and tear down process. I have written code for multiple browser testing and as of now I am repeating those codes in every class file under ...
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Which is best for mobile application testing? Manual or Automation? [closed]

I am currently working in Mobile Testing (Manual), I just want to know which type of testing best suits for mobile apps (Manual or Automation)? Kindly provide suggestions on this.
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What is the best code coverage tool for a java based Web application [closed]

I have an automation framework based out of Selenium Web driver. I want to find out the extent to which automated test scenarios covers various sections of code. Can some one please suggest a code ...
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Difference Between CSS and XPATH [duplicate]

Difference Between CSS and XPATH ? Which is the best locator in selecting Elements in selenium? If Xpath is the better why? why should we use Xpath instead of CSS? If CSS is the better why? why ...
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OS X hypervisor for software tests

I am setting up an OS X (build and) test environment for a open source project with a big C codebase. It shall be a Mavericks host on a Mac mini, which has a virtual machine with Snow Leopard. Both ...
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Query TFS 2013 to get recently automated

I want to find a method to query our TFS Server 2013 for test cases that have been switched from "Not Automated" or "Planned" to "Automated" within a given time period. I know I can create a query in ...
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Is there any framework for UI automation testing for Unity3D?

Does anyone know any framework that is compatible/integrated with Unity3D? I'm interested in Unit, Integrated and UI testing.
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Using multiple instances of webDriver

I have defined an object of Web driver in one class as Static WebDriver driver; and want to use that instance in another class to automate the browser. Is it possible? Or will I have to define ...
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.Net GUI testing of third party components

Recently I have started to create a prototype automated test for a .net based desktop application. Our team uses at-least two third party components which I cannot reach with the MS UIAutomation ...
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How credible are WebDriver tests?

We have recently encountered a bug that we are able to reproduce manually in Internet Explorer, without any significant effort. Same bug we have tried to reproduce also automatically, with WebDriver ...
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Suite of automated tests - owned by devs or testers?

I'm working on a project that involves 4 developers and three QAers. I've tried to encourage the other devs to write tests for every new feature they have added, and we have built up a suite of ...
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Manual QA looking to get into Automated Testing (no programming background)

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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Best practices on testing access permissions

My web system has roles which allows the users to access different resources depending on the role. My questions are: should permissions be tested by automated integration tests? Are there best ...
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How do you maintain your testing data?

I am in security administration, not QA. Our testers have requested a userID with full access to the QA databases that will run scripts to clean-up/delete (DB2 SQL) data when necessary - which is ...
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Send testng report through email after test execution

I have to send an email of report of the test as soon as my all tests get executed. I will have to mention this in AfterSuite but don't know what exactly will have to use to achieve this. Any ...
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How to revert the changes made by selenium in a tear down process?

I am in a situation where I have to revert all the changes which I made while testing the application. Is there any way of doing this in Testng? Suppose if I have added something into the ...
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How to open and get input from a popup before running test?

I want to open a popup before running my tests and after completing my test run. I want to give few inputs from the popup on basis of that my test will run. Suppose I have multiple links on which my ...
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Selenium - advantages and disadvantages of using Python vs C#

We currently have two teams. An automation team and also a web testing team. The automation team currently use Selenium and C# to automate tests on our web applications and legacy systems. As a ...
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Is it reasonable to use Selenium RC over WebDriver if the former seems more suitable for the task?

The tests I am doing are on IE8, which is used throughout the company, and doesn't look to be changing any time soon. After testing both pieces of software with the system, it seemed as though ...
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Automating comparison of mapped data for different formats

My task involves comparing the data mapped from one format to another. Formats I use are xml to edi, edi to edi, edi to lawson, xml to pdf etc. now I perform it manually by comparing each input with ...
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Selenium training in C# or Java [closed]

I want to go for a Selenium training course but was bit confused whether should I go for Java or C#. I have been to a training session for C# earlier so as far as the concepts are concerned I do have ...
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How to compare value of a td of a table with a numeric value using webdriver?

I have to compare a value of a td tag with a numeric value. I have o check whether the value coming in that td is >= some value. The html of td is: <td class="sorting_1">78000</td> I ...
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Manipulating hosts file in WebDriver tests

Most developers and testers usually takes advantage of Operation System Host File (commonly known as "hosts") to "trick" the S.O. and the browser to load websites and webservices from another server ...
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How to automate range values using web driver?

I have to test a price range bar implemented with a jQuery slider. Suppose the defined range is 100-10,000. I want web driver to slide the minimum value to 2000 and Maximum value to 8000. I thought of ...
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homework testing method for schools [closed]

I've looked a lot for this kind of question and couldn't find anything, I think the answers here could be helpful to schools and their students. My collage has problems with it's homework testing ...
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How to check no. of characters accepted by an input field using Selenium WebDriver?

I want to check the validation of an input field that what is the number of character it accepts? Suppose an username field is allowed to accept 15 characters then how can I automate this test?
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What should be automated to minimize manual testing?

I have some queries regarding automation test cases. For example: I want to test login and logout from the application. What type of test cases should be automated?
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Selenium: driver.findElement(By.xpath(“xpath”).click(); failing

The command driver.findElement(By.xpath("xpath"). click(); is not working in Web driver. Kindly check the below code written in selenium RC and webdriver. Selenium RC : public void ...
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problem handling multiple windows in webdriver

Scenario: Step-1.Click link from window-1.New window gets opened.Say it as window-2. Step-2.Do action on window-2. Step-3.Close window-2. Step-4.Move focus to window-1 Step-5.Click an element in ...