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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Protractor on offline app? Does it work?

I was wondering is there anyway to do E2E testing for an offline app with protractor? I cache my pages in the application cache and store data using localForage, testing it online is fine, but I also ...
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Parallel execution : Protractor

I need to reduce the run time of my Protractor tests, so i want them to run parallel on multiple app servers. Protractor can by multiCapabilities to open multiple instances of webdriver, but for all ...
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Scheduling time interval : Protractor

I have written some E2E testcases using protractor, selenium-server and angularjs, now I want to run the same testcases(with or without any change) again and again by setting some time interval for ...
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Best Practice of Unit Test Entry Point

My company just started to practice Unit Testing (MS Test) on an ever-enhancing legacy system. The system is build with a core functions and developers are developing new features (by adding new ...
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How best to start making a suite of broken tests relevant again?

I have a bit of a dilemma, I have recently taken over an automated suite of tests written in Selenium/Java for a legacy project. The trouble is, the suite has consistently had a 40% Fail rate and as ...
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How to open an item in java menu using QTP

The task is to open (click) menu item, e.g. File >> Open using QTP 11.0 Object Spy identifies first level menu element (and does not open drop-down pane, so items like New, Open... should be ...
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How to send value into codeMirror textfield through Selenium webdriver

How do I set the value to codeMirror text field through Selenium. I am able to click on the text field through xpath. But not able to set a value to it. I tried using sendKeys() method, but it's ...
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Test Tool for our environment

I need support to take ideas for a new project for my company. We have a Tool that is composed from a lot of modules that are written in Java, bash scripts and other languages. The tool takes a ...
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How to Test Forward Proxy Performance

I am using squid as forward proxy server . How Can I test performance of squid ? Is there any tools to test proxy server ? I am using ab2 tools for my test . Is it good enough to get trust-able ...
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Lack of focused testing

For testers in Agile project, it is very difficult to focus on testing. There are so many tasks to completed and to name a few : prepare stories for the future sprint with business analysts discuss ...
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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 ...
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In QTP 12.51, how to identify dynamical element generated using ajax/jquery form

In my Datatable three rows present.After clicking on Add button new row is generateed and i need to put input values from datatable. Problem : How to identify field of each row dynamically for ...
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What are some latest popular libraries to emulate slow/busy/unexpected HTTP behavior?

I am reproducing conditions of heavy HTTP traffic on ruby app, which would mean occasionally sending 500 error codes (or others), or sending the response too slow. My question is, which libraries ...
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How does YouTube test their video editing platform? [closed]

How should I approach the task of constructing automation to test a video platform? For example, how does YouTube tests their video editor. Can this even be done with automation? Are there existing ...
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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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How to handle dropdown with only 'Option' tag [duplicate]

I am new to Selenium. While working with Dropdowns, I got stuck with the following scenario. I want to select option from drop down similar to below: <Select size="1" name="XYZ"> <option ...
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What proportion of tests cases should be automated via Selenium Webdriver? [closed]

I work with e-commerce websites and I am wondering how much of the tests should be automated. I plan on automating the login and check out functionalities but what about clicking links to navigate ...
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Is it possible to automate tests on an embedded WebKit browser on Mac OS X?

Is it possible to automate the tests on a WebKit/WebView browser that is embedded in a Mac OS X desktop application, preferably using Selenium or some Mac-based tool like AppleScript or ...
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Getting Dogtail to work with QT on GNOME 2

My question is in regards to GNOME 2 running on a CENTOS 5 box. I'm trying to get the Dogtail automation tool to work with my given box for the purpose of testing a QT application. Versions .7 (which ...
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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 is a good automated tester interview technical test scenario?

We have a role which requires an automated tester. Mainly this will take the form of writing automating tests using Selenium Webdriver written in Java. I am trying to develop a technical test ...
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Can a value be retrieved from Generated Source, using Selenium IDE

The Scenario: I enter transaction data and submit that data to the application. The application responds with a transaction ID. I then take the Submission Transaction ID and use that ID to query the ...
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Which automation tools support Version One [closed]

Please confirm does any of the following automation tools provides support for Version One (Agile Project Management Software)? QTP Test Complete Selenium
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How to do Internet of Things testing?

How do I perform testing for 'the internet of things'? https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Internet_of_Things the network of physical objects or "things" embedded with electronics, software, sensors, and ...
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can we manually test multithreaded and multitasking system?

For example : Multilingual sites can not be checked manually ,because it will take more time and slows down process, so we test them by automated tool. Is it also not possible to test multi-threaded ...
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How to detect if the file was created in the file system using MTM?

On the website I'm testing, when I do fill few forms and submit, it creates a file in the file system. I was able to record all the steps filling the form but later I have to validate if the file is ...
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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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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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How to handle file upload and download using Robot Class?

I'm trying to build a framework using Selenium. There is a scenario where I need to download a file, and there is another where I need to upload one. I've gone through the option in AutoIt, but it ...
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How Popular is Silk Central / Silk 4 J in the SQA community? [duplicate]

I entered my first automation job earlier this year. I have only heard of selenium as a framework. We use Silk 4 J in house - What is your experience with Silk ?
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what is difference between Test Cases and Test Scripts?

I know that test cases are written in human readable language, whereas test scripts are written in code and mostly done for automated testing. But can anyone tell me what else make them different ...
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Why testing is not a stand alone activity

I am trying to understand the following concept - Testing is done parallel with other activities and thus it is not a stand alone activity, it is a complete process called STLC (Software ...
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How to Run tests in parallel with Spinach BDD framework?

Currently in our company we use Spinach as a BDD framework and test runner for our automated acceptance tests. We also use Selenium as a browser driver, Capybara as an additional layer on top of it ...
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What basic language and documents I have to learn for Testing Automation ? I don't have experience in any language and I am in Manual testing [closed]

I dont have any coding experience and right now i am in the field of Manual testing , I have to learn Testing Automation . Now what basics for which language i have to start working on?
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How to select few text lines using Robot Framework?

I am writing an automation test script using Robot Framework & Selenium2Library for testing our web application ( in .txt format ). One of my test cases involves to select few lines of text from ...
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in organization framework creation is one time process? [closed]

i have created frame work for project is that same frame work will be applicable to other project of same category.
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PDF Automation using URL opened in Selenium, not a new URL

Currently im using Selenium Webdriver for c# and PDFBox to automate the PDF text of a report. Now, using PDFBox, we have the ability to parse a pdf given a URL link, with URL = new URL("link of pdf");....
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Looking for a HEADLESS C# Selenium automatic nightly regression test solution

The WHY: I am looking for options and possible full solutions if someone has already done something similar. I am testing web-based applications using C# Selenium with VS2015 by writing tests that ...
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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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How best to test file download links using Selenium

On a website I am testing we have various links that download PDF files to the users computer. Our selenium suite runs nightly on bamboo, if we were to download the various files overnight it ...
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Android Quality Assurance Tool for Android

As a part of my class project I need to implement UI testing and QA testing on my sample android app which I have developed in Eclipse a while ago. I am thinking to run the Robotium as part of UI ...
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Selenium WebDriver sometimes fails to connect to the browser when running tests in headless mode

I'm experiencing timeouts when Webdriver connects to the Chrome browser in headless acceptance tests setup on Linux. I'm using the following setup to run the tests: Vagrant machine with Ubuntu 14....
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How can I verify text exist within a table using Selenium IDE?

Using selenium IDE- I am looking for a way to locate and or verify a value in a table. There are more columns in the table, but I am only concerned with the first 4. Also the number of rows varies as ...
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Downloading a file using Selenium Webdriver C# not working

I am using Selenium Webdriver with C# for creating Automation test cases and have encountered an issue i.e. not able to automate the file download windows pop-up. On doing search over web, I found ...
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Compare SQL database after delete/update statements

We have had some issues where an update or delete operation on the database would update/delete more records then expected. This has passed multiple layers of testing and reviews. Now I am looking for ...
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Suggest cameras for screen capture in Automated Testing

I recently wrote an automated firmware test for a handheld oscilloscope, where I obtain screenshots using its own screenshot feature, then process the images using OCR software. Now I am requested to ...
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Not able to login into application using Selenium webdriver

I have to create a demo for a new web-application using Selenium Webdriver Java, this demo is being created for a client meeting (as to show him, compatibility of Selenium with their application). But ...
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Integration of STB tester with appium

I want to integrate STB tester with Appium so that I can automate video validation test cases of my app. Could anyone give me some tips where to start? I have setup STB tester and Appium. What steps ...
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Designing test system that includes a test client, a test server and a system under test [closed]

I'm trying to design a test system to test an embedded realtime software. What is the best option for creating a test system like below? Is it possible to use TTCN-3 to control hardware components ...
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Which automation framework will allow me to have common functions?

I need to test a suite of ecommerce websites which are more or less similar in technology and functional flows. Which automation framework will allow me to test a single portal end to end and also ...