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 ...

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

4
votes
0answers
65 views

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 ...
2
votes
4answers
273 views

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?
0
votes
0answers
120 views

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 ...
1
vote
0answers
44 views

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.
1
vote
0answers
81 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
196 views

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 ...
-1
votes
5answers
339 views

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 ...
2
votes
4answers
202 views

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 ...
1
vote
3answers
73 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
694 views

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 ...
2
votes
2answers
331 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
359 views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
33 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
51 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
593 views

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 ...
1
vote
1answer
66 views

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 ...
2
votes
0answers
34 views

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 ...
3
votes
5answers
132 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
157 views

AND/OR Operation in Contains Assertion in SOAP UI

There's one tag in my XML response whose elements (JSON Data) always come in different order. Is there any way to create a contains assertion with AND/OR operations or should I just use a Script ...
1
vote
1answer
396 views

How to select from drop-down list in selenium c# by specific attribute value?

<ul class="options"> <li data-raw-value="smt-b1bbdd96-f135-48ae-8744-e920942dd7a3" class="selected" data-sys-status="running">3. LIELA LEGAL SISTĒMA ( EN - LV )</li> I want to ...
1
vote
4answers
234 views

Test Management Tool for Cucumber part 2

I saw there is already a question on this, as well as an answer in this link: Test Management Tool for Cucumber But I have a doubt, as is suggested I used Jenkins and created a job to execute my ...
1
vote
0answers
88 views

how to parse the multiple values using data bank or CSV file in OFT(Oracle functional testing)

I am working on the OATS (Oracle Application test suite) tool for OFT. Written code in java by using the property file & added the data bank to the script. It takes only the first values both in ...
0
votes
0answers
17 views

Can QAliber be programmed to detect errors, provide its screenshot and error report?

I have currently installed the QAliber Test Suite and works fine, except for its Visual Studio 2010 Plug-in. My only concern is can the QAliber be programmed to detect errors of a software or ...
2
votes
1answer
210 views

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 ...
0
votes
0answers
64 views

Unable to Locate Elements through Automator Viewer on Login Pop-up Box

I am working on a mobile project, but I got stuck with it, as I cannot Locate any element for this Login pop-up Box through UIAutomator Viewer, the only elements being displayed by the UIAutomator ...
1
vote
2answers
74 views

Learning Java & selenium [closed]

I have recently started learning selenium and Java. I need your assistance as to how should i go about it. Thanks
0
votes
1answer
139 views

Object Spy for Chrome Extensions

I need to automate Chrome Extension. But I am trying to avoid tools that use Image recognition of coordinate system. Is there any way to automate or at-least Identify individual Objects on the ...
1
vote
1answer
50 views

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 ...
1
vote
2answers
534 views

How to get no. of elements with particular 'id' using robot framework?

I am writing an automation test script for our web application using Robot framework and Selenium2Library. One of my test case involves the following scenario. I have to run a particular test case ...
2
votes
2answers
666 views

How to upload a csv file from local machine using robot framework script?

Is there any option in robot framework to upload a csv file ( or any kind of file ) from local machine ? Here is my testing scenario - While clicking on 'Upload file' button a new window will pop ...
1
vote
1answer
62 views

What are good Regression Testing Tools? [closed]

Required Features: - Open Source - Can be used on Web Applications - Can be used on GUI's - Runs on Windows - Can simulate mouse movement - Can simulate keystrokes - Record and playback capable
1
vote
0answers
313 views

Unable to handle Google Authentication pop up window in robot framework test case

I am having a problem on handling google authentication pop up window in robot framework. The process I want to automate is - When a button( Sign in with google) is clicked , google authentication ...
1
vote
1answer
319 views

Creating a log file for each and every test case with executed test case name

I am working on selenium automation for one of the project, I have a number of test cases I want to create a separate log file for each and every test case Example : Suppose I have two test cases ...
1
vote
2answers
67 views

My page takes long time to load so am not able to identify an element from the page.Please provide me a solution

driver.findElement(By.id("oPortalUser_LoginID")).sendKeys("xxxxx"); driver.findElement(By.id("oPortalUser_Password")).sendKeys("xx"); driver.findElement(By.id("xxx")).click(); After clicking on ...
2
votes
8answers
291 views

What is Software Test Automation Framework?

I am a beginner Software tester. I have started to learn test automation of web apps using selenium webdriver in java. Till now I can just automate simple login functionality. I want to know all about ...
1
vote
4answers
110 views

How would you differentiate between UI (User Interface) and UX (User Experience) testing?

I have a project, where we need to test both the UI and UX, and that needs to happen in separate. How do I implement the UX part of this? UI for one thing, can be tested using Selenium, but UX part ...
1
vote
1answer
239 views

Automating Adobe CQ5 web based application using Selenium Web driver

I am currently trying to automate Adobe CQ5 web based application using Selenium Web driver. Is it feasible to automate this application? As this applications is basically designed by the BA guys by ...
2
votes
7answers
947 views

RESTful JSON Web API Testing - what tools?

My company is working on its API which is RESTful JSON Web API. So far, all my testing was done using Selenium WebDriver. Starting from one and more tests I manage to create some sort of framework. ...
1
vote
1answer
137 views

Confused over different Automation terminology (Web Testing)

So I'm a little bit confused at getting started at writing my own Automated test scripts. For reference the majority of my company's apps are Ruby on Rails technology, I looked into using Cucumber, ...
1
vote
0answers
132 views

How can we automate a USSD application not using Selenium or QTP

Architecture USSD platform > Which is written in Java and interact with ESME. USSD Application > Which is written in Java and interacts with Java application Emulator > Generally a class which ...
1
vote
1answer
42 views

How can I move all my seleniumIDE locators to javascript variables (like page objects)?

My locators are all hard-coded into the tests. How can I extract these into variables?
1
vote
1answer
87 views

Selenium - Automated test with Random-ish data? Doable?

So I'm trying to make an automated test for a type of survey. Just imagine a bunch of questions each page with some options like "agree/strongly agree/etc..." Now the issue is, while the questions ...
1
vote
1answer
31 views

Capture HTML after element has been changed

I am looking for automated way to capture HTML after I do some actions on the web page. For example I select some item in dropdown and HTML changes- I want to capture that HTML and dump into file. As ...
1
vote
1answer
325 views

How to pass arguments to selenium from autoit script

Autoit has a order value ,which I want to pass it to database as argument to get table contents of that order id. I tried passing from command line ,but I don't want the arguments to get passed from ...
2
votes
5answers
198 views

Alternative for HP ALM (QC) + Jira

For a semi-large company that plans to move away from HP ALM, I'm looking for an alternative software management tool. At the moment HP ALM is not being used optimally and since it's expensive it's ...
1
vote
1answer
49 views

I don't see Do Exploratory Testing in my Test Manager 2013

I have Test Manager 2013 installed in my laptop. When I click on Testing Center - Test - I don't see "Do Exploratory Testing" option on it. I only see Run tests, Analyze Test runs, Verify Bugs but ...
0
votes
1answer
41 views

Should the web application be built using microsoft technologies to do Automated testing in Test Manger

To do automation testing using Test Manager and Visual Studio Coded UI Test Project, should the web application be built in .NET technologies?
1
vote
0answers
128 views

Loading large amount of data into cucumber / selenium via yaml files

I'm somewhat new to automated testing and this is a general testing design question based on my current project: A client has a question/answer tool in Excel that is being ported over to a ...
0
votes
1answer
62 views

what's the difference between automated system test and automated system integration test? [duplicate]

I have been asked this question in an interview. Please share your opinion. The interviewer asked me "what's difference between system test and system integration test". I gave the below answer: ...
2
votes
3answers
82 views

What tools are recommended for end to end page load time testing (including ajax and styling elements)?

We are looking to measure the length of time it takes for certain key pathways to become 'usable' e.g. certain styling elements will have loaded in and some information ajaxed in on a page. Ideally ...