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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fetching the text from anchor tag

<a href="https://www.xyz.com/Vertical-Striped-short-Slve-pant-with-Chest-Pocket-dsdjj.html">Vertical-Striped-short-Slve-pant-with-Chest-Pocket-dsdjj <br><b>Select ...
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How to do performance/load testing of a mobile App?

Is it useful to do separate load testing on a mobile App? I mean a mobile App is just a light weight client/viewer (like a browser) which internally calls some services/web API's. So, can we say load ...
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How should automation scripts run for similar tests with different values?

In manual testing, we create separate tests for a certain function. Example scenario is this: I have 2 radio buttons and a search dropdown. Each of the radio buttons have difference departments listed ...
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How can I automate the testing of flash games?

If I want to automate testing of flash games like car race, bike race bubbleshooter, video slot games or video poker. Is there any open source automation testing tool available for this purpose. I ...
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Selenium scripts are failing [closed]

We have selenium scripts (say around 20 scripts). When we run all the 20 scripts some how 3 or 4 scripts going to fail but when I run the same script it is going to pass. I don't understand whether I ...
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Automation Web “Base Cases”?

So I have a bit of a problem, since im the only QA at my company and I have many Web based projects going on right now it's very difficult to Automate DURING iterations (just due to manpower). So ...
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What should an automation tester create a script for?

I am a newbie in automation testing. The question that bothered me while creating scripts was: Is it only GUI testing or do we also have to create Integration automation scripts? What would be our ...
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Creating negative automation test scripts

When creating a negative automation test script, should this be separated from my positive script, or can I also include the negative scenario in my script. I am using protractor for this. Thanks
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Structuring Selenium tests to avoid duplication

I'm refactoring our test suite to take advantage of page object pattern. I'm missing how to structure the actual tests. Lets say that I want to test StackOverflow posting and deleting. Once scenario ...
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Expect case insensitive text on page - Capybara + RSpec [closed]

I am pretty newbie in Ruby and we are using Capybara + Rspec + Poltergeist as the driver. What I want to do is to expect some text on the webpage I am testing, so I have this simple code: ...
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How to automate the action of highlighting text in PDF/ePub using Selenium or any other tool?

I am trying to automate a web app using Selenium Webdriver. The app involves user opening a book which is rendered in either PDF or ePub format, it allows user to highlight the text which they prefer. ...
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Chrome Webdriver click function timeout when opening two simultaneous windows

I have an issue using Chrome WebDriver on a Node Webkit Application, when I click an element (it will open two windows at the same time) driver shows a timeout exception on Click function. I tried ...
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Is testing/automation as a profession going to die? [closed]

Since many companies are adapting to agile practices, TDD and all it's surroundings - will testing (test automator, not a manual tester) disappear? I am very worried about my future.
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Looking for approaches to placing orders on an eCommerce website quickly

I typically write automation using Java/Selenium but placing an order using a typical script takes close to a minute per order on our sites. I'm looking at potentially placing hundreds if not ...
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Tools for testing tcl GUI in Linux

My question is related to this thread: Typical software & tools short-list for *manual* QA specialist (tester) working environment The answers to this question seemed to be mostly/entirely from ...
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Unable to perform data driven test using Apache POI

The line marked in star is giving error when the test is run in TestNG Guys tell me what am I doing wrong in this. I have attached the excel with 3 rows and 3 columns in 1st sheet. Data lib code- ...
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Selecting an item of a drop-down menu with Splinter lib (Python)

I am looking for a way to select an item in a drop-down menu in python with Splinter (very similar to selenium I guess) : <li class="option1" rel="1158"> Option 1</li> <li ...
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Problem with Selenium send_keys function and JavaScript event triggered by data change

I am using Python to write a Selenium test script and I have not been able to use it to enter data for a text area. Entering data into this area appears to trigger a JavaScript function that caches ...
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How to organize code in automation framework?

I am trying to figure out most readable way to organize my code (with POM) So far I have split out the following: Pages (methods for the specific pages) 'GoTo' pages (I don't need it but ...
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Cucumber: Getting undefined steps in cucumber-jvm although step is definitely defined!

I'm having problem when executing the test-script which is designed with Cucumber framework with Java. My structure is as below: I have created following step: Feature: Try to login in Testsite ...
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Is it appropriate to do exception handling for every single test method?

I suppose there is exception handling available in all high level languages; and I often find test methods written as: public void testLogin() try{ testCtrl.type("loginText", "loginName"); ...
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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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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. ...