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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“Conventional” Test cases in an Agile environment?

i've just started at a Web Development company that does websites/mobile apps. I've done QA for 5-6 years now and they wanted someone that had QA experience but wasn't set in their ways to be their QA ...
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Organizing testing for product with multiple client customization versions

My problem is as follows. Currently I am on a project, where we have a standard product that gets changed/bespoke for each client individually. My task is to create a test approach, in order to test ...
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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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Selenium Cannot locate element

I am working on automation, while automating a form with number of drop-down's. The problem with me is, when run the code in maximize mode of window it gives me an Error: ...
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How to break down a single test case that covers an entire process into multiple interconnected tests?

I have a particular end to end test scenario which am trying to automate using Selenium Webdriver. If I automate the whole scenario into one test case, the test case is going to take a minimum of 25 ...
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Suitable Automated Testing tools for POS Systems

This is not duplicate of following question since it was accepted by the asked person with a different answer Automating tests in EPOS systems We are developing a Big POS System with several ...
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Dynamic ID selecting text from dropdown

I have a situation I'm trying to handle. I am using webdriver, C#. The image above is the dropdown I want to select from. This is how it works, to select from the element, first click it and a text ...
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Conflict in Automation testing and Manual testing

I am new to Automation Testing. While writing an automation script using Selenium I am facing some issues. I have 7 Test Cases of which 2 Test Cases are repeatedly failing but when I check those cases ...
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Test methodologies applicable for web based and not for desktop

Today I was in an interview and they asked these questions: What test methodologies are applicable for web-based software but not for desktop? Can Severity or Priority change during bug life cycle? ...
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Performance Test Automation Tool Stack [closed]

Please provide what a Performance Test Automation Tool Stack is.
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Are Selenium functional tests reliable enough to be worthwhile?

I'm finding that regardless of how solid my tests scripts are, I still have tests that fail (falsely), even though they worked just fine before. I'm not talking about if markup changes (although that ...
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Setting up QA Department from Scratch (Web Development)

So im going to be starting a Job here in a few weeks, i've been doing QA for about 6 years now. Pretty much your standard Test Plans/Testing with a little normal SysAdmin stuff that sometimes comes ...
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Understanding how to handle auto-complete using Selenium and Python

While testing for a certain web application, I was faced with an issue of handling auto-complete scenarios. An example of this kind could be found here MagicBricks I have few questions related to how ...
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Anything better than Sikuli-api-1.0.2?

I need to draw some patterns on a website page as a tutorial. I am using Sikuli API, is there have anything stronger? For example I need to draw circles around some components but Sikuli's circles are ...
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Selenium Timing Issue With Dialogs (Widgets) In Current Page

EDIT: I have narrowed the problem to its possible source see Update 2 and you can skip the intro. My issue is that selenium "thinks" it has clicked a link when the link click was never actually ...
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Increasing the MaxItemsContainer levels in Coded UI

I have to test a WPF application using Coded UI and I edited the CodedUITestBuilder.exe.config file to increase the MaxLevelsForItemContainer level to 10 but the changes do not reflect on the ...
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Automated test tool for Centura-based windows application

Does anyone know whether there are any automation tools that support Centura windows applications? We use Centura code to develop our applications: is it possible to automate Centura based windows ...
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Using Protractor Cucumber JS: When running a test, the test passes when it shouldn't

I'm writing a test where I should log in. It passed given the proper inputs but when I change its password/username to garbage, it still passes. I'm new to this and I really think I missed something ...
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What tools can be used to automate testing on Windows Phone 8?

What frameworks / tools enable to automate testing on Windows Phone 8 platform? I'm interested in testing of all application types, including Mobile web Native apps Hybrid apps Silverlight apps ...
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What are the available multi platform test tools available for native mobile applications?

I'm trying to push my organisation into more modern ways of testing our mobile software, thus I'm trying to build a list of tools that I can use to present to my line manager and his bosses. By ...
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JSON Assertions in CA LISA

Has anybody tried scripting json response assertions in CA LISA Tool. All I could find was string match where I was giving "key":" value" exactly to ensure the presence of that combination in my web ...
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Cucumber not finding @Findby annotations

Im trying to set up cucumber over my page object. I currently have as my login page object: @FindBy (id = cF.username) public WebElement username; @FindBy (id = cF.password) ...
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Executing the selenium script through servlets

I have a scenario in which I need to execute the selenium scripts through servlets. I mean I will get the same input from the front end (Web UI) by passing those values to selenium classes then I will ...
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Network switch replacement testing

I've been asked to provide a list of requirements and test cases for a network switch replacement. Typically I work on Software Development projects so am unsure how to proceed. Does anyone have ...
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Generate test data in which format

What is the best approach to make test data configurable ? Through XML file or properties file or any other way. But must not be hard coded. What approach should be taken to run the same Test Suit ...
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Soapui or Rest Service Testing? and where I can find good Soapui and rest service testing tutorials?

I want learn Soapui or Rest Service Testing, so could you please let me know which one is good for me? as per your knowledge/Experience. Before today I discussed the same with my colleagues, some ...
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In agile (Scrum) practices, where do I start with making Q&A (testing) more efficient if the team is transitioning from waterfall to agile?

My team has recently transitioned from the traditional waterfall method to practicing Scrum. Being the QA lead, really the only tester on a small team, how can I get the process more aligned with ...
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How can I successfully introduce automated user interface testing to my organization?

Our development teams are good on writing unit tests and also for using the same framework (rspec in our case) for writing integrated tests. There is a strong desire to increase automated UI ...
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Alternative automated test design patterns for the Page Objects pattern

I was wondering if there are alternative patterns for the Page Objects pattern. What possible design patterns are there for automated GUI testing? Looking for: Description and pro's and con's ...
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Windows Phone 8.1 metro JS app testing

I started work as junior QA and after 2 months of manual testing my boss told me to learn about automation. The problem is that I should test app which has been written in JavaScript for Windows ...
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Coded UI - How to launch website in IE InPrivate Browsing mode?

I am trying to launch my website by default in IE InPrivate mode so I can get rid of tons of code to handle multiple scenarios (listed below) script may counter during execution. My goal is to run ...
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Is it a good idea to use Page Object Model with TestComplete?

We're using TestComplete at this company, and we're intertwining a bit of scripting in our Keyword tests. I'm thinking about just turning it into just Page Object Model type tests since the recording ...
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Understanding semantic driven and symbolic execution based test case generation

I'm trying to understand aspects of automatic test case generation (tcg) from models. During my research I came across two "techniques" called sematic driven tcg and symbolic execution based tcg. ...
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Error While Configuring TE Addin in UFT

Below are the steps I have executed in Configuring Terminal Applications (Attachmate) with UFT 12.0 1.Opened UFT with TE Addin 2.Selected Vendor as Attachmate and Emulator as Reflection 3.Entered ...
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Selenium Testing in Android Devices without USB connection

How can I do my selenium testing by opening the browser in android device from my PC, without connecting through USB?
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What kind of test cases can we not automate in selenium webdriver - java [closed]

I want to know what kind of test cases we cannot automate using selenium webdriver. I do not want to use any 3rd party tool (Autoit, etc..).
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Is it possible to access the css class using webdriver

I want to get the background image url which is defined in a css class . Is it possible to do by using selenium webdriver Example : Sample Text with Logo Now I want to achevie the logo url but that ...
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How can I setup structure of automation for given project

I have been doing automation for websites and mobile apps since last year. I am using Java,Selenium webdriver, and TestNG. Now I have one big project to do automation and I would like to first set ...
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click() method is not working

I have a link which is having the href attribute as javascript:void(0), but it is having the onclick function. In the onclick function dev is use to log the number of hits to be database through ajax ...
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Testing Paid Signup in Production

I'm looking into running tests in production that sign-up a paid user. From the sources I've seen (Google test automation conference, Microsoft Blog) it looks like testing in production (after local, ...
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API Testing Using SoapUI vs Postman vs Runscope [closed]

I'm new to using applications to test backend APIs. I've always just manually tested using the front-end applications. What I would like to do is to use an app that is designed specifically for ...
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Selenium C# Why does Telerik Rad date picker clear its date text in the date picker text box when running tests?

using System; using System.Text; using System.Text.RegularExpressions; using System.Threading; using NUnit.Framework; using OpenQA.Selenium; using OpenQA.Selenium.Firefox; using ...
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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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How to get a grid row count with Selenium in C#?

Hello I am currently trying to figure out how to get the count of how many rows are displaying in an HTML Grid on a page. From researching several stack exchanges some people reference GetXPathCount ...
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Why does selenium fail every so often when running more complex tests because it can't find an element on the page?

private IWebDriver driver; private ChildSearchPage currentChild; private IWebElement divMeetingsTab { get { return driver.FindElement(By.Id("Content_InfantTab1_divMeetings")); } } private IWebElement ...
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Roles and responsibility as Quality Assurance Consultant [closed]

I have worked in incident management and code analysis, as well as testing (manual, functional, and regression). I have a new offer as a QA consultant. Automation testing, understanding requirements ...
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Manual tester wanting to get into automation

So its been a year since I have been studying python, and just recently I started picking up webdriver. It was a long journey, and I am still pretty noob, but I finally understand how to use it lol. I ...
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How to write test cases for .NET [closed]

I want to create a test case, for this code, in .NET: public static string GetCaseClient(Case cCase) { try { string cClient = ""; if (cCase.CaseParties != null ...
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Handling Ajax onclick function in selenium to render the page

I have a scenario like, I need to click on the link (anchor tag) href attribute for that tag is href="javascript:void(0)", but onclick is firing an ajax request then appending the result to some URL. ...
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Is there a way to link Apex Test Results to MTM

I am executing automated tests through Salesforce's Apex Test Execution, and was wondering if there was a way to connect these test results to work items in Microsoft Test Manager?