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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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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. ...
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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, ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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?
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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 jekyll/...
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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: ...
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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 ...
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How to handle java dynamic objects in QTP?

How can I handle Java dynamic objects in QTP 11.0? There is a smoke test scenario where simple search is performed and the first occurance in JavaTable is selected (by double click) then sub-window ...
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aqString[“Format”] suddenly changed what decimal point it returned - same locale as before in TestComplete

When using this code: aqString["Format"]("%.2f", numb); the returned number used "," as a decimal point before - as is correct as I'm in Norway. Suddenly - like a few days ago - it started to ...
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How to select tab buttons in java tab panel with QTP

I want to switch between tabs in Java application using QTP 11.0. The problem is that tab buttons are not seen by qtp object spy as separate objects, the whole tab pane is seen as JTabbedPane: Any ...
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where can we write vbscript for testing of software?

I am new in automation testing and I don't know how to start writing scripts for test cases. Can anybody tell me where I can write scripts for test cases and how? Give me some examples too.
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Which automation tool should be learn for mobile devices? [closed]

I am working as a manual tester.I need to learn automation because my company has mobile application projects in pipeline process. So please suggest which tool should I learn ? Thanks in advance
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QTP 11.0 not recording actions in IE 11

I am trying to do simple recording of actions in Web-page using HP QTP 11.0. QTP is ran under admin user. The settings used are: Record and Run Settings > Web > Open the following address when a ...
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QTP stops recording actions after Security Window dialog closes

I am recording user scenario using QTP 11.0. So I have set up URL to open in IE 11 in Record and Run Settings. After starting record Security Windows dialog pops up over IE window: I fill in all ...
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HP-UFT Organizing Test Projects

Does anyone have any tips or good links for how to best organize projects in HP-UFT? I'm just beginning to use UFT rather than MTM and am finding some aspects unwieldy. What I'm trying to do is as ...
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how to know which tool is appropriate for automating website? [closed]

I am very much confused which tool to be used for a web based project on what basis we should choose an automation tool?
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switching between tabs in a browser

I am trying to click on a download link which will open in a new tab in pdf format.I want to do some actions on newly open tab. I am able to switch to newly open tab but when I am trying to do any ...
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How do I put a MySQL fixture in a PHPUnit driving a Selenium2?

I have a Symfony2 web project using PHPUnit for the unit tests. Recently I added functional tests with the package phpunit/phpunit-selenium. I have added tests to do a login, then to create an item ...
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Both machine- and human-readable data-driven test cases

At this moment I write my test cases in Markdown. So they can be version-controlled (I use Git). From Markdown I can render the sources into either HTML or PDF, it can be automatized through a shell ...
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Which language to choose for Appium - Python or Java?

We have an iOS application (written with Obj-C and now starting to incorporate Swift) that we want to write tests for using Appium. Our test team comprises of people who have little programming ...
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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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For successful build how many test cycles are required

In one interview they asked me about the agile testing. "How often testing cycle happens in your project after successful build?" I'm new to agile methodology in testing. Please let me know how to ...
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How to fetch data from Excel to Rational Function Tester (RFT) automation tool?

I'm new to automation testing and also to RFT tool. I tried record and playback by hard-coded values. Now I want to make my scripts dynamic. Hence I use Excel as an external file to fetch data. How ...
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Automating Restful API — Tools?

I've been automating our restful api's using retrofit and testNG. Basically, I create a POJO-Model... send the request in retrofit and do the assertions on the model. Example: public interface ...
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Recommendations for Windows Client software Automation tools?

I have a team of 2 QAs and we just started at a company which have a windows client software application with no documentation and no test cases. What would you recommend as a tool to start building ...
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Want to get value from the below code snippet through Web Driver

<script> jQuery(function() {jQuery("#chart").kendoChart({"chartArea":{"background":"#f7f7f7"} "title":{"position":"top"} "legend":{"visible":false} "series":[{"name":"Consumption" "color":"#...
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Type mismatch: cannot convert from WebElement to List<WebElement>

Whenever I am trying to use a list element, this error is showing Type mismatch: cannot convert from WebElement to List<WebElement> in appium. Please help! List <WebElement>a=driver....
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How should I design a testing framework for a trading system?

I work in finance and my firm would really like me to automate our execution platform's testing suite. Right now the tests communicate directly with the system; they are extremely brittle and tightly ...
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I am about to automate the Web API testing, how to initiate

There is a web API (RESTful) which is used by our mobile applications. Untill now we were manually testing it through mobile devices. Now, as per our client requirement, we need to automate the ...
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Framework which allows to execute unit test cases when function under test changed accordingly

Project (written on pure C language) under test has a lot of files with source code and a lot of unit test cases (more than million files and tests). And we don't want to execute all unit test cases ...
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How to set up stages within test plan to use the same build_dir on Atlassian Bamboo?

I have a few libraries that needs to be tested under multiple versions of python. I have defined each library as a plan. For each plan I have two stages: Setup (Source Code Checkout + "make install"...
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Is there a way to find Element by xpath-Javascript?

Starting automation at my job and currently the way I've been doing it by xpath and button description. There are only classes, no id's, and right now dev is re-doing the UI. Therefore, css selectors ...
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How to check latency time in Jmeter?

What settings do I need to use so I can check latency time in Jmeter?
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How do you simulate years of real world conditions in a testing framework?

If I am writing a piece of software that needs to be highly reliable for years at a time how can I simulate years of test data in a shorter time frame? Say hours instead of years. I know the problem ...
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How to avoid flakey E2E selenium tests?

I'm under the impression that most of the E2E selenium tests are flakey. A major reason seems to be timing issues. Another one is that they often test against servers that are not controlled by the ...
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Software to capture and read text using camera

I am working in a External HDD manufacturing company. We have product label on each External indicating the serial number, Part Number and Name of the product. We are manufacturing different models so ...
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Is it possible to UI automate testing involving Two-factor Authentication for an iOS app? [duplicate]

I have an iOS app that uses 2FA for certain account related features. I'd like to create some UI automation tests for those features, but they require receiving either SMS messages or email. On a ...
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Retrieving xpath from stored webelement variable

I am using page object model. Here is xpath that I have written for Heading of the page and stored it in the heading webelement variable. @FindBy( xpath = "//div[@class='page-title category-title']")...