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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What are some good tools for implementing report dashboard for automation?

I am currently running a bunch of automated tests and recording the results in a SQL database. Has anyone built a reporting dashboard for automation results before? What are some good open source ...
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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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Calabash-Android Result of query doesn't show url

I'm using Calabash for testing. There's a facebook login button in my app, when I click on it, a form is to be opened. I want to get the url of the current webview because it is easy for querying. But ...
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reading from excel sheet using Apache POI

I used firefox profile for downloading the file : profile.setPreference("browser.helperApps.alwaysAsk.force", false); profile.setPreference"browser.download.manager.showWhenStarting",false); ...
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Will learning selenium add value to my career?

I have 8 years experience in manual testing. I've just gotten interested in automation testing now. Just wanted to know if learning selenium at this point of my career will add value. If yes, then in ...
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Test Automation Engineer, no record-playback?

I want to become a test automation engineer in the future. The thing that is concerning me is this: I have always thought that test automation is using record-playback to test different application. ...
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Where to start learning test automation from?

Nervously looking at job posts, automation and programming is no longer "good-to-have". It is almost a must. I'm a manual tester looking to start working towards automated testing/test automation. I ...
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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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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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What do I need to start from zero in automated testing?

I am new to testing. I need to learn because I have an opportunity to work in this field in the the future. I would like to know what I need to get started. Preferably, I would like to study automated ...
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Executing on a selected node in selenium grid

I have one scenario i.e.. I have one web view to take all actions(click,send-keys,opening new window) and locator types(ex: xpath,id,name and cssClassName) with these values I am going to create a ...
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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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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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How to read date value from a calendar through selenium ide

There is a calendar object in the web page, not developed internally. It's a datetime picker. How do I read the selected value from it through selenium ide? Thanks in advance guys.
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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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Remote deployment on WAS using websphere deployer plugin of jenkins

I want to deploy an application on websphere application server(8.5.5) from Jenkins using websphere deployer plugin. I have attached the two required jars. I can telnet the WAS server from jenkins ...
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Selenium Web Driver Drop Down List Testing With Div tag in java

I am new to automated testing with Selenium Web Driver I am not able to work out how to test drop down lists without using the select command. I tried using xpath, select by id, class name, css ...
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Unable to open the specified URL on a real device while running Selenium tests using ios-driver

I am trying to automate mobile web testing using ios-driver on an iPhone 6 plus (real device). The Safari browser opens but the specified URL (google.com in this case) is not opened (i.e. only ...
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Identifying and sending an e-mail in outlook using Geb-Groovy framework

i have a test case where user clicks on a button to send an e-mail and user's default e-mail client opens up. In my case I am using outlook as my default e-mail client. What would be the best way to ...
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How to combine click and capture screenshot commands in Selenium IDE

I need to create a command to capture screen shots on every click command automatically without manually inserting capture screenshot command in Selenium IDE. Can anyone help me?
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Running Selenium webdriver scripts in android device (Samsung galaxy tab)-Portrait mode

I have been stuck in an issue while running selenium webdriver script in android device -Portrait mode. Script is running successfully in landscape mode but when we run the same script in android ...
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Where to store XPath variables

Where should I store XPath variables - in a class or in an external file? What are the (dis)advantages of these approaches?
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Automating email verification feature of an application?

I'm helping to automate an new web application, part of this application requires email verification. What are the industry standards for automating the black hole known as "email"? What I'm trying to ...
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How do I export test cases from HP Sprinter as XML import to HP UFT?

I have created a Test in HP Sprinter and want that test to execute in HP UFT. . I have gone through this link but I am unable to export the test cases in .xml format. According to the link this is the ...
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export list of testNG tests

I have a selenium framework in combination with TestNG. I use intelliJ but can also use eclipse. Is it possible to export a list of all test names are their description withing a project/suite?
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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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Selenium DDF using JXL [closed]

I wrote a code for reading and writing From excel but only first cell of the excel sheet is getting written. I don't know what exactly am I doing wrong. Please go through my code and suggest how can ...
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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 get the test coverage from a GIS API tested with Selenium WebDriver?

I am working on a GIS API that used the OpenLayers 2 library. I performed the unit tests with QUnit and the code coverage is done with BlanketJS. It works like a charm. :) Now, I am writing the ...
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Are there any tools to test whether the response code is not equal to 404 or etc by reading the URLs from a CSV file

I want to check the status code of a URL by reading the URL from a CSV file and "hitting it" with a browser. How can I achieve this functionality? Are there any tools for that? Thanks in advance.
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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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How to edit field in Robotframework using Selenium2library

My problem is being unable to enter text in login and password fields in certain page. I would like to know how to be able to enter text in this situation. I have been able to automate entering text ...
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How to get the Event Object of the Click event on Selenium IDE?

I am a newb at selenium thing. I have image map area and on click event of this area a function is firing where the click Event Object is being passed to do some calculation. I have recorded the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Running selenium scripts through web

I have developed a web page which takes all inputs for test cases such as: locators, input data, urls to open, etc. I run the page in tomcat server. Whenever I'm executing the test case with that web ...
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Unable to open Safari app on iPhone simulator while running Selenium test using ios-driver

I am trying to automate mobile web testing using ios-driver. The safari browser does not open even though the simulator launches. The configuration as shown on terminal by running the command java ...
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Test execution report in HTML format for MonkeyTalk

MonkeyTalk provides the functionality of running test suites with Ant. Reference: Running Suites With Ant I wanted to know if it is possible to generate HTML reports of test execution? I want to ...
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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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Whether to choose Selenium over Watir or Lightweight Test Automation when testing web applications created using C Sharp?

I am currently researching testing frameworks to test C Sharp developed web applications. I have been leaning more towards the use of Selenium over Watir or Lightweight Test Automation but hesitant ...
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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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Difficulty setting focus on element with Selenium WebDriver

I have a Selenium WebDriver test where I enter some text into a text input box var input_Note = Driver.Instance.FindElement(By.Id("note")); input_Note.SendKeys("test"); I then attempt to ...
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Reducing the number of test users in automated regression runs?

I help maintain a very large automated regression test suite for java web applications. Because of the size of the suite, running the tests in parallel is a requirement. I need to reduce the number of ...
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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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Unable to run selenium webdriver script in IE11

I have IE 11 browser on Windows 8. I'm trying to automate a simple search but I am getting an exception. (The script works in Firefox) I made regedit changes according to instructions given in ...
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How to Implement Page Object and Page Factory Pattern in Selenium Webdriver?

I am a beginner in learning selenium Webdriver. I am not able to understand how page object and factory models works and how it can be beneficial? Kindly help me explain it with detailed explanation. ...
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How do I convince someone who's bought the Record-Playback line that object oriented framework is essential?

Here's the basic setup - over a number of years the testing team at my workplace has developed a sophisticated (probably rather more complex than strictly necessary) object-oriented, data-driven ...