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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performance testing automation tools for desktop applications

Is there any open source automation tools for performance testing for desktop applications? Load runner, JMeter are supporting only web applications. I searched in website but it is saying that there ...
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Salary Comparisons: Which profession earns more software testing or software developer? [on hold]

We are 4 roommates all of us are working in IT. Out of them, I'm only one who works as a QA (Automation Tester) & Others are Developers. We are always debating each other about salary comparison. ...
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Firefox browser doest not shows saved bookmarks, addons while launching in Selenium

When I am running software web application's tests In Firefox Browser using selenium WebDriver, It Is not showing me any bookmarks, addons, saved passwords etc. in that browser. Have you observed ...
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Test Management Tools that can be recommended more effective than HP - Quality center and QTP which can integrate and [on hold]

I would like to know the best Test management tool in the industry as we are using HP - Quality center with Automation using QTP. We are planning to use another tool than HP. It should be more ...
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Does anyone have experience automating test cases for COBOL programs?

Now I am trying with a java library called tn5250j, which provides scripting capabilities, but it is not well documented and I didn't find much experiences on internet. Does anyone have experience ...
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How to sort Calendar dates using Selenium?

I have a situation with automation testing. The situation is, I am adding files with different dates as filename and need to keep those files in descending order and the files with no date goes in ...
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How to verify images in selenium WebDriver?

WebDriver does not provide direct any function to image verification, but we can verify images by taking two screen shots of whole web page using “TakesScreenshot” webdriver function, one at script ...
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What are the advanced tools/technologies used in Automation testing? [closed]

This is the very interesting question asked to me in 2nd technical round of interview. I have told him about advanced automation tools like- Selenium, Appium, Selendroid. Is there any other advanced ...
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Test recording with Selenium IDE vs manual programming test framework

I'm just beginner in this field. I have already created simple tests using Selenium in .NET environment together with NUnit. I also hard coded the same or similar tests for my framework. My question ...
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Under what circumstances is Sikuli better for test automation than Selenium or Watir?

The Sikuli website says: Sikuli is a visual technology to automate and test graphical user interfaces (GUI) using images (screenshots). Under what circumstances is Sikuli a better technology ...
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Comparing test coverage metrics to identify an increase/decrease after implementing automation

I would like to compare the levels of test coverage for projects before and after implementing an automation framework. I would like to know if there has been an increase or decrease in test coverage. ...
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Jenkins Selenium Test on Windows 2012 R2 with Chrome driver

we are testing our projects with selenium. Using chrome browser with chromedriver (v2.9.248315). Now we are setting up a CI infrastructure and we want to run our selenium tests automated. We are ...
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What are the best practices to enter data in web forms etc [on hold]

What are the best practices to enter data in web forms etc using selenium webdriver. Should I enter data in respective or use separate methods of the webforms or use external file excel etc? I have ...
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Sikuli selection of items in lists

There is a drop down list in application where you can see (in drop down area) only ~5% of all the elements. So I can not find the way to select random value from the list. Selection of random item ...
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Sikuli with jenkins setup for continuous integration

I have my test written in Sikuli. However, for overnight run, my Jenkins machine do get locked. I want to understand if anyone has encountered and solved this issue before. Note: If I manually RDP ...
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“Element is not currently visible and so may not be interacted with” when locating element by CssSelector/helptext

I faced an issue with locating the element. Currently it's impossible to locate it by CssSelector/helptext, but it's located by CssSelector/Id without issues Here's the element <span ...
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How to select Security Certificate From security Dialog

The problem I would like to solve is as follow: go to a website which is protected by client certificate authentication using browser once the security challenge dialog box is shown, select on the ...
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End-to-end testing from desktop app to website

I'm currently investigating ways for executing End-to-end testing on a system that contains two parts which are dependent on one another. The first part is a desktop application and the second is a ...
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MS test Manager Training?

Using MS Test Manager to manage my test cases and looking for a certification course for Test Manager and automation testing using Coded UI. Any suggestions on finding a company that offers MS ...
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Verify Quality of Video and Audio Played using Automation Scripts

I have few audio and video files which I need to play and verify the files are playing perfect or there is choppy audio or issues with pixel when videos are playing. We can easily verify this ...
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Reports verification [duplicate]

Currently I have a task to validate set of reports which is developed by using the logianalysis tool. Can anyone let me the idea to validate the reports through an interface level as well as data ...
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How To Handle Dynamic Changing IDs In XPath?

Example : //div[@id='post-body-3647323225296998740']/div[1]/form[1]/input[1] In this XPath id "3647323225296998740" Is changing every time when reloading the page. How to handle this type of ...
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Failing the script in Jenkins due to screen size different

Currently I am working on running selenium scripts in Jenkins. Here my issue is my browser window size is 1382, 754 resolution.But in jenkins browser resolution was 1044,784.Due to this my script was ...
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Easy way to switch to headless automated testing after normal browser test?

Sorry for the confusing title, i've been really trying to find a good solution to writing automated tests for maintenance projects (To identify areas that potentially break after doing upgrades to ...
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Marking build as unstable if tests are skipped

I use tests checking their preconditions with assumeThat(preconditionX, isSatisfied()); that throws SkipException when not satisfied. As a result I have 2 of 73 tests skipped while build in Jenkins ...
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Triggering Appium testing scripts in IOS/Android

I am new to mobile automation. I need to know the ways we can achieve triggering automation scripts. Need to trigger my testing scripts when mobile OS is upgraded. Need to trigger my testing scripts ...
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Automated test flakiness

I'd like to validate some of my assumptions about what "flakiness" entails in an automated test/suite. To me, that list might include: Non-deterministic (inconsistent pass/fail) Inconsistent ...
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where can I find good Geb tutorials?

Where can I find tutorials for GeB automation tool? I couldn't find any tutorials online. Currently, I am a manual tester that uses QTP and Load runner. My company wants me to learn Geb as well.
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Is there any way to record the screenshots of minimized browser windows

I am using Java and selenium to write some tests. I need to record my screenshot while the tests are running it makes much easier for me to track if any bugs occurs. The problem is that I need to run ...
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Where should 'requires' be kept with regards to rails Automated testing?

I've seen both usages: As in say im testing a web app using Capybara/Rspec? I seen it edited in the spec_helper.rb file: 'require capybara/rspec' require 'capybara/poltergeist' ...
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Running parallel scripting in Selenium Web driver for Firefox, do I need Selenium Grid?

I have a process, using Selenium Web driver for Firefox, for automatic look up for information on one specific site. Due to the volume of the data being looked up, I will need to run parallel ...
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Selenium webDriver Unable to locate element [on hold]

package java2482; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement; import org.openqa.selenium.firefox.FirefoxDriver; import ...
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Export list of testNG tests within a project/suite?

I have a selenium framework in combination with TestNG. Is it possible to export a list of all test names are their description within a project/suite?
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cucumber java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Not a file or directory:

I'm new to cucumber. I have created a cucumber project but cannot seem to run the project. Every time I do, I get an error: java.lang.IllegalArgumentException: Not a file or directory: Here is how my ...
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Suggest some Android and iPhone mobile app automation tools [closed]

Please suggest me tools for Android and iPhone app automation testing. I have searched some, like - Appium, Calabash, MonkeyTalk, Selendroid, Robotium, etc. But, I am confused to choose any one. ...
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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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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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How to scroll in html table of webpage?

A web page is showing a table of the first 10 data items out of 150. I want to scroll that table until the element is found. How can I achieve this? I refereed this question ...
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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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In QTP 12.51, how to identify dynamical element generated using ajax/jquery form

In my Datatable three rows present.After clicking on Add button new row is generateed and i need to put input values from datatable. Problem : How to identify field of each row dynamically for ...
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How to select a record by applying filters in columns using Selenium Webdriver?

I am a test automation engineer and use Java with Selenium Webdriver for scripting my tests. My question is this- A webpage has a header with columns, along with column filters. It is similar to MS ...
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Not able to find the element for below angular code? [duplicate]

I am using Selenium WebDriver in C# with protractor. I am trying to locate element for following code. <"div class="ViewMenu selectedViewMenu" ...
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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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How to test the multiple test cases in a single test case using selenium webdriver

I am in confusion to write the test cases for one of my requirement.I have a signup process it will have 8 steps to complete a signup.How to write a test script for all steps by validating the each ...
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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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Compare screenshots of rendered web pages

In my team, we use Selenium for automation of functional testing. We also do a lot of manual regression testing to make sure the appearance of the rendered web pages is ok. I would like to develop a ...
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Software report testing [closed]

We have lots of reports that we cant not test by manually at the moment. So we are thinking to automate that. Anyone knows that how we can do it?
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What are the points that are covered in planning phase of automation Testing? [closed]

As a Automation tester, What are the points that are covered in initial/planning phase of automation Testing?
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Writing Automated tests that don't need Cucumber?

So i've been using Cucumber w/Capybara and Poltergeist to write automated tests for awhile now. It works pretty well and I enjoy it and it mostly makes sense (still learning it of course). However Im ...
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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 ...