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.

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
2answers
55 views

What are basic metrics of coverage with functional UI automation testing

There is web application product which is tested by test automation (selenium webdriver based test project in scope of the whole project) Client is asking what is the test coverage by automation of ...
1
vote
10answers
2k views

Should I learn Python or Java to get into test automation? I am new to programming

Should I learn Python or Java to get into test automation? I'm new to programming. Please share your thoughts or links to any useful information.
0
votes
1answer
21 views

How to open a link in new tab and then coming back to previous tab in webdriver

I have a situation in which I have to perform some action on one web page and their changes will reflect in the other web page. And after that I want to check whether changes are reflecting or not by ...
2
votes
4answers
109 views

Visual Regression Testing

For testing the visual appearance of a website the use of tools like selenium (functional surface test) are not sufficient because it doesn´t check the visual appearance and/or the CSS-Code directly. ...
0
votes
0answers
13 views

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.
1
vote
1answer
36 views

Looking for open platform software framework for remote testing

I am currently looking for a software framework for my project involving GPU boards and graphics tests. My project is to find a software framework to use where I can remotely run graphics tests on my ...
1
vote
3answers
81 views

Which automation tool can be used to automate a desktop application whose frontend is developed on MS Access

.. I am working on an application which is developed on MS Access platform. Its a desktop application and in MS Access the executable file is created with .ADP extension. I had tried some of the tools ...
1
vote
1answer
65 views

Selenium opens browser and loads page, then stops

Selenium opens browser and loads page, then stops. I have inherited a selenium project with no internal documentation and I'm a bit stuck on how to get it up and running (I am new to Selenium). We've ...
1
vote
3answers
93 views

I need expert support for using MS testing tools for automated performance and functional testing

We are a software company using VB.NET and ASP.NET heavily, and recently have tried to use Microsoft Ultimate to do automated testing, but ... it doesn't work for us. We believe that we are doing ...
1
vote
1answer
61 views

Functional and UI Test cases for a Slider

I am working on a website. Here is the URL : http://northeastindiaholidays.com/. There are two sliders on the front page: The one with in the background, with a full resolution image. The second ...
4
votes
1answer
157 views
+100

Is it possible to automate Silverlight in windowless mode?

Does anybody have an application under test (AUT) that uses a mixture of HTML and Silverlight controls, which they have successfully automated? My AUT web app has screens with a mixture of HTML and ...
1
vote
1answer
41 views

How to start all tests with a clear session after browser crash,

Im using WebDriver and Python to automate a website. I have a suite of tests and sometimes running into the following problem. Test no.1 = Login to home page, navigate to Account page, perform some ...
0
votes
1answer
32 views

To run all test cases by invoking driver once for a suite

I want to run all my test cases with one start up and tear down process. I have written code for multiple browser testing and as of now I am repeating those codes in every class file under ...
2
votes
2answers
124 views

Checking two related functionalities in same test case

Each of our end-to-end test cases checks two aspects/functionalities of message processing: Whether the message has been processed correctly (resulted in a correct action of the system). Whether ...
0
votes
2answers
85 views

Send testng report through email after test execution

I have to send an email of report of the test as soon as my all tests get executed. I will have to mention this in AfterSuite but don't know what exactly will have to use to achieve this. Any ...
0
votes
1answer
105 views

Selenium: driver.findElement(By.xpath(“xpath”).click(); failing

The command driver.findElement(By.xpath("xpath"). click(); is not working in Web driver. Kindly check the below code written in selenium RC and webdriver. Selenium RC : public void ...
0
votes
2answers
95 views

Selenium - How to get table rows visible in the dialogbox?

In a Selenium Junit test, for a table with 'n' rows in a dialog box of a webpage, I am able to calculate number of rows using Table.size() (Table is a List of elements which finds elements with tag ...
0
votes
2answers
65 views

Difference Between CSS and XPATH [duplicate]

Difference Between CSS and XPATH ? Which is the best locator in selecting Elements in selenium? If Xpath is the better why? why should we use Xpath instead of CSS? If CSS is the better why? why ...
0
votes
2answers
39 views

What is the best code coverage tool for a java based Web application [closed]

I have an automation framework based out of Selenium Web driver. I want to find out the extent to which automated test scenarios covers various sections of code. Can some one please suggest a code ...
0
votes
0answers
23 views

Which queue implementation to choose to model a queue of test cases to be run?

In our organization we have an in-house written test execution framework. We are going to abandon it in several phases, and we decided to start with a Test Queue. My requirements: Supports ...
1
vote
1answer
99 views

How to enter text in the username&password field in Facebook login window (calabash-android)

I am using Calabash Android for automation testing. My app has a facebook login button and after click on it. A web view is opened, how to enter text in usename and password field?
0
votes
0answers
19 views

OS X hypervisor for software tests

I am setting up an OS X (build and) test environment for a open source project with a big C codebase. It shall be a Mavericks host on a Mac mini, which has a virtual machine with Snow Leopard. Both ...
1
vote
1answer
504 views

What are the pros and cons of using selenium and TTCN 3 for automation? Which one of the two is better in which scenario? [closed]

What are the pros and cons of using selenium and TTCN 3 for automation? Which one of the two is better and in which scenario?
1
vote
3answers
108 views

What are some good open source UI Testing tools for testing Windows GUI?

I need a list of some good tools which are open source and meant for automating the UI testing of Windows GUI. Any help will certainly be appreciated.
4
votes
7answers
193 views

Manual QA looking to get into Automated Testing (no programming background)

I currently work at an ad agency as a Manual QA. I originally came in to act on the business side but kind of 'fell in to' the job. I do not have a programming background but I am very interested in ...
2
votes
1answer
75 views

How credible are WebDriver tests?

We have recently encountered a bug that we are able to reproduce manually in Internet Explorer, without any significant effort. Same bug we have tried to reproduce also automatically, with WebDriver ...
0
votes
0answers
11 views

Query TFS 2013 to get recently automated

I want to find a method to query our TFS Server 2013 for test cases that have been switched from "Not Automated" or "Planned" to "Automated" within a given time period. I know I can create a query in ...
0
votes
1answer
68 views

Looking for software to create and manage test sequences

I am working on embedded firmware that provides a lot of functions through an ethernet interface. I would like to test the function by writing test programs in C# or python that test specific ...
5
votes
4answers
2k views

Do you verify presence of text in your automated tests?

While automating multi locale application I had to stop using - assertTrue(selenium.isTextPresent("success text message")); where success text message would change for each locale. to - ...
4
votes
5answers
628 views

How to add screen shot for pass status in UI Automation

Right now as per default setting I am able to get screen shot for failed status but not for pass, per as per the requirement I need to attach for pass as well. Any one please suggest any framework or ...
0
votes
1answer
72 views

Using multiple instances of webDriver

I have defined an object of Web driver in one class as Static WebDriver driver; and want to use that instance into another class to automate browser. Is it possible? Or I will have to define drivers ...
1
vote
1answer
41 views

Is there any framework for UI automation testing for Unity3D?

Does anyone know any framework that is compatible/integrated with Unity3D? I'm interested in Unit, Integrated and UI testing.
0
votes
1answer
57 views

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 be opened. I want get the url of the current webview to easy for querying. But command ...
16
votes
13answers
10k views

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 ...
0
votes
1answer
233 views

Our company needs to perform automation testing for charts like pie chart, bar chart, which testing tool I should go with?

My company designed dashboard for database data, I need to find best tool who will automate company's website This dashboard contains all types of charts like pie chart, bar chart, line chart etc and ...
0
votes
0answers
32 views

.Net GUI testing of third party components

Recently I have started to create a prototype automated test for a .net based desktop application. Our team uses at-least two third party components which I cannot reach with the MS UIAutomation ...
2
votes
2answers
149 views

Selenium Webdriver or Sahi which is best for website/mobile site testing?

Can anyone tell me which is the best tool to use for web site testing? Sahi or Selenium Web driver. Am using windows OS in PC. At present Testing of both Desktop and Mobile Site in Manual. Trying to ...
5
votes
5answers
655 views

Suite of automated tests - owned by devs or testers?

I'm working on a project that involves 4 developers and three QAers. I've tried to encourage the other devs to write tests for every new feature they have added, and we have built up a suite of ...
0
votes
1answer
132 views

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 ...
0
votes
3answers
82 views

Automating visual web site comparison

A company that maintains several websites for various small businesses is migrating all of the sites over to new servers (they are using some sort of migration tool). They have asked me if I could ...
0
votes
3answers
483 views

Robotium How to click or enter or select a file in Downloads folder on android device to open options

Robotium How to click or enter or select a file in Downloads folder on android device to open options as (Gallery, Image Gallery, Photos, ...) Here is my code: String filepath = ...
0
votes
1answer
55 views

Selenium IDE: sign out button not working

sign out button is not responding in selenium ide Error: "" clickAt(locator, coordString) Arguments: locator - an element locator coordString - specifies the x,y position (i.e. - ...
9
votes
4answers
411 views

Should unit tests be executed as part of a build?

I worked at a company where unit tests ran as part of the build. The build failed if the unit tests failed. What are the benefits and disadvantages of that practice?
1
vote
3answers
200 views

QA Testing Process

We currently use the following processes for testing: Write a test plan (currently stored in Microsoft Test Manger) Execute Test plan Once the tested functionality is promoted to Production, ...
2
votes
2answers
66 views

Best practices on testing access permissions

My web system has roles which allows the users to access different resources depending on the role. My questions are: should permissions be tested by automated integration tests? Are there best ...
1
vote
2answers
58 views

How do you maintain your testing data?

I am in security administration, not QA. Our testers have requested a userID with full access to the QA databases that will run scripts to clean-up/delete (DB2 SQL) data when necessary - which is ...
0
votes
0answers
31 views

Where to get started with UFT?

I've recently been tasked with getting some UI automation written to help with regression testing for our product. This is entirely new to me and I've scouring the web for resources but not finding ...
0
votes
2answers
33 views

How to revert the changes made by selenium in a tear down process?

I am in a situation where I have to revert all the changes which I made while testing the application. Is there any way of doing this in Testng? Suppose if I have added something into the ...
3
votes
2answers
391 views

Running automated tests for Unity apps on iOS/Android devices?

I want to run automated tests for a game that I am developing with Unity. It runs on iOS and Android devices. As a first step we would like to Launch the game on device type X If the game loaded on ...
0
votes
1answer
44 views

How to open and get input from a popup before running test?

I want to open a popup before running my tests and after completing my test run. I want to give few inputs from the popup on basis of that my test will run. Suppose I have multiple links on which my ...