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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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

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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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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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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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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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 ...
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Newbie: Unable to identify objects in QTP from QC?

I started working with QTP 11.0 a few days back. I am trying to write a small script to pass the test cases(with steps) in the Test Lab module of hp QC 10.00. But while adding objects in the object ...
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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" ...
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Continuous integration testing for Windows desktop application

I'm looking for ways to implement continuous integration testing for Windows desktop application we're developing. Basically, we need the following: After new build finishes start VM Deploy new ...
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Test coverage tool that shows call graph of untested new code from a merge

I'm looking for a test coverage tool that can show the call path/call graph of new untested code that came from a merge. Example: I have a git repo (on github or bitbucket) and a test suite that ...
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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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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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WINCE Automation Tools, Looking for Learnings from Implementation?

There are very few tools available for WINCE Automation. We are running apps on devices running WINCE OS. Looking for pointers / learning's from folks who have done WINCE Automation ? Tools Analysis ...
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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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Modify IE 'Internet Options' in HP UFT (QTP)

I need to ensure that the "Use automatic configuration" checkbox is set to off before my script starts. Group policy keeps changing this. How can I get into the "Internet Options" menu? It is not ...
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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 ...
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Can we set server configuration while doing load testing using Jmeter?

I have requirements to do the load test on RPC calls(web services) with huge data for example 50,000 users and etc.., So what are the dependencies to vary the results(I mean it varies from server ...
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Looking for a content-aware library for regression testing of PDF files

I'm doing some automated regression testing on a web application using Rational Functional Tester with Java. I need to test some PDF files produced by that application, comparing them with a "base" ...
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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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How to configure TFS test plan to run automated UI tests against different environments

I have a few test environments where the new stuff deployed by hand and/or Release Manager. Beside these I have a different machine (test agent installed and it is hooked up to Test Manager) where I ...
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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 ...
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Handle the File Upload dialog in Protractor for IE11

I know the default answer to handling explorer.exe is to use AutoIT, but AutoIT utilizes Java Runtime to use the exported .exe to upload the file and close the dialog. My tests are all in Protractor ...
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Does anyone have any suggestions for a Selenium with Ruby tutorials?

I have gone through this book http://www.compendiumdev.co.uk/selenium/ which is excellent and I highly recommend it to everyone! I was wondering if there is a similar book/tutorial with a Ruby focus ...
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Testing Cordova apps and bluetooth

What is the best way to test cordova application which uses bluetooth to talk with custom hardware? Do I need to sniff traffic to make sure they are working well or?
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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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TypeError: Error when calling the metaclass bases module.__init__() takes at most 2 arguments (3 given)

I'm ne to coding and python. Not sure where exactly I should be looking to fix this error. from UIMap import tomcat8LoginPage, ...