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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.
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How do I compare the performance of two .toString() methods?

Say I want to compare the performance of Java's StringBuilder.toString() with new String(char[]) for strings from one to 3000 characters in length. I do know beforehand how long the resulting string ...
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Using Jtidy to parsing HTML

I am using Jtidy I pass an InputSteam and then I tried to validate whether or not the XHTML code in the InputSteam is valid. InputStream s = new ...
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Error upon starting Select server “Could not find agent library JVMHOOK”

I am attempting to run the Selenium server for the first time on my machine and am receiving an error when running the jar, or when attempting to find the java version. Here is the error: ...
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Navigate to previous page using Selenium

I know there's a driver.navigate().back() but that's not what I'm looking for. Let's say a user is on PageA, they click on a submit button which takes them to a submit page. On that page, there ...
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Parameterized JUnit tests with HtmlUnitDriver leading to test termination

I came across an unusual issue with my automation tests while using the HtmlUnitDriver. I have been using the junit parameterized class to iterate over a list of urls to run some of my tests. The test ...
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Recent comparisons of Java mocking frameworks?

I'm trying to find recent comparisons of Java mocking frameworks but all of the ones I've seen are quite old. Can anyone point me to something relatively recent? Thanks
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dragAndDropBy() function Encountering Exception

I am a beginner in Selenium and m trying to automate the drag and drop functionality. But everytime I am trying to execute the dragAndDrop() functionality, Eclipse is Giving off Exception. PF the ...
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Looking for open source, Java-based tool for performance testing

Goal: I have an enterprise application written in java to test for performance. I need to do it separately, so I will be basically simulating a user interaction over http/https. My findings: ...
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selenium wget download file

I'm testing a web app with Selenium and I actually need to download a txt file during my test. But this seems impossible because a pop up appears asking to save the file. So, this blocks the progess ...
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Is it possible to group java selenium tests in a larger utility class for reuse?

So say you have a made up flight booking application. I'm speaking on a very high level; because i'm more concerned with the design of these java objects. We're creating tests that have these classes ...
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How to access element inside iframe in Java?

I want to get an element's id attribute that is inside of an iframe through Java. How do I access an element inside of an iframe in Java?
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Where I can get all the commands related to Web Driver / Selenium 2

I am not able to find all the commands for Web Driver / Selenium 2. Please help me providing the same. Thanks
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Java Unit Testing Completeness Indicator Tool?

I am talking about the real 'Test Completeness', not the traditional 'Code Coverage',because Code Coverage is not very helpful when people start asking for more accurate estimations. And by 'Test ...
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How to locate the X-path of an element in eclipse accurately?

I am working in a project in which automation is done using Appium Tool.I felt bit difficult to track the X-path of an Image or Textbox in Eclipse while scripting.Sometimes the X-path will be given as ...
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Watir WebDriver in conjunction with Java [closed]

Is it possible to use Watir WebDriver in conjunction with Java? I have to execute some Java methods for dealing with data in DB in order to simulate different situations and test website UI using ...
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Assertions and Outputting Specific URLs

Here's what I've done so far. @Test public void test() { String[] list = {}; for (int i=0; i<list.length; i++){ driver.get(baseUrl + "/" + list[i]); boolean ...
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Using Selenium webdriver with chrome browser - Junit or java - how to upload a file from desktop(or any folder in pc) to application [duplicate]

Using Selenium webdriver with chrome browser for automation - Junit or java programming - how to upload a file from desktop(or any folder in pc) to application
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Isolating defect in distributed event-driven system

Our system takes an object from external system every time the object gets changed (change event), processes it and put it back processed into this external system. So, end-to-end testing is about ...
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Can I (in Eclipse/java) automate the logging of all enters and leaves into or out of all functions, including library ones?

While comparing the run of my wizard and a similar standard one, I have to check all entrances into all functions for both cases. Is there some tool that can automate the process? I can't do it by ...
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As to improve the Selenium 2 test speed?

I'm trying to create Selenium tests to my Java application, but each test spends about 5 seconds to execute. The most time consuming part of the test is to initialize the Selenium. I'm initialize the ...
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Webdriver : How to switch to a specific window?

I came across many solutions for switching between windows, one of them is: Set<String> allWindows = driver.getWindowHandles(); for(String currentWindow : allWindows){ ...
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Selenium Webdriver code in Java to search hidden Objects in Web Browser

I am trying to create a Selenium Web driver java code where I can find all the hidden objects on the webpage and can be accessed. I want the count of all those hidden objects. Which property I can use ...
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How to handle self-signed SSL certificate error in IE8? (Selenium Webdriver + Java)

I am literally stuck to this problem for two days now. Scenario The website that needs to be tested has a self-signed certificate. So Internet Explorer (8 in Windows XP) shows "The security ...
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Unable to upload a file using selenium/web driver running with java

I have a complicated interface where uploading a file is three step ( The forum is not allowing me to add screenshots of my window so please try to visualise it) step 1 click on browse tab and select ...
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How to Check my pc is having internet connection using java [closed]

I need to find whether my pc is connected to internet using java.From references, I found that using below code just verify whether NIC is up or down. public static boolean ...
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Issue with losing focus of “hover” command when the mouse is outside of the active window

If I automate mouse actions using Selenium2/Webdriver in combination with Firefox 12, I can easily get the "mouse" to move to and hover over a context menu so the sub-menus are seen. However, if I ...
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Selenium WebDriver | Unable to switch to apparent pop-up

I am trying to automate Peoplesoft 9 based Web application on Firefox 20.0.1. On clicking a search icon another form opens which I thought to be a pop-up and tried my code - ...
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Testing EJB based web service - Java vs .NET vs SoapUI

I am testing a workflow application that takes the user step by step through each task. The inputs in each task are basically just barcodes or some numerical values. Fortunately, each task has an EJB ...
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Selenium Webdriver | Unable to locate element error

I am trying to run the below code but getting error. Can you please point out the issue? import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit; import org.openqa.selenium.By; import org.openqa.selenium.Keys; import ...
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How to get XPath of a list element generated by AJAX?

When I type a keyword ("Documents 1.xml") driver.findElement(By.id("documentSelect_enter")).sendKeys("Documents 1.xml"); in this field: <input id="documentSelect_enter" type="text" ...
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“java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError” Error when running Selenium RC script

First of all I have recorded the script in Selenium IDE, then exported into the junit4 (RC), then copied the junit4 (RC) code into Eclipse IDE. When I run the project with junit test, I found the ...
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Handling popup with many buttons using Selenium webdriver

I'm using Selenium web driver with Java language. When there are two buttons in a popup i.e. ok and cancel , it can be easily handled with web driver using the following code: Alert alert = ...
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Is Selenium 2 WebDriver JavaDoc API available offline?

Can I get a offline copy/archive of Selenium Webdriver Javadoc API which is available here so that I can bind the same to my Eclipse IDE for offline use? A ready-made HTML archive will be ...
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Dynamic whitebox testing and coverage metrics for Java systems?

What coverage measures/metrics are useful for unit testing and for integration testing of Java or other object-oriented systems? Context: We would like to establish a better test process. Our ...
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Unittesting GUI. MVC model. When to move data to controller

I've been reading different opinions about how to unittest GUI in Java and it is clear that the best approach is to design the code in a MVC model, in order to be able to test everything. Anyway I ...
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FileUpload using selenium RC and java

I am using Selenium RC and Java and I need to automate the file upload feature.I tried a lot, Clicking on Browse button is not executing and rather getting stuck. I tried in FireFox but to no avail. ...
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Selenium WebDriver and Highchart testing

I know this question has been asked before on S.O. and other websites but I haven't found a definite answer -- most of them say its not easily done but I wanted to make sure that was the final ...
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How to read data from Excel by using loops? [closed]

I created an Excel file name "readdata.xls" and entered some inputs like UserName Password Akshit Ak12345 Ashwika AS12345 I've written a code like this .... package ...
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ArrayOutOfBoundException when reading test data from Excel [closed]

I am very new to Selenium RC. Please, help in my question. I installed jxl.jar file (Java library for Excel) and added it to Eclipse build path. I created an Excel file as readdata.xls where I ...
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"Element is no longer attached to the DOM” StaleElementReferenceException when selecting HTML table row

I am using Selenium 2/WebDriver for automation. I have a table and am trying to select a row in it. When the test runs, I can see the row become highlighted as if it is clicked, but then immediately I ...
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Test automation for .NET / Java Project relying on app container

I am looking to a testing / continuous integration tool which can help me with the following: 1) Inside a Maven project, allow me to run a JUnit test case that, using some API, deploy an application ...
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which version of jmeter-plugins (>=0.3.0) can work under JDK 1.5?

Which version of jmeter-plugins (version >= 0.3.0) can work under JDK 1.5? And which version of JMeter is compatible with this version of jmeter-plugins?
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Enforcement of quality as a runtime requirement

I come from a background that strongly emphasizes automated testing baked into the build process. You commit, the code is checked out by the build system, compiled, and tests run against it. If it ...
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Downloading a file in Internet Explorer through Selenium

I have to automate a case in which I have to download an Excel file using Selenium IDE.I have done this in Firefox by using custom profile feature which automatically downloads file and saves it into ...
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System / Integration testing for 'daemonized' components in Java

We have a moderately large collection of Java components (some using some JNI). Each launches as a daemon (or Windows service) using the Tanuki package. Some publish SOAP or REST endpoints, others ...
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Unable to locate element (Modal Dialogue Box)

I'm new to Webdriver. I need to automate a scenario on Mozilla, System info: os.name: 'Windows 7', os.arch: 'amd64', os.version: '6.1', java.version: '1.6.0_27' I have a scenario to create a user and ...
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Is there a way to shorten the time Selenium2/Webdriver takes to look for an element when a failure is expected?

Selenium2/WebDriver is optimized for positive testing paths. My web application hides elements based on user permissions. I am looking for an element and throwing-catching the exception when it does ...
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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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How to use TestNG to create multi-user tests scenarios?

What I need to do is to create UI test cases for our application and we have decided to use Selenium with TestNG (we're still open to other options if there are considerable advantages). The tests we ...