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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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How to debug heap thrashing problem [closed]

My application is causing heap thrashing. I have the heap dump but I don't know how and where should I start to look for problems? This is a 6 GB dump. Please recommend some suitable heap analysis ...
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Selenium test case fails due to page load time

I run nearly 30-40 test cases twice a day. And everytime some test case fails due to page load time. Infact i have explicitly mentioned Thread.sleep("2000"); wherever i feel it takes more time to ...
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Can someone clear-out these job posts for me once and for all?

A typical job-post for a testing position: Requirements: Programming experience with Java, Python, VB or C# Ability to write test cases and work with test-automation Database knowledge Experience in ...
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How to work with changing element id in the html code

I am working in a ERP where the elements id are changing/rotating randomly. so if I am writing a code to locate a id, next time I run the selenium code it gets me error as the id changes by that time ...
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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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How to iterate a list of WebElements and print the values one by one to perform some action

List<WebElement> allLinks = driver.findElements(By.xpath("//div[@class='datepicker']/div/table/tbody/tr/td/table/tbody[2]/tr/td[@class='' or @class='datepickerSaturday' or ...
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How difficult is selenium and test-automation in general? [closed]

How difficult is it to start writing test-scripts for someone who has been coding in Java? I've been hearing a lot about test-automation, selenium, test-script and so on but I cant get my hands on ...
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Where does the “helper” method get placed within a test script?

I'm new to automation, and programming, for the most part. I have a test script where I have to verify the presence of certain elements within a page I am testing. At the moment, I have multiple ...
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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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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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Using FluentWait Class to wait until a condition is true in Selenium Webdriver?

I am not able to understand the use of new function() and apply() in the following code while learning timeouts using Fluent Wait method to set timeout in Selenium Webdriver script in java. Wait ...
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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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How to capture a series of screenshots in Web Driver using Java

I Just wanted to know, that how we can take a series of screenshots / a video recording for a screen using Selenium 2 / Web Driver with JAVA ? Please provide the answer or the lick where I can get ...
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Selenium webdriver java with jdbc

I am using selenium webdriver with Java jdbc. Below are my queries. First: I am trying to login to the application with username and password from database (Using SQL Query). I am getting the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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"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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Handling multiple windows using selenium

Is it possible to work on multiple windows using selenium, when I searched on the net, there are only explanations and codes available for Selenium2 webdriver version. For the normal selenium I can't ...
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Questions on Developing TestNG based automation for Java based web services

• In case of .NET 2.0 ASMX you can post HTTP requests for the web service using HttpWebRequest and HttpWebResponse • Is this approach possible for java based web service as well, referring to ...
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How to disable specific Maven and TestNG test listeners when running tests from groups?

I am using Maven and TestNG to support my Selenium testing framework for a project. I am using a custom test listener to report results into TestRail (our TCM tool). I am also using another custom ...
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Function to write 2 D Array from java into Excel [on hold]

I am writing a function which accepts array data as input,and according to the size of array I am filling to excel sheet. Also let me know is there any method get column size of array as array.leght ...
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“session has expired” error - after clicking a button with webdriver in IE8

After clicking a button in my application with webdriver, it gives me “sorry..your session has been expired” in IE8 and i am unable to proceed. But I am able to do it manually. Now to proceed with ...
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Dependent methods in the same class run out of order only when included in a “testng suite”; running class independently respects the dependency

I have a class with dependent methods using the TestNG annotation dependsOnMethods The test runs fine 100% of the time if I simply run it as a TestNG Test from the package. When I include the test ...
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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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Validating HTML code

I am testing a class that takes 1 string and generates an HTML page around that string. So I pass it the string Math and it returns to me a whole HTML page as a string containing that Word and with ...
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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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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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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 to make the opening of browser(all test in one browser) static in testng for selenium [duplicate]

I am using selenium and testNG framework for my project. Now what is happening is each class is opening up a browser and then run its methods, eg, if I have five classes, then five browsers will open ...
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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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Selenium (Java): Which IDE to use; Eclipse or Netbeans

For a new project i want to start automating tests using Selenium. I'm going with Java as the object that has to be tested is a Java application. In my company most people use either Netbeans or ...
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automating selenium 101

I'm just getting started with selenium: package selenium; import java.util.List; import java.util.concurrent.TimeUnit; import java.util.logging.Logger; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import ...
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SSO in Selemium web driver

I am trying to run selenium web driver(Firefox) test cases which will need a single sign on (web). Issue over here is i have to sign in manually with my OTP every time i tear down the test case. So i ...
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Access WebElement in selenium testng

having code like this, with WebElement inside of class @Test public void testTable() { WebElement simpleTable = driver.findElement(By.id("items")); simpleTable.click(); } how ...
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java software quality in eclipse while developing

How can I increase the quality of code while developing itself. Is there nay tool available which will analyse my code and tell which part of code will create performance issue. I dont want different ...
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How to output result of Javascript execution to console?

I was wondering if anyone could help me find a way to output to the Eclipse console the results returned from executing a Javascript ? These are the steps I manually perform (that I would like to ...
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Load Testing Options for Clojure Application

I have a mostly back-end, non-user facing web application that I need to have load tested. I was wondering what the options were that are tailored for my use case. It needs to be a load testing ...
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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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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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How to pass two strings (Username and Password) one by one in the two different text fields (Username and Password) in webdriver (Java)

I am having two different Strings by name username and password. And i want to pass these string values one by one (ONLY one value from username and one value from password) into username and password ...
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Selenium automation on Oracle applications

Is there a way we can perform Selenium automation (with Java) on Oracle applications? On the Oracle website they have given ways by which we can convert the Oracle applications into Oracle ADF faces ...
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Collect system and hardware informations of remote (apache and tomcat) servers from java code [on hold]

I look for a solution to get hardware information about remote servers using java code
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How to validate maximum character check in webdriver/java

I want to validate the maximum character limit of the text field in webdriver/java
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Which can be better to work with Selenium WebDriver - Java or Python? [closed]

I have start learning Selenium WebDriver, but i am confused between Java and Python. Which language should i choose? I do have basic ideas of Core Java but haven't wrote a single piece of code with ...
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Help with else if statement Webdriver Selenium

I have this code below which seems to not go to the else if statement. It runs the first part but never seems to go to part 2, if element 1 is already selected. Thanks if ...