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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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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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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 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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Testing ExtJS UI with WebDriver

Our Web app is using ExtJS framework for rendering UI. However, ExtJS-rendered UI is hard to test automatically because: For most clickable elements, ExtJS uses generated ids like "ext-gen-345" ...
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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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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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“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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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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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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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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Getting started with Rest-Assured for REST-Api Testing

I am new to REST-Api testing. i am getting started with Rest-Assured for Rest-Api testing. i am having an issue in my first ever testcase. The code is as follows: @Test public void ...
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How to run data driven testing using testNG in selenium

I am using testNG framework and tried to import data from excel sheet in my local. If I run the code as simple java application then its running but with testNG its not public class NewTest { public ...
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Selenium: dealing with intermittent cases of element not found

Sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. I've tried implicit wait: driver.manage().timeouts().implicitlyWait(10, TimeUnit.SECONDS); I've tried explicit wait: ...
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Testing Verify Method Call Without Argument In Test Class

I have a class which takes a message with payload String. The payload is then split and used to create an Entity which is passed to DAOInterface to persist. How can you test the call ...
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Selenium WebDriver with Java: How do I read username and password from an excel file to Java to use in website testing [closed]

I am using Selenium WebDriver with Java. I have an Excel spreadsheet with two columns, one for username and another for password. I need to read those values and use them to create new users.
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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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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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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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TestNg not executes @BeforeGroup if the method is in another class

My code structure is like this... I have 4 classes having 10 tests and one @BeforeClass method to run before any of the test.In each of 4 classes ,all tests are of one single group. And I have one ...
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Why would StringUtils return the incorrect # of matches of a substring?

I am using StringUtils from the apache commons library to check the # of matches of a substring within the source code of an html page. I have converted the page source using the webdriver command: ...
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Data driven testing using SeleniumWebdriver,TestNG and Apache POI

! I'm using Selenium Webdriver, TestNG and Apache POI for my data driven test. Below is the code I'm using but the test is failing with the following exception: SKIPPED: testLogin ...
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Selenium2 / WebDriver: How to click an <i> element in an <a> element?

I got stuck for the below code.it has an edit icon for which code are follows: <a href="#tradeModal" id="tradeModalEdit" data-toggle="modal" class="pull-right" style="margin-left: 12px;" ...
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Display tracked changes in Jubula

I'm using Jubula 8.0 (Eclipse Feature 2.3) and I've turned on the 'Track changes' check-box for a project. Where can I see the changes that anyone made? Is there a CVS/SVN-styled View in Eclipse to ...
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How to modify testNG report in selenium java

I am running my script in java and getting the results in testNG. But in my application after filling up the form I am getting a confirmation alert message. I am able to read that alert message and ...
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Keys.ARROW_DOWN does not select an item in the 'Select Box'?

I have a select box which has 3 values in the drop-down. When i click on the select box and then further use click() on the value item , it works fine. but when i use Keys.ARROW_DOWN its displays the ...
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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 ...