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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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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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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 ...
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How to connect to Java Applet using Python [closed]

I am looking for a solution. I am trying to automate user interaction on a web application which is having embedded java applet in it. Based on what I've found on the internet I know there are ...
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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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C++ app automation on multiple platforms

Need to automate C++ application testing on Web, Mobile (iOS, Android) and Desktop (Windows, OSX and maybe Linux). Searching for open source tools only and automated tests will be written using Java. ...
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New to code reviews. How to approach from a software test engineer perspective?

I may be expected to perform code reviews in what'll likely be Java. The thing is, I'm a software test engineer. I've never been a developer nor programmer. I've always thought another developer would ...
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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 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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Is this a good test for a selenium developer?

My boss has given me the assignment of interviewing one of the new automation engineers. The only task left is the technical one, and I have been thinking about a good test that I could give him. I ...
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Using WebElement instead of By - is it possible?

In my Java WebDriver test I use method findElements() to check if an element is present on the page. I use the Page Object Pattern, so the element I want to check is declared in SomePage.class. In my ...
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What set of toolkits and frameworks should I learn to be considered as a good tester

I am very new at testing, so my apologies in advance if my question is very primary. I started my job as a Tester 4 months ago. I am using Java, Selenium and Sikuli to write tests for applications. I ...
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How to find real world Selenium projects

Where can I find sample or real Selenium projects. All the material I can find on github and on internet are basic, and never intermediate or advanced. How does a real Selenium project look in real ...
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How do I copy substring to array of strings

WebElement ELR = driver.findElement(By.id("trades-list")); List<WebElement> list = driver.findElements( By.xpath("//*[contains(@id,'trade-summary-92')]") ); String[] tradeId = null; for(int ...
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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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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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Where to start learning test automation from?

Nervously looking at job posts, automation and programming is no longer "good-to-have". It is almost a must. I'm a manual tester looking to start working towards automated testing/test automation. I ...
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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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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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TestNG Mark a Test as Failed if a Particular Path is Used

Is there a way to mark a test as failed in the TestNG framework if a certain path is followed? I know I can use system.exit(1); or something similar to mark an abnormal termination but it doesn't ...
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Verifying a Caraousel should rotate after clicking - Selenium Webdriver

Is there an automation method, via Selenium with Java, that can verify if a carousel rotates after clicking it? I highlighted the Right arrow as Red box which should rotate after clicking it.
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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 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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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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SeeTestAutomation: Is code export/record the correct way ? What are cons?

I am working on a new mobile application testing tool called SeeTest. We have done a feasibility study and decided to opt for SeeTest as tool of choice. Now we are facing few challenges I would ...
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How to get an active window title between two browser tabs/windows using Selenium Java

I can switch between two tabs/windows but my requirement is to know or get active window between them. In my project, on a click of a webElement of a page a random pop(tab/window) gets opened and I ...
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Unable to click on button

For this line, driver.findElement(By.name("importbutton")).click(); It is throwing exception: Element is not currently visible and so may not be interacted with Command duration or timeout: ...
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Using Selenium to test SOLR queries

I have a general question, which pretty much is, How do I test SOLR queries using Selenium? Suppose we have a SOLR query JSON file, which pretty much looks like a huge pile of text containing values ...
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Help finding child class with cssSelector syntax

How can I find this element by css this is what I have so far. driver.findElement(By.cssSelector(".simplecolorpicker > span[title*=#ff8081]")).click(); Here is the image of the html:
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selenium.ElementNotVisibleException: Element is not currently visible

I am working on selenium, while running Java code I tried to access a text box from the web page but selenium.ElementNotVisibleException: Element is not currently visible and so may not be interacted ...
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How to run all Selenium test cases via batch file

I am a noob in Java and automation so please bear with me if I get the terminology wrong. I have a class file that can open a browser and navigate to google.com and then closes the browser. There’s ...
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How to ignore/accept/avoid SSLHandshakeException while trying to check for broken links?

I'm trying to verify if a link is throwing response code other than 200. Link that I'm trying to verify is https:// and after process has run, it throws this error -- ...
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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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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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"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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Unable to get Selenium Web Driver running with Java

I tried running the following code to start running Selenium WebDriver on Java, using the following code import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.WebElement; import ...
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Using Scala to build unit tests for Java?

The idea of using Scala to build unit tests for Java code has been thrown around. People are making the claim that Unit tests would be less effort to write because there's less boilerplate. In ...
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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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Facing a problem while switching frames with Selenium

I have a problem with switching frames in Selenium. I'm using Firefox Webdriver. In the first step I'm switching to Masterpass_frame then I click on a button to force the frame to reload. Then I ...
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how to compare my app battery usage to other apps usage?

I have built a navigation app (android and iOS) I want to automatically\manually test its battery consumption while navigating from A to B. And compare it to the battery consumption of external apps ...
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Selenium HtmlUnit: How do I disable JS errors?

I have been working on a script for hours and I can't seem to figure out a way to make headless and automated automated. WebDriver driver = new HtmlUnitDriver( ...
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Daily tasks/Anything fun & challenging to automate with Selenium? [closed]

I'm currently studying test automation with Selenium and Java. It's very fun, but I have only done basic stuff. I've been thinking about something fun that I can do with selenium, for instance, ...
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Cannot Instantiate class error - Selenium WebDriver

I am facing this 'Cannot insantiate class' error on running one of my test cases in Selenium webdriver using Java. Below is the class of the functionality of the test, package Pages; import ...
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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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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 ...
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How to start on QTP to automate a java swing application?

I have to start my automation on java swing application using QTP. I am quite a newbie in qtp. All I need is some documentation of the TOOL on how to get things configured and a step by step guide on ...
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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 ...