Questions about testing applications written in Java, a popular programming language and runtime environment which allows Java programs to run unchanged on most hardware and software platforms.

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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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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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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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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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Python or Java for Loading and Performance testing

I'm looking to choose the best tool to perform Load and Performance testing on my web based application. The content of the application is based on Jasper reports and I want to see the behavior of the ...
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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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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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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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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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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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Har File Monitoring

I'm looking to automate some testing of calls we make to an external service. I've gotten Browsermob-proxy and selenium to play together nicely. I'd now like to monitor the requests as they occur, ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Changing frame problem

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 find out which languages are supported by a website?

I am facing a problem while doing localization testing using selenium web driver and java,how to find out the languages supported by a web page? what i want to achieve is following 1. Enter the URL ...
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Webdriver : How to upload a file using relative path in java? [closed]

Need to upload an image using the relative path, which I would like to run on both IDE and command line. Here is the code which runs with the absolute path, File classpathRoot = new ...
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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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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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What languages and frameworks should I learn for selenium automation testing? [closed]

I have been a Non-IT student, but now I want to start my career as a software tester. Are there certification I should get? Which programming languages and frameworks should I learn? Is it necessary ...
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How to continue script when element is not found in selenium

I am using selenium web driver and appium as this is mobile application automation, I am trying to check that if element is there or not and based on that I have put conditions. long starttime = ...
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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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Is there any way to continue selenium web driver script after assert fails?

I have some script which is written with selenium webdriver. Actually, I have put some assert statement in between script. When an assert statement fails my script stops execution. Is there any way ...
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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 setup selenium , projects and eclipse at one central point like server so multiple tester can write automation code at same time?

I want to set Eclipse, Selenium and our projects at some central level from where other tester can access code, modify code, update code etc. Until now I was alone doing automation scripting to my ...
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How to get the text present between <H2> tag

I am trying this: String str = "//*[@id="Result"]/h2"; WebElement vele = driver.findElement(By.cssSelector(str)); String vin = vele.toString(); System.out.println("Vin is"+vin); The result is: ...
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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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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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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 ...