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Tools for Java software testing

I'm currently working(almost finishing) a Java project that consists on a server application and some client applications on the same network, that will communicate with the server only to request ...
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Is writing unit tests difficult for me as a QA engineer?

I currently work as a QA engineer and work a lot with Java, Selenium and test automation. But, unit tests are something the developers have been doing and something that I fear. Is it difficult? Do ...
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I want to learn Selenium but not sure about the language I need to learn for automation

Java or Javascript? or maybe another language? Please help me choose the programming language I should learn for Selenium automation and its benefit over other. Any pro's and con's?
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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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When to start testing a solo project?

I'm building a solo project myself. (Java backend, Java AWT frontend. No lectures about AWT vs swing vs *wt, please :-)) It's fairly straightforward Primary server - keeps user information Content ...
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Want to switch from software development to testing domain

I have 4 years of experience in software development. But I did software manual testing more than software development. I am good in finding tough functionality related bugs. I have passion for ...
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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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What Concepts of Java do i need to learn to use Selenium Webdriver?

I want to learn Selenium WebDriver automation using Java. I have done manual testing before and want to learn automation. I just know the basics of Core Java. Could you please suggest me the Core ...
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Selenium form input sendKeys doesn't always work under IE

We're trying to use Selenium 2.0b3 to verify behavior of a Java web site we've recently acquired from a third party. The site often uses AJAX to plop HTML replacements onto the page. Internet ...
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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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Fieldlevel validation in Selenium Webdriver (Java)

how to test validations for "FIRSTNAME" textfield. Below are the details and code. URL: http://www.vrlbus.in/vrl2013/register_customer.aspx Special chars: #!#!#$@#!$@!$@#$%#%^#$^^&%&$%* ...
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Jmeter: Getting error in non GUI mode

While trying to execute Jmeter from command line in non GUI mode I'm getting errorlevel=2 error message. What I did is, Navigate to the Jmeter bin directory in command prompt. Run the ...
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What kind of test cases can we not automate in selenium webdriver - java [closed]

I want to know what kind of test cases we cannot automate using selenium webdriver. I do not want to use any 3rd party tool (Autoit, etc..).
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Unable to upload a file using selenium/web driver running with java [duplicate]

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 do I verify a Link URL using Selenium Webdriver / TestNG?

I'm trying to do an assert to make sure a correct XMLHttpRequest is made. I know that I can get the exact Request URL from the Developers Console -> Network tab -> XHR tab's general information ...
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key points for choosing a framework in selenium webdriver - Java

My query is related to this Choosing framework type for selenium RC/Webdriver I am a beginner in Selenium and want to know how to select or choose a framework in Selenium Webdriver. What are the key ...
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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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Using Selenium Webdriver For Firefox Testing

I have been doing research into implementing Selenium Webdriver (currently version 2.49) for testing on Firefox. Currently I am capable of testing Chrome with the framework, but would like to extend ...
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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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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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Testing Java or Silverlight plugins embedded in a page using Selenium?

We have a product that defaults to a Java plugin to upload files, and then Silverlight after that if Java's not installed. There is a third fallback of a HTML 4 + JavaScript uploader, but I'd like to ...
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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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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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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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How does one get started with web test automation using Selenium?

So I've been testing web based analytical software now for the past 4 years or so with mostly manual techniques. But for 2015, I've set myself the goal of getting setup and start writing automated ...
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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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Use Page Object vs other models for Automation in Selenium Webdriver? [duplicate]

I have been doing automation testing since last 2 years and I am following below ways for any website and mobile application automation testing. Create Global Method class where I implement all test ...
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How can we generate unique distinct users for parallel tests with selenium?

How can we generate unique distinct users for parallel tests with selenium WebDriver and java or Javascript. Suppose, in google create an account action I have to pass firstname, lastname, username ...
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How to compare values from the list or from dropdown list in webdriver (Java)?

Below is my code and html code, please let me know how to compare values. When i executed i am getting same result (Mateched) for multiple times. But i want to compare and display result as "Matched" ...
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Looking for a valuable Mockito tutorial

I'm looking for a good Mockito tutorial. I found some things, but either they are incomplete (which means: if you need something a bit more complicated than the basics, forget it), or they are badly ...
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Page Object Model or External property file for Selenium Object Repository

I am a beginner in Selenium WebDriver (Java with TestNg). I'm trying to create a framework of my own. My question here is what would be the better option to store my objects (basically all the ...
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Using xpath to confirm <h4> text with a <strong tag> in the middle

I'm using the Java Selenium WebDriver implementation. I'm searching for a string literal in an tag which has a tag in the middle, i.e. <h4>Some regular text <strong>followed by strong ...
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How and where to store dynamic result/data using webdriver java

I want to know "How and where to store dynamic (Search results) result/data", I am getting the results and not sure what to do next. Also, after saving these results I want to use this in another ...
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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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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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What is the Java code to subclass HtmlUnitDriver to support http authentication?

Is it possible to subclass a Java object in the constructor? I am a Java newbie trying out Selenium example in a faq, ...
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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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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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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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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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Can selenium driver detect which platform it is running in

I need to verify that a certain condition happens on different platforms, e.g. a link of an app for iphone only happens on ios devices, and similarly, a link of an app for android only happens on ...
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How FluentWait is different from WebDriverWait?

How is the FluentWait is different from WebDriverWait? I am using WebDriverWait having the polling interval set to : 500 miliseconds. Still, WebDriverWait returns after some delay (i.e. 2 - 3 seconds ...
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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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Which test execution framework for Java has the highest test coverage?

I found TestNG failing occasionally and when I started to investigate I found it has little test coverage. It looks like the test framework itself is poorly tested. Which other test execution ...
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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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Robot framework installation

I want to learn robot framework with java and python, but not sure how to use this?. I searched over the net but did not get steps to instal robot framework. I installed only selenium2library file in ...
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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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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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How to make a test of favicon in Selenium?

I have a task to check presence of the favicon on the page. How to do it? I use Selenium WebDriver. I made in the same way, addressed according to the link "http://my_site.com/favicon.ico", and ...
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Actions to search item and number of methods

I have questions about clean code. I'm writing a test in Java selenium page factory. I'm a beginner. I have two "actions", input text into search field and click button search. Now the question is, ...