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TypeError: Error when calling the metaclass bases module.__init__() takes at most 2 arguments (3 given)

I'm new to coding and Python. Not sure where exactly I should be looking to fix this error. from UIMap import tomcat8LoginPage,tomcat8urls,competitors class test_Competitors(unittest): def ...
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Python+Selenium: Continue script execution by ignoring timeout error

How can I get this line elem = WebDriverWait(driver,10).until(EC.visibility_of_element_located((By.CSS_SELECTOR,lastTweetCss))) to move on further in the code if it doesn't find anything after ...
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E2E testing of Angular app with Python backend: Protractor/JavaScript vs webdriver/Python

We have extensive Python-based application, with many E2e tests (and of course unit tests), all in Python). We started e2e test in FitNesse (Selenium1, with Python fixtures) many years ago. Recently ...
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Mocking HTTP reponses in Selenium Web Driver using Python

I am currently experimenting with the Python version of Selenium Web Driver. Using the driver has been straight forward so far but I have been struggling recently with the issue of mocking HTTP ...
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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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Python coverage and external executables

I have a project that has almost complete unit test coverage. There's only one statement that isn't covered and I can't work out a good way to do so. Say the project is called foo, I have ...
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Expecting a popup upon closing the browser

I am expecting a pop-up upon closing the browser. For example, when you are shopping and you have items in cart and in the middle of the checkout process, you wanted to close the tab/browser, at that ...
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Selecting an item of a drop-down menu with Splinter lib (Python)

I am looking for a way to select an item in a drop-down menu in python with Splinter (very similar to selenium I guess) : <li class="option1" rel="1158"> Option 1</li> <li ...
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Problem with Selenium send_keys function and JavaScript event triggered by data change

I am using Python to write a Selenium test script and I have not been able to use it to enter data for a text area. Entering data into this area appears to trigger a JavaScript function that caches ...
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webdriver.support.select - Select doesn't interact with the element

Hello, I have the following select: <div class="col-xs-12 col-md-6"> <label class="ph_label pointer city"> <span class="l citylbl">City</span> <select class="cities ...
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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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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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Question about 'self.assertIn' & 'driver.title'

I researched this as much as I could on my own but came to no clear conclusion to my question. I've been teaching myself automation testing via Python + Selenium, I'm as new or n00b as it gets so bare ...
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How to set browser locale with chromedriver (Python)

I am trying to set my browser locale by doing the following options = webdriver.ChromeOptions() options.add_argument('--lang=es') driver = webdriver.Chrome(executable_path=driver_location, ...
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Selenium Webdriver with Python - Unable to click on “Open” or “Save” or “Save as”

I'm a first time learner of Selenium with Python and I'm facing the below issue: When I click on a Download template link in an application, the OS give the User with the options Open or Save or Save ...
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Can't click a button [Python + Selenium]

I'm writing a program to automate some actions on a website using Python and Selenium and I need to click a button with this code: <button class="button login" data-popup="login">Change ...
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Python tool similar to WireMock [on hold]

Is there a Python tool similar to the HTTP mocking/stubbing Java library WireMock (http://wiremock.org/) that has similar request tracking functionality ?
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Data type/value of argument checking [closed]

Consider ClassA that has a method that takes an argument, say a string. This method then passes the argument to ClassB to do something with it. Should ClassA be assuring that the argument is valid ...
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Reporting for Python tests built using PyUnit

I am looking for a good reporting tool for Python tests-specifically the one which supports Python 3.0+, with Selenium, built using the default PyUnit framework. So far I have come across only one ...
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How install both Python32 and Python33 on OS X for testing with tox?

I'm adding Python 3.x support to my open-source project and want to add both Py32 and Py33 test environments to my tox.ini. I already have Py26 and Py27 tox environments that work fine and I just ...
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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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Verifying if an image Is displayed on a webpage

I have read that there is no "sure shot" way of knowing that an image is loaded or displayed on a webpage using Selenium. I want to know the reason behind it, as to why this is completely not ...
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how can i switch to the new instance of browser in python selenium webdriver [duplicate]

I am using selenium webdriver with python. I am not able to find a way in python by which I can switch the webdriver to a new browser. My web application have multiple links and buttons Clicking on ...
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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 is the correct way to select an <option> using Selenium's Python WebDriver

I would like to select an <option> child of a <select> using the Python WebDriver. I have a reference to the option WebElement I wish to select and have tried select() and click() methods ...
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How to specify a Firefox profile name when using webdriver + python

I'm using python 2.7.1 and selenium 2.20.0. I have a seperate firefox profile called "selenium" which I want to use when running the webdriver. I managed to do it by specifying the complete path to ...
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How can I add Gherkin-based testing to an existing codebase

I am working on converting some hand-written test-scripts to Gherkin-based BDD. My codebase is in Python so I've been looking at behave. However, one challenge I'm facing is defining existing ...
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How should I design a testing framework for a trading system?

I work in finance and my firm would really like me to automate our execution platform's testing suite. Right now the tests communicate directly with the system; they are extremely brittle and tightly ...
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What would be a good test Orchestration tool for Python unit tests?

What comes to mind is Make, or build.xml, but I have not found a comprehensive Orchestration tool for python testing yet. Any suggestions?
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Installing ddt on Ubuntu with Python 3

I am working on a Ubuntu system which has both Python 2.7 and Python 3.4 installed. I was trying to install the ddt library for creating data driven test cases. However when I try installing using ...
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Can/should ChromeDriver be installed on the same PATH (usr/bin) as Python, easy_install, etc.?

The Selenium WebDriver for Python video I'm watching instructs me to copy ChromeDriver to /usr/local/bin. When I view my $PATH, I can see /usr/local/bin, but if I cd to /usr/local/bin it says the ...
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Python selenium - how can I loop a function to make 100 Copy accounts using different emails

How can I loop a different string into the email field, or a variable without actually having to make a list that consist of 100 different emails. For example is there a way i can send money@qa.test ...
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Testing a Python REST API

We want to add formal testing an quality assurance to our application API. It is written in Python using Flask with Restless and outputs JSON. My question is what is the best way to test our API? It ...
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how to proceed after clicking a link to new page in selnium in python

I am clicking a link which takes me to new page, but I don't know how to proceed after that. When I try to find an element by id in the next page it gives me error: ...
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How to click a checkbox with Selenium Python without an id? [duplicate]

How do I click a checkbox with Selenium Python, if I don't have any id which defines the checkbox?
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Verify two elements exist next to each other on a page

I'm trying to verify that an element exists on a page next to another element. I'm using Selenium Webdriver with Python bindings, but can't figure out how to do this...i'm a Selenium/Python noob BTW. ...
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Selenium webdriver not recognizing div element

I have found several questions related to this one particular travel website MakeMyTrip, so I tried to automating it. I was successful in selecting the primary details and getting on the Flight ...
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How to retrieve INT value from TEXT box using Selenium/Webdriver Python binding?

I have this code tcost = driver.find_element_by_id("MainContent_txtTotalCost").text total = int(tcost) driver.find_element_by_id("MainContent_txtVisa").send_keys(total/2) ...
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How to handle widows authentication dialog using webdriver in python

I have an application which is secured by http authentication. So when I open the URL it is looking for user/pass in windows authentication dialog. I wanted handle this dialog to enter user/pass and ...
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Understanding how to handle auto-complete using Selenium and Python

While testing for a certain web application, I was faced with an issue of handling auto-complete scenarios. An example of this kind could be found here MagicBricks I have few questions related to how ...
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Iterating across various open windows using Selenium and Python

So my question deals with iterating over multiple open windows at a time. Suppose I am opening a website (best example would be Naukri). As soon as the page loads, two more pop up windows open up. ...
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Tools for Python software testing

Similar to Tools for Java software testing, I'm looking for Python-related testing tools/software (as Python is my most frequently-used language).
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Manual tester wanting to get into automation

So its been a year since I have been studying python, and just recently I started picking up webdriver. It was a long journey, and I am still pretty noob, but I finally understand how to use it lol. I ...
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Set attribute of an element using webdriver + python

I am trying to automate uploading an image. The uploader is a Flash object and using AutoIt is not an option. So I am trying to work my way around this with just webdriver. The idea is to 'set' the ...
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Page Object Design: Is there a Python equivalent to Ruby gems “site_prism” or “page_object”?

I'd like to know if there is a framework in Python which supports a clean way to define the Page Object Elements on a Page Object. The site_prism gem does it like so: class Home < SitePrism::Page ...
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How to clear localStorage using selenium and webdriver

I want to call localStorage.clear() before running a group of specific tests but the thing is I don't know how. I can see CLEAR_LOCAL_STORAGE variable mentioned here but still failing to understand ...
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How to send Basic Authentication headers in Selenium?

I'm using webdriver.Firefox and I'm trying to send the following custom header: self.headers = { 'Authorization': 'Basic %s' % b64encode(bytes(self.args.user + ':' + self.args.password, ...
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select_by_value causing odd issue with the DOM

I'm new to Python and Selenium testing so please forgive me if this isn't written right. I've been asked to look at the test that does a few actions on a form. The form has 2 text fields, a drop down, ...
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Webdriver - Problem with loading profile of Tor Browser Bundle

could you give me any suggestions how to solve the weird problem I experience with webdriver? I like to use webdriver to control the browser from the Tor Browser Bundle (TBB). Controlling the TBB via ...
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How to click a link / button implemented as a div or span element with WebDriver

in my testing I need to click on a 'link' or a 'button' (actually it just looks like and functions as a link or a button) that is implemented as a div (or span) element. With Selenium IDE, I tried ...