Selenium is an open source framework for testing web applications.

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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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Can you run selenium scripts on a locked computer and come back to check on it in 2 hrs?

Can you run selenium on a locked computer? I noticed some of my tests fail intermittently on a locked computer. I also tried to increase wait time between clicks and find elements to see if it helps. ...
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can object repository be maintained in excel?

I use a framework where we are maintaining Object Repository in property file. Can it be maintained in excel as we do not want to keep on updating the property file.
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Learning myself or getting certified?

I explored these tools Selenium web-driver, Appium by myself (current company supports me to learn) with help of StackOverflow (you guys) and with my effort. But my question is - is it good ...
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What are the debug tools that i can use for GUI Automation on Internet Explorer?

Are there any tools similar to firebug/firepath that i can use to test the locators on the internet explorer browser? I was running an xpath which works in firefox but fails in IE.
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Where can I find sample/real world test cases? [closed]

I am looking for real world test cases to practice on. I have Googled a lot but I cannot find solid, good practice material. E-commerce, hotel-websites is of big interest.
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Connection refused error when running selenium with chrome and firefox drivers

I am running selenium tests with firefox and chrome drivers. I get a connection refused error when I run the tests in as a block Test example : require 'minitest_helper' headless = Headless.new ...
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getting an error in selenium using java with mySQL: java.sql.SQLException: No suitable driver found

package SeleWeb; import org.openqa.selenium.WebDriver; import org.openqa.selenium.firefox.FirefoxDriver; import java.sql.*; public class seldata { public static void main(String[] args) ...
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Selenium WebDriver Code for PeopleSoft Sub Page

I am new to Selenium WebDriver World. I am trying to work on a script to Add a Person in PeopleSoft HCM Application. Basically, On the Personal Data Main page, you first start by adding a Effective ...
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How should automation maintenance be handled? (Selenium)

How can we maintain Selenium scripts when the application changes? Specifically, how do we define and manage automation to keep it up to date with changes in the application being tested?
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Are there GUI test tool better than Selenium? [closed]

I have read and heard from many peple that Selenium is used by many people. Do you know if there is a better tool than Selenium in relation to open source? Thanks!
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Locating button element in modal and/or new window

I am new in using selenium web driver. Can you help me which Element should I use? Here is the code. <a class="btn btn-sm blue" data-toggle="dropdown"> <i class="fa fa-gear"></i> ...
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Data driven framework on Selenium Grid 2

In my project we have decided to implement Selenium Grid setup. We are using a data driven from Excel framework, currently all these spreadsheets are present in a workstation (which will turn to a ...
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how do i use list for selenium web driver in java

how do i use list for selenium web driver in java I need to select id which are continuously changing, and one id is in one row. need to select id from each Edit : <tr id="tr-132885-id" ...
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Phantomjs stack error

[ERROR - 2015-11-26T10:17:14.013Z] Session [9dd2e3a0-9426-11e5-986e-45afd4903e2f] - page.onError - msg: TypeError: null is not an object (evaluating ...
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How can Manual QA's without a programming background learn Automated Testing?

I currently work at an ad agency as a Manual QA. I originally came in to act on the business side but kind of 'fell in to' the job. I do not have a programming background but I am very interested in ...
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Difficulty setting focus on element with Selenium WebDriver

I have a Selenium WebDriver test where I enter some text into a text input box var input_Note = Driver.Instance.FindElement(By.Id("note")); input_Note.SendKeys("test"); I then attempt to ...
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Sikuli and Appium

Is it advisable to use Sikuli along with Appium ? I tried finding an image after launching app on device using Appium, but sikuli returned an error saying "cannot find img/x.png on the screen".
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What all use cases we can automate in localization testing_selenium

We have a PHP web application, with base language English and native support for Japanese & Chinese. We want to automate some part of it's localization testing, such as Link text, button text ...
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Unable to run selenium webdriver script in IE11

I have IE 11 browser on Windows 8. I'm trying to automate a simple search but I am getting an exception. (The script works in Firefox) I made regedit changes according to instructions given in ...
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Eclipse is automatically running unwanted selenium tests

I have two test files (lets say they're SomethingTestA and SomethingTestB). Inside SomethingTestA, I have a bunch of mini smoke tests methods, like so @Test public void testCreate() { ... } ...
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Selenium in Test or Production Phase

I have considered to use Selenium to test the critical functionality, that is written in a test case, and we are two developer only, no test team or QA user. We are using different computer hardware ...
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What are the advantages of web driver over selenium RC?

Please provide answers in detail, So that we could clarify that which one is to choose, Web driver or Selenium RC.
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What are features of the Selenium Test framework that are not present in other tools? [closed]

I have recently joined a company and we are looking to standardize our testing frameworks and tools across multiple (many legacy) products. Because of this, I'm seriously considering the Selenium ...
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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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Execute a particular test using command prompt and Selenium, NUnit, Test cases written in C#

I have written a number of test cases in C# for UI which uses Selenium Webdriver (I am new to Selenium). I would like to run a particular test case out of N number of test cases through command ...
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Is there a need for advanced learning resources for automation testers? [closed]

I am just trying to dig as deep as I can to find the most clear-cut best practices as I can, but I am having trouble finding code or tutorials that are anything but absolute basic and then they just ...
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jenkins build execution is taking too much time for a selenium job

I was learning jenkins integration with selenium scripts.So I have created a job and executing the build, in the console output I am able to see all the statements which are I am printing and the test ...
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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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Even though my xpath is correct I am getting error as org.openqa.selenium.ElementNotVisibleException

I'm unable to click on Plus button and Minus button. My xpath is as //div[4]/span[2] Even though my xpath is correct, I am getting an exception. I have also synced it using waits. <!DOCTYPE ...
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How to add @parameter annotation for TestNG in Eclipse

I'm trying to do parameterization for TestNG in Eclipse but the annotation @parameter is not being shown. How to add @parameter annotation for TestNG in eclipse?
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Flex Test Automation Tools Questions [closed]

Below tools I figured out for Flex Testing FlexMonkium - Selenium IDE Addon FlexMonkey - http://www.gorillalogic.com/flexmonkey FlexPilot - https://github.com/mde/flex-pilot/wiki FlexUISelenium - ...
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Data driven testing on Selenium IDE

Is there any option to read data from an Excel on Selenium IDE? How does it work? I have to call data from an Excel file (where data are stored).
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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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Handle Firefox native dialog windows with Selenium IDE

I'm new using Selenium IDE (and as a QA). I'm testing my Web application on Firefox and I have an export button that downloads an Excel file. My problem is how to handle the window dialog native of ...
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How to Retrieve the values from a drop down using selenium-WebDriver?

I am using below script to retrieve specific item from drop down but it's not working. Select salTitle = new Select(driver.findElement(By.id("s2id_QuickEnquiryForm_salutation"))); ...
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Testing using Selenium

I am a software architect we use selenium tests with nunit and c# i am trying to run jmeter load testing using firefox jmeter recorder (for blazemeter) i was sure selenium has its own cross ...
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Desktop Application testing using selenium

Is it possible to test desktop applications using selenium? Suppose we have a simple application like gtalk. A desktop application, can we automate that application with selenium.
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Can not find selenium webdriver element in HtmlUnitDriver but can find it in Firefox

HtmlUnitDriver driver = new HtmlUnitDriver(); driver.setJavascriptEnabled(true); String baseUrl = "http://www.biletix.com/search/TURKIYE/en#!city_sb:istanbul,date_sb:weekend"; ...
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Unable to select a value on doing Right Click in Selenium Webdriver

I need to right click using selenium webdriver. When I right click on the date highlighted in red,I will have a menu opened from where I have to select "Show CTR Impressions Label". I am able to ...
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How to handle file upload and download using Robot Class?

I'm trying to build a framework using Selenium. There is a scenario where I need to download a file, and there is another where I need to upload one. I've gone through the option in AutoIt, but it ...
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Trying to find span element by class and text with selenium c#

I want to click on Administration panel. The <span> contains a class attribute and inner text. I get an error saying "unable to locate element". What am I doing wrong? HTML: <div ...
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How to determine whether element is clickable or not? [closed]

My Question is How to check whether the element is clickable or not ?.Is there any method to chat that like isElementVisible() or IsElementPresent() and etc ... Please let me know if one is having a ...
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How to minimize the browser window which was launched via Selenium Webdriver?

How can I minimize the browser window which has been launched via Selenium Webdriver? I see that there is a method to maximize (documentation), but I cannot find the converse for minimize. I have ...
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Things to consider when starting project with Cucumber and Page Object Pattern?

I'm trying to build a new framework based on Cucumber and Page Object Pattern. Could you please advice me what approach to take based on your experience before doing automation project like: What's ...
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Is there a software that tells the number of possible flows when “inputing” an workflow?

I'm making a project that needs to break some big workflows into pieces and I need to know how many possible flows does the Workflow (that I have "inputed") before has. Does anyone know any software ...
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How to tackle the problem of non-static paths/names/ids of DOM elements while automating with Selenium?

I've got not very common task to take care of. We need to create several test suites for some forms in one complex web application. I'm a rookie in this field and Selenium was the first (and pretty ...
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What proportion of tests cases should be automated via Selenium Webdriver? [closed]

I work with e-commerce websites and I am wondering how much of the tests should be automated. I plan on automating the login and check out functionalities but what about clicking links to navigate ...
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Can a value be retrieved from Generated Source, using Selenium IDE

The Scenario: I enter transaction data and submit that data to the application. The application responds with a transaction ID. I then take the Submission Transaction ID and use that ID to query the ...
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I am looking for online Training or Books or online resources on selenium automation testing [closed]

I am looking for training on selenium automation testing. I would like expertise on selenium. I have walk-through following books but all are very beginner Selenium 1.0 Testing Tools: Beginner's ...