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How to debug heap thrashing problem

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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Test Driven Development

I'm extracting a new class, should I create new tests for it? I'm wondering as to how to realize when to create new test and how to implement them when they are needed.
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Testing on restricted users

I am using visual Studio 2013 test agents and controllers to do testing on the end environment. The end environment is composed of a single virtual machine running Windows 7 with a user that has very ...
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How to edit field in Robotframework using Selenium2library

My problem is being unable to enter text in login and password fields in certain page. I would like to know how to be able to enter text in this situation. I have been able to automate entering text ...
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Free tools for Installation testing

can you guys let me know any free tools for Installation testing using GUI and command line in Windows and Linux servers Gui - navigations, and edititing .xml files commond line/Silent mode- for ex ...
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Data driven testing using SeleniumWebdriver,TestNG and Apache POI

! I'm using Selenium Webdriver, TestNG and Apache POI for my data driven test. Below is the code I'm using but the test is failing with the following exception: SKIPPED: testLogin ...
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Not able to click in Selenium Webdriver. Getting a NoSuchElementException

I got my code ready in Selenium IDE and exported it to Selenium Webdriver (JUnit 4). My code was working perfectly in Selenium IDE but an issue has arose after my migration to Selenium Webdriver. ...
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got stuck in reusing the parameters value using testNG in selenium

I got stuck at one scenario where i want to get the values from the excel that contains 12 rows for four type of actions. i meant the first column of the every row on the sheet determines my methods ...
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how to run a test script in a different browsers by using selenium webdriverjs and mocha framework

I'm new to webdriverjs , please help me how to run same single script in multiple browsers one by one by using the selenium using with javascript + mocha framework
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Non-Functional requirements specification

I'm working on a college software project. The whole purpose of the software is to test the application. The teacher is focusing on non-functional requirements, so we have to present metrics, ...
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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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Details about root causes of bugs

I'm working on root causes of defects, and I'm end up with following list, which is generally accepted. Even the list is everywhere on the internet, there's no details about the items. Any expertise ...
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How to find element using contains in xpath

can anyone please help me how to use contains in my xpath? My xpath changes all the time when users are added, so I can't find element using xpath. This is my xpath: ...
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Test how email looks in gmail and yahoo and other possbile email clients

I am looking for suggestions from the community to solve below mentioned problem statment. Problem: My use case is to check how email looks in gmail,yahoo and even in mobile devices. Outlook and ...
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Assessing the quality of a heuristic sorting system

I have a program that uses a heuristic approach to sort elements into several buckets. I have another program that does the same thing but computes exactly where each element should go. When I ...
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Can I force a Jenkins job to report a successful TestNG test even when the suite has failures?

Can I force a Jenkins job to report a successful TestNG test even when the suite has failures? I have a test suite with 100 tests and I want to report a success in Jenkins if there are 3 or fewer ...
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Clicking near the target element using mouse co-ordinates inside Firefox Window

http://www.dropmocks.com/mFuqje. In the screenshot you can see times like 12am, 1am.I have stored the times in a list and iterated one by one. For every element, I want to perform a click action ...
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Why is Visual Studio 2013 not willing to run my Web Performance / Load Test?

I am attempting to run a simple Web Performance Test that I recorded in Visual Studio 2013 Ultimate. I click the 'Run Load Test' icon inside of VS, only to be greeted with the following error ...
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Obtaining information about a socket

On a Windows 7 amd4 box, I have an application that creates a TCP socket. My aim is to check whether this is a dual-stack socket. (Dual-stack sockets are available in Windows since Vista.) For ...
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Selenium with Java to scrape data from website

I am trying to scrape data from a site I did code for. I want to scrape data on button click event but when I run my program it throws an exception Exception is: java.lang.NoClassDefFoundError: ...
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How do you test reports and analytic engines like BI/BW?

I'm working with several companies that are deploying SAP HANA (in memory appliance that compresses data from the DB and moves the entire structure into memory resulting in query times that are ~3600 ...
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What are some common pitfalls of Test Driven Development?

I'm new to test driven development. What are some recommendations when writing test cases as well as to avoiding common mistakes for TDD?
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Is TDD used with all types of testing?

The way TDD has been described to me makes it sound like TDD is only really useful with unit testing. Does TDD mean all types of testing, such as Acceptance testing, and functional tests?
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What does “hold load for” mean in jmeter?

In the stepping and ultimate thread group, there is an option that says "hold load for". What does this mean? From what I've read, it seems to repeat the thread in a loop within the set amount of ...
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Create Issue error - TestLink Integration with JIRA

I have integrated Testlink with JIRA. There are two bug management icons displaying one for create issue and one for link an existing issue. Linking existing issue is working fine. But, Create Issue ...
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What are the disadvantages of test driven development?

Today one of my peers gave a presentation on test driven development, he mentioned several advantages of TDD and it seems to be an effective practice. However, I was wondering what some of the ...
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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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Managing work-life Balance in QA

Since becoming QA I have found my work-life balancing dwindling. It seems like there is more and more pressure to achieve perfection with less and less resources. This has led to the following ...
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Comparison of JMeter vs Visual Studio Load Test

My organization is currently planning to test the load capability of our web application (we live in a third-world country, of which testing practice is a very new thing here). In accommodating this ...
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Selenium: Best way to capture unexpected error?

I know how to check values and create tests and do the error handling if something fails, but what I din't found anywhere was the following: A test case tests specific things. But what when ...
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Does Microsoft Test Manager have image recognition? (Like HP UFT/QTP's Insight?)

Does Microsoft Test Manager have image recognition? Anything like HP UFT/QTP's Insight? If not, what would be some work around to get Microsoft Test Manager to have image recognition? Insight is a ...
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Proxy setting for JMeter

When I set the proxy setting in a browser as 127.0.0.1:8080 then I am able to run the JMeter recorder for the project I am running using JBoss server from my system only that is ok and doing enough. ...
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CKeditor Recording Problem Selenium IDE

I cannot record CKeditor actions in Selenium IDE. I have added the following commands in my test case, but my problem is that on my page I have a button to save/send some data (from ckeditor too) and ...
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HPQC 9.2 Testing Error

User is facing issues while running a test case.He is not getting expected and actual result in the test window.He is able to see only description of the test result. When he performs the same ...
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which is the best tool for flex based web applications… but we are using xmls so i cant.

Hi we are using GIS Concept.. so we have a web based flex application.. But i need to make this application automate.. but the problem is we r using more xml so i cant able to automate login page ...
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WebDriver: find elements by text

I know that WebDriver can locate links through their text, using find_element_by_link_text or find_element_by_partial_link_text. Is it possible to locate any element (such as li, div, span, ...) by ...
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Challenges of begining test driven development with legacy codebase

I am beginning development on a legacy codebase and adding new functionality. The legacy codebase has no tests defined at all, and I dont have full control over it. I want to use TDD to help ensure ...
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TDD and Refactoring

Re-factoring code seems to be the more time consuming area of TDD, is there a way of knowing if you have spent too much time doing so? Or maybe a way of limiting the amount of re-factoring that must ...
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Using TDD when developing a database schema?

I am fairly new to TDD and database development. If I wanted to use test driven development when I am trying to create a database schema how would I do that? What are the common tools and processes ...
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How would I write a test for a database system such as Redis?

So i'm looking into databases and I want to use Redis, but I would like to know how I would go about writing tests for a database such as this before starting with it.
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TDD in a two-week sprint? Practical?

On one hand, it may take a while (or a long time) to create and run tests with TDD. The worst case scenario is when the test cases fail and the entire program fails. Refactoring may take longer than ...
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How to dissect a large legacy codebase and start using TDD

If I was to inherit a large codebase, how would I start refactor the application using TDD? The application has layers of authentication(financial banking company), and frankly, not knowing where to ...
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Can or should TDD be used for every programming project or is there a way to choose when to use it?

I am currently in software engineering and we are covering Test Driven Development. Can or should TDD be used for every programming project or is there a way to choose when to use it?
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What methods or resources could I use to refactor current programs to use test-driven development?

So what are some current methodologies or even automated test software that I could use to refactor current code to be more test-driven?
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Test driven development appropriateness

I am aware that there are many advantages of test driven software development. However, I'm wondering if there are situations in which test driven development is not appropriate or just downright not ...
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Newbie: Unable to identify objects in QTP from QC?

I started working with QTP 11.0 a few days back. I am trying to write a small script to pass the test cases(with steps) in the Test Lab module of hp QC 10.00. But while adding objects in the object ...
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Test design for MongoDB

I am reviewing the information in the MongoDB documentation regarding test design (http://www.mongodb.org/about/contributors/tutorial/write-tests-for-server-code/) which is a good 'how' of ...
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Refactoring code in TDD cycle and the appropriate time to do so?

When it comes to the TDD cycle, how far through the testing should refactoring the code take place (incremental after each test or at the end)? And how would this affect the TDD cycle and the time ...
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Test-driven development- Time vs Quality

My question was more a general question about the purpose of test-driven development, or its intended usefulness. I know that test-driven development is a style of development where you write tests ...

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