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The meaning of failure - what is the flaw in our process?

A company I've started working for uses a QA process I haven't come across before, and it seems flawed to me. I'm keen to know what we should do to fix this process. We use a JIRA workflow. After our ...
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What are the similarities and differences between UX as a software quality and other quality requirements?

There are a number of quality requirements (also known as non-functional requirements) that have been explored over the years both in theory and practice. Examples are: performance, security, ...
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Selenium IDE: selectWindow in SalesForce

I'm having trouble using Selenium IDE to automate going through the order process in Salesforce. I have to test a website that is an app(?) inside of Salesforce and want to automate how a customer ...
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1answer
107 views

Multi-platform testing | What PageObject approach to use?

When developing multi-platform test framework (e.g. mobile-focused) there can be several ways to use PageObject pattern. For instance, platforms can be separated at least: at the level of locators ...
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1answer
161 views

Automating Chrome on Windows 8.1 with JavaScript using Selenium's WebDriverJS

I'm automating Chrome on Windows 8.1 with JavaScript using Selenium's WebDriverJS. 1) To get started with WebDriverJS for Node, I downloaded a copy of the ChromeDriver and selenium-server-standalone ...
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StaleElementReferenceException in selenium

I am getting stuck at below : List<WebElement>lstType=driver.findElements(By.xpath("//select[@id='ddlGeneralType']/option")); Thread.sleep(2000); int i,j; System.out.println("the no of ...
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Setting up QA Department from Scratch (Web Development)

So im going to be starting a Job here in a few weeks, i've been doing QA for about 6 years now. Pretty much your standard Test Plans/Testing with a little normal SysAdmin stuff that sometimes comes ...
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What items do you look for in a staging(test) environment

I have been asked to come up with a document for a staging environment and what requirements QA would have for such an environment. My main question would be "What do you look for in a staging ...
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161 views

Get browser's current position using selenium webdriver

I would like to know if there's any way to know the absolute position of the browser's visible canvas. Ex: if I'm at a webpage and I scroll down 200px, I would like to know I'm on the coordinate ...
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280 views

Options for headless browsers for .net?

I am looking at speeding up my automation using a headless browser. I tried converting my tests to use PhantomJS but test stability took a big hit. Some pop ups don't seem to render correctly, tests ...
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143 views

How can I successfully introduce automated user interface testing to my organization?

Our development teams are good on writing unit tests and also for using the same framework (rspec in our case) for writing integrated tests. There is a strong desire to increase automated UI ...
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2answers
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What should I be testing, aside from unit testing, in an agile environment?

The focus always seems to be on short stories and then the code that goes with them tends to have units tests. What other areas or levels should I be testing in? The context is for SaS (Software as ...
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1answer
182 views

Alternative automated test design patterns for the Page Objects pattern

I was wondering if there are alternative patterns for the Page Objects pattern. What possible design patterns are there for automated GUI testing? Looking for: Description and pro's and con's ...
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130 views

Does the Page Objects pattern scale?

This question asks if the Page Objects pattern for automated GUI testing works for bigger projects. But as the question was focused on a single testing tool/framework I think its a good idea for a bit ...
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1answer
195 views

Extracting an HTML ID using Jmeter regular expression extractor

I have a requirement to fetch the ID of a <tr> tag based on the country name (TestIndia1). I am trying to edit the record, but while editing, it requires the ID. So please let me know how to ...
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17 views

What can I expect if we implement CAST Software?

My company plans to install and use CAST from castsoftware. Has anyone else had experience with this? Should I plan for a large, involved project? Or is this something relatively simple and ...
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2answers
300 views

Jmeter with java coding [closed]

I want to write JMeter requests in Java. I found some examples by googling but I am not understanding how to assert the response i.e. the way we use Response Assertion to check whether the page was ...
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0answers
16 views

Understanding semantic driven and symbolic execution based test case generation

I'm trying to understand aspects of automatic test case generation (tcg) from models. During my research I came across two "techniques" called sematic driven tcg and symbolic execution based tcg. ...
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1answer
261 views

Test Architecture Design document?

Note : I already posted this question at Stackoverflow and someone already helped me to request to move my previous thread to SQA stack exchange, but no one replied. So, I am so sorry for cross ...
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37 views

Is there a way to restrict/prevent copying of test scripts in ALM11

We are having issues with further phases of projects copying/re-using test scripts that are not suitable for that phase. When the desired outcome for that phase is not reached, our phase is being ...
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1answer
171 views

Is it a good idea to use Page Object Model with TestComplete?

We're using TestComplete at this company, and we're intertwining a bit of scripting in our Keyword tests. I'm thinking about just turning it into just Page Object Model type tests since the recording ...
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1answer
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Release note notification [closed]

We are looking for a solution that can track when we send out the release notes to our clients and then storing the notes externally for the clients. If there is one solution for both that would be ...
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73 views

Error While Configuring TE Addin in UFT

Below are the steps I have executed in Configuring Terminal Applications (Attachmate) with UFT 12.0 1.Opened UFT with TE Addin 2.Selected Vendor as Attachmate and Emulator as Reflection 3.Entered ...
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1answer
327 views

Remote deployment on WAS using websphere deployer plugin of jenkins

I want to deploy an application on websphere application server(8.5.5) from Jenkins using websphere deployer plugin. I have attached the two required jars. I can telnet the WAS server from jenkins ...
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659 views

What makes TestLink so widely accepted?

I have worked with TestLink for a few years and I don't really understand why it is recommended all over the place. IMHO, it doesn't make test creation easy. In many cases, where I was just asked ...
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1answer
159 views

Can I email the testNG reports directly through selenium?

I want to send the testNG reports directly through mail to the stakeholders once its complete execution. What is the best possible way for it?
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6answers
171 views

Would having a Certificate help?

I have been in the Banking and Finance Industry for almost a year as a Quality Assurance Engineer. I am planning to explore other options and expand my knowledge. Would getting Certifications like ...
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5answers
207 views

What should I do to get a job in QA? Do companies generally go for fresher as software testing engineer or QA?

I am a fresher and just completed my M.TECH COMPUTER I am very much interested in making my career in QA, I am fundamentally clear about all the testing and methods ..Can i choose it..? As a fresher ...
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17 views

Coordinate webtests in loadtests in vs2013

I am developing a load test in visual studio 2013. I build the load test from web performance tests and have each web performance test load data with a web test plugin the data goes into the context ...
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1answer
69 views

Creating a test script for editing the user details using the jmeter

I am new to Jmeter, I have one scenario where I need to do a load test i.e editing a user's details. -> Need to login with credentials ->Need to update the values Above steps need to be performed ...
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0answers
175 views

Cucumber: Getting undefined steps in cucumber-jvm although step is definitely defined!

I'm having problem when executing the test-script which is designed with Cucumber framework with Java. My structure is as below: I have created following step: Feature: Try to login in Testsite ...
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2answers
102 views

Best practices for isolated lab setup

I am setting up a lab to do some testing. Per policy, the lab must be separated by a jumphost. This lab contains database and application servers that mirror the production environment. I am about ...
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1answer
989 views

How to set up Jmeter ramp up time?

Please I want to know How to set up Jmeter ramp up time ? and if having error in some requests due to the ramp up time >> ignore the test or how can I handle this problem ? Thanks
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0answers
210 views

Unable to click on the popup of chrome browser

Unable to handle popup in the chrome browser, the error is as shown below Error is: unknown error: Element is not clickable at point (592, 338). Other ele ment would receive the click: (Session ...
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4answers
141 views

QA in an Extreme Programming Agile Environment

I've been a QA in an agile environment before, but I've now found myself at a company that practices Extreme Programming to the T. I was wondering where you guys think that a somewhat traditional ...
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2answers
149 views

Importing manual tests to TFS

I have some manual tests which I can convert to almost any needed format, e.g. CSV, XML or Excel. How to import import those manual tests to TFS? Which format is needed? I have already looked in ...
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2answers
134 views

How can I setup structure of automation for given project

I have been doing automation for websites and mobile apps since last year. I am using Java,Selenium webdriver, and TestNG. Now I have one big project to do automation and I would like to first set ...
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2answers
221 views

Verifying URL while ignoring part of its string

I have a URL I am attempting to verify through my test, basically I click on the image of a product and it takes me to the item description page. At the end URL string for this items description page, ...
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3answers
158 views

What are steps of software testing life cycle? [closed]

After picking up some priority backlogs, what exactly is the role of a QA tester? I mean what are the actual steps, starting from understanding the requirements and types of documentation if needed? ...
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1answer
621 views

The HTTP request to the remote WebDriver server timed out after 60 seconds

I am running selenium tests in C# and every now and then I get this error while initiating or running my tests: The HTTP request to the remote WebDriver server for http://localhost:7055/xxxxx timed ...
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0answers
138 views

Selenium C# Why does Telerik Rad date picker clear its date text in the date picker text box when running tests?

using System; using System.Text; using System.Text.RegularExpressions; using System.Threading; using NUnit.Framework; using OpenQA.Selenium; using OpenQA.Selenium.Firefox; using ...
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2answers
1k views

API Testing Using SoapUI vs Postman vs Runscope [closed]

I'm new to using applications to test backend APIs. I've always just manually tested using the front-end applications. What I would like to do is to use an app that is designed specifically for ...
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2answers
174 views

Software testing awards/certification/recognition at Team/Company Level

We are looking for certifications / awards / recognition that are awarded to the whole testing team or the company. I am not looking for individual certifications like ISTQB, etc. The purpose of ...
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1answer
57 views

click() method is not working

I have a link which is having the href attribute as javascript:void(0), but it is having the onclick function. In the onclick function dev is use to log the number of hits to be database through ajax ...
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0answers
149 views

Build deployment for automated test in jenkins

I designed a keyword framework in eclipse using java with selenium web driver. Now I want to set up an environment such that the whole code snippet will automatically run as soon as I start the ...
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1answer
100 views

Cannot find element with <i> tag in selenium C#

I have an element onscreen that I am attempting to click, my test runner is telling me that SyntaxError: The expression is not a legal expression. I am trying to access an ' i ' tag on a button. ...
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1answer
290 views

How to get a grid row count with Selenium in C#?

Hello I am currently trying to figure out how to get the count of how many rows are displaying in an HTML Grid on a page. From researching several stack exchanges some people reference GetXPathCount ...
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2answers
483 views

Why does selenium fail every so often when running more complex tests because it can't find an element on the page?

private IWebDriver driver; private ChildSearchPage currentChild; private IWebElement divMeetingsTab { get { return driver.FindElement(By.Id("Content_InfantTab1_divMeetings")); } } private IWebElement ...
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1answer
768 views

How to show “transaction response time” graph in LoadRunner Controller?

In LoadRunner 11.03, after the scenario has finished running (and also while the scenario is running), under 'Available Graphs' → 'Transaction Graphs', there is a graph called 'Trans Response ...
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0answers
46 views

Handling Ajax onclick function in selenium to render the page

I have a scenario like, I need to click on the link (anchor tag) href attribute for that tag is href="javascript:void(0)", but onclick is firing an ajax request then appending the result to some URL. ...

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