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Error code -32999 while testing sample app at loadrunner

I am beginner to hp load runner ,today i tested my first sample url(inbuilt url to test app) in hp loadrunner 9.0 i have done with recording and while i playback the recording,i got stuck with an ...
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How to Sell the Software Engineer in Test Position?

I am raising a question I'm sure some of you had to tackle or will tackle soon. More and more software projects are adopting the test automation approach. Test automation can be achieve in multiple ...
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1k views

FileUpload using selenium RC and java

I am using Selenium RC and Java and I need to automate the file upload feature.I tried a lot, Clicking on Browse button is not executing and rather getting stuck. I tried in FireFox but to no avail. ...
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1answer
807 views

Is there load/stress testing software that can be used for Ajax calls?

I am trying to devise a strategy for load/stress testing our web application. JUnit/JCrawler and to a lesser degree Selenium Grid can be used for our HTTP request load/stress testing. I have not ...
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332 views

Testing Server/Workstation Hardware specs recommendations?

I wanted to reach out and get some opinions of Testing hardware. Should I use VMs or a stand-alone tower? If I use VMs, what would be some recommended hardware specs for the hosting server? If a ...
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Typical software & tools short-list for *manual* QA specialist (tester) working environment

For QA workstations preparation (Windows-based PCs) our IT department uses typical batch deployment tools. I'm not at all interested in the details of such process, but IT guys ask me: What ...
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What are some small, standalone or web applications for test new QA staff on?

I'm permanently stuck with the following trouble: being Senior QA I need to quickly check and hire people for short-time testing projects. I specialize mostly in manual testing, while the range of ...
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2k views

Open project vs Project Libre [closed]

Have you experience of using these and the knowledge to make a comparision between them for the suitability of managing a testing effort? https://www.openproject.org ...
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171 views

Automated network capture and analysis?

I was curious to know if anyone has done any work on automated network analysis such as starting network traffic capture (to file) before executing some test, perform some test, then stop capture, ...
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3answers
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Does anyone know of an automation tool that will perform actions on sending or receiving of an email?

I need to test that a series of sites are up and running and that they can send and receive email. Step one: send email from example1@example.com Step two: expect response email ...
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3answers
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Running tests in parallel using Jenkins Grid plugin

I have Jenkins 1.499 running Watir-Webdriver tests on a Windows 2008 (64bit) server alongside the Grid 2 standalone server (and Jenkins Selenium Grid plugin). I can run my tests through the ...
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6answers
348 views

How is QA involved in usability testing?

Usability testing provides feedback how well users can accomplish tasks using a GUI. In many companies there dedicated departments for usability testing, separate from QA testing. Still, I wonder ...
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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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Failed to start new browser session: Error while launching browser + selenium + robotframework

I'm using robotframework+seleniumlibrary and I often got the following error when I launch test cases Failed to start new browser session: Error while launching browser I'm connected by "ssh -X ...
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1answer
147 views

How to make Selenium IDE prefer name attribute over id attribute while recording?

How to make Selenium IDE prefer name attribute over id attribute while recording? This feature is needed when ids are auto generated by web framework.
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2answers
2k views

How to Automate Expand tree in Testlink since “XPath” is changing dynamically depending on the testcase

I'm trying to expand a tree of nodes with folder structure using XPath locators selenium.click("//*[@id='ext-gen15']/li/div/img[1]"); but as the folder structure is not fixed and changes, so XPath ...
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2answers
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What are the options for automated testing of screen reader in Web apps?

Our team's resources are limited, still we need to make sure our site is accessible (government site, EU). Manual testing includes a lot of fiddling around with JAWS, sometimes other screen readers, ...
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Performance testing with 100 users: how to read links from CSV file in JMeter?

I am using JMeter to do performance testing of a site. I need to test various links of a site (no need to login) with 100 users and loop it for some number of times. I want to put those links in a ...
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2answers
180 views

Validate worksheet name using WATiR

How to validate the worksheet name / file name of Excel and CSV files in WATiR? Because if we save the CSV file in with different name, the worksheet name will also change while in Excel it will ...
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176 views

Pre-requisites & Procedure to install selenium tool on Windows 7 Operating system? [closed]

I would like to Install Selenium open source tool in my pc ( windows 7 OS) hence would like to know the procedure as well as pre-requisities . Thank you regards venkat
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0answers
104 views

Strategies for testing .ics or .ical file compatibility with iOS devices

I need to test .ics and .ical files for compatibility with the native calendar app on iOS devices. If I purchase an iOS dev kit will this allow me to use the native calender application under ...
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1answer
244 views

Tool to generate test cases for configuration app based on use case variation?

I am making changes to a configuration tool for a web application. The tool allows internal users to configure messages and custom experiences for external users of the webapp. I have been given a ...
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1answer
2k views

How do I get Selenium Server to launch Chrome on 64bit Windows under Jenkins with Selenium Grid?

I am migrating a Selenium server environment from Windows 2008 server 32bit to Windows 2008 server 64bit. Whenever I try to run a job with Google Chrome, I get the following error message: Error ...
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0answers
212 views

Simple SVN post-commit hook for Jenkins on Windows Server 2008 [closed]

I have VisualSVN Server holding several repos with PHP applications on Windows Server 2008 machine. I need to figure out how to deploy PHP scripts to production machines (2 Windows servers + 1 ...
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1answer
668 views

How to read data from Excel by using loops? [closed]

I created an Excel file name "readdata.xls" and entered some inputs like UserName Password Akshit Ak12345 Ashwika AS12345 I've written a code like this .... package ...
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1answer
1k views

ArrayOutOfBoundException when reading test data from Excel [closed]

I am very new to Selenium RC. Please, help in my question. I installed jxl.jar file (Java library for Excel) and added it to Eclipse build path. I created an Excel file as readdata.xls where I ...
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4answers
322 views

Competition ideas between test teams

In my office we have several test team. Recently our organization decided to keep competitions between test teams. I look forward for the ideas to improve ourselves and compete among us to show up our ...
2
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1answer
215 views

Telecom testing - any tool integration and use of test frameworks?

Telecom testing is an interesting niche area, and you either use expensive commercial tool solutions, or open source solutions to do testing (e.g. SIPp), but they're not always one-size-fits-all. I ...
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3answers
364 views

How to create a 'quality-centric culture' within a team/organization?

I have recently talked to the head of the quality department of another company and they struggle with the problem that the developers still think quality is actually the QA's job. They work in ...
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1answer
273 views

Open source web security testing tools

Are there any open source solutions for testing web security vulnerabilities? I am not looking to make my web application bullet proof since it'll be used internally at our organization. But I'd ...
2
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3answers
154 views

Deployment Testing - when to perform

In order to put an updated service live we have a test team who conduct SAT, UAT etc and the desktop support team will create a Rapid Install Package (RIP) for deployment. My question is when is it ...
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2answers
77 views

What common browser plugins should be tested against?

In previous companies, I'd decided not to test against Skype plugin breaking my website's UI. Is it common enough now that it should be tested, just as Flash is/was common place? I have no analytics ...
2
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3answers
196 views

Is it common to track defects found during code reviews?

In "Applied Software Measurement" and "Code Complete" the authors state concrete numbers for removal efficiency of defects found during code reviews (formal, informal etc). Is it common to track ...
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Web application GUI automation best practices

Our team develops automation solutions for various web based products. I'd like to compile a list of patterns and best practices from the GUI web automation space that have been used and proven as ...
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1answer
3k views

Selenium - page load timeout

Is it possible to set timeout for page load in Selenium test? I have a problem, when sometimes test execution freezes on page load (application doesn't load new page, test hangs up), so test needs to ...
0
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2answers
54 views

Bug Reporting/Tracking Solution for Third Party and In-house Teams

I am gearing up to start a project where development will be taking place in-house and with a third party at the same time. I am trying to find a solution which will allow both us and the third ...
3
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3answers
187 views

Bug Fix Verification - UI Design

I am working on this ticket created by a fellow QA Tester. The ticket requires a notification message with a link to be created. Our developer worked on it and acceptance test was met. However, upon ...
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2answers
226 views

What tools are available for testing client/server software in various network topologies?

For testing a client/server platform that communicates over TCP/IP, is there a tool available to mimic various types of interposed network component, such a firewall with NAT or a SOCKS5 server. ...
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3answers
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How to finish the testing in the same iteration/sprint?

I am aware of the fact that agile testing is an ongoing process and should happen in parallel to development. But how is that actually achieved? Is it even possible to fix all found issues in the same ...
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10answers
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Test team names

Has anyone found a name for a software testing team that they think really communicates our role well? Our team is brainstorming ideas right now, and I know this is something my last team struggled ...
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0answers
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Why can't my Selenium Grid VM node get parameters from/register to the hub?

I'm trying to set up a Selenium Grid node on a virtual machine. I am using VirtualBox for the VM and Jenkins (with VirtualBox plugin) to set up the grid. When I try to register the node, I get the ...
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1answer
102 views

How to use statistics to improve our site? [closed]

Someone has asked me: Which way to measure 'why customer leaves our site?' or 'closes our apps' ? How to complete our statistics and KPI that are More complete & More perfect? How can ...
0
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2answers
2k views

Selenium WebDriver and Highchart testing

I know this question has been asked before on S.O. and other websites but I haven't found a definite answer -- most of them say its not easily done but I wanted to make sure that was the final ...
5
votes
3answers
214 views

Should a scrum be any different for testers from multiple teams?

I am about to start managing a team of testers within a company. Each tester is on a different team, one tester per team. For example, one tester is on the database team, another on the software ...
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2answers
4k views

Selenium WebDriver: select value from KendoUI DropDownList

I'm not being able to select a value from a Kendo's dropdown, this is the code (C#): var select = FindElement(By.Id("Type")); select.SelectByValue("HouseHold"); That's not the selenium raw api, I'm ...
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votes
2answers
284 views

Converting emoticons to images in chatroom: how to test this?

I'm testing an application which has chatrooms, where the users will input emoticons while chatting each other. The user will input the various types of smiley/emoticons in it. How can I write a ...
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1answer
285 views

How can I test a chatroom in a webpage? [closed]

I have a Web app which has built-in chatroom. The chatroom was built with Flash and it will be loaded within the webpage. Any ideas and guidance to test in this scenario? What kind of scenarios can ...
2
votes
1answer
81 views

Industry standard on testing zoom levels

Is there an industry standard on how many zoom levels should be tested when working on a website?
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3answers
309 views

Reporting Intermittent Bugs

I am an entry level tester and been experiencing new things about testing everyday which is great. So I am thinking, how do I deal with an intermittent bug since its most likely that developers wont ...
5
votes
2answers
658 views

Using Selenium Opera Driver doesn't start my test execution

I am able to open the Opera browser using Selenium Opera driver. But I am unable to navigate to any URL using: driver.get("www.google.com"); Opera driver starts and doesn't load the given link. -- ...

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