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How can I test Web service without any automation tool and only using manual

I am manual tester and my responsibility is web, mobile application testing in which I need to test a web service but I have not using any automation tools yet. Please suggest me a manual way for to ...
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1answer
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How to pass test configuration parameters to 'Call to Test' in HP ALM

When you create test steps with parameters in test instance you can set up several test configurations (to run the same test with different set of parameters). Test instance with params (and sets ...
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2answers
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Running the JMeter script for 3000 threads, but script is getting stuck at 2700 threads

Threads - 3000 Ramp up time -60 secs 300 failed threads.. Only 1 HTTP Request sample is there in the script In response of successful threads a hexadecimal is returned "...
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How can I get the value of the tooltip

After any changes made to the web service in our project we test the Web Service by providing data to the web services and then check if accurate data has come to the application by checking the graph ...
2
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3answers
113 views

Suggest any open source projects to improve my manual testing skills

I'm a software test engineer and want to improve my manual testing skills so that I can utilize them in my organization. Please suggest any good exercises specially for manual testing.
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6answers
134 views

How do you simulate years of real world conditions in a testing framework?

If I am writing a piece of software that needs to be highly reliable for years at a time how can I simulate years of test data in a shorter time frame? Say hours instead of years. I know the problem ...
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How to avoid flakey E2E selenium tests?

I'm under the impression that most of the E2E selenium tests are flakey. A major reason seems to be timing issues. Another one is that they often test against servers that are not controlled by the ...
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Existence of an element

I have seen a couple of ways to test if an element exists. One way: private boolean existsElement(String id) { try { driver.findElement(By.id(id)); } catch (NoSuchElementException e) {...
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How much Ramp up time should I set

Here is the Scenario: I am testing a Restful web service. I am simulating JMeter as an endpoint. In actual there are 13000 End points that communicate with the Web services. I am simulating same ...
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0answers
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Stale Element Reference Exception:Element is not attached to the page document

I am getting stale element reference exception while running a loop. WebElement ControlTypeOp=driver.findElement(By.xpath("//select[@name='ctl00$ContentPlaceHolder1$ddlControl']")); Select ...
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1answer
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Software to capture and read text using camera

I am working in a External HDD manufacturing company. We have product label on each External indicating the serial number, Part Number and Name of the product. We are manufacturing different models so ...
2
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1answer
155 views

Difference between Smoke Testing and Sanity Testing [duplicate]

I am new to "Manual Testing". Just wanted to know the difference between Smoke Testing and Sanity Testing with software examples for better understanding.
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2answers
62 views

Mobile testing process: pro vs cons

In my current project, we have started to develop a Mobile app besides the Web-app. So, I'm curious and want to have your advice about : What's the difference between mobile app vs web-app? When ...
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0answers
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Is it possible to UI automate testing involving Two-factor Authentication for an iOS app? [duplicate]

I have an iOS app that uses 2FA for certain account related features. I'd like to create some UI automation tests for those features, but they require receiving either SMS messages or email. On a ...
0
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1answer
78 views

Protractor on JSF

I need to click on a oneselectmenu and select an item made of primefaces JSF using protractor js. Heres my code: it ('should pesquisa', function () { browser.get('localhost:8080/myapp/geral....
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1answer
112 views

“clickAt” not working in Eclipse using Selenium

I'm having a problem with my continuous integration, using Selenium IDE I can use clickAt, but while trying to build the "program" in eclipse I always get the error saying that clickAt is an "...
2
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2answers
2k views

Importing Test cases from Excel to TFS

I need to import test cases from Excel to TFS 2013. For this I have already gone through the link SQA and VSTS, but my issue is not getting resolved from these links. I can't use 'Test Case Migrator ...
6
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1answer
215 views

What skills technical testers candidates are missing?

I'm trying on understand what are the common skills and knowledge that candidates for technical testers are missing and thus failing at job interviews. The reason I ask those questions stems from the ...
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2answers
129 views

Retrieving xpath from stored webelement variable

I am using page object model. Here is xpath that I have written for Heading of the page and stored it in the heading webelement variable. @FindBy( xpath = "//div[@class='page-title category-title']")...
0
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1answer
43 views

Standard format for Reporting

Is there any standard format for reports i.e. order of the columns in the reports? For example, we have usually ID's, Names, Dates. Addresses, Amount etc in the reports. Is there any standard for the ...
0
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2answers
106 views

Distractions in software testing [closed]

What are the distractions you face daily while doing testing in your office. Are there any steps to cope up with those, like how do you manage to get the job done with utmost quality in between those ...
3
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2answers
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Is it possible to automate testing involving Two-factor Authentication?

Are there methods for testing 2FA signup or login? I would assume judicious use of dummy phone numbers and/or emails would be involved.
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2answers
312 views

Does anyone have experience automating test cases for COBOL programs?

Now I am trying with a java library called tn5250j, which provides scripting capabilities, but it is not well documented and I didn't find much experiences on internet. Does anyone have experience ...
3
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3answers
422 views

Automating file comparison (different formats like csv, text etc)

I am trying to automate the file comparison which are available in different formats. Is there any tool which can be helpful for this scenario?
2
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2answers
168 views

Using Selenium to test SOLR queries

I have a general question, which pretty much is, How do I test SOLR queries using Selenium? Suppose we have a SOLR query JSON file, which pretty much looks like a huge pile of text containing values ...
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2answers
253 views

QTP Test cases fail sometimes and pass sometimes. Individually they pass

When I run my test cases individually they run ok and pass. But when I run a test suite, some of the test cases fail and when I re-run the test suite, the same test cases pass but fails another set of ...
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0answers
49 views

Coded UI Element Map - Are there any issues with nested classes creating a UI Map?

So, I have been tasked with creating a coded ui map for automated testing. I've been looking into a couple of different options, and have found I like nesting different areas of the application into ...
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0answers
16 views

Integration testing using QTP

I am working on Workday integration where I have to automate the different integrations having different parameters. I am trying to do this using QTP. What would be the best approach to do this and ...
0
votes
2answers
1k views

Unhandled exception in Selenium Webdriver with C#

I have created a small test using C# in Selenium Webdriver, for this test I first used Selenium IDE and then converted that IDE code to C# code and created Project in VSTS C#. But while running the ...
2
votes
3answers
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How to continue script when element is not found in selenium

I am using selenium web driver and appium as this is mobile application automation, I am trying to check that if element is there or not and based on that I have put conditions. long starttime = ...
0
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0answers
71 views

search string text in search grid is not working using send keys

I am passing sendKeys( ) through search grid to search a particular string.I am able to click that search text but its not clicking the search string ,Below is the html for that search text: <...
2
votes
1answer
718 views

How to reuse test steps in HP ALM test plan?

I'd like to reuse the same sequence of steps in different test scenarious. For example, scenario of testing printing functionality and testing calculation functionality both need address entering. So ...
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3answers
199 views

Boundary Value Analysis

I am new to Manual testing. Can someone help me out in finding the Boundary Value Analysis for date fields like "Day" or "Month"?
0
votes
0answers
183 views

Submit button not working in Selenium webdriver

When I launch ChromeDriver or IEDriver and click the submit button (manually and automatically), it does not send the inputs. It works outside of webdriver though, I can click the submit button and ...
2
votes
2answers
862 views

Selenium and it's ability to do integration testing

Previously I have done some work for a client and a conversation went much like this: Client: "I want to test my product, that is web based. What would you recommend?" Me: "Selenium is a ...
0
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2answers
148 views

Selenium - Best practice, mapping an object to HTML form?

I was wondering if anyone uses a design pattern where there is an object (similar to a page object) which has fields for each input in an HTML form. I guess the fields would be nullable and then the ...
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1answer
98 views

Does parent-child defect relationship exist in HP ALM

There is a situation when it whould be useful to have parent-child defect relationship: Parent defect: 'Print' button only creates blank word document (it should be filled in with data) Child defect:...
2
votes
2answers
58 views

Impact Flow Tracking for feature update & changes

I have been working in startup as manual and automation QA engineering. New features gets applied to our site once in 2 weeks. Whenever a redesign project comes up, like say product page redesign - ...
0
votes
0answers
141 views

CodedUI [CUIT] doesn't work with Bootstrap Date Picker

I have been working with CodedUI in a bootstrap UI, which my currently working solution is built on. I recently noticed when automating the functionalities for a Smoke test, the recorded steps (CUI ...
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votes
3answers
966 views

How do I get elements from drop down menu in Selenium [closed]

Please suggest to get the elements present in drop down menu using Selenium WebDriver. Thank you..
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votes
0answers
58 views

Where can we see @Test(description=“test description”) in report?

I am unable to see the my test description in report. I use this annotation for it: @Test(description="TestCase Description") Where can I see the above description of my test case in the final ...
5
votes
1answer
150 views

What language/protocol do web browsers use for accepting automation requests?

The WebDriver API allows browsers to be automated, such as for end-to-end testing. Specific implementations exist, such as the standalone ChromeDriver or InternetExplorer Driver executables or the ...
3
votes
2answers
98 views

What high level operations should be tested on a page from Automation perspective?

I'm interested in defining a minimum set of high-level operations which should be validated over a page using the Page Object Model in Selenium Automation Framework. So far I know about the following:...
6
votes
5answers
2k views

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?
0
votes
2answers
3k views

Setting TestNG test case result as PASS/FAIL as per my requirement

I have one requirement, I need to read the test data from the excel sheet and after the test case execution I need to write in to excel sheet as PASS/Fail/ Skip. I have used TestNG framework,Below ...
1
vote
1answer
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TestNG vs Robot Framework - pros and cons

What are the pros and cons of using Robot Framework with selenium2Library (webdriver). Which one is the better option for web application testing - TestNG or Robot Framework?
6
votes
7answers
261 views

Different testing approaches for different teams?

I'm responsible for introducing QA to two teams in the same company (let's call them A and B). None of them had any systematic QA before. A and B develop two different products use different ...
0
votes
0answers
158 views

How to Automate Rich Text Editor in RC?

I got the problem when I was trying to automate a twitter account- to send a new tweet. The text box has changed to rich editor(I am not sure though). When I tried to record it using IDE, it is not ...
3
votes
2answers
161 views

What are acceptable time to spend and taks to be done analysing a defect as a tester?

Morning, what are an acceptable time and tasks to analyse a defect as a tester? Following situation: As our QA teams waits for a new client version and our preparations are quite done we had a look ...
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1answer
126 views

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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