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Network switch replacement testing

I've been asked to provide a list of requirements and test cases for a network switch replacement. Typically I work on Software Development projects so am unsure how to proceed. Does anyone have ...
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Requirements confusion - Functional suitability as Non-functional characteristic (ISO25010)

Trying to understand the standards (ISO) but so far, I find it very confusing. 50% of books state Functionality naturally belongs under Functional requirements, while the other 50% state that ...
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Viewing test points (instance of a test case) associated with a tester in TFS (MS Test Professional)

If a test case is assigned to the person who maintains the test and a tester gets associated with a test point, which is a specific configuration of a test, then how does the tester know which tests ...
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Will learning selenium add value to my career?

I have 8 years experience in manual testing. I've just gotten interested in automation testing now. Just wanted to know if learning selenium at this point of my career will add value. If yes, then in ...
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TestNG + java. Difference between Assert.assertTrue and Assertion?

I'm a little bit confused in testNG assertion methods. My question is simple - is there any difference between Assert.assertTrue and Assertion? I mean difference between following: ...
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Generate test data in which format

What is the best approach to make test data configurable ? Through XML file or properties file or any other way. But must not be hard coded. What approach should be taken to run the same Test Suit ...
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What are the maximum number of lines in design steps -Test Plan in HPALM?

I am not able to add another line in hpalm (Test plan-Design steps), when I exceed the 202 lines. Is there a way to parameterize this value?
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IE browser shakes when launched by the webdriver script

IEDriver: 2.39, 2.46, Selenium WebDriver: 2.45. The issue is whenever I try to execute the scripts in IE browser the browser fluctuates during the script execution. I tried with a couple of IE ...
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646 views

Selenium Webdriver: No such element exception even though element gets available after waiting for some time

I've been keep on getting NoSuchElementException whenever I try to get an web element. I know that the web element becomes present after some time. So, I've explicitly waited for 5-10 seconds until ...
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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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2answers
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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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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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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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4answers
779 views

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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2answers
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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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1answer
222 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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3answers
672 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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3answers
163 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
262 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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150 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
230 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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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
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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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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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432 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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2answers
42 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
209 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
22 views

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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116 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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520 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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997 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
188 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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189 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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257 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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22 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
87 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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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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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
2k 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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241 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
151 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
236 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
220 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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461 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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223 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
1k 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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179 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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