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Is adding IDs to everything standard practice when using Selenium?

My team is using Selenium WebDriver and the QA team is having the developers add IDs to almost everything. Is that normal or is Selenium flexible enough that tests can be written with the markup that ...
5
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2answers
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JUnit-friendly framework for production monitoring

My team deploys code to production every week or so. We have a large set of post-deployment validations, e.g.: New log lines are appended to Tomcat log (ssh to machine, tail -f the log) Database ...
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1answer
598 views

Effective web driver management in Selenium2 + Grid2 + NUnit tests in C# for multiple browsers

I've been struggling with this for a while. We plan to move to a continuous integration server soon (probably TFS or Jenkins). I'm having a hard time figuring out how to efficiently manage the ...
2
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2answers
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How can I dynamically create an xpath string in Python for a webdriver xpath selector?

I am writing a Selenium Webdriver test using python2.7 to use xpath to select a link node set. For each link I need to change the href attribute using driver.execute_script to execute javascript. ...
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When is a defect a duplicate?

We have a minor debate going on in our QA team, and I'm curious what others think. Two test cases fail with similar behavior, but different execution paths. Two defects are opened. Development team ...
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2answers
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Examples and Best Practices for Seeding Defects?

Defect Seeding seems to be one of the few ways a development organization can tell how thorough an independent testing group is. I'm a fan of using metrics to help counter overconfidence biases, and ...
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1answer
367 views

Performance testing tool suggestion for Node.js and ASP.NET

I am to carry out performance tests on Node.js and .NET. This is an academic exercise. I have searched on Google for performance testing tools, and I came across such tools as HP LoadRunner, and ...
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1answer
564 views

How to select a cell in a tableView thats inside an alertView in UIAutomation?

I am a beginner to UIAutomation. I wanted to know how do I tap one of the cells in a tableView thats inside an alert. As per Apple's UI automation documentation an alert will by default tap the cancel ...
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3answers
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How to test facebook likes using webdriver without being flagged as a bot?

I've tried registering test accounts to test facebook likes on my site, but running tests repeatedly flags the accounts as spam. Facebook allows fake users for FB apps, but not external apps. Are ...
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1answer
545 views

Is it possible to connect to a Test Resource in HP ALM as a database?

I know how I can connect to an Excel sheet as a database using the ADO objects, but as it is, I need to download the spreadsheet from Test Resources and store it locally. How can I connect to the ...
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2answers
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How to send down arrow keys for a drop down?

selenium.getDriver().findElement(By.id("s2id_customFilter")).sendKeys(Keys.ARROW_DOWN); Am using the above code but it's not working."s2id_customFilter" is the id of the drop down.Am clicking on ...
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0answers
158 views

Automated Regression Testing for SAP Web Intelligence Reports [closed]

Looking for a regression testing solution for SAP Web Intelligence Reporting that is fairly low maintenance. Wondering what others recommend for this and have used to accomplish this goal?
2
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4answers
157 views

Security testing of web application

I am a manual tester with limited knowledge of how to code. How to approach the security testing of a web site. Are there any good tools or classes( preferably) for security testing?
4
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2answers
198 views

Testing programs that handle huge datasets

I'm writing a script that parses many thousands of lines from a server log and collates the data. I'm wondering how to go about creating unit-tests for such a program, to make sure it gathers the data ...
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1answer
101 views

difference between installation testing and compatibility testing? [closed]

What is the difference between Installation Testing and Compatibility Testing in context of software Testing ?
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2answers
149 views

Strategies for automating testing on features that are only on certain environments

Say we have a dev environment, an integration, a pre-production and a production environment. We have features A-G that are on everything, while new feature H is on dev+int only, so far. We want to ...
4
votes
1answer
808 views

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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votes
4answers
1k views

Suitalbe Automated Testing tools for POS Systems

This is not duplicate of following question since it was accepted by the asked person with a different answer Automating tests in EPOS systems We are developing a Big POS System with several Desktop ...
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2answers
2k views

How to configure HtmlUnit Driver

I clearly missed a step trying to get HtmlUnit driver working with my app. I am getting the following exception. OpenQA.Selenium.WebDriverException was unhandled HResult=-2146233088 ...
2
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0answers
100 views

What is the general opinion H2K information systems? [closed]

My mom has recently signed up for a QA training course with http://www.h2kinfosys.com, and I'm not sure if this center would be respected by the industry. They say that the center will help with job ...
2
votes
4answers
789 views

Why LR tool is not able to capture browser rendering time?

How can I capture the browser rendering time?
2
votes
2answers
342 views

Load testing web service with SoapUI to confirm android app's slowness

The AUT is on Android platform which has experienced slowness or long time loading a section's contents (more than 17s). I can notice the app only has long time loading the first time I enter that ...
2
votes
1answer
182 views

What is high-level software QA?

I've read the following in a job advertisement: Experience with high level software QA [...] What is it or what could it be?
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8answers
253 views

Is it necessary to test third party tools?

I have a question about best practices for writing test cases. At my job, I am using a closed source, third party tool that parses files into a database. Since this is a third party tool, is it ...
1
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2answers
333 views

Use Android VirtualBox Instead of Emulator for Jenkins

I want to configure my Android Jenkins projects to run a Virtualbox AndroVM instance. I have the Virtualbox/Jenkins plugin but I don't see how to run the the VBox instance in the job, only have ...
1
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1answer
445 views

Unit Testing: Windows Forms using MS Visual Studio 2008

I've created unit tests of my WinForms using MS Visual Studio 2008. None of my tests have been approved. All of them (0/42 tests) resulted into some kind of failure described as follows:- ...
7
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1answer
190 views

Where to start with introducing a testing framework

This I hope won't come across too broad of a question. If you've been tasked with introducing testing process' for a web application developed in an 'agile' environment, released in 2 weekly cycles. ...
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4answers
677 views

Tools similar to Google BITE = Browser Integrated Testing Environment and in browser manual testing aids?

I read through How Google Tests Software and was quite curious about the BITE project. The main idea is to reduce friction in manual testing by allowing the following to be done without leaving the ...
2
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1answer
220 views

Use case testing tools and methods

Is use case testing standard practice and if so could people point me towards some methodology and perhaps some tools. I was thinking that my Test cases could easily be represented via some type of ...
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5answers
870 views

QA Methodology: Do you retest every change on a new build or only changed code?

I am leading a new QA team at my company and we are small (Myself and one other person). We are currently testing releases compiled by over 10 developers, so the ratio of developers to QA is skewed. ...
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2answers
893 views

Estimation for Test Automation

Are there separate Estimation models to effective guage the accuracy of testing efforts? Keyword-driven based estimation model Data-driven based Modular-driven Hybrid-driven Component-based ...
2
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2answers
104 views

Level of detail in a Scenario - when to stop

Scenario: Installer Link When user enters "product.company.com" into a web browser Then a hyperlink is presented to 'ProductSetup.exe' TODO: There is nothing here about presentation, ...
2
votes
3answers
5k views

Free tool(s) to test both Windows desktop apps and Web apps, interconnected

I have found this question here on SQA. However I'd like to make my question more specific with hope that someone could point me to something relevant rather than just wasting hours on learning the ...
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0answers
183 views

Occasional no response from Selenium Grid server - any theories?

While locally we're having no problems, on a virtual server we're running Jenkins which kicks off Selenium Grid to execute some of our tests. Exception has been thrown by the target of an invocation. ...
3
votes
6answers
9k views

Tools to measuring page rendering time

I'm using Jmeter at my organization for performance testing. The application is a secured web portal that provides a lot of reports and documents to its user. A major issue that I've run into is ...
2
votes
2answers
246 views

Open source Projects for Performance/Load/Stress Testing

I am a Software Testing Enthusiast and i have mostly worked on Functional Testing(Manual). I am interested in performance testing and i have worked on a very small project where i used LoadRunner. I ...
3
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1answer
91 views

What particular testing requirements do data driven applications have?

Different sorts of software need different approaches to testing. An interactive GUI-driven application will be tested in a very different way from a piece of middleware, for example. Specifically ...
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1answer
323 views

Remove WSDL from SoapUI project without removing test suite [To reduce size of SoapUI project file]

I have a SoapUI project which includes both the WSDL and the test suites. But the size is pretty large. Is there a way to remove the wsdl, retaining the test suites so that the size would be less. I ...
3
votes
3answers
728 views

Repeat/common Test steps in multiple test cases - to do or not to?

I am trying to seek some input on what might be an efficient best practice. I have been told that end-to-end test cases might have certain steps that are being repeated on other test cases. Let's take ...
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2answers
122 views

Suggestions for where to begin testing web app

We are a small start up team and we really need to figure out a more effective method for testing. Does anyone have any suggestions to help me get started with : a) developing a process b) ...
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2answers
127 views

What should be a ideal Bug Post? [duplicate]

In my career, I have used a variety of issue tracking systems to post bugs. I have written a small article on what should be present ideally in a bug post ...
4
votes
3answers
997 views

How to implement Page Objects Pattern for an utter dynamic page

Can any one throw some ideas for the best approach for implementation of page object in the below case? - The more the ideas the better - please do write what ever you think small or big dosent ...
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votes
2answers
287 views

Required Selenium Test Cases for Yahoo Login Form [closed]

I am new to selenium. Anybody can please write down Selenium Test Cases for yahoo login form. It will be really appreciated, if someone help me.
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votes
0answers
209 views

What should be a role of a QA person who is doing Pair Testing with a Developer before code commit? [closed]

In my previous company we had a practice of doing smoke testing for 10 minutes before code commit by the developer. A QA need to sit with the associate developer and need to perform a quick smoke ...
2
votes
2answers
183 views

How to test your tests without having the system under test?

Problem We and devs are an Agile team and finally managed to work in parallel on development and testing within an iteration. When developers were working on new features, we were automating test ...
0
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2answers
59 views

Testing phase in the development

In my firm we have the practice that the test phase is made by the same people who develop the software and you are responsible for what the client does. The organization has 2-3 software packages ...
5
votes
4answers
502 views

How much coding do you do in building automated tests

I come out of quite a few years as a software engineering, but now I'm completely focused on testing. Our team has been trying to expand our automated tests and, to me, this means a lot of coding. I ...
0
votes
1answer
308 views

Automating tests in EPOS systems

I have recently started working in a team that tests Retail applications such as EPOS (end point of sale - tills) I would like to automate this testing and would like to ask if anyone has any ...
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votes
1answer
898 views

Define automation testing [closed]

I have searched about automation testing and got idea what it is! but have not found any proper definition regarding AUTOMATION TESTING. Please help me
4
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7answers
1k views

Test Automation in Agile?

Since Agile is iterative and many test-last tools are record and playback-style, and therefore can't really be applied in an Agile environment, this brings up a few issues. the target for test is ...

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