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PageObject. Should I initialize all pages at start or not?

Java + Webdriver + PageObject. I have a question about pages organization. At this moment I have class which contains all pages in the project. At start all pages are initializing, and it looks like ...
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492 views

IDE: [error] Threw an exception: missing ; before statement

I keep getting errors with my storeEval script. In IDE the log keeps giving me "[error] Threw an exception: missing ; before statement". I don't know what to do because I have tried putting a similar ...
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3answers
198 views

Is it worth it to learn an automated testing software as a Java web developer?

I want to learn Selenium web driver (or JUnit), but I'm hesitating on whether to learn it or not because my work is not focused on testing. I do maintain and develop Java web based applications and as ...
2
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2answers
589 views

Unable to open Safari app on iPhone simulator while running Selenium test using ios-driver

I am trying to automate mobile web testing using ios-driver. The safari browser does not open even though the simulator launches. The configuration as shown on terminal by running the command java -...
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1answer
46 views

Excel worksheets: summarize a bunch of sheets using indirect [closed]

Current scenario I'm a data tester, and I test insurance contracts, and each policy has many "roles", "features", "history items" etc. A standard SQL query with all data joined will return 20-30 ...
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1answer
571 views

What tools can be used to automate testing on Windows Phone 8?

What frameworks / tools enable to automate testing on Windows Phone 8 platform? I'm interested in testing of all application types, including Mobile web Native apps Hybrid apps Silverlight apps ...
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0answers
2k views

Using Protractor Cucumber JS: When running a test, the test passes when it shouldn't

I'm writing a test where I should log in. It passed given the proper inputs but when I change its password/username to garbage, it still passes. I'm new to this and I really think I missed something ...
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1answer
159 views

Running selenium scripts through web

I have developed a web page which takes all inputs for test cases such as: locators, input data, urls to open, etc. I run the page in tomcat server. Whenever I'm executing the test case with that web ...
2
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1answer
695 views

Excel VBA: convert R1C1 notation to A1 notation

issue I'm a "data tester" and I test websites by writing SQL queries then using Excel to process the data and validate data during test execution Sometimes we want to use R1C1 nontation in our VBA (...
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2answers
2k views

Testing a Python REST API

We want to add formal testing an quality assurance to our application API. It is written in Python using Flask with Restless and outputs JSON. My question is what is the best way to test our API? It ...
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1answer
47 views

SQL - data testing - Oracle 11g lookup tables

issue summary I need to use my client table to lookup name, address, etc my client table has 2 million rows, but only 167,000 unique clients, so I need to find the most current "max" entry for each ...
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4answers
395 views

Equivalence Partitioning for Name field

Equivalence Partitioning for Name field: Requirement says the Name field shall: Accept alpha numeric characters and special characters `!@#$%&* Minimum 4 characters Maximum 40 characters First ...
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0answers
190 views

How to improve SpecFlow intellisense in Visual Studio

I'm using SpecFlow to write automated test cases for a project. I'm writing them in Visual Studio 2013 It's cool and the intellisense works, but I have some issues with it: Is it possible to limit ...
2
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0answers
52 views

Skipping iteration for test cases

This is a simulation of the test suite I want to run with selenium webdriver. Running through everything will generate 128 test-cases which are too ambiguous. I plan to reduce it to 32 by only ...
2
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0answers
48 views

Response for a class (RFC) metric tools for PHP

Is there any tools to calculate Response for a class (RFC) metric for PHP? Both PhpMetrics and PHP Depend don't support it. Thanks.
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2answers
295 views

Testing Download Dialog Box with Selenium

I want to test (using selenium webdriver) if clicking a button causes the right file download dialog to appear. For the automated part of the test I don't have to download the actual file, checking ...
0
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2answers
920 views

Select SSL certificates using Selenium web Driver

I'm using Selenium Web Driver on Windows 7. I need to test a web application and I've to use a SSL certificate to enter. I don't know how to select the right certificate to use my application. I'm ...
0
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0answers
42 views

Upload file in Selenium using AutoIt? [duplicate]

I'm trying to upload a file using Selenium on Windows 7 using AutoIt following this tutorial http://www.toolsqa.com/selenium-webdriver/autoit-selenium-webdriver/. The web page I'm using is this one ...
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1answer
170 views

Solution for Test Automation for web gis/mapping application?

I have to find a solution for test automation for webbased GIS/mapping application that is using OpenLayers 2.x or Leaflet as JavaScript libraries. I'm oriented on evaluate Selenium WebDriver (or ...
2
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2answers
485 views

Executing the selenium script through servlets

I have a scenario in which I need to execute the selenium scripts through servlets. I mean I will get the same input from the front end (Web UI) by passing those values to selenium classes then I will ...
1
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3answers
129 views

Looking for protractor resources, wanting to get into this automation tool

A lot of surrounding companies are adopting a testing framework called Protractor, I am wondering if anyone has any advice on where to get started with this automation tool.
4
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3answers
506 views

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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0answers
91 views

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 ...
2
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6answers
519 views

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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2answers
105 views

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: Assert.assertTrue(...
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3answers
111 views

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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0answers
45 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
742 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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5answers
88 views

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 ...
2
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2answers
64 views

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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1answer
127 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 &...
2
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1answer
211 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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2answers
103 views

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 type"+...
2
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4answers
828 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
56 views

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 ...
0
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1answer
245 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 {X,...
2
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3answers
808 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 ...
4
votes
3answers
171 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 ...
2
votes
2answers
89 views

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 ...
2
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1answer
289 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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1answer
154 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
241 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 ...
2
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0answers
21 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 ...
1
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2answers
915 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
22 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. ...
2
votes
1answer
484 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 ...
0
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2answers
43 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 ...
4
votes
1answer
221 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 ...
1
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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 ...
2
votes
1answer
552 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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