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What is meant by the term “Pesticide Paradox” in testing point of view?

All, During an interview with an major MNC , I was asked this curious question of " What is meant by pesticide paradox ? " I have been working as Test Engineer for almost 4 Years but I have never ...
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1answer
808 views

What test management system should I use?

There must be many questions like this on the site but I have some unique requirements that affect my choice of test management / QA process management system. This is for managing the test cases and ...
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Is my approach to performance testing in Linux environment correct?

I want to do performance testing in linux environment for a C++ application. I need to measure the CPU usage, Memory usage of the application. This application is a multi threaded application. In ...
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4answers
921 views

Alternative to Test Run for manual testing?

In the past, at companies that didn't yet have a robust automated testing suite, I've used Test Run to manage manual test scripts for multiple users. It was a pretty handy tool, but the site now seems ...
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1answer
139 views

Quality Center - specifying the version in which a test set or a test were executed

My team is part of a project that is practicing the SCRUM methodology. We use continuous integration server to build our product. One of the requirements is to run our integration tests at least once ...
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What is the difference between Software Test Engineer, Test Automation Engineer and Software Developer in Test (SDET)?

Software Test Engineer usualy performs “manual” testing (without spending time on automating and supporting the tests). Usually is responsible to find all (as more as possible) critical bugs in the ...
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722 views

How do I simulate a right click using Selenium 2 and PHPUnit?

I am trying to execute a functional test using Selenium 2 and PHPUnit. In the class 'Selenium2TestCase.php', I found this code: class PHPUnit_Extensions_Selenium2TestCase_SessionCommand_Click ...
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1answer
509 views

Unable to locate WYSIWYG element using selenium and phpunit

I am creating functional tests with selenium & PHPUnit, but I can't locate a WYSIWYG element using different locators: Xpath byId byName by Css Selector Examples: public function test(){ ...
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1answer
665 views

Wait until the text-field values are fetched through API in Watir-WebDriver

I am writing the registration script where the API is being called in company registration no field and it fetches all the data regarding company and fill it automatically in according field like ...
2
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2answers
449 views

Automating Flash Applications with out rebuilding application code with flash api

I have a flex based application and I need to automate it to reduce the manual repeatitive work. I am aware of few automation tools but all of them need the application to be rebuild. Currently we do ...
2
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2answers
123 views

Regarding selenium commands [closed]

I am new to Selenium automation. I have some queries to be clarified. I have recorded and done the play back. Issue is as below: If I use the clickAndWait command in Selenium IDE, it shows an error ...
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1answer
258 views

How can I run a set of tests on multiple machines concurrently using MSTest?

I have integration type tests (not unit tests) which require different environments/configurations. In order to run them I have to create test settings files for each environment and sync the test ...
2
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1answer
400 views

Selenium 2 opens Google Chrome but doesn't load webpages

When I execute a test calling google chrome (*googlechrome), Selenium Wedriver opens a browser and starts to launch the test cases but it doesn't load anything. I had the same problem with Firefox and ...
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3answers
1k views

Is it necessary to have strong coding skills to perform software testing?

I do have a query related to automated software testing.We all know that these days many new test automation tools are being launched. Does this tool still require any coding or scripting knowledge to ...
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1answer
3k views

Using Selenium's PageObject pattern and an Open() method

Here is an example of some C# WebDriver code I'm using to model a registration page: public class RegistrationPage : BasePage { private IWebDriver driver; private String URL = ...
4
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2answers
764 views

Running automated tests for Unity apps on iOS/Android devices?

I want to run automated tests for a game that I am developing with Unity. It runs on iOS and Android devices. As a first step we would like to Launch the game on device type X If the game loaded on ...
1
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1answer
506 views

Stability testing for open source operating systems

You can find quite an interesting panoply of open source operating systems to choose from. Being open source you can have access to a lot of their code, build systems, bug tracking, etc. As of this ...
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5answers
170 views

Making sense of performance regressions

Imagine a situation in performance regression testing where commit A is very deleterious to page performance, but does not trigger a failure - it's just under the level required to do that. Commit B ...
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3answers
204 views

What makes Python a good tool in daily testing?

I have seen people commenting that Python is a very handy language in everyday's testing. I wonder what makes it such a good tool, or what testing tasks are easier to achieve with Python than with ...
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3answers
468 views

Automated testing: focusing on testing controls vs. workflow

I'm in charge of regression automation on my team, and I need to add some new tests into our regression. Before I get started, though, there's an issue I'm struggling with: where is the line between ...
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1answer
2k views

How to handle child window in selenium webdriver?

In selenium webdriver, i can switch between from parent window to child window but i cant focus child window.it is not working. Anybody having suggestions to find the solution?
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1answer
129 views

How install both Python32 and Python33 on OS X for testing with tox?

I'm adding Python 3.x support to my open-source project and want to add both Py32 and Py33 test environments to my tox.ini. I already have Py26 and Py27 tox environments that work fine and I just ...
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4answers
542 views

Is it possible to run RFT script in Selenium?

Since Selenium has problem accessing a standalone window, I have to use RFT just to handle this window. I made a jar file from the RFT script and added it to Selenium library. But it seems Selenium ...
2
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0answers
82 views

iTKO/CA LISA and file feeds

I test an application that accepts several csv files from an external system. My application loads those files in a database applies business logic to the received raw data and futher processes it. ...
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1answer
114 views

UI Tests Not Always Working [closed]

I'm working on automated UI tests in Microsoft's Coded UI. However, I noticed that my tests are only succeeding occasionally. For example, I ran the same test 4 times. It succeeded once, and failed ...
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1answer
369 views

Getting Coordinates from Selenium IDE

I am trying to work with the Selenium IDE on Firefox. I was wondering does anyone know a way to get an element's/widget's coordinates directly from the IDE? Is there an add-on or some option that ...
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2answers
36 views

SmartBear WeloadUI doesn't stop

I'm new at WebloadUI and although seems to be an amazing tool, I'm having problems simulating concurrent users. I record the test using the methodology explained in the SmartBear documentation, I ...
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1answer
168 views

WebDriver tests run on mac, but on windows the PHP session cannot be deleted, therefore cannot get past login screen

We have a CakePHP application and our WebDriver tests run fine on mac. We have moved a copy of the app and the tests to a windows machine so tests can also be developed there. This is so we are able ...
1
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0answers
148 views

QA complete (Smart bear) experience [closed]

Has anyone used the test management tool named “QA Complete” (Vendor-Smart bear)? It would be great if any of you can share your experience using QA complete. We are planning on migrating to this tool ...
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6answers
2k views

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
207 views

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 ...
1
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1answer
646 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
votes
2answers
5k views

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. ...
5
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8answers
1k views

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 ...
5
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2answers
320 views

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 ...
2
votes
1answer
384 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 ...
1
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1answer
601 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 ...
5
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3answers
2k views

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 ...
1
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1answer
562 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 ...
1
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2answers
9k views

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 ...
1
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0answers
162 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
159 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
205 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
105 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
154 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
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1answer
832 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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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
votes
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
820 views

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

How can I capture the browser rendering time?

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