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874 views

checking if a link is disabled using QTP

Is there a way to find if a link is disabled in QTP? for textboxs and buttons it is easy, we can use GetROProperty and then give the property as disabled or ediable, etc. But in the case of links ...
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Should A Formal Test Plan For Dynamic String Testing Include All Combinations?

Situation: Large enterprise web application Formal test plan in HP Application Lifecycle Management (née Quality Center) Many dynamic text strings in the web application with several variables An ...
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2answers
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Radiobutton group with NO default option: bug / acceptable / it depends?

I'd like to have an independent opinion / samples of whether radiobutton group should have an option selected by default: some colleagues tend to submit missing choice as an issue, while others say ...
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2answers
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Watir, Selenium::WebDriver for Chrome?

I've been using Watir for a month or so now and use profile = Selenium::WebDriver::Firefox::Profile.new profile.proxy = Selenium::WebDriver::Proxy.new :http=> proxy # proxy = "IP:Port" This ...
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1answer
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Set attribute of an element using webdriver + python

I am trying to automate uploading an image. The uploader is a Flash object and using AutoIt is not an option. So I am trying to work my way around this with just webdriver. The idea is to 'set' the ...
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1answer
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Is there load/stress testing software that can be used for Ajax calls?

I am trying to devise a strategy for load/stress testing our web application. JUnit/JCrawler and to a lesser degree Selenium Grid can be used for our HTTP request load/stress testing. I have not ...
2
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3answers
162 views

Deployment Testing - when to perform

In order to put an updated service live we have a test team who conduct SAT, UAT etc and the desktop support team will create a Rapid Install Package (RIP) for deployment. My question is when is it ...
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1answer
2k views

How to capture the errors handling in Selenium WebDriver

i have created a framework where all the WebDriver API resides and in other project I am just calling those test cases I have created but the problem is that if anything goes wrong in the test case I ...
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9answers
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Should we reject QA candidates based on basic reasoning and math tests?

Short version: When hiring experienced QA people, do you want someone who has good technical skills, or do you want someone who has good aptitude skills? My boss says that if the guy can't solve ...
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1answer
270 views

Error code -32999 while testing sample app at loadrunner

I am beginner to hp load runner ,today i tested my first sample url(inbuilt url to test app) in hp loadrunner 9.0 i have done with recording and while i playback the recording,i got stuck with an ...
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What programming languages are good for novice testers to learn?

I'm looking for a programming language to recommend to a friend considering teaching herself software testing. I have a friend who is interested in learning software testing, and I believe strongly ...
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3answers
306 views

SQL “sandbox” for new QA staff training: DB structure, approach, deployment and maintenance?

Complex DB solutions are not rare nowadays, so I have an idea to deploy a SQL "sandbox" for staff training before real projects come. Mainly I interested in 2 things to have: Oracle 11+ DB instance. ...
4
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3answers
87 views

Fostering teamwork in a distributed organization

What techniques have you used successfully to promote teamwork between developers and testers who are geographically dispersed? Here is some context. This morning I talked with someone who works for ...
4
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3answers
912 views

Does the latest version of QTP have something similar to Selenium Grid?

Does anyone know whether QTP supports parallel test execution on multiple browsers now? I am looking for something similar to Selenium Grid.
5
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3answers
2k views

How to test upgrades for an iOS application?

We have an application in which version 1.0 is live on the Apple/iTunes app store and we are currently developing and testing version 1.1. One of our requirements is that user credentials and error ...
2
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1answer
150 views

Can we auto create TestCases from the PBI Acceptance Criteria?

Is there a way to auto create Test Cases from the Acceptance criteria defined in TFS?
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4answers
697 views

Test Data Bank creation: approach, important points, useful links, data generators, file storages?

Being Senior QA, I often face one and the same problem: for every project I'm involved in I need to prepare / collect / generate various sort of testing data. It might be VERY different - below are ...
1
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1answer
75 views

Issue tracker that supports geo location

Is there a free issue tracker software that permits to attach a location to an issue (preferably by marking the location on a map), permits to filter issues by location (preferably by displaying all ...
2
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1answer
654 views

WebDriver Ruby binding: How to specify Firefox binary path in code?

I'm writing my test cases in Windows7 with Ruby (v1.9.3-p194). Please, note that I want to specify Firefox binary path when using RemoteWebDriver, not FirefoxDriver. Here is the command line I used ...
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2answers
124 views

Why should I have a “closed beta”?

I am running a test on a new Rails app and am doing an open beta from the start. You see these companies with private betas, and I'm wondering, what is the exact point of a private beta. If you inform ...
2
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1answer
4k views

Selenium - page load timeout

Is it possible to set timeout for page load in Selenium test? I have a problem, when sometimes test execution freezes on page load (application doesn't load new page, test hangs up), so test needs to ...
2
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4answers
4k views

Complex registration forms examples for test cases creation practicing

Could you please suggest some non-trivial web forms for test case preparation training? The form should concern different field validation warnings, number autocomplete, dynamic fields, etc. Nice ...
3
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1answer
324 views

What is tested by IcuTest?

In the current "Automated Software Testing" magazine there is a short article about IcuTest. It is written that with "Test Generator" you can automatically create GUI unit tests: ICUTest is a ...
1
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2answers
1k views

FileUpload using selenium RC and java

I am using Selenium RC and Java and I need to automate the file upload feature.I tried a lot, Clicking on Browse button is not executing and rather getting stuck. I tried in FireFox but to no avail. ...
4
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1answer
751 views

Getting nose test runner to execute a test against multiple browsers / configurations?

Surely someone else has run into this problem. I'm trying to figure out how to loop through Firefox, Chrome, and IE in conjunction with nose. Right now I have: "setup.cfg" file that specifies ...
2
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1answer
4k views
3
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1answer
473 views

Is there any automation tool for Symfony 2 framework in PHP

Is there any automation tool for Symfony 2 framework in PHP? If so, please suggest me some sites that help me study the tool.
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2answers
1k views

Open source tool for QA Management,which can provide integration with Bugzilla and jira [closed]

Which is the BEST Open source tool for QA Management, which can provide integration with Bugzilla and jira.
2
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2answers
359 views

ISTQB: testing = analysis but dynamic testing != dynamic analysis?

This is more like an academic question. Although, common perception is that dynamic analysis is testing itself, most of advanced sources (but AFAIK also the ISTQB) distinct between: dynamic testing ...
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4answers
203 views

Automated network capture and analysis?

I was curious to know if anyone has done any work on automated network analysis such as starting network traffic capture (to file) before executing some test, perform some test, then stop capture, ...
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5answers
3k views

Is there a guide or systematic way of writing test scenarios?

Are there best practices in coming up with effective test scenarios? Are there documented test scenarios that can be reused across different systems?
3
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3answers
980 views

Upgrade testing strategy diagram

Does anyone know of any diagram or tool that can help me think and chalk out a strategy for upgrade testing? Suppose there is a server side component that can have add-ons, plugins if you will. There ...
4
votes
5answers
3k views

How to plan security testing of a web application?

Security testing requires thinking out of the box, it noes not have clear test cases, and it is not repeatable, meaning running same set of actions over and over again will never assure security. So ...
4
votes
2answers
242 views

What good learning resources are there for testers who are new to Cucumber?

My team have recently decided to introduce Cucumber for our GUI automated checks. As it happens, we have people in the team who are very experienced with it, so I think we'll be fine, but it's made me ...
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1answer
2k views

Open project vs Project Libre [closed]

Have you experience of using these and the knowledge to make a comparision between them for the suitability of managing a testing effort? https://www.openproject.org ...
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10answers
757 views

How does a tester decide how much debugging/investigation to do before handing an issue over to development?

A common question from the testers I mentor is "When do I stop investigating on an issue, log a defect with everything I've found/determined so far, and hand it over to dev?" I have yet to come up ...
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2answers
824 views

Selenium, monitor network, captureNetworkTraffic command not available

I need to know if an application is requesting one beacon via an image or XHR request. Manually I test it via the network tab in FireBug or monitoring the proxied requests in other browsers... ...
3
votes
2answers
1k views

Need help to frame locator for webdriver script

I have a button reach_analysis_button with id="x-auto-7". But directly using that i am not able to locate the element from webdriver. I tried ...
1
vote
2answers
186 views

Selenium Selenium.Core v1.1.4322 - XPath not working

I've got the following XPath expression's working in firebug, that returns the correct element(s): $x("(//input[@class='intervalInput timeInput'])") returns two elements. ...
1
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2answers
444 views

Not able to identify tab in Selenium

Below is code for tab - account.This is third tab. I have to go on tab but I am not able to identify <td class="buttons" nowrap="nowrap" title="Shows data of bank account" ...
1
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4answers
318 views

Performance testing resources

Please share any good performance testing resources which you have come across in past or referred to while working or learning about performance testing.
12
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11answers
855 views

What are the forms of testing that testers commonly forget?

Today I re-realized the importance of sharing a screen with your users to see exactly what they're doing and the paths they are taking through your software. I always knew it was important but never ...
2
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2answers
401 views

What are the options for automated testing of screen reader in Web apps?

Our team's resources are limited, still we need to make sure our site is accessible (government site, EU). Manual testing includes a lot of fiddling around with JAWS, sometimes other screen readers, ...
0
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1answer
173 views

How to make Selenium IDE prefer name attribute over id attribute while recording?

How to make Selenium IDE prefer name attribute over id attribute while recording? This feature is needed when ids are auto generated by web framework.
5
votes
1answer
669 views

Nothings gets recorded when using JMeter for load testing of Vaddin-based app

We have been trying to do a Quick Load test on one of the POC application developed in Vaddin using JMeter tool, the server is hosted on local network. The settings for automating Vaddin application ...
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votes
1answer
334 views

Pre-requisites & Procedure to install selenium tool on Windows 7 Operating system? [closed]

I would like to Install Selenium open source tool in my pc ( windows 7 OS) hence would like to know the procedure as well as pre-requisities . Thank you regards venkat
1
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0answers
136 views

Strategies for testing .ics or .ical file compatibility with iOS devices

I need to test .ics and .ical files for compatibility with the native calendar app on iOS devices. If I purchase an iOS dev kit will this allow me to use the native calender application under ...
1
vote
0answers
313 views

Simple SVN post-commit hook for Jenkins on Windows Server 2008 [closed]

I have VisualSVN Server holding several repos with PHP applications on Windows Server 2008 machine. I need to figure out how to deploy PHP scripts to production machines (2 Windows servers + 1 ...
2
votes
4answers
502 views

Competition ideas between test teams

In my office we have several test team. Recently our organization decided to keep competitions between test teams. I look forward for the ideas to improve ourselves and compete among us to show up our ...
0
votes
1answer
3k views

How do I get Selenium Server to launch Chrome on 64bit Windows under Jenkins with Selenium Grid?

I am migrating a Selenium server environment from Windows 2008 server 32bit to Windows 2008 server 64bit. Whenever I try to run a job with Google Chrome, I get the following error message: Error ...

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